As a cook or chef, the kitchen is your workspace and the tools you use can greatly impact your performance and efficiency in the kitchen. When it comes to knives, investing in a high-quality, expensive knife can make a significant difference in the kitchen. Here are some reasons why I prefer to use expensive kitchen knives: Quality and Durability: Expensive knives are made … [Read more...] about Why I prefer expensive kitchen knives
The Best Chef’s Knives
The best chef's knife is the one that fits your specific needs and preferences. A chef's knife is a crucial tool in a professional kitchen, as it is used for a wide range of tasks such as chopping, slicing, and dicing. Finding the right chef's knife can be a challenge, as there are many options available on the market, each with its own unique features and benefits. In this … [Read more...] about The Best Chef’s Knives
WHY I DON’T USE EXPENSIVE KNIVES
Cooking is an art form that requires precision and the right tools. In the kitchen, the right tools can make all the difference when it comes to preparing a meal. While many professional chefs swear by their expensive kitchen knives, not everyone is sold on their worth. In fact, some home cooks choose to avoid these costly blades altogether. Here are a few reasons why they … [Read more...] about WHY I DON’T USE EXPENSIVE KNIVES
Buy a good kitchen knife and never say sorry
Having a good quality kitchen knife is essential for any home cook or professional chef. A sharp knife not only makes food preparation easier and faster, but it also ensures that your ingredients are cut and sliced to perfection. A dull knife, on the other hand, can be dangerous and frustrating to use, often resulting in unevenly cut fruits and vegetables and even … [Read more...] about Buy a good kitchen knife and never say sorry
What is the difference between European and Asian kitchen knives?
European and Asian kitchen knives differ in a few key ways: Blade shape: European knives tend to have a more curved blade, while Asian knives tend to have a straighter blade. The blade shape of a knife can affect its versatility and performance in different tasks. For example, a curved blade may be better for rock chopping and a straighter blade may be better for slicing and … [Read more...] about What is the difference between European and Asian kitchen knives?
How to choose a kitchen knife
When choosing a kitchen knife, there are several factors to consider: Type of knife: Different types of knives are designed for specific tasks. For example, a chef's knife is a versatile all-purpose knife that is good for slicing, dicing, and chopping. A paring knife is a small, sharp knife that is good for peeling and trimming. A serrated knife is a saw-toothed knife that … [Read more...] about How to choose a kitchen knife
How to sharpen a kitchen knife
Sharpening a kitchen knife can help to improve its performance and extend its lifespan. Here are some steps for sharpening a kitchen knife: Choose the right sharpening tool: There are several options for sharpening a kitchen knife, including sharpening stones, electric sharpeners, and pull-through sharpeners. Select a tool that is suitable for the type of knife you are … [Read more...] about How to sharpen a kitchen knife
How to Sharpen Kitchen Knives with a Whetstone
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Inexpensive Chef’s Knives
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Should chefs’ knives should be provided by their employers?
Sous chefs and line cooks are expected to invest in their own tools, especially if they want to be taken seriously in fine dining kitchens. Some chefs hope that providing their cooks with knives leads to a more equitable kitchen https://t.co/qJ9Fbsp5OE— Eater (@Eater) July 24, 2022 … [Read more...] about Should chefs’ knives should be provided by their employers?