There’s a reason why people use the adage: it’s the greatest invention since sliced bread! People just love their bread. There’s something so convenient about being able to purchase bread at the store that’s already been sliced so that you won’t have to go through such hassles anymore. You can just buy a loaf of bread, take it home with you, and prepare your sandwiches and what not. However, there are also some people who would much prefer to bake their own bread. In fact, there are loads of people out there who enjoy baking their own sliced bread.[Read more…]
Only 10% of the world’s population are left-handed. That’s not an insignificant amount by any means. However, it does also mean that in the field of design and ergonomics, these people often get left behind. When designing a particular object for use by the hand, left-handed people are often considered as afterthoughts. It’s evident with the way that various everyday items are constructed. Pens, car gear shifts, pant zippers, can openers, desk armchairs, scissors, guitars, camera shutter buttons, and of course… knives.[Read more…]
Wondering whether you should be buying a Dalstrong knife, or a Wusthof knife?
Let me give you a short & sweet answer.
If you’re looking for a good knife at a good price that’ll do the job and last a long time, go for Dalstrong. If you’re looking for a better knife that is sharper, harder, lighter, etc., but you aren’t price sensitive, buy Wusthof.[Read more…]
When literally translated, gyuto means “beef knife” or “cow sword” in Japanese. It’s the Japanese iteration of the Western or European chef’s knife, except that it tends to have a thinner and sharper blade. Typically, this is a knife that is considered to be quite versatile in its use even though its name suggests that is predominantly used for beef cuts. The gyuto has a standard shape, but it comes in all sorts of different sizes ranging from 150mm to 360mm. However, the 210mm variant seems to be the most popular one.[Read more…]