Knife: The Cult, Craft and Culture of Cook's Knife


Knife is a love-letter to this essential culinary tool – its form, history and creation. The knife can be the most functional utensil or the most exquisite piece of design – avid collectors pay jaw-dropping sums for a piece of
Japanese hand-crafted steel, made according to traditions that date back thousands of years.
Through interviews with knife-makers, chefs and collectors, acclaimed food writer Tim Hayward explores how the relationship between cook and blade has shaped the both the knife itself, and the ways we prepare and
eat food all over the world.
From Damascus blades to Chinese cleavers and sushi knives, at the heart of Knife is a fascinating guide to
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ISBN:

9781849498913

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

224

Dimensions:

23cm x 15cm

Weight:

740g

RRP:

$39.99

Category:

Craft and DIY

Publisher:

Quadrille Publishing Ltd

Published:

01 November 2016

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Tim Hayward

Tim Hayward is an award-winning food writer and broadcaster. He writes a regular column for the Financial Times, and is a presenter on BBC Radio 4’s The Food Programme and panellist on The Kitchen Cabinet

He has also written features for the The Guardian, Observer Food Monthly, Delicious, Olive, Waitrose Food Illustrated and Saveur, amongst others. 

He is the Guild of Food