Beef stock is a meat broth made from the less valuable cuts of beef boiled with vegetables, it is ideal for meatballs and stuffed pasta.
The vegetable broth is obtained from boiling carrots, celery, onions and other vegetables and is used to cook risotto, stuffed pasta and meat.
Stock forms the basis of many soups, stews and sauces. You can buy stock premade or make it yourself at home!
Bicarbonate of soda is a levelling agent that gives cakes and bread a fluffy light texture.
Salt is a popular seasoning and it is used the world over.