Perfect your knife skills with a trio of Michelin starred chefs and learn to carve, chop, slice, dice, fillet and bone to perfection. A trio of Michelin starred chefs - Marcus Wareing, Charlie Trotter and Shaun Hill - show with clear step-by-steps how to choose your tools, sharpen your talents and master knife skills. Find out which knives to use for particular tasks and how to keep your utensils in peak condition. Discover how to cut to perfection: from carving a roast and boning a bird, to opening oysters and filleting fish. Plus, learn the best way to prepare your fruit and veg, from trimming, peeling and paring to stoning and much more. Say goodbye to badly carved beef and expensive courses: "Knife Skills" is the hands-on manual that'll soon have you wielding a cook's knife like a pro.
Marcus Wareing: Mitchelin star holder, winner Great British Menu, Best Dessert, protege of Gordon Ramsey, and one of Britain's most acclaimed young chefs -- he's chef patron at Petrus. His TV work includes The Great British Menu 2 and Saturday Kitchen. His first book How to Cook the Perfect was published in 2007. Marcus lives in London. Charlie Trotter opened Charlie Trotter's in Chicago, now recognized as one of the finest restaurants in the world. He's the author of 11 cookery books, hosts the TV series The Kitchen Sessions and produces a line of gourmet products. Shaun Hill's dedication to perfection and encyclopedic knowledge of gastronomy won his restaurant, The Merchant House in Ludlow, a Michelin star almost on the day it opened. He now divides his time between The Glasshouse in Worcester and London where he consults for Fortnum and Mason.