One of the most important tools in your kitchen is your set of knives. You use your knives daily from cutting different types of cooking ingredients to slicing food into bite size pieces. A good knife means faster, safer and easier food preparation process. Even […]
Honing can be a bit confusing with sharpening. When you hone your knife, you don’t actually make it any sharper, but maintains the sharp edges of the blade. Regular honing keeps your knife sharp by removing nicks, dents and aligning the blade to be straightedge. […]
Kitchen scissors and shears prove to be very versatile. You can use them to butcher and trim beef, pork, poultry and fish. Also, to cut different kinds of food including fruits and vegetables. They are safer and more convenient alternatives to a sharp knife you might use for the same task. And remember, they are not the same as those you use for cloth, crafts or paper, they are intended for food-related tasks only. Built to last, they are thicker, sturdier, more durable and made from stainless steel with corrosion resistance properties. And of course, they cost more, so choose good quality ones and use and care for them properly.
USE PROPERLY To keep your knife clean while in use, rinse off with hot running water as needed and wipe dry. This is done to keep food particles from sticking which might affect its efficiency. Also, rinsing will avoid flavor contamination especially when you are […]
USE PROPERLY Cut the bread in a sliding motion and in the same direction. You can use your bread knife to cut cakes and pastries as well. Never use bread knife to cut your frozen cookie dough or any frozen food for that matter. Not […]