What makes a good knife and why it’s so worth having

If exploring and learning through kitchen adventures is like a visit to Narnia, then a good knife is the wardrobe that gets you there. Quite simply, it’s impossible to enjoy the experience without this element that transforms the ordinary cooking encounter into something truly remarkable. The latest addition to the Global family, the Global Sai… Continue Reading »

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