knife skills vegetable cookery

(Almost) every dish you prepare in a kitchen uses vegetables, and yes, there are right and wrong ways to cut a carrot! This 2-week series will teach you what the best in the world do with their knives and vegetable preparation, and so much more…

Week 1: Knife Skills & Vegetable Cookery 1

  • Basic cutting motions and body posturing
  • Ergonomics and efficiency when cutting
  • Vegetable cooking techniques: blanching, simmering and poaching
  • Cooking with salt
  • Knife honing and sharpening

Week 2: Knife Skills & Vegetable Cookery 2

  • Precise knife cuts: cube, plank, matchstick and more
  • Techniques for consistent knife cuts
  • Introduction to vegetable pigments
  • Vegetable cooking techniques: sautéing, sweating and caramelizing
  • Course Exit Exam