Quantcast
New Knives
+ Reply to Thread
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 16

Thread: New Knives

  1. #1

    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Posts
    8

    New Knives

    Hi, a very good afternoon to 1 & all.

    I am a very eager home cook & starting cook lots more these days. I am also in now in a position the spend on some decent knives BUT I have just spent all morning reviewing, re reviewing & going over & over so many sites my head is numb. I am looking for a cracking set of knives to start me off. Looking for a 3 knives Petty, Gyuto & a Santoku (small, medium & large ) get me sounds like I know something. UNsure wether to go German or Japanese, Any way money is really no option but as I am just a home cook I really don't want to over spend for the sake of it.
    Would any of you nice people be able to recommend some cutters for me. I have been using 4 Sabatiers for the last 10 years, bought as a student for £50, served me well but now my cash flow is better want to buy something nice & to last me.
    Thanx in anticipation,
    Rgds,
    JH
    Last edited by m.o.t; 08-14-2013 at 12:08 PM. Reason: spelling

  2. #2

  3. #3
    Sponsors
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    NYC
    Posts
    1,150
    Welcome!

  4. #4
    Senior Member chinacats's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    2,302
    Greetings!
    one man gathers what another man spills...

  5. #5
    Senior Member
    sachem allison's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    nyc
    Posts
    3,931
    welcome!
    I haven't lived the life I wanted, just the lives I needed too at the time.

  6. #6
    Senior Member Justin0505's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Minneapolis, MN
    Posts
    1,439
    Welcome!

    Nothing wrong with someone Sabs, provided theyre made in France; not China.
    Are they carbon or stainless?

    Everyone here will likely recommend buying each knife individually possibly from different mfg's; not as a set.

    Start with the big one and work your way back from there.
    Massamoto KS is japanese, but patterned on the classic sab shape so it should be sorta familiar for you.
    Theres another brand sold by blueway on ebay thats also similarly profiled.

    Your use of "crackin" leads me to wonder if youre in the UK, in which case it would seem mandatory that you get at least 1 knife from Will Catchide (afaik the best kitchen bladesmith in the UK.)
    "I gotta tell ya, this is pretty terrific. Ha hahaha, YEAH!" - Moe (w/ 2 knives). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVt4U...layer_embedded

  7. #7
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Location
    NorCal
    Posts
    63
    Welcome to KFF, JH!

  8. #8
    Senior Member Johnny.B.Good's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    Bay Area, CA
    Posts
    2,956
    Welcome!

  9. #9

    HHH Knives's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Michigan
    Posts
    3,826


    Welcome to KKF!

    Inspired by God, Forged by Fire, Tempered by Water, Grounded by Earth, Guided by the spirit.. Randy Haas

    HHH Custom Knives T Shirts.

  10. #10
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Location
    Canada
    Posts
    699
    Welcome.

+ Reply to Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts