: Knife Skills: An Illustrated Kitchen Guide to Using the Right Knife the Right WayАвтор
: Bill Collins Издательство
: Storey PublishingГод
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Good kGood knife skills are key to feeling confident and comfortable in the kitchen. Chef Bill Collins shows you how to choose knives that will feel good in the hand, and then he shows you exactly how to slice, chop, peel, bone, and dice with ease. The clear step-by-step instructions and illustrations also show you how to cut and carve seafood, poultry, meats, fruits, and vegetables. Includes information on using other sharp kitchen tools, including microplanes and graters, scissors, vegetable peelers, and mandolins.nife skills make working in a kitchen a pleasure. Personal chef and cooking instructor Bill Collins describes the knives you need (plus a few that are just fun to have) and how to shop and care for them. Every knife has its purpose, and Chef Bill explains how to use each one safely and effectively, from hulling strawberries with a paring knife to smoothly slicing scallions with a chef's knife. Recipes designated to help you practice various knife skills give you the opportunity to perfect every technique.
About the Author
Bill Collins is the author of Making & Using Caramel, How to Make Chocolate Candies, Knife Skills, and Making & Using Vinegar. A graduate of the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts, he cooked at the old Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Boston and directed new product development at Harbor Sweets (Salem, Massachusetts) prior to establishing Chef Bill, Inc., in 2001. He has been a professional chef, a personal chef, a food industry consultant, and a cooking instructor, giving classes everywhere from community colleges to Whole Foods to Stonewall Kitchen. As Chef Bill, he has written newspaper columns on kitchen skills, and he maintains a blog at www.chefbill.com. He lives in Pelham, Massachusetts.