What makes a great cook? Do you think that without the proper usage of high quality cooking supplies, a chef could produce high quality food? In my opinion, I think that a combination of skill, great culinary training, good cooking supplies and confidence makes a great chef. Cooking with the right supplies makes our food more flavorful, nutritious and enjoying to eat.
Finding the perfect cooking supplies to use for a certain event or occasion can be a little hard and tricky if you do not know exactly what to look for. A good chef understands the importance of purchasing high quality products in order to impress his guests.
Do you own a good set of knives? Most people have a basic set of knives set aside for buttering bread, cutting steaks and meats or chopping up fruits and vegetables. Do you maintenance your knives by keeping them clean, well sharpened? In order to produce good cuts of food, you should always use a high quality knife that is properly sharpened. As you become a better cook or are more comfortable with knives, you will find just how easy it is to maneuver a knife and how much fun you can really have with one while making scrumptious food.
Good quality pots and pans are a must have in any home or restaurant. To ensure you get the best food production it is important that your pots, pans and skillets alike be made from a good quality material that has a high heat tolerance to prevent rust from forming. The best cooking supplies are made from copper but this can be a little costly so if you can afford them then I would say go for it. Copper is a good material to cook with it because it allows the heat to spread evenly throughout the pan allowing the food to cook thoroughly and equally.
There are numerous web sites and department stores where you can find great cooking supplies. I always choose quality over quantity. If you can find that one good pot or set of knives, it will save you the hassle of having to purchase another one at a later date due to the low quality which normally causes rusting.