Monday, November 15, 2010

Gifts for Foodies

For those people that seem to have everything. The list contains several knives of course and some interesting tools for the serious cook.

(Gyuto is a Japanese chefs knife)

Masamoto 270mm Wa-slicer ($267.70) (This happens to be on my personal list)

Togiharu hammered Damascus 240mm Gyuto ($149.50)

Fujuwara FKM 240mm Gyuto ($82.00, $75.00

Mizuno Tanrenjo Akitada Hon Kasumi 270mm Yanagi (slicer, $267.00

Tojiro Shirogami 165mm Nakiri ($

JCK combination wet stone 800/6000 grit ($65.00

Wusthoff fish spatula, ($29.95 @

Sous Vide Supreme ($449.95)or Sous Vide Supreme Demi($299.95)
(great little sous vide machines. The demi is the smaller of the two. You'll needs bags and the vacuum machine. The package deal might be the way to go.

Black Arare cast iron tea pot in various sizes @

Chop sticks or any Japanese accessories

Zojirushi Rice Cooker @ ($125.99)

Any Boardsmith cutting board @ (highly recommended)

Hand American stropping products for that confirmed knife nut
(You'll need the stropping base, felt, leather, balsa (optional) and some sharpening compound like diamond spray or chromium oxide)

Chinoise, (a very fine strainer) can be found at several places but I found one @ (Royal Industries, $26.30)

I'll add to the list as the Holiday season continues.