Useful Tips

Choosing the correct knife for you

By |April 9, 2024|Categories: Useful Tips|

Choose a knife that is fully forged – this means it has been made from a single piece of metal, providing superior strength and rigidity. A good knife should feel balanced and comfortable in your hand. Cook’s knives vary in size from 15-35cm, but for women’s smaller hands, 20cm is usually a good size. Wash your knife by hand and towel dry DO NOT PUT THEM IN THE DISHWASHER and learn to use a steel to keep it sharp. Store in a knife block, on a magnetic strip, or covered by a knife sleeve. There will come a time when

Sharpening/Honing Steel tips and advice

By |April 9, 2024|Categories: Useful Tips|

Once you have had an edge put on your knives it is now very important to maintain that edge and keep it better than new, so this is where a sharpening steel comes into play.Contrary to popular belief, a sharpening steel does not sharpen a knife. The purpose of a steel is to hone the edge of the knife. Through regular use, the edge of a knife will begin to lose its original sharpness,and shape by creating a fine burr, which is when the knifes edge rolls over and becomes dull. The sharpening steel will straighten or re-align the edge

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