Preparing vegetables is definitely one of the most frequent tasks you will undertake in the kitchen, and having the right equipment for the job is key in making sure this type of meal preparation is satisfying and enjoyable, rather than feeling like a chore.

The knives you use in the kitchen make all the difference, and different knives are better for different tasks. With that in mind, we thought we would run you through five key knives that you might want to make sure you have to hand the next time you’re cutting vegetables.