SCS 1| Knife Skills
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In this episode of the Stella Culinary School Podcast we talk about basic knife skills.
In the discussion segment:
What two knives you really need.
How to choose a knife that's right for you.
The difference between Japanese and German Knife Manufacturing.
How important is a full tang knife?
In the technique segment:
Buy a 20# sack of potatoes and practice your dice, julienne, brunoise and batonnet
Bonus homework assignment: slice up at least three different types of large fruit and display on a large platter, mirror or wooden cutting board.
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Check out our full Culinary Knife Skills HD Video Series.
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