Ever wondered how Chef’s managed to cut things up so fast without cutting themselves. It’s all in the technique and a lot of practice. There’s a couple tricks to perfecting the correct knife technique.
Firstly, you need a good knife. It needs to be balanced and sharp.
Second, you need to hold your produce correctly. Loose fingers equals lose a finger. So make sure you always prepare your food whilst you’re concentrating.
Third, Practice, practice, practice. No one became Gordon Ramsey overnight. It takes time and you too could be preparing your food like the pros.
Here’s a quick video by our Chef Robert van den Brink to explain correct knife technique: