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This item: Wusthof Gourmet 7-Piece Knife Set with Block
Wusthof Gourmet - 7 Pc. Starter Knife Block Set
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In the culinary world variety and preparing something outstanding is the key to success. Due to this, Wusthof offers more than 350 different kinds of knives to be able to provide the perfect knife for everyone. No matter which kind of blade and handle shape you are thinking of--Wusthof has the right knife for all your needs.
The edge is the business end of a knife. It is skillfully honed by hand and incredibly sharp. For different cutting tasks different blade shapes and edges are recommended.
Straight-edge blade: The straight edge allows a smooth and clean cut. When carving no fibres are torn out of the meat. This edge can be used for firm and soft food like meat, vegetables and fruit.
Serrated-edge blade: The wavy or serrated edge allows an easy cut through crusty food like a traditional roast and crispy bread.
Hollow-edge blade: When cutting an air pocket is created between the hollow edge and the slice. This prevents the food from sticking to the blade and allows for finer slices.
With modern manufacturing techniques, Wusthof is using laser cutting to craft its stamped knives. Laser cutting is a technology that uses a laser to cut steel in precise shapes. Laser cutting works by directing the output of a high-power laser, by computer, at the steel being cut. The material then burns away, leaving an edge with a high-quality surface finish.
The remaining processes are similar to the manufacturing of forged knives.
Stamped knives are usually thinner, lighter and lack a little of the balance of forged knives; therefore, requiring a firmer grip and more pressure when chopping and mincing. They are usually priced lower than forged cutlery, because the process can be performed at incredible speeds and reduced labor and material costs. Today, high-quality stamped knives deliver excellent cutting and ability and light-weight maneuverability favored by some cooks.
If you value your tools, we recommend washing your knives with warm, soapy water after each use. Rinse carefully and dry with a towel.
For proper storage we recommend the following options:
Since 1814, knives bearing the Wusthof name and the Trident logo have been crafted in the world's "Cutlery Capital" of Solingen, Germany. Today, in a state-of-the-art facility, that tradition of quality is ensured as old-world craftsmanship meets twenty first century production methods.
In addition to knives, Wusthof offers an assortment of cutting boards, knife blocks, kitchen tools, and scissors bearing the famous Trident logo--a symbol of form, function, and uncompromising quality.
Wusthof applies sustainable practices to their production facilities: Solar panels on the roof provide electricity to their manufacturing facility, they clean and reuse water to reduce water usage, and they reuse scrap materials rather than creating waste.
Handles are not as heavy as I would have expected and are not full tangPublished 3 months ago by Chel.M
My wife has been a chef for years now and I got her these more for my benefit than hers. Plastic handles are a little cheesy as the smallest knife in the block handle snapped in... Read morePublished 5 months ago by J. Ferrell
My husband does most of our cooking- he loves these knives! Will be purchasing another knife to complete his most used sizes.Published 8 months ago by Laurie Schorno
Are these as good as the forged models? No. But they are not $500.00 either. They work pretty darn goodPublished 9 months ago by Danny Jones
I got these on a super bargain. Can't beat these at the price point. Two empty spots in the block for my Messermeisters (paring and small chef's) These hold an edge well enough... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Robert!
The handles of the knives break or crack essily. The pladtic hinge of the shears cracked sfter only one time use. Read morePublished 12 months ago by D. Barlow