The knife is probably the most important object in a kitchen. From the famous chef's knife to the wavy knife or the Chinese cleaver, each plays a precise and essential role in the kitchen.
If you want to equip your kitchen without much hassle and at a good price, choose a set of knives with holder. Depending on the model, you will be able to have everything you need for everyday cooking: the chef's knife, the knife for fruit and vegetables (knife for peeling), a serrated knife for bread, a knife for slicing or a knife for fillets.
If you want efficiency, strength and durability, invest in professional knives and regularly use a professional steel device for sharpening, a sharpening stone or discover below "the best knife sharpening device in the world."
The most widespread materials for the blade of kitchen knives are: stainless steel, carbon steel and ceramic. Carbon steel is harder and sharpening is less common, stainless steel is very resistant to stains and rust, ceramic stays sharp longer, but it needs a more delicate and careful care than metal materials.