“Knife by Tim Hayward is a truly wonderful book. The kitchen knife is the cook's best friend and most essential tool. Clear and concise writing, as can be expected from Tim Hayward, accompanied by many many superb illustrations of knives, makes this a book to read, keep and cherish.
I thought I knew something about kitchen knives but Tim's book opened many aspects of them: historical, social, aesthetic and cultural as well as gastronomic. For Tim is a cook and this is a book for