We really can’t stress the importance of knowing your knives in the kitchen, it’s a fundamental skill and one that you will use everyday as a chef.
The infographic below offers some great tips for those just starting out in cooking, with a breakdown of different styles of knives and the many different cuts a chef can choose to use when preparing dishes.
Knives are split between chef’s, bread, fillet, carving, boning and pairing with tips given on what ingredients each knife should be used on.
There’s also some tips on the perfect dice and some different cutting techniques displayed with diagrams on how they’re actually performed.
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