Parts of a Kitchen Knife

If we told you to use the spine of the knife to drag scattered food back to the center of the cutting board, would you know what we meant? To understand knife skills, it’s helpful to learn the parts of a kitchen knife. In this video, we explain the anatomy of a forged chef’s knife

Once you know the different parts of a kitchen knife, learn how to properly hold a chef’s knife!

Then, apply your new knowledge by chopping fresh herbs for this cilantro jalapeño hummus, mincing garlic for a homemade vinaigrette, or chiffonading basil for a pizza margherita!

Want to take your knife skills to the next level? Take our online knife skills 101 course!

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