Do you know how to chop, dice and grate? How do you enhance the flavour of a dish simply by steaming, frying or grilling, and which method is best? What is rubbing in, creaming, melting in and whisking? How do you work with pastry successfully and what is the easiest way to separate eggs? In this fun and fast-paced 'Jamie Oliver' style program, demonstrations of twelve of the most common cooking techniques will help anyone to learn the basic techniques of food preparation and cooking. With the basic skills in hand, viewers will be inspired to create their own mouth-watering sensations.