mother sauces or one of the five base stocks. Obviously, there are recipes that don't, like salads and desserts! But most do.
Here is where the golden rule of cooking lies: You MUST learn to make all five types of stock and then, the five mother sauces by heart, Learn them and learn them well! Once you have mastered these you have the foundation skills that ALL good cooks have!!! There is no compromise to this golden rule.
Check it out: Next time you are in the supermarket, check the list of ingredients in your average stock cube or packet sauce. You will be shocked at the rubbish they put in them!!!
I recommend that you use free range and organic produce for every recipe, diet, juice and detox found within this site. There is no substitute for good quality food!