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A Japanese twist on our beloved boning knife. This is a specialised tool which outperforms it’s European cousins.
A stiletto point and a thick blade makes this the only knife choice if you are intent on de-boning your own joints. It has a narrow blade with tapered tip which makes it much easier to w..
If standard bread knives drive you mad because you can’t cut through your home-made loaf in one go, you’ll love I.O.Shen’s version. Engineered with an extra-long blade it can cut through the biggest artisan loaves in one go. Because a serrated blade retains sharpness, this is the only knife in the I..
With this matched I.O.Shen Carving Knife and Fork Set you’ll soon be cutting slice after perfect slice from your favourite family roasts. The long narrow blade of the knife is also great for taking fine slices off a side of smoked salmon. A cut out at the heel of the blade ensure that even large han..
Cutting perfect slices from any variety of roast, the long narrow blade of this I.O.Shen Carving Knife is also great for creating ultra-thin slices of home-smoked fish. A cut out at the heel of the blade ensures that even large hands will find this knife comfortable to use...
The smallest in the Chef’s knife range, this could even be classed as a utility knife.
You have all the functions you could want with a chef’s knife with a smaller blade.
Perfectly balanced and with a long-lasting sharp edge, this little I.O.Shen Chef’s Knife is ideal for all manner of cookery tasks..
Of the traditional style Chef’s knives – the 21cm blade must be the most popular.
The blade is long enough to tackle small joints whilst the depth is useful for all kinds of food prep including veg, fish and meat.
This really is a “one size fits all” blade. It can take on anything!
A very versatile ..
A beautifully balanced knife, if you feel more comfortable with longer blades – then this is for you!
It has more depth than the 21cm chef’s knife so if you have larger hands, this would probably be a better fit.
Instantly recognisable, the well-known shape of a chef’s multi-purpose knife has become..
Nicknamed ‘Excalibur’, this really is a beast of a blade!
The largest of all the chef’s knives and instantly recognisable, the well-known shape of a chef’s multi-purpose knife has become a classic in Western kitchens and this super sharp 30cm blade is great for cooks who prefer to work with a longer..
This long (200mm) thin filleting blade is loved by chefs who deal with a lot of fish in their kitchens, as it flexes to give you great control and retains its efficient cutting edge so well.
The flex was designed by a 2 Michelin starred chef so that you do not lose control when filleting. This slend..
To celebrate 10 years of I.O.Shen , the Mai Peng Paring Knife is packaged in a beautiful gift box ….with a present from them to you….. of a 9 function pen knife.
Nick-named the ‘mini Oriental Slicer’ it has a blade length of 10.5cm with a maximum depth of 2.8cm.
The bespoke dramatic curve to the bla..
This is one of the most versatile knife in the I.O.Shen range.
The depth to the blade makes light work of tough root vegetables such as swede, butternut squash and turnips whilst the dramatic curve acts like a mezeluna and is perfect for ‘rock’ chopping delicate herbs.
The point mimics a chef’s knif..
A comfortable fit, a stiletto point and ultra-sharp steel.
This gorgeous knife is a staple in any kitchen and makes light work of smaller food prep tasks.
However – don’t be fooled by it’s size…..this knife means business and it can even tackle suede!!!
The stiletto point is particularly useful for ..
This is one of the most instantly recognisable blades on the market.
The ‘younger brother’ to the Oriental Slicer, it can tackle the same tough root vegetables and delicate herbs with the added bonus of being lighter and particularly useful at slicing and dicing meat.
The amazingly sharp point strip..
This 125mm / 5″ utility knife is paired with a slender handle and a tapered blade.
It is perfect for fine slicing or cubing small quantities of meat or fish or herb and garlic preparation.
It may be a small knife but it can tackle the hardest of food stuff!..