The Misen Carbon Steel Pan

The Misen Carbon Steel Pan They finally arrived! Another Kickstarter project I helped funding, back in February. They should have been delivered in June, so quite a delay here.At Kickstarter there’re lots of complaints. Mainly about the delayed delivery of course, but apparently also about the poor quality, damaged in transport, rust, … Not much …
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Optimizing web performance

Optimizing web performance for WordPress and general websites. Apache2 vs Nginx Some time ago a question was asked on the Domoticz forum why I used Apache2 instead of Nginx. The answer was quite simple, just because I always used Apache2 and therefor didn’t know Nginx. Time for some investigation… I first started at my home …
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Tuo Cutlery – TC1411 Nakiri 6.5″

Tuo Cutlery – TC1411 Nakiri 6.5″ Osprey Series A second knife from the Tuo Cutlery knife makers. This time instead of a Chef knife, a Nakiri. A Nakiri knife is a traditional Japanese vegetable knife. Nakiri knife is suitable for mincing, slicing and dicing several meat. The Nakiri is a double bevel edged knife with thin blade …
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Koi knives – The Gyuto Knife Mach #2

This knife arrived yesterday. I ordered it on Kickstarter, have been supporting quite some projects there lately. It’s the Gyuto Knife Mach #2 from Koi Knives Australia.It’s made from AUS-10 stainless steel with a nice damascus look. The handle is made from Blue Gidgee wood, gathered in the great Simpson Dessert in central Australia by …
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Comply Truegrip Pro Premium Tips

Comply Truegrip Pro Premium Tips These memory foam eartips are finally arrived. Yes, the UPS priority mailing took exactly 30 days… Where’s the priority in that? Anyway, about the tips. They’re absolutely amazing. The sound difference is huge. I found myself pushing harder and harder with the regular tips to get a tight fit. After …
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Tuo Cutlery Fiery Phoenix Chef knife 8″ TC0703D

Another knife for the collection. Isn’t she a beauty? I present you the Fiery Phoenix 8″ Chef knife from Tuo Cutlery. This one is made in China of AUS-10 Damascus steel. It has a hardness grade of 62 HRC, that makes it for now the hardest knife in the collection.The sharpening is very smooth and …
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Wüsthof Ikon 9″ – 230mm – WU1010530123

This is the newest addition to my knife collection. The Ikon 9″, a German made 9″ chef knife from Wüsthof. The knife is forged of X50CrMoV15 steel which gives it a hardness grade of 58 HRC. The handle, the workmanship, the quality, they are all exceptionally good. Keep on eye on https://egregius.be/knife-collection-overview/ for more knives to …
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Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2

After the huge V-Moda Crossfade M-100 headphone, which of course I’ll continue to use, I bought the Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless 2 earbuds. Main reason I choose these are the vast number of reviews that state that these are absolute top in sound quality for earbuds. They do deliver that expectation. The sound quality is …
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Chroma Cutlery type 301 designed by F.A. Porsche

I recently developed some kind of addiction to buy nice kitchen knives. Especially chef knives are my favorite. Below are some images of my first real knife set. About 15 years ago I bought the Chroma Cutlery type 301 series. Back in the days these knives were all over television. About any chef that had a …
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