Knife Skills Illustrated: A User's Manual
Peter HertzmannISBN: 0393061787; 9780393061789;
Don't be surprised if it changes the way you cook. Knives are the most common pieces of equipment in the kitchen, yet few cooks know the basic techniques that can allow them to carve, chop, slice, and mince effectively. Peter Hertzmann teaches you skills that encompass everything you need to do with a knife in the kitchen, whether you're a four-star chef or an at-home beginner. This comprehensive guide fills a gaping void in culinary literature. ? Over 800 step-by-step illustrations for right- and left-handed cooks. ? Exact instructions on how to do everything: mince onions, julienne ginger, bone trout, carve turkey. ? How to select the best knives and cutting boards. ? Directions for proper knife maintenance. ? 2-color throughout; 800 drawings.