Monthly Archives: December 2023

Is it safe to drink water from a rusty kettle?

A common sight in many homes, especially in kitchens, is rust, a reddish-brown corrosion that develops on iron and steel. Rust may not seem like a big deal, but it can make people wonder if using appliances is safe, particularly when preparing food. The kettle is one such item that rust usually damages.   What… Read More »

Why does oil make food taste better?

Despite its seeming simplicity, oil has amazing power in the kitchen. When used by talented cooks, it serves as more than just a cooking lubricant—it can also be a taste enhancer, texture transformer, and artistic medium. But why does food taste better when oiled? Science and sensory perception interact closely to provide the solution.  … Read More »

Frequently Asked Questions – Damascus Steel Knives

All about Damascus steel knives frequently asked questions. Properties and Characteristics: What is the Rockwell hardness of a typical Damascus knife? The Rockwell hardness of Damascus knives varies, but it typically falls in the range of 58 to 62 HRC. This hardness provides an excellent balance between edge retention and ease of sharpening.   What… Read More »