As much as cooking is about 'what' ingredients to use, it is also about 'how' to use these ingredients. A lot of our time in the kitchen is spent prepping for the final dish, which requires cutting, chopping, grating, and blending. To start from the top, the first step is to cut all of our vegetables. And, if you feel like there's nothing new to learn here, you are gravely mistaken! From different cutting styles to tips on faster chopping, chefs and restaurant workers worldwide have certain guidelines that they follow while making those perfectly styled dishes on your plate. A chef from Toronto, Canada is letting us in on his share of knowledge on Instagram through his profile @the_eugefood, and this time he talks about cutting hard vegetables like carrots.
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Originally posted by Eugene, this video has been shared by another Instagram page @eatinghealthytoday which is famous for its many healthy recipes, kitchen hacks, and food content. The video has garnered over 2.3 million views and many comments. Take a look at the video here:
In the video, the chef not only teaches us how to cut harder vegetables like carrots but also informs us that this cutting technique will protect your knife from going blunt. The trick is to not put pressure in just one direction, rather use the sharpened edge of the knife diagonally to slice into the vegetable in an easier way. It saves your knife, is not harsh on your hands, and ensures clean slices of carrots every time you cut the vegetable.
Recently, another video surfaced on YouTube showing us techniques on how to cut onions like a Michelin chef. The chef not only shared one but three techniques in total. Take a look at the video here:
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