Learn to cook with Tom Kerridge

    Tom Kerridge made it from teenage chef to Michelin-starred household name - and picked up a fair few skills on the way. Here, he shares his industry know-how to get you from home cook to professional-standard gourmand in ten steps...

    Tom Kerridge's guides to becoming a better cook


    10 tips for being a better cook
    10 steps to being a better cook
    Tom gives us ten core skills for every beginner to learn and improving cooks to master...

    Nine pieces of kitchen kit

    Nine key pieces of kitchen kit
    Tom's rundown of investment gadgets to take you from amateur home cook to budding professional chef.


    Eight larder picks
    Top eight picks for your kitchen larder
    Why should you keep a good bottle of vinegar in your cupboard? And what’s Tom's number one condiment?


    Seven secret ingredient
    Seven secret ingredients to transform a dish
    How do you give your dishes the edge? Tom shares his favourite ingredients to take a dish to the next level.


    Six ways to save money
    Six ways you can save money but still cook like the professionals

    On a budget but want your food to have the wow factor? There’s no need to spend lots of money when you have Tom’s simple tips to hand…


    Presentation wins
    Five easy presentation wins
    Tom shares simple tips for giving your food the real wow-factor 



    Four saves
    Four quick saves for when disaster strikes

    Troubleshooting tips for common kitchen nightmares. 



    Tom three pieces kit
    Three pieces of kit to buy when you're getting serious
    What equipment should you invest in? 



    Two skills
    Two skills to take you to the next level 

    Two final skills to take you to the top. 



    Tom's ultimate menu
    Tom's ultimate menu

    What's on Tom's number one meal?



    How to use truffle oil
    Tom Kerridge: How to use truffle oil video
    Tom talks through using this luxurious, flavoursome ingredient…



    How to make perfect poached eggs
    Tom Kerridge: How to make perfect poached eggs
    Tom explains how to achieve the perfect poach…

    Tom's roast potatoes
    Tom Kerridge: How to make the ultimate roast potatoes
    Tom shares his secrets on how to make crispy, crunchy roasties.


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