Oysters are great. Tasty and fresh from the sea nothing really compares but they can be hard to open. A good oyster knife can ease the job, built to twist and turn when opening the oyster, they can pop open even the toughest oysters.
The same applies to cutting fish - it's not as difficult once you've mastered how to fillet a fish but in the same way as the oyster, a good fish knife is a must in the kitchen.
A Man's Knife is a post by the team over at The Sweet Peach Blog that takes a good look at lots of different knives - from oyster to fish, they've collected a great gallery of different knives that's well worth a look if you're wanting to stock up.
A four-day restaurant week, a day dedicated to staff learning, and cooking demonstrations for the public are just a few of the new ways of working in Dan Barber's new vision for his NY restaurant and farm. Find out more.
Francesco Martucci from I Masanielli in the Campania region of Italy has been named the best pizzaiolo in the world for a third year running. See the full list as well as all the international winners.