Kitchen Knives for Chefs and Cooks

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Key points

Spend your money on very good kitchen knives.

You really only need two knives: a chef’s knife ( an 8 inch for a beginner) and a great paring knife.

The more you’ll cook the more you will be using a chef’s knife. Someone cooking often will find himself using a chef’s knife 90% of the time.

If you can afford a third knife, buy a cleaver.

Carbon knife are hard to maintain, look for a stainless steel knife.

Japanese knives are thinner and lighter and will maker easier for delicate slicing.