Most top chefs will tell you that assembling a great set of knives and looking after them is one of the most important parts of the job. These tips will help you care for your knives just like the world’s best chefs!
This doesn’t just apply to being wary of sharp knives and respecting their power, it also applies to how you treat them. If you are careless and don’t take care of them, then they will not last and will need to be replaced more often: so be careful with your expensive knives.
Practice safe handling
There are several safe ways to handle knives and these should be practised, especially when in a kitchen with others. Never pass a knife blade first or walk around with it pointing upwards, and never leave it hidden under a cloth or towel, or under food. Leaving a knife …