Messermeister Oliva Luxe chef's knife 8 inch (21 cm) is from luxurious Oliva Luxe kitchen knife collection by Messermeister. It is forged knife line series with well shaped golden-brown handle is made from Mediterranean olive wood and is not just one of the best looking, but also provides a secure ergonomic grip with perfect balance. The blade, bolster and tang are solid piece, hot-drop forged from a single billet of the finest German 1.4116 steel alloy and heat treated and cooled to achieve a Rockwell of 57-58. The 15° blade's sharpening angle creates very sharp cutting edge. Oliva Luxe are superior quality knives made in the Solingen, Germany - a city also known as City of Blades.
This knife is Western chef’s knife (also called German chef's knife) has thick blade, there for it is heavier. Their blades usually have a gradual curve that lends itself to a rocking cutting motion. Both the weight and blade shape make a German or Western blade ideal for those more laborious tasks like rough chopping, dicing, and cutting harder, more dense vegetables.
Care of the knife:
Only hand-wash with warm water and mild detergent, rinse and dry immediately after wash. Do not wash in a dishwasher, and do not expose to water or other liquids for a prolonged period. Avoid cleaners containing bleach or citrus extracts. Oil the wood handle as needed with food-safe mineral oil.
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