Knife Skills and other Info.

Some basic knife skills cuts.

 

 

Chef’s knife: The Chef’s Knife is one of them main knives used in kitchens. It is used to slice and disjoint big cuts of beef. It is also a very good uttility knife, so it can be used to cut any fruit or vegetable.

This is the Chef’s knife and vocabulary terms along with it.

Steak knife: A steak knife is a table knife used to cut steak. They have serrated blades to help cut up the meat.

A steak knife.

Table knife: Table knifes are meant to only cut cooked or prepared food. They are made out of stainless steel.

A table knife.

Paring knife: A paring knife is used to peel and core food. They are best for small cuting.

The paring knife.

Carver: A carving knife is used to cut thin slices of meat. It is thinner then a chefs knife.

A carving knife

Boning knife: A boning knife is used to remove bones from cuts of meat.

A boning knife.

Filet knife: A filet knife is used in boneing fish. They are more flexiable then boning knives.

A fillet knife.

Trimming knife: Trimming knives are good knives for peeling and decorating. They have a small curved blade.

A trimming knife.

Bread knife: A bread knife is able to cut into bread without shredding it. To help with the cutting process a bread knife has a serrated blade.

A bread knife.

Websites for the pictures:

 

Knife skill cuts:

http://www.aspicyperspective.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/IMG_8069-copy.jpg

Steak knife: http://images.cutco.com/1500/2159_p1.jpg

Table knife: http://www.thecrockltd.co.uk/images/cached/product/zoomed/31328798_1730033436.jpg

Definitions: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Table_knife

Paring knife:http://www.chefknivestogo.com/paring-knives.html

http://www.stockpilingmoms.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/pairing-knife.jpg

Carving knife: http://www.chefscatalog.com/img/products/500×500/11493_1000_500.jpg

Fillet knife: http://www.swissknifeshop.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/w/u/wu4622ws.jpg

Trimming knife: http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41rQ5LmczFL._SL1500_.jpg

Bread knife: http://www.chefscatalog.com/img/products/285×285/90984_285.jpg

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