I was very happy to get the chance to review another Ozeri kitchen product as I’m still in love with my Ozeri frying pan. I was also very curious to try ceramic bladed knives for the first time.
The set of three knives are beautifully packaged in a stylish black box, which make them perfect to give as a gift. Inside the knives are nestled in foam to protect their ceramic blades.
The 100% ceramic blades are light and ultra-sharp, and keep their razor-sharpness ten times longer than the more common steel blades. They also won’t corrode or rust.
The ergonomic handles are rubberised making them extremely comfortable to use and you feel you have a solid grip.
The three sizes are pretty much all you need. There is a 3″ paring knife perfect for slicing and cutting fruit, a 5″ slicing knife for your medium cutting jobs such as vegetables, and a 6″ chef knife for easily gliding through larger vegetables and boneless meats.
I’ve been using all three knives for a month now and am very happy with them. They cut with ease and glide through everything I’ve thrown at them. They’re lightweight while also feeling top quality in your hand. I’m very happy with my first experience of ceramic blades.
You need to wash them by hand, because the ceramic blades are more fragile than steel ones, and so there’s the possibility of them chipping. In our house we don’t put good knives in the dishwasher anyway in order to keep blades sharp so this isn’t an issue, but I do have one disappointment related to the blades.
Having to take extra care with the ceramic blades, it would have been great to have individual covers to protect the blades. My other favourite set of knives have them and it would mean I could keep my Ozeri knives in my cutlery drawer with their blades safe rather than storing them in the original packaging, which takes up a lot more space. But this is just one little gripe.
Overall the Elite Chef ceramic knives are elegant, lightweight and top quality, exactly what you’d expect from Ozeri. As a set of three the RRP of £59.99 is reasonable (they’re currently £49.99 on Amazon).
However, I’m very happy that one of you will get to try out these ceramic knives for her or himself! I have one set to give away from the lovely people at Ozeri to one of my lovely readers (just those in the UK, sorry).
All you need to do is leave a comment on this blog post telling me why you’d love to have your own set of ceramic knives.
Leave your comment before 9pm (GMT) on Tuesday 9 September 2014. Please make sure you leave a way for me to contact you such as a blog link or email address. Remember you need to live in the UK.
I’ll pick the winner at random on Wednesday 10 September 2014. If I’m unable to contact the winner within a week, I’ll pick someone else.
Disclosure: I was sent the Ozeri Elite Chef ceramic 3-piece knife set to review. My opinions are honest and my own.
COMPETITION NOW CLOSED
Update 10/09/14 – And the winner is…
Congratulations Gillian! I’ve emailed you.
Thanks so much to everyone who entered x