Gordon Ramsay Shows You How to Master Basic Cooking Skills

Gordon Ramsay, the perpetually shouty and frequently punchable celebrity chef, really wants to make sure you're not a hopeless [insert demeaning expletive here] when you attempt to cook at home. That's why he's released a helpful new video demonstrating how to master five basic cooking skills he considers essential. 

The tutorial compiles previous clips in which the acid-tongued "Kitchen Nightmares" star shows you how to perfectly cook rice, chop an onion, debone a fish, cook pasta, and sharpen a knife. Sure, you probably already know some of these skills, but ask yourself: Do I cook well enough to meet Gordon Ramsay's standards? Hopefully, he'll never have to answer that for you, but you can at least try to pick up on the tips he shares in the video.

If you need a little push, just check out all of his motivational quotes over the years.

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Tony Merevick is Cities News Editor at Thrillist and Gordon Ramsay's scrambled eggs cooking tutorial will always be his favorite. Send news tips to and follow him on Twitter @tonymerevick.