Watch World Famous Chefs Teach Basic Techniques (in Video)

The recent star-chef-studded “Techniques” episode of the Travel Channel’s No Reservations was so good, we had to point it out. Now we’ve got a few clips to share, of knife skills, chicken roasting, basic pasta and red sauce, and better omelette making.

First up, Anthony Bourdain, the host of No Reservations and a well-known, no-nonsense chef and food writer, demonstrates how to hold a knife and get your first rough chop out of an onion. We’ve previously posted our own onion cutting how-to, but Bourdain’s bit has, shall we say, vastly superior production values:

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