Knife Thread


#1

I’m in the market for a good, all-purpose chef’s knife. Meat, veg, whatever, I want to chop it. I have a knife set that’s a bit battered and I try to keep it sharp with a crappy sharpener thing but I think it’s just a placebo, they always seem to be too dull. What knife are you rocking?


#2

to call for hands of above to leeeeeeeean on


#3

Robert welch 'til I die (stabbed to death)


#4

Link me up, warny.

I really dream of one knife that can just do it all (and never gets blunt). James Martin used to use this small cleaver thing for everything on Saturday Kitchen, but I never found out what it was.


#5

Got Globals - mainly to piss off @fidel_catstro.


#6

Got a very nice IO Shen Chefs Knife 165mm
Had it 10 years. Its brilliant.


#7

an oldie but a goodie:


#8

The master knife


#9

I’ve got this one:
https://www.victorinox.com/uk/en/Products/Cutlery/Chefs-Knives/Swiss-Classic-Santoku-Knife/p/6.8503.17G

use it for everything and it’s always sharp. Got it from John Lewis with a couple of Victorinox paring knives as a set and they’re the only knives we use.


#10

Can recommend this.


#11

#12

How can it always be sharp? Just not possible. You haven’t noticed the gradual journey to bluntness.


#13

Got this

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In blue though. Obvs.


#14

Lost count of the number of times I have sliced fingers open when I am doing the washing up


#15

There’s a bloke down the road from me who sharpens knives for about 20p each. He also cuts keys and sells a range of bags. The walls of his shop are covered in pictures of old boxers and 50s film stars for some reason.


#16

#17

This is my current kitchen knife-
http://www.dunelm.com/product/spectrum-paring-knife-8cm-blade-1000027904
Says Spectrum on the side which makes me think of Captain Scarlet


#18

I’m saving up for Global’s.


#19

Looks a bit… small.


#20

I’ve got a magimix now and try and use knives as little as possible.

Basically everything is just grated or very finely sliced now.