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Food nutrition - (3) FATS
Fat is a crucial component of any balanced diet and is an essential nutrient for human health. As professional chefs, it is important to have a thorough understanding of the role that fat plays in nutrition and how to incorporate it effectively into our dishes.
How to Sharpen a Knife with a Whetstone
Food nutrition - (2) PROTEINS
What are proteins?
Proteins are the basic units that are found in all cells in our bodies. Proteins make up the majority of bones and muscles. They are found mainly in meat, fish, eggs, dairy products, grains, beans, peas, are made up of chains of amino acids. There are about 20 different amino acids we get from food.
What does protein do in our body?
Food nutrition - (1) CARBOHYDRATES
The food what we eat has huge impact on our health. It can make us healthy or sick. A balanced diet help us our body function properly, boosts immune system. On the other hand, poor meals can not provide proper nutritions, can not recover the damaged cells and tissues and it leads to in weak and sick. Without the vital nutrients cellular health and therefore general health is adversely affected because cells that function inefficiently result in low energy levels, premature aging, and disease.
Types of kitchen knife, Japanese knife
For chefs, kitchen knives are the most closest and the most useful tool. Some people said “Knife is an extension of the chef’s arm.
Today, let’s have a look at knife types. What types of knives, and how each type is used. As well as types of Japanese knives that some chefs feel unfamiliar.
Knife caring and maintaining
Knife is the most basic tool for chefs. First thing we learned to become a chef was how to use knife. I am sure every chef use knife quite well, but what about at knife caring? Did you learn properly and even if you learned, now are you caring your knives right? for sure?
Personally, I’ve never seen a chef putting his knife into the dishwasher. But I’ve heard many story that some chefs love dishwasher. (Please don’t ever say you use dishwasher as a cooking tool such as a warmer or heater)
Types of steel for kitchen knives
When you buy a kitchen knife, it is recommended to inform yourself about steel types and choose a steel type that corresponds to your expectations of a knife.
In most of culinary schools in Australia or even in other countries, they teach about knife types but unfortunately, about steel types.
How to choose a kitchen knife? How can I choose knives?
When you buy a knife, what is your most important point to consider? shape? price? or type of steel? most of people will take price and appearance of knife. However, if you are a chef, you better consider at purpose and performance first than just shape of knife.