Knowing the best knives that fits my preferences

Knives are very personal things so it is very important to test a range of best knives to own before making a choice. Some people may prefer durability while others opt for the weight and the balance, so the test is important to figure out which ones fit your personal preferences. However cheaper knife sets may provide value for money and could suit people who are just starting out. But, generally speaking, knives used by professionals tend to be more expensive because of the higher quality. It is also important to remember that there are many boutique brands offered by specialists in addition to the well-known and established brands.

Shun is a manufacturer based in America, which specializes in Japanese style knives, which tend to be lighter and sharper than their competitors. Having said this, they also have a tendency to lose their edge more quickly than the competition. They are sharpened at an angle of 16 compared to an angle of 22 for many other knives and this handle makes for better sharpness. They are also made from a special steel called VG10, which allows for the retention of sharper edges for a longer period. This is blended with another type of steel, allowing for the introduction of an attractive pattern on the blade.

I believe that the name comes from the season in Japan when fruits are at their ripest and best and Shun is the moment at which the fruits are at their freshest and readiness and achieve a state of perfection. These qualities are embodied in the knives produced under that brand. Every knife is created with high quality craftsmanship and I have found that each one is an excellent all-purpose knife for vegetables, meat, and so on. I also noticed that the design of the edge makes it extremely convenient for transferring cut food from the cutting board to a cooking pan. They are definitely a kitchen must- have.

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Best Gift Ever from my Chef friend

starter_knife_block_product_chefs_2A few days ago, a chef friend of mine bought me a gift – it was the Victorinox 8” Pro Chef Knife. I was impressed that he actually remembered my birthday but I couldn’t get why he kept on bragging about this knife. To me your plain old house chef, this knife seemed to be a regular blade that could be used to slice stuff in and out of the kitchen. But, I went online and went through these chef knives of 2017 and was certainly impressed.

I remembered specifically that Victorinox is actually one of the most well-known brands for kitchen knives, thus, they were the ones to invent the ultimate Swiss Army Knife as well. It’s no shocker that this brand makes such impressive and lasting knives both for the kitchen and the wild outdoors.

I kept using the knife countless times to test it. It was impressive. Amazingly, I find it so useful for home chefs and home cooking since a chef knife is capable of mincing, dicing, slicing, and a whole lot more. Also, the blades are so wide that all ingredients being cut using the Victorinox 8” Pro Chef Knife are treated and sliced perfectly. With its non-slip and ergonomic handle, it is so easy, safe, and convenient to use on a daily basis of preparing and cooking food.

I should really get Terry a fantastic present for his birthday too. He managed to make my cooking experiences all the more exciting and enjoyable. The knife is durable, ergonomic, well balanced and simply outstanding for it’s price. It may not be able to compete with a $100 knife but that’s perfectly fine for a regular home chef like me. Ultimately, the Victorinox 8” Pro Chef Knife is the best knife out in the market today, especially for those, are into preparing and cooking food at home. Well, it’s definitely the best gift I’ve received this year.

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