Cooking can often be intimidating for beginners, but with a few basic skills, the kitchen will quickly become a place for creativity – and the joy of cooking. In our “Simply Cooking” series, you will learn how recipes work, what kitchen equipment is needed – and how best to proceed to make the dish a success. We provide advice that will help every novice cook develop confidence and skills in the kitchen.

For me personally, omelettes are the supreme discipline in the kitchen – supposedly simple until you turn them. Then the omelette tends to fall apart, stick in the middle or simply cannot be removed from the pan. You don’t have to be a professional to make this classic dish – but you do have to practice a little. Here are instructions on how even novice cooks can make a delicious omelette.