Blades of glory

They’re essential for every home cook, but what kitchen knives should you invest in? Bob Toal has some advice

4th February, 2018
Bob Toal of the Triggerfish Cookshop in Blackrock, Co Dublin Pic: Fergal Phillips

Among all the gadgets, tools, mod-cons and paraphernalia that have graced your kitchen drawers over the years, the trusted knife is the one tool you cannot do without.

In fact, it’s hard to imagine cooking without one. The kitchen knife passes through our hands almost every day, so it’s worth taking a minute to consider them, their use and their value to us.

Any cook worth their salt will have a...

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