Having been raised on bland frozen dinners and boiled-to-oblivion vegetables, I didn’t know a whole lot about flavour growing up. But three years ago, I started dating a chef, and boy, have my senses been reawakened. Here, 10 kitchen hacks I learned from my boyfriend, the chef, that can make any cook so much better. Trust yourself over any recipe. As you’re cooking, taste everything to know what you want more or less of. When the sizzle sound slows, flip the steak.