Before I even begin I’ll admit that this is more of an academic discourse than a practical one. Of course, you need a sharp knife to do your work in the kitchen. But I do love to question conventional wisdom and along the way, we may reveal some practical considerations. You have probably heard chef’s […]
Here you will find all the CulinaryLore article concerning knives, the most important tool in any cook's kitchen.
There is not much that you need to know about kitchen knives that you can't learn in these pages! Figure out what knives you absolutely need for your kitchen, learn about specific types of knives such as the carving knife, get some useful knife reviews and even an in-depth lesson about the parts of a knife.
Articles about anything that slices or dices will appear here as well.
The Global brand of knives, handmade in Japan, is popular among home users and chefs. The G-2 8-inch chef’s knife, their best-selling product, shares some of the design characteristics of other Japanese knives. It is very lightweight with a thin blade and it keeps a very sharp edge. However, it rather than a separate piece of […]
Although Victoronix offers professional cutlery at price ranges over $100, when it comes to chef’s knives under $50, this popular brand is one of the most highly recommended. If you are not familiar with this company, they invented the Swiss Army Knife, perhaps the most well-known “knife” in the world. Victorinox Fibrox Pro 8 Inch […]
I know how I like to store my knives. However, when evaluating your options for storing knives, your priorities and considerations may not be the same as mine. What are the criteria that we may consider? The first and foremost criteria for most of us is probably available space. But, depending on whether or not […]
Guest post by Ben Borchardt Those who are learning to handle a knife in the kitchen, especially culinary students, will come across several common terms related to the different parts of a knife. Although you do not need to know every single part of a knife in order to use one, being familiar with the parts […]
Given its exotic-sounding Japanese name, the Santoku (sahn-toh-koo) knife could be taken for an ultra-specific utility knife made for some delicate task — the province of a professional chef. In fact, the Santoku is simply a slicing and chopping knife that can be used much like a traditional European (Western) chef’s knife. Santoku knives are […]