How to sharpen a knife with a steel

A sharp knife is critical to preparation of good food. A good steel can be bought for around £5 and I can say it’s probably the best investment I’ve ever made. Obviously it’s one thing to have a steel, yet another to know how to use it! So here’s a great video that shows how to sharpen a knife with a steel.

As a point of interest, when you use a steel, you’re not actually sharpening the knife – you’re merely re-aligning the blade – the video kind of explains this.

I hope you find it helpful!