Virtual Knife Skills (Online)

Laura Scheck
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Taught by Laura Scheck

Laura Scheck is the founder of Teaching Table, a culinary education platform that aims to inspire others to cook foods that are better for their bodies, their families, and their communities. Laura previously worked as a teacher and adult educator and was trained at the Natural Gourmet Institute, making her uniquely suited to share her passion for food in an educational way. Teaching Table provides public cooking demos and workshops, lessons targeted towards individual needs and special diets, private cooking classes & events for cooks of all ages and experience levels, as well as tips, techniques, and recipes via a blog and social media.

Wednesday, September 22, 7:00-9:00pm Eastern Time via Zoom

Location: Online Class

Whether you cook occasionally or every day, great knife skills are a time (and finger) saver in the kitchen. You will learn the basics, starting with choosing the right tools and properly holding a knife. In this class, practice at least 15 basic cuts, including how to dice, slice, mince, chiffonade, julienne, supreme and zest. With your newly honed techniques, you will become more efficient and consistent, and you will reduce waste and keep yourself safe!

Suggested Menu (to use up what you cut):

  • Cucumber, Tomato, and Herb Salad with Suprémed Citrus Vinaigrette

  • Seasonal Fruit Cobbler

No prep required! You might want to turn your cuts into a quick dinner and dessert. Recipes will be provided. No special ingredients or tools required. See below.

What you need:

  • cutting board

  • knife

  • bench scraper, recommended

  • peeler

  • zester or microplane, optional

  • tomatoes

  • cucumbers

  • 1-2 pounds seasonal fruit

  • oranges, limes, and/or lemons

  • basil, parsley, and/or mint

  • onion

  • garlic

  • other vegetables if you like — celery, carrots, peppers, etc.

  • mixing bowls

  • ingredients for vinaigrette, optional (recipe will be provided)

  • ingredients for fruit cobbler, optional (recipe will be provided)

Cancellation policy