How to Choose the Best Chef's Knife
HOW TO CHOOSE THE PERFECT CHEF'S KNIFE
Choosing the best chef's knife for you is so much more than, well, just choosing a knife. There are so many things to consider: comfort, durability, material – the list goes on.
Which is why we think this video from Epicurious is so straight up useful. In it, Will Griffin of W.A. Griffin Bladeworks gives a thorough overview of all the differences between chef's knives from around the world, like the pros and cons of carbon steel versus stainless steel, blade shape, thickness, and length, double bevel versus single bevel, knife balance and much more.
It's an authoratative guide to how to choose the best chef's knife and definitely worth watching all the way through to the end.
For more juicy knife porn, check out this definitive guide to knife types.
HOW SHARP IS YOUR KNIFE KNOWLEDGE? TAKE OUR QUIZ AND FIND OUT...
QUIZ: HOW SHARP IS YOUR KNIFE KNOWLEDGE?
The wonderful world of knives is something we delve into frequently at Fine Dining Lovers and we know you enjoy reading about it too. With that in mind, it's time to test your knowledge. Take this fun food quiz and see whether you can identify the 10 kitchen knives from the pictures and multiple choice answers provided. Can you get 10 out of 10? As ever, let us know how you get on in the comments below or over on our Facebook page.
All the images here are taken from a new book by writer, broadcaster and restaurateur Tim Haywardcalled Knife, a definitive guide to 40 different knife types from across the globe. Read more about the book here and also watch four videos showing how the best chefs knives are made.