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A handy countertop knife block means you’ll always be equipped for the job at hand. These knife sets usually consist of a chef and kitchen knife. Learn all about the different materials and types, plus information on how to look after your knives in our kitchen knife buying guide. Use the sharp carving knife to serve up the roast chicken or the serrated blade of a bread knife for slicing fresh bread for a tea-time sandwich. Prep your fruit and vegetables with a paring knife, making cooking for the family that much quicker (meaning longer lazy Sunday lunches).
Maintain your knives by sharpening them regularly, and they will quickly become your most trusted item in the kitchen. To help keep them as razor sharp as possible have a look at one of our knife sharpeners. We have manual and electric versions and will change a dull blade to super sharp in no time. Make sure you knives are sharp this Halloween! Our expert guide on pumpkin carving will give you loads of great ideas for creating spooky designs. It's a fun way to put your new knives to the test.
When you are preparing food, it’s always a good idea to protect your kitchen worktops. This will keep them looking perfect, as well as reduce the chance of spreading germs around the kitchen. Different chopping boards are better suited for different tasks, wooden boards are best for cutting food while glass chopping boards are perfect to kneading dough or pastry. If you’re after a number of boards how about one of our Joseph Joseph chopping boards? These are available in a set, which are marked for different food types.
It’s not just knives, we have a great range of kitchen utensils including utensil sets, pestle and motors, kitchen scissors and much more. We also stock cutlery, so your tableware can look as great as your kitchenware.
If you’re not confident with knives, not to worry, with one of our electric knives, you can get a perfectly cut slice of bread or meat with no effort. We also have mini choppers to help you to slice and dice ingredients quickly and safely.