SPONSORED: How to choose the right knives for your home kitchen
From fully forged knives, to child-friendly safety sets, Opinel has a knife to suit home chefs of all abilities
Every professional chef will tell you that using the right tool for the right job is essential – and there’s no tool more vital than a knife! From the blade to the handle, knives are a work of art, and using the wrong one can make cooking at home that much more stressful and time-consuming.
From cutting onions and tough veg like butternut squash, to making it safe for little ones to flex their culinary skills, Opinel has a knife for every occasion. Showcasing real craftsmanship, these knives combine traditional techniques with ergonomics for high-quality pieces that look good, feel good and are a pleasure to cook with.
The Les Forgés 1890 Collection of knives exemplify the high quality of French knife-making that Opinel offers. Their masterful design by BIG-GAME studio in Switzerland, combined with Opinel’s 130 years of ancestral tradition of fine craftsmanship, will impress even the most discerning connoisseurs. Hand crafted with full tang blades, these knives are fully forged from a single stainless-steel rod. This skillful process means each handcrafted knife comes with noteworthy, remarkable strength, perfect balance and excellent cutting ability. The beechwood handle with ergonomic design is a homage to the traditional pocket knife and provides outstanding grip comfort.
Opinel’s Intempora knife range brings French culinary excellence to your kitchen, with a full tang blade that remains stable and rigid when cutting even the toughest stuff! For the home chef, these knives make preparing vegetables an easy, pleasant process. The handles are made from polymer loaded with fiberglass, so are resistant to shocks and heat, and are designed with a comfortable v-grip to guarantee a secure hold. There’s no excuse for not cooking high-quality meals at home with Opinel’s Intempora range.
Perfect for those who are starting to spread their culinary wings, Opinel’s Parallèle range of knives are made with natural beech handles and are a pleasure to cook with. The beech handle is soft and durable in the palm so it’s not heavy or uncomfortable to use, whilst the knife blades provide optimum movement and cutting quality for different foods. With these in your kitchen, you’ll want to stay home and cook every day.
Make teaching your children to cook fun, easy and safe with the Opinel Le Petit Chef collection! With safety guards and guide rings to ensure little fingers go nowhere near blades, you can safely enjoy getting your kids into the kitchen. The Le Petit Chef set comes complete with a peeler, knife and finger guard. It’s great to have your kids helping in the kitchen, so let Opinel take some of the stress away as your children discover the joys of cooking.
Opinel’s ‘The Essentials’ range of small knives makes everyday cooking much easier. These knives are perfect for someone who’s getting to grips with home cooking. The blades contain a high carbon content to ensure they’re resistant to corrosion and have high cutting quality. Also available in tinted varnish finishes, they’re available in a lovely range of colours to make a bright splash in the kitchen. Crafted with Opinel’s experience and history, you can be assured these knives really are an essential in the kitchen!