Knives are the most important tool for a chef, whether professional or hobby. It is important to be aware when buying a set of kitchen knives, because knives are appropriate for each type of cut – meat, cold cuts and vegetables, among others.
When buying a knife, it takes attention to some details:
- The quality of a metal knife is defined by sharpening of the blade, the cable type and shape as the blade is affixed to the cable.
- Stainless steel blades are strong, durable and resistant to corrosion and maintain sharp cutting. The cables should be durable and resistant to cracking or wear caused by washing and at least one third of the blade should be inside the cable.
Now that you have your own knives, need to take care of them. To wash, use soap and water. If you need to remove food residue, soak in detergent for a few minutes, rinse well and dry quickly to prevent stains.
Do not use knives on surfaces harder than steel, such as porcelain plates and glass to avoid being damaged.