How to cut vegetables
Remove the skin of the ginger and thinly slice, gradually sliding and stacking the slices. Then chop the ginger into fine pieces, and slice again finely at right angles.
Cut the onion with its outer skin removed vertically in half, and thinly slice cut-side down without cutting as far as the base. Then lay the knife flat and insert horizontal cuts, finely chopping from end to end.
Remove the skin of the garlic clove, and cut vertically in half. Then remove the core, slice thinly cut-side down without cutting as far as the base part, and lay the knife flat and insert horizontal cuts. Finally, finely chop from end to end.
Japanese long onion
Remove the roots of the Japanese long onion, and insert vertical cuts. Then chop finely at right angles from end to end.