Au Nain "Bistronome" - specially geared to your needs: French cooking knives à la bistronomy
Everything in the world undergoes changes from time to time, and the realm of gastronomy is no exception. A new trend in France is the so-called "bistronomy", uniting the words "bistro" and "gastronomy". In a few words, bistronomy is a gastronomical concept especially suited for the modern urban lifestyle: creative, light cuisine served fast without too much ceremony - and, of course, for an affordable price.
Whoever seeks to cook ambitious dishes without spending too much time, requires suitable tools, and the traditional cutlery maker Au Nain from Thiers certainly knows how to keep up with the times. They have developed their new product line "Bistronome" on the order of a leading bistronomique restaurant in Paris. "The knives must suit the cuisine" is this design's guiding prinicple for optimal quality. We offer you four hich-quality knives, the functionality of which conjures a smile on the face of the amateur and the professional alike. Due to the great aesthetic qualities of this knife quartet, as it is typical for Au Nain, every piece of it is an adornment on any kitchen and dining table.
All four knives have impressive, unpretentious and simultaneously elegant shapes. They are handmade and consist of stainless steel. The ergonomically shaped wooden handles, secured on the tang with three brass rivets, excellently lie in the hand. These quality products from Au Nain should never be put in the dishwasher, but rather washed by hand under running water.
Au nain "Bistronome": four sharp blades of high caliber
*Bistronome: the patented paring knife (10cm)
The essential allrounder, the "couteau d'office", also known as office or ganishing knife, is ideal for peeling thick-skinned vegetables and performing other similar tasks in the kitchen. With a total length of 21cm and a weight of 80g, the Bistronome paring knife also makes a good, efficient steak knife that can effortessly slice through a juicy entrecôte or a beef steak.
*Bistronome: the large chef's knife (18cm)
Professional cooks who value the quality of Au Nain's products and know an thing or two about bistronomy often use this all-purpose knife. The shorter knife measures 32cm in total and has a blade width of 5,5 cm while weighing 220g. These featurres let it cut meat, pâtés, and much more with perfect ease. This knife, as beautiful as it is functional, is a great tool to use in your kitchen as well as the perfect gift for anyone who treats cooking with passion.
*Bistronome: the extra large chef's knife (22cm)
With a chef's messer of such a caliber, you can be as good as an experienced bistronomy chef. Its total length amounts to 35cm, while its pointy balde is as wide as 6cm. With its weight of 240g, this knife makes preparing any meal a quick and pleasant experience. If you like modern cuisine in the bistronomy style, you'll need at least one such knife of high caliber.
*Bistronome: the bread knife (22cm)
The bread knife from the Bistronome line can cut through the toughest crust with ease, owing to its wide, stable and powerful blade. The ergonomical wooden handle guaranties stable handling in every-day use.
Read up on Au Nain and their magnificent knives:
Au Nain - Coutellerie professionnelle
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