Chefs need to cook and with many stuck at home under quarantine, it’s only natural that they start to share their recipes and techniques with the world.
We’re all looking for ways to brush up on our kitchen skills now that were cooking that bit more on lockdown. Luckily some of our favourite chefs are coming to our rescue, giving us the chance to learn from the best in the business. From French masters to Italian icons and Spanish legends and a bit more besides here’s a round-up of the best chefs cooking with us through quarantine.
The Italian maestro was one of the first out of the blocks with his Kitchen Quarantine. Massimo is a consummate media professional and is always engaging in this glimpse into Bottura’s family life.
The icon of modern gastronomy is taking his acolytes through a series of meals he used to cook for his staff at El Bulli, all with full support and his musings on modern cuisine and the future of restaurants.
No stager to British TV screens Kerridge is excellent n camera. His Lockdown Dinners series is well packaged, thought out and presented.
When he’s not saving the world with his World Central Kitchen, Chef Jose Andres has found the time to share recipes and techniques with us at home. Where the man finds the energy is anyone’s guess.
Anne Sophie Pic
Not usually one to play the media game, Anne Sophie Pic, one of the best chefs in France, indeed the world, is sharing some recipes for her devoted fans.
Another familiar face to British TV, Atherton has an easy conversational style in his Instagram cooking demos and there’s a certain polish to them.
Emmanuel Renaut, chef of three Michelin star Relais & Châteaux shares some stunning recipes of French fair. Even if you don’t speak French, he’s a joy to watch.
Executive chef of La Mar by Gaston Acurio shares a Miami inspired Central-South American range of colourful, beautiful dishes in Spanish.
The chef in Sydney Australia has some well-presented recipes no his Instagram – easy to follow.
Spain’s three Michelin star Dani Garcia, who recently closed his restaurant luckily has more time to entertain us on his Instagram. He has a range of dazzling dishes for your enjoyment from the high-bow to scuzzy fast food recreations.
Spain’s Jordi Cruz has been working hard to bring you a compendium of recipes on his Instagram in Spanish.
Do you pre-cook your rice? Find out all the other tips and secrets to making the perfect creamy rice pudding in the capable hands of French chef Gaetan Gentil, from Michelin-starred restaurant PRaiRiaL in Lyon.