If the thought of carving a chicken makes you nervous, there's no need to flee the kitchen. Fine Dining Lovers teamed up with ALMA Italy's premier culinary school to bring you exclusive video lessons that will teach you how to cut up a whole chicken, how to butcher, truss and carve a fresh chicken with confidence.
Knowing how to carve and butcher a chicken are essential skills you will use time and time again. The holidays will be here before you know it, so we thought you could use some practice ahead of time. Watch the videos, take notes and practice...soon you will be a pro.
These are tough times for chefs and restaurant professionals around the world, but there has never been a better time to seek advice and help around a number of topics affecting hospitality workers. Here's a round-up of some of the most useful resources for chefs.
Can chocolate go off or go bad? And what do the white bits on old chocolate mean? Here's all you need to know about chocolate expiry dates and whether it's safe to eat chocolate past it's printed date.