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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 for more knives to …

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 …

Vaarwel vinger

Vervolg van chroma-cuttlery-p01 Helaas, mijn vinger is weg. Deze morgen bij de dokter geweest. Die beslistte om in allerijl naar het ziekenhuis te gaan. Blijkbaar was de wonde al dusdanig geïnfecteerd dat een amputatie nodig was. Zal wel even wennen zijn om door het leven te gaan met 9 vingers.