Sushi Knives

Sushi is delicious, really delicious. Like really delicious, but many don’t understand the time and attention to detail required when preparing it. There are many steps to making a correct sushi roll, from cutting vegetables, filleting fish, and then finally cutting the sushi roll. A Sushi knife is designed to be versatile and used in…

What Sets CCI Products Apart From Other Brands

CCI takes pride in our material quality and rigorous manufacturing process to create professional high quality tools for chefs, students and the everyday chef. In fact, CCI is one of the few brands that are permitted to say that our raw products are “Made in Solingen”. Solingen Germany is the steel manufacturing capital of the…

How to Use a Pastry Bag

Do you ever find yourself puzzled when a recipe calls for a pastry bag?  You have a pastry bag in one hand and dozens of piping tips on the table and no clue how to put 2 and 2 together. Most times you push the tips back into the drawer and switch to your trusted…

Proper Care and Cleaning of High Quality Knives

CCI makes high quality professional knives that require quality care and cleaning. By providing your knives with proper care; your knives should last a life time and then some! Take a look below for some tips! Washing: Carefully wash knives, by hand, immediately after use. Wash with mild dishwashing detergent, warm water and a cloth….

How do I keep my knives sharp?

This question is asked more frequently than you think. How do I keep my knives sharp? and what is the correct way to sharpen them? It’s only natural that all knives will eventually lose their original edge. High quality professional knives are an investment for a life time and should therefore be treated with extra…

Which Knife to Use: Fish

Why are there so many different styles of knives available? Do we really need access to all of these great knives? Well I guess it isn’t exactly required to have so many knives on hand, but having the right tools can make the entire process much more fun, easier and faster! Recently we took a…

Which Knife to Use: Chopping and Dicing

Why are there so many different styles of knives available? Do we really need access to all of these great knives? Well I guess it isn’t exactly required to have so many knives on hand, but having the right tools can make the entire process much more fun, easier and faster! Recently we took a…

Which Knife to Use: Carving and Portioning

Why are there so many different styles of knives available? Do we really need access to all of these great knives? Well I guess it isn’t exactly required to have so many knives on hand, but having the right tools can make the entire process much more fun, easier and faster! Recently we took a…

Which Knife to Use: Small Intricate Cuts

Why are there so many different styles of knives available? Do we really need access to all of these great knives? Well I guess it isn’t exactly required to have so many knives on hand, but having the right tools can make the entire process much more fun, easier and faster! Recently we took a…

Top 5 Recipes for National Grilled Cheese Day

It’s National Grilled Cheese Day, and what a day it is! Who doesn’t love a warm, crispy, gooey grilled cheese sandwich? The masterpiece known as the grilled cheese sandwich is more than just a slice of cheese tucked between two pieces of bread! These sandwiches can be works of delicious art. We’re going to go…

National Poultry Day

National Poultry Day is upon us, and although it is not very well-known it is still a nice way to acknowledge and celebrate an animal that can provide us with eggs and meat! To have a nice chicken dinner you’ll need some special tools! Thermometer Food-borne illnesses or food poisoning to some is just an…

Sharpening Steels Explained

No matter what you’re planning on cooking it’s important that your quality knife is properly sharpened. A properly sharpened knife makes it easier to cut and makes the whole preparation process smoother and more importantly, safe. A sharpening steel works on a very fundamental principle. Quite simply, it provides a grinding surface which is harder…