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Flint & Flame Classic Knives

Flint & Flame Classic Knives

UK Design, German Steel

At the Cotswold Knife Company, we are proud to stock the luxurious Flint and Flame Classic Knife Range, a brand that has become a major player in the UK kitchenware scene over recent years. These knives combine exceptional quality, performance, and value, making them a fantastic addition to any kitchen. Made from the highest quality German carbon steel, Flint and Flame knives are celebrated by top chefs and passionate home cooks alike for their outstanding sharpness and durability.

The Flint and Flame Classic Knife Range features beautifully contoured, ergonomically designed handles that incorporate CPB 'Centre Point Balance' technology and a unique ZPP 'Zero Pressure Point', which means the knife fits snugly into your hand (with no pressure points) to reduce fatigue and callouses that are so common with many knives on the market today. Not only do these knives excel in functionality, but they also boast a sleek and stylish appearance, making them a perfect fit for any modern kitchen.

Key Features

  • Flint And Flame Knives Rockwell Rating Hardened to a Rockwell hardness of around 55-57
  • Expert CraftsmanshipBeautifully designed
  • Handles:Utilises centre point balance & zero pressure point technology
  • Blade MaterialGerman stainless steel


Flint & Flame is an American based company renowned for crafting high-quality kitchen knives. Their commitment to quality craftsmanship, innovative design, and customer satisfaction has earned them a loyal following among both professional chefs and home cooks.

Flint & Flame's knives are made from high-carbon German steel, which is prized for its strength, durability, sharpness, and edge retention. These features make their knives ideal for a range of kitchen tasks, from slicing fruits and vegetables to carving meats.

The production of Flint & Flame knives involves several stages that require precision and skill.

  1. Blade Cutting: The blade shape is cut from a sheet of high-carbon German steel using a laser cutter for precision.
  2. Heat Treatment: The blade is then heat-treated to enhance its hardness. This involves heating the blade to high temperatures before rapidly cooling it, which increases its strength and edge retention.
  3. Grinding: After heat treatment, the blade is sharpened using water-cooled grinding wheels to prevent overheating, which could compromise the edge.
  4. Handle Attachment: Finally, an ergonomic handle is attached to the blade. The handle is designed for comfort and made from a material that is resistant to water and heat, ensuring it lasts as long as the blade.

To start to answer this question we like to point out that these knives are crafted from high-carbon German steel that guarantees sharpness, durability, and versatility in the kitchen. Simply put, this is one of the best blade materials on the market.

Flint and Flame has a knife for every application, meaning that you are always using the right tool for the job. They range from chef’s knives right through to paring knives. Something very special about this knife range are the handles. They all feature an ergonomic handle that utilises center point balance technology. This combination ensures superior control and precision, making meal prep that bit easier.

Not only are Flint & Flame knives functional, but they also boast a sleek design that enhances the aesthetics of any kitchen. They strike an excellent balance between high-quality performance and visual appeal, making them a popular choice among both amateur cooks and professional chefs.

Maintaining your knives involves several essential practices to ensure they stay sharp, durable, and in top condition:

  1. Cleaning: Always wash your knives by hand with warm water and mild detergent immediately after use. It's important to avoid using the dishwasher, as the harsh environment can damage both the blade and the handle over time. After washing, dry the knives completely with a soft cloth to prevent any rust formation.
  2. Honing: Regular honing is key to keeping your knives sharp and maintaining their edge. Use a honing steel before or after each use to realign the blade's edge. Hold the steel vertically and gently slide the knife down and across the steel at a 20-degree angle.
  3. Sharpening: In addition to regular honing, your knives will need periodic sharpening, typically once or twice a year depending on how frequently you use them. You can sharpen your knives using a whetstone, a handheld sharpener, or opt for professional sharpening services.
  4. Storage: Proper storage is crucial for the longevity of your knives. Store your knives in a knife block, on a magnetic strip, or within protective sheaths. This not only prevents the blades from dulling but also helps avoid accidents. Storing knives in a drawer is not recommended, as they can easily get damaged.
  5. Cutting Surface: To maintain the sharpness of your knife edges, always use wooden or plastic cutting boards. Cutting on hard surfaces like glass, metal, or stone can quickly dull your knives.
  6. Avoid Misuse: Remember that knives are specifically designed for cutting food. Avoid using them for any non-food related tasks, as this can damage the blade and potentially void the warranty.
  7. Handle with Care: Always be mindful of the knife's balance and handle it with care. Avoid dropping or carelessly tossing your knives, as this can lead to damage to both the blade and the handle.

Shop at Cotswold Knife Company with confidence, knowing we are a verified stockist of Flint & Flame knives.

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