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Useful Utensils

These utensils are staples that I use regularly when cooking. They make my life much easier in the kitchen - I wouldn't be without them. Absolutely no useless gadgets, I promise!

The Get-Ahead Cook

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Tomato Knife

£8.00

Invaluable – one of my top five kitchen essentials!

The acid in tomatoes blunts a straight edged knife – hence the serrated edge of a tomato knife - and it is almost impossible to slice a ripe tomato with a straight bladed knife. 

Tomatoes and a whole host of other food , including tarts and pies can be cut into wafer thin slices using a gentle sawing motion.

A real ktichen friend - they also make excellent steak knives.


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