Kitchen Knife Review

Choosing A Kitchen Knife Set

Quite a detailed article here about how to go about choosing a new kitchen knife set. An interesting excerpt:

Most kitchen knife sets nowadays are sold in sets of 6-8 knives including a slotted container. You could be tempted into thinking that you can’t have enough knives in your kitchen. Well, the fact is, you merely require three knives to function in the kitchen – the chef’s knife, the paring knife and the utility knife. All the others – cleavers, tomato knives, cook’s knives, boning knives, and santoku knives, to name a few – are fun trimmings to your knife set yet can be done away with.

I agree with this, and I have four Henckel knives (and a bread knife) - you really don’t need any more

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