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  • Guide to Sushi and Sashimi Knives

    Guide to Sushi and Sashimi Knives

    23 September 2016

    Japanese sushi and sashimi knives are steeped in centuries of tradition surrounding how they are made and the purpose to which they are put. There is a wide variety of knives out there, each designed for a specific job. Many of the knife styles are ......Read More

  • Know Your Carving Knife History

    Know Your Carving Knife History

    23 September 2016

    Steel, Swordplay and Status: How Knives Came from the Battlefield to Our Kitchens Over the course of their working lives, professional chefs become intimately familiar with the knives in their kitchen, developing an understanding of their individual weight, balance, flexibility and effectiveness. However, many will not be ......Read More

  • Book Competition

    Book Competition

    8 August 2016

    Be in with a chance of winning everything you need to complete your chalk designs with professional chalks and an inspiring book!the brilliant 'Complete Book of Chalk Lettering' by Valerie McKeehan will enable you to learn how to become an expert in creating and developing ......Read More

  • 10 Most Common Chef Knife Care Mistakes and How to Stop Making Them

    10 Most Common Chef Knife Care Mistakes and How to Stop Making Them

    29 June 2016

    Click on the following links to jump to the relevant sections: Using steel, ceramic or stone chopping boards Using the wrong knife for the wrong task Soaking the knife in the sink or washing it with other utensils Using the dishwasher Storing them in a drawer Not honing regularly enough Over sharpening Leaving ......Read More

  • Frequently Asked Questions About Granton Edge Blades

    Frequently Asked Questions About Granton Edge Blades

    27 June 2016

    Scalloped edges (also known as fluted or hollow edges) are a common feature on many kitchen knife blades; however, true Granton Edge knives are only manufactured by Granton Knifemakers in Sheffield. We answer some frequently asked questions about this unique blade below. Click on a link ......Read More

  • Guide to Carving and Slicing Knives

    Guide to Carving and Slicing Knives

    17 June 2016

    Click on the following links to jump to the relevant sections: Carving and slicing knives facts box Price guide Best carving and slicing knives Sets How to perfectly carve a roast Carving and slicing knives FAQs Do I need a carving knife? What is the best knife for carving meat? How do you sharpen ......Read More

  • Santoku Knives vs Chefs Knives

    Santoku Knives vs Chefs Knives

    17 June 2016

    Which is the best choice for your food prep? Santoku knives and chef’s knives are the ‘go-to’ knives for many professional chefs as they are versatile enough to perform a range of tasks in the kitchen. Technically Santoku knives are a type of chef’s knife but ......Read More

  • Filleting Knife Guide

    Filleting Knife Guide

    15 June 2016

    Click on the links below to jump to the relevant sections: Handles Price Guides Sets Expert Tips How to sharpen a filleting knife Filleting facts Fish Availability A filleting knife is needed to perform three tasks with fish: Filleting Skinning De-boning The blade needs to be thin and flexible enough to easily separate meat from the bone ......Read More

  • Boning Knife Guide

    Boning Knife Guide

    9 June 2016

    Best boning knives How to choose a boning knife Stiff V Flexible blades Can you use a boning knife for filleting? How to clean a boning knife Boning knife price guides Sets including boning knives Top Tips for Nose-to-Tail Cooking Boning knives have long, thin, flexible blades with a sharp tip to make ......Read More

  • Top Tips and Advice from 3 Of Britain's Best Chefs

    Top Tips and Advice from 3 Of Britain's Best Chefs

    20 May 2016

    Life as a chef can be difficult, and the best way to progress is to take the advice from those who have been there before. So who better to provide that advice than three of the best chefs in Britain, each giving you great advice ......Read More

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