Mastering Knife Skills: The Essential Guide to the Most Important Tools in Your Kitchen
Mark Thomas is a NewYork?based photographer specializing in food, lifestyle, and travel photography. His work has appeared in Stewart Tabori and Changs Opera Lovers Cookbook and Endangered Recipes, and he recently completed four books for Williams-Sonoma. Thomass work also appears regularly in Bon Appetit.
Norman Weinstein has been teaching his knife skills workshop at New York Citys Institute of Culinary Education for more than a decade?and his classes always sell out. Thats because Weinstein focuses so squarely on the needs of the nonprofessional cook, providing basic instruction in knife techniques that maximize efficiency while placing the least possible stress on the users arm. Now, Mastering Knife Skills brings Weinsteins well-honed knowledge to home cooks everywhere.
Whether you want to dice an onion with the speed and dexterity of a TV chef, carve a roast like an expert, bone a chicken quickly and neatly, or just learn how to hold a knife in the right way, Mastering Knife Skills will be your go-to manual. Each cutting, slicing, and chopping method is thoroughly explained?and illustrated with clear, step-by-step photographs. Extras include information on knife construction, knife makers and types, knife maintenance and safety, and cutting boards, as well as a 30-minute instructional DVD featuring Weinsteins most important techniques.
|Genre||COOKING / Methods / Special Appliances|
|Publisher Date||2008-05-01 00:00:00.0|
|Publisher||Stewart Tabori & Chang|
|Unit weight||3.05 lb|
|Subtitle||The Essential Guide to the Most Important Tools in Your Kitchen|
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