Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation

Infographic shows handy cooking shortcuts to save hours in the kitchen


When time's not on your side, it's tempting to grab something on the go or reach for the takeaway menu, despite the fact you love cooking at home. 

We're always on the lookout for quick tricks to cut down time spent in the kitchen and we've found proof that cooking from scratch doesn't have to take all evening (unless you want it to!). From microwaving garlic cloves to speeding up a root veg roast, a few simple switches can save you hours of prep time. 

This handy cheat sheet by Heiton Buckley has everything from preparation shortcuts to storage tips - see how much time it saves you tonight.

Click on the image to launch a larger view of the infographic.

cooking infographic



The best A-list Instagrams of the week


Irish people make emotional journey #hometovote


Behold 'Femojis', the emojis of Beyonce, Lena Dunham and more


All the fashion highlights from the amfAR Gala


Watch as man is reunited with stolen dog after eight-year separation


Reese Witherspoon cast as Tinker Bell in Disney feature film



Amazing tasting menus from top UK restaurants for under £50

Total steals from Michelin-starred spots

by Amy Swales
20 Oct 2016

The formula for the perfect cheese toastie has been revealed

Prepare to salivate

by Harriet Hall
20 Oct 2016

How to make red wine hot chocolate, aka the ultimate winter drink

Weekend plans, sorted

by Sarah Biddlecombe
20 Oct 2016

Scarlett Johansson is opening a popcorn shop in Paris

As you do

by Amy Swales
20 Oct 2016

High-end Halloween: sophisticated ways to celebrate this season

From dining at The Savoy to decadent cabaret and gourmet hampers

by Amy Swales
19 Oct 2016

Brexit might affect the price of your wine

The industry is warning of an increase

by Amy Swales
19 Oct 2016

No more bar queues: meet the wine glass that automatically refills

*Approach with caution*

by Harriet Hall
19 Oct 2016

Londoners: you can now get a three-course, Michelin-starred takeaway

Eating on the sofa in your pants just got a whole lot more sophisticated

by Amy Swales
12 Oct 2016

Crisp lovers rejoice: London is getting its own crisps and dips cafe

All hail the crisp conveyor belt of our dreams.

by Amy Lewis
11 Oct 2016

Who wants to be a gin butler? It's a real job and we all want it

Brush up your drinking CV because applications are open

by Amy Swales
11 Oct 2016