In order to be considered as a good cook, you need to be able to make complex and difficult dishes. However, if you do not know how to make the basic recipes, you will never be good at cooking. That’s why it’s so important you learn how to make them! Once you know the basic recipes, you can start to let your imagination run free and even create your own recipes, by inventing new dishes or reinterpreting the traditional ones. Learning how to make basic recipes is essential, both if you are a novice and if you not new to the great world of cooking but want to develop new abilities. In this category you will find a rich choice of basic recipes you should know, such as Italian sponge cake, shortcrust pastry, crêpe batter, broth, white sauce, bread dough and even more.