Support for knives in ziricote and ebony macassar wood. It includes 8 kitchen knives with handles in ziricote and ebony wood with blades in Damascus steel. The Damascus process is a particular technique very ancient that was used in Japan, for example, to manufacture the katana swords. Nowadays, this technique is not only used to have durable and sharp blades but also because they are really beautiful and truly unique.
A must-have accessory that will also be a decorative element of great value.
Support made in ebony and ziricote wood
Handles made in ebony and ziricote wood
Blades in Damascus steel
Brass nickel finish Larusmiani logo applied on the support lower side
Made in Italy
Length: 74 cm
Height: 51 cm
Thickness: 5,5 cm
Ebony macassar wood
Bartolomeo Scappi was a famous italian renaissance chef. He served several important people of his time and is considered as a master of the cooking technique even today. Some aspects of his life are still a mistery and most of things we know about him come from his monumental cookbook, the Opera, one of the most complete cookbook of Renaissance. Opera is a sort of culinary treatise where we can find a lot ot cooking techniques, recipes and menus, food preservation, details to prepare banquets and first recipes adapted for the sick and for convalescents together with health-food recipes and first notes on food hygiene.