What Are Different Kitchen Knives Used For??


Varieties include larger chef’s knives and carving knives (serrated and straight blade).

Larger chef’s knives are used for cutting meat, dicing vegetables, disjointing some cuts, slicing herbs, and chopping nuts.

Carving knives are used for slicing and carving dense meats.

What is the proper way to use a kitchen knife?

Proper Chef’s Knife Grip—Outer View

The index finger and thumb should be opposite each other on either side of the blade while the remaining three fingers are sort of loosely curled around the handle. You should be gripping the knife mainly with the thumb and forefinger.

How should you hold a knife when cutting?

Hold the handle with your middle, ring, and pinkie fingers. Rest your index finger flat against the blade near the handle (curl the finger back toward the handle), and position your thumb on the opposite side of the blade. Always curl in the fingertips of the hand not holding the knife.

How do you keep food from sticking to a knife?

Food That Sticks To Your Knife — How to Handle It

  • Use a sharp knife which cuts rather than wedges.
  • Keep you knife moving straight up and down, with the edge square to the board.
  • Use the same part of the edge to make the cut, every time.
  • Keep your cuts parallel to one another.
  • Keep you knife clean.

What are the best kitchen knives?

The 12 Best Kitchen Knives You Can Buy in 2019

  1. Best Affordable Chef’s Knife: Victorinox Fibrox Pro Chef’s Knife.
  2. Best Western-Style Chef’s Knife: Zwilling J.A. Henckels International Pro 8-Inch Chef’s Knife.
  3. Best Japanese-Style Chef’s Knife: Global G-2.
  4. Best Value Chef’s Knife: Made In 8-Inch Chef’s Knife.
  5. Best Chef’s Knife to Give as a Gift: Korin Special Inox Gyutuo.

What brand of knives do chefs use?

Victorinox Fibrox 8-Inch Chef’s Knife. Wusthof Classic Chef Knife. Zwilling J.A. Henckels Professional S 8-Inch Chef Knife.

What are the basic knife skills?

Basic Knife Skills

  • How to Hold a Knife.
  • Chop.
  • Dice.
  • Slice & Cut.
  • Chiffonade & Julienne.
  • Basic Knife Drawer.
  • Sharpening & Storage.

What is the fastest way to cut vegetables with a knife?



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How do chefs chop so fast?

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