Are you considering investing in a beautiful Japanese kitchen knife, but not sure which style will suit your needs? Join us as we explore the many specialized knives available, and their specific functions. We’ve also covered the super steels used in their construction, how the blades are composed for their storied sharpness, handles and grind, sharpening techniques, and also touch on how their stunning appearances are achieved!
A good bread knife is a versatile blade that makes slicing loaves, tomatoes, and other foods a joyous exercise. But inferior ones create the opposite experience – mountains of crumbs, torn and ripped bread, or massive, uneven slices are all common results of blades with poor designs and cheap materials. Join us for a look at how these sawtooth sensations work, what types of serrations are best, how to sharpen them, and our recommendations for the models that give the best performance – and value!
The Chinese vegetable cleaver is a spry and nimble knife that can be used for a variety of cutting tasks. From delicate peeling and chopping of veggies to fine-slicing meats, it’s a versatile and convenient tool that makes prep work quick and easy. Join us for a closer look at this nimble blade, as we explore how to use it and what features to look for.
With so many different prices and styles, choosing the best mandoline can be an overwhelming task. From safety to slicing variety, there are many needs to consider – but we’ve done the research so you don’t have to! Read more about our top picks for both basic and multi-use slicer models on Foodal now, to help determine which tool is right for you.
Few things are as important for the home cook, or professional chef, than a good set of knives – they’re invaluable tools essential for the daily preparation of your meals. And while many cooking websites dismiss the idea of buying a set in favor of buying individual pieces, there’s nothing wrong with getting a good set. Providing you know what to look for. Read this guide to find out more now.
If you’d like to amp up your cooking skills, with more enjoyment making meals, having a few good knives on hand is essential. And a well-crafted, versatile chef’s knife is truly a must. A chef’s knife is the home cook’s equivalent of a Swiss Army knife – it’s ready and willing to perform any task it is given.
Looking for a quality set of general purpose kitchen shears? Are you curious as to what they are used for? Hint – they’re not for cutting up junk mail. Check out our buying guide, plus our take on the top 10 most popular models. Read more now.
The Chef’s Choice Professional Sharpening Station is the ideal sharpener for all your knives. Read Foodal’s review, and get our take on this great machine.
Are you in the market for a new cutting board? If so, I have found what I believe to be the best option for someone who loves to cook and cooks a lot, especially a cook who handles a lot of meat in the kitchen. If you are indeed shopping around, you should really consider…
With so many choices out on the market, it’s hard to know which wooden cutting board is best for your needs and pocket book. Read Foodal’s guide to find out what you need to know to pick the best product at the right price.