Faster than a Speeding Chef’s Knife

Coleslaw for a crowd and gratin by the cubic yard are not a problem if you have a mandoline in your arsenal. What you need to know 1) You don’t need one (but they’re damn handy) A mandoline (French spelling to distinguish the culinary tool from the musical instrument) is part of every working chef’s […]

Blade Show: Kramer Shun Collaboration

One of Bob Kramer’s gorgeous custom Damascus chef’s knives. There were many highlights at the 2008 Blade Show in Atlanta, including dinner with Murray Carter and an intimate group of his colleagues and supporters. The biggest surprise of the show, however, was the announcement of Shun’s collaboration with ABS Mastersmith Bob Kramer to produce a […]

Pricey Shun Mandolin Hits the Streets

Shun has been generating a lot of press lately (at least in the trade pubs) with background information and photos of its new mandolin. Here’s the press release — 2008 March — Kai Presents the Shun Pro Mandolin to the Marketplace March 1, 2008, Tualatin, OR – It’s the ideal tool for swiftly slicing firm […]