Shun Classic 8 Piece Student Knife Set DMS0899
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Shun Classic 8 Piece Student Knife Set DMS0899
The Shun Classic 8-Piece Student Set includes the key knives you will need every day in class—the Shun Classic 8-in. Chef's Knife, the 3.5-in. Paring Knife, and the 6-in. Utility Knife. The set also includes the Shun Boning/Fillet Knife so you will have the tool needed to master the important skills of boning and filleting. The 9-in. Bread Knife ensures your bread slices quickly and cleanly. The Hollow-Ground Slicing Knife helps you make thin, even slices. You also get the Shun Honing Steel to help maintain your knives' Shun-sharp edge. And finally, to carry it all to and from class, this 8-piece set includes a sturdy 8-Slot Shun Knife Roll. The handsome nylon knife roll is embroidered with the Shun logo and will hold all your knives, plus room for one more. It folds up compactly for easy carrying.
The Shun Classic Paring Knife is a must-have for every kitchen. Think of it as the mini version of the chef's knife because, like the chef's knife, the paring knife is quite versatile. It gets its name from its main function—removing or “paring” away things like peels or pits from fruits and vegetables. Its small size gives you complete control over the tip and edge of the blade. Generally, you use this knife in your hand rather than against a cutting board, though paring knives can also be used for cutting small foods, such as garlic cloves or ginger.
In size, the Shun Classic 6-in. Utility Knife is between a chef's knife and a paring knife, but its blade is narrower and straighter. It's perfect for a multitude of small tasks where more precise cuts are needed, such as trimming broccoli, green beans, or other smaller vegetables. Others like its smaller size as an alternative to the chef's knife. Utility knives are sometimes called sandwich knives because they work well on almost everything that goes into a sandwich—from thin-skinned vegetables such as tomatoes, to meats and cheeses.
If there is one knife that you simply can't be without, it's this one. The Shun Classic 8-in. Chef's Knife is an all-purpose blade ideal for a wide variety of cutting tasks. The eight-inch length is perfect for preparing fruits, vegetables, proteins, and other foods. The wide blade keeps knuckles off the cutting board and is extra handy when transferring cut food from board to pan. With its curved belly, the Chef's knife can be gently "rocked" through fresh herbs or spices to produce a very fine mince. Shun Classic's thinner blades makes it lighter and less tiring to use than comparable European-style Chef's knives.
After a chef's knife and a paring knife, some cooks say that the knife they most can't live without is their bread knife. It's a crime to ruin a fresh loaf of bread by smashing it beneath the blade of a dull knife. The wide, “low frequency" serrations on the Shun Classic Bread Knife are not only razor-sharp, but they do a much better job slicing any type of bread than a straight-edged knife. The undulating serrations provide the power you need to gently saw through a crusty loaf without tearing the tender interior. And it works equally well on very soft breads and even pastries.
H.G. Slicing 9"
Can the right knife really make food taste better? Yes. The Shun Classic 9-in. Hollow Ground Slicing Knife's long, narrow blade allows you to make a cleaner cut, which helps keep more of the juices—and more of the flavor—in the meat. The longer blade lets you make precise slices with a single stroke, while the narrower profile and hollow-ground indentations help the blade glide through the meat with even less friction. Producing thin, beautiful, even slices of meat is not hard at all—when you have the right knife.
For boning, the narrow, sharp, curved blade gets in close to the bone, making it easy to separate meat from bone. Even fibrous tissue is no match for Shun's extremely sharp edge. It's perfect for trimming the silver skin from a tenderloin or roast or even making your own cutlets. The narrow blade reduces the drag as you cut against the meat, so cutting is fast and easy. When it comes to filleting fish, the blade's six-inch length is just right to glide through the body of the fish, quickly removing bones and skin.
Combination Honing Steel
Knife Roll 8-Slot
The Shun 8-Slot Knife Roll is the safe and secure way to travel with your knives. It provides space for up to 8 knives in secure elasticized pockets. In addition, there's a zippered net pocket inside, perfect for additional non-bladed kitchen tools that you want to take with you. The interior of the knife roll has space for business cards and writing tools—or a couple of pairs of chopsticks, if you prefer. Embroidered with the Shun logo in white.
- Portable set includes the essential and specialty knives every aspiring chef needs
- Proprietary VG-MAX cutting core is wear and corrosion resistant, strong, and very fine-grained to enable a razor-sharp, long-lasting 16° edge each side
- 34 layers of stainless Damascus cladding each side (68 total) support the core, add stain resistance, and help food release from the blade
- D-shaped ebony-finished Pakkawood handles are comfortable for both left- and right-handed users; durable, beautiful, and won’t harbor bacteria
- Full composite tang for light weight and perfect balance
- Includes knife roll for easy travel with your knives
- Handcrafted in Japan
- Use Peeling & Paring, Slicing, Cheese & Charcuterie, Bread
- Blade Shape Chef, Utility, Paring, Bread, Boning & Fillet, Slicing
- Country of Origin Japan
- Blade Steel VG–MAX
- Blade Steel Layers 69 layer Damascus
- Blade Edge Serrated
- Handle Material Ebony color Pakkawood