What’s the one thing you can do to instantly improve your cooking? According to Neil Perry it’s adding more salt to your dishes; for Peruvian-born chef Alejandro Saravia (of Melbourne’s Pastuso), you should brine your chicken before you roast it; and for one of the world’s most famous chefs, Jamie Oliver, a mortar and pestle is an essential tool. At Broadsheet we chat to chefs every day, so we thought why not also ask them for their tips and tricks for a Kitchen Hacks series. Read on for simple, clever ideas that’ll help you improve your home cooking.