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A good, basic set of knives is a must for any kitchen, whether you are an inexperienced cook or a chef! I personally did not realise how much good knives can make food preparation faster and easier until I tried it for myself… unbelievable… This stunning Art Déco “Les Essentiels” set from Opinel France is a small set of versatile and efficient blades for everyday use. It will make a perfect and original gift for your mum, dad, friends, a mum-to-be or even yourself!

It includes:

  • 1 versatile purple paring knife
  • 1 delicate light grey serrated knife – for food that is soft, flexible with or without a firmer “crust” or food that can be crushed easily (e.g. tomatoes, ripe melon, flaky pastry, meringue…)
  • 1 turquoise vegetable lover knife – whether you want to grate clean your organic vegetables (keeping all vitamins on), cut, peel or carve them, this knife will blow your mind with its neat precision
  • 1 ultra-efficient wh