If you're a foodie on lockdown, it's only natural that you are going to start cooking more. Afterall, cooking in a time of a crisis is therapeutic for the body and mind, plus there's finally the time to hunker down to do some real home cooking.
With that in mind, why not check out Christopher Kimball's Milk Street Cooking School, who are offering over a dozen online cooking classes for free and you might just learn some new skills to excite you in your quest.
With over a dozen courses to choose from, from skills and techniques to cooking specific ingredients, each course comes in clear bite size pieces, easy for dipping in and out of at your leisure.
It's the perfect opportunity to learn some new recipes and be inspired. "At Milk Street, we discovered that the world is full of better ways to get supper on the table using bigger, bolder flavors, easier techniques, and combinations of ingredients that will take your cooking from good to great. And the best news is that this style of cooking is actually quicker and easier."
So whether you want to turn up the flavour of your food learning how to use spices, practice your knife skills or learn how to char your vegetables or make pesto genovese .. . sign up to one or more of the courses below;
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