If you have ever stepped foot into the kitchen, for even the most basic cooking, you would know how important a knife is in cooking. A knife dictates how well any fruit or vegetable will be cut and choosing a sharp knife is extremely important and a basic step of cooking. However, if you’re a professional chef or even an experienced cook, you would realize the importance of different types of knives. The correct type of knife, not only retains flavour in the fruit and vegetable being cut but also provides immense ease of cooking. To the untrained eye, each and every knife might be the same, however, there exist various knives and a trained or experienced professional can tell you the difference between various palette knives and their uses. The most common of these, however, is the gyuto knife.
Every kitchen’s must-have
As mentioned above, various knives have various uses. A knife pallet is something that contains a set of multiple knives according to their uses and purpose. A knife pallet is without a doubt, something that is essential to professional level gourmet cooking, however, the main question that arises is how practical is it to house an entire set of knives in your kitchen. One must not forget, that they are after all knives, a dangerous and sharp object that can prove to be immensely dangerous and do great harm if mishandled. Knives are especially dangerous to have in a house with kids or senior citizens. This is where a gyuto knife comes in. It is a multipurpose knife that eliminates the need for various knives, by fulfilling all their purpose single handed, with its unique blade shape. This knife is basically the Japanese version of the traditional chef’s knife, used in the west, making it an absolute necessity for any budding chef to have in his or her kitchen.
A chef is as good as their skills and equipment’s. And it is very important that a chef or cook uses the correct equipment that is suitable according to their budget, experience, need and safety. When it comes to knives, they seem as plain ordinary tools and most people don’t think twice before using them, however if one pays attention the details, then they would realise how important a knife is. From chopping up fruits and vegetables to treating meat. A knife, can in many ways be called the backbone of cooking and that too rightly so.