Review of J.A Henckels International Classic 8-inch Chef’s Knife
I belong to the species of Homo Sapiens who believes good food is as important as good kitchen cutleries. Cooking is more than just a hobby for me and I know how a dull knife can spoil my effort within minutes. J.A Henckels, one of the leading knife making companies in the world, is a brand you can trust. Henckels International Classic 8 inch chef’s knife is the newest guest in my kitchen and amazing me with its stellar cutting performance. The classic German design sports a fine edge blade adhered to a riveted handle. Be it chopping, dicing or cutting julienne, you experience an excellent control over your action.
J.A Henckels International Classic knives are made and packaged in Spain. The 8 inches length of the German carbon stainless steel blade is ideal for artistic cutting of vegetables and fruits, slicing and mincing meat. All Henckels knife have to go through a meticulous forging process before being packaged. The advantage of a carbon steel blade is that it doesn’t lose its shape or edge under extreme heat or after several uses. Professional cooks and housewives who have to get the meals prepared on time anyhow every single day can’t afford to sharpen the knife in between the cooking. The commendable edge retention quality of the blade is a saviour when you’re in a real hurry.
Another novelty in Henckels knives is that each piece is carefully hand honed by an expert. Manual honing provides durability and fine edge to the blade. The blade is also full-tang which results in great maneuvering over the knife. The classic riveted handle is tightly stuck to the blade for safe and tight grip. The thick bolster works like a finger guard, protecting your finger from accidental injuries during the cutting process. Last but definitely not the least, J.A Henckels International Classic 8-inch Chef’s Knife is completely dishwasher safe.
This one-of-a-kind model from J.A Henckels is a must-have tool for both professionals and home cooks. The top-grade blade allows versatile cutting styles. The cutting of the food items has a visible impact on the taste and texture of the dish.
The full-tang blade extending through the solid riveted handle is easy to hold and use.slicing, dicing, mincing and chopping are like breeze with this 8 inch chef’s knife.
The blade remains sharp and stainless no matter how much prolonged stress you put it through. Even honing the blade is quite simple.
The dishwasher safe material saves more of your time.
Kitchen utility knives are very special for those who use it regularly. A chef loves his knife as much as he loves his chef’s coat. Poor quality kitchen knives not only affect the quality of the dish but causes accidents as well. You have to put extra force on the cutting object if the blade isn’t sharp enough. While doing so, the edge might slip off the surface and dice your delicate fingers instead. The bolsters in the Henckels knife acts like a finger guard to maximize safety. Do you need one more reason to buy it?
J.A Henckels International Classic 8-inch Chef’s Knife