How to Perfect Your Knife Skills

Duration: 04:00

Sharpen up your knife skills with Steve Walpole's guide to choosing, using and caring for knives.

Knife specialists in shops are usually on-hand to offer advice on which blade to buy and what kind of handle to choose, but it's aftercare that really counts. Steve Walpole takes us through the basics of looking after the sharpest tools in the kitchen.

Steve then demonstrated some basic knife skills: chopping an onion, cutting vegetables into julienne strips, then into brunoise - a very fine dice.

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