Food

What Is Cooking? Learn the Art of Preparing Food and All the Cooking Techniques You Should Know

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Dec 15, 2021 • 10 min read

To both novices and seasoned chefs, cooking can sometimes feel like a vast, unpredictable sea full of strange ingredients and even stranger rituals. The trick is to jump in again and again and again, until you begin to confidently establish your go-to cooking techniques inside the kitchen.