Giveaway (CLOSED): Heston Blumenthal 2 Piece Carving Knife Set – RRP £100

Heston Blumenthal 2pce Carving Set

Here in the Fuss Free Kitchen I love my knives; a good knife can make chopping a pleasure, cutting through the toughest of jobs like a hot wire through butter.   Slightly paradoxically a good sharp knife is in fact far safer than a blunt one, it is easier to control and is far less likely to slip than cheap light weight badly balanced ones which are far more likely to slip or bounce and cut you.

Culinary alchemist Heston Blumenthal has long been a fan of Japanese Torjiro knives, made with 37 or 63 layers of steel, they are handmade by craftsmen in Japan and every knife is unique.  They are amazing knives,  but for many the hefty price tag puts them out of reach of the non professionals.

Step in Heston and his new range of knives, developed to give great performance, at a realistic and affordable price point the knives are made from three layers of steel, ensuring sharpness and precision.   I like the feel of the knife in my hand, the balance and cut, and my Heston paring knife (I really do not like working with large chef’s knives – it is a very personal preference) is my to-go knife, the one I grab from the block (or draining board – never put good knives in the dishwasher) for most tasks.

Gary and I were asked along to the launch of the new knifes.  It has to be said that Gary who probably is Heston’s number one fan was very excited indeed.  Heston clearly is a knife geek, I would venture to say obsessive, and is hugely knowledgable about them.  He is also a really top bloke and chatted and laughed with Gary and I for a good few minutes, and indulged us whilst we took photos.

Heston knife launch

Although it still is early, Christmas is coming and the goose (and turkey) are getting fat, and in my (and I suspect) many other families the job of carving the Christmas bird can be daunting.  To make it just a little bit easier I have a carving set, worth £100, from the new Heston knife range to giveaway to one lucky reader.   For a chance to win simply follow the instructions below, come back every day for bonus entries.

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  1. I’m just crap at carving in general, especially chicken, it never seems to slice nicely

  2. Christopher Jones says:

    Roast beef, tried last night, what a pain

  3. For some reason I just cant slice anything thinly, I always end up with thick chunks of meat. The most difficult thing is leg of lamb, that big bone in the centre is so hard to get around.

  4. Joy Dehany says:


    I can’t carve anything, always ends up like a scene from a horror movie.

  5. leonie gray says:

    Small joints of beef which had been wrapped in string

  6. Michelle Kinsey says:

    I am rubbish at carving at all. I tend to use 2 forks and shred my meat! x

  7. russell hide says:

    Now that’s a sharp prize

  8. russell hide says:

    Hardest to carve.. has to be a ham hock as it peels away before you can actually slice into it

  9. Gillian Holmes says:


  10. I find anything with a bone in it tricky, but especially lamb shoulder – the big shoulder blade always seems to get in the way.

  11. Tracy Nixon says:

    Beef – I find it tough!

  12. I think a pumpkin as it isnt very pliable.

  13. I’m still learning to carve chicken properly!

  14. David Reed says:


  15. Everything – I get my OH to do it. He’s always moaning our knives are rubbish so hope I win these ;)

  16. Samantha Eyles says:

    I’m useless at carving. Always have to get someone else to do it for me

  17. liz denial says:

    I find everything hard to carve as my knives are useless & my hands are arthritic

  18. Leg of lamb.

  19. caroline mccabe says:

    chicken – so fiddly

  20. nicci cowdell-murray says:

    I have arthritis in my hands and finger so without super sharp knives i have no chance, my hubby always has to take over !

  21. Anything with a bone in it! So anything decent really!

  22. Tink Rhonda Lee Mse says:

    Funnily enough not meat, sweet potato is the hardest thing to cut.

  23. Megan Bayford says:

    a chicken

  24. Anthony Bravender says:

    Leg of lamb is always tricky to get all the meat of the bone in a presentable manner

  25. valerie mccarthy says:

    a turkey

  26. Ashleigh Allan says:

    Roast beef

  27. Smaller joints as they just seem to fall to bits

  28. David Phillips says:

    Thin slices of beef. That’s tough.


    Chicken or Turkey.

  30. Karen Lloyd says:

    Hopeless at carving chicken, it just falls to pieces.

  31. Bread!

  32. Toni Arnott says:

    I am rubbish at carving. I desperately need this to prevent the Christmas mocking that will ensure this year on my first Christmas with my boyfriend.

  33. Ria Ramsey says:

    All meats! I’m rubbish at carving but its probably because my knife is never sharp enough.

  34. Chicken – every time :-(

  35. Phil Darling says:

    Chicken – its a nightmare

  36. Andy Clifford says:

    Roast chicken, find it really fiddly

  37. I find when I try to crave a Topside I can never get thin enough slices.

  38. i am really rubbish at carving. I cant carve anything thinly.

  39. Sarah Edwards says:

    I hate carving bread, particularly Malt loaf, It always ends up a rather unappealing squidgy mess! :)

  40. shane weir says:

    I’m still learning to carve chicken properly!

  41. Anne Mancini-Smith says:

    I could definitely show more prowess at carving chicken – fingers crossed to win this set – looks wonderful!

  42. Beef, end up cutting it into scraps a lot …

  43. Lucy Jones says:

    I find it hard to carve beef as it always falls apart with my crap old knives! x

  44. Terrible at Carving, still trying though

  45. Astrid James says:

    Anything on the bone

  46. Leg of lamb is always the trickiest for me.

  47. conrad edwards says:


  48. Beijing roast duck is a practiced art form of sorts

  49. Bread – I can’t cut it for the life of me!

  50. Julie Picton says:


  51. Jane Willis says:

    I’m hopeless at carving anything at all, I even have to get my husband to slice bread for me. If I carve a piece of meat it looks as if it’s been posing for a horror photo

  52. I find Chicken a pain to carve, I believe its due to there being a carcass in the way! Looking forward to the day that they get the genetically modified boneless chicken perfected, carving will be a cinch then!

  53. MELANIE HUNT says:

    i cant never carve chicken how they do on tv . mine always looked hacked !!

  54. My carving set is 20 years old. About time for a new one !

  55. Roast Beef, one of my pet hates on a Sunday is carving the roast

  56. Stephen Mears says:

    I can’t carve a gammon joint, it just crumbles rather than slices. Its probably been badly cooked by me in the first place!

  57. Laura Caraher says:

    I would love to win this set as I useless at carving and usually get my o++ther half to do it.

  58. The turkey at christmas, i always make my husband do it!

  59. kim winter says:

    Roast chicken is a nightmare,all the bones get in the way!

  60. Kim Allen says:

    For me it has to be a shoulder of lamb but it tastes so much better cooked on the bone that I keep trying ….. and failing to get nice neat slices!lol

  61. Erica McNeall says:

    My bug bear is a leg of lamb!

  62. Michelle Best says:

    Beef – I like it fairly thin – and it always end up much thicker than I would like!

  63. Glenn Hutton says:



    Everything! Especially a whole chicken – can never slice the breasts thinly enough :( xoxo

  65. Susan Crosswaite says:

    I find beef really hard to carve – we usually end up eating it in chunks rather than slices!

  66. Lindsey Jones says:

    Roast lamb

  67. Hazel Rea says:

    I don’t so much carve meat as disassemble it – I blame the fact that I like all meat very well cooked so it falls apart!

  68. I don’t carve chicken, it just doesn’t work for me. As I try to carve it it just falls apart so I just tear it off now and serve it like that. Lamb has to be the hardest for me to carve. I always manage to find the bone no matter where I start but the help of good knives is always a winner. My knives are bits and bobs from different sets that I have bought in the past with un-matching blocks. I really should invest in a good set, I’m sure it would make a massive difference to the way meat is carved. I have watched the chefs in the carvery s and they always manage to make it look so easy. Maybe I will master it with a little practice and a new set of knives :o)

  69. Sandy Ferguson says:

    Soft meat. It falls apart

  70. Oh gosh, everything apart from pork! For some reason I can carve pork really well but if you put a chicken in front of me, it will look like a bomb hit it!

  71. Karen Barrett says:

    I’m really bad at carving, I end up with chunks, can’t even cut a slice of bread evenly.

  72. A Swede (remember halloween in the old days before Pumpkins where everywhere?) Making those lanterns was hard and dangerous work.

  73. andrea miles says:

    joints with bones in

  74. maureen findley says:

    i always struggle with a leg of lamb. just find the whole shape and bone versus meat thing a pain.

  75. Suzanne Cooke says:

    Anything with a big bone, but lamb is the hardest to carve for me.

  76. rachel davies says:

    Bread, everytime!

  77. Chicken because of all the bones

  78. Pauline Rendell says:

    I hack rather than carve. Beef though is the worst!

  79. Leg of lamb

  80. Ooh, these look so nice!

  81. Chicken. Would love to be able to carve properly

  82. Chicken. Would love to be able to carve properly.

  83. kayleigh Dawn says:

    Gammon joint.

  84. ALLY CHAPMAN says:

    I find pork with cracking difficult to carve – I either get tiny slivers of crackling with decent slices of meat or lovely chunks of crackling with great lumps of meat.

    I know I could carve both separately, but I like the cripy bits still attached to the pork!

  85. Nick Whittaker says:

    Sharp knoves of good quality are a must in my kitchen. I would love to try these.

  86. Suzanne Harper says:


  87. Barrie Phillips says:

    I would like to win.

  88. Jay Scales says:

    Turkey! I can never remember where to do the sideways cuts!

  89. Karen Shuttleworth says:

    I’m generally rubbish at carving everything, the fact that we don’t own a carving knife doesn’t help!!!

  90. Has to be Pumpkin!

  91. Debbie Stanley says:

    a leg or half leg of lamb. I just end up hacking it into bits!

  92. liam marriott says:

    Thin slices of Roast Beef

  93. Hilda Hazel Wright says:

    Gargoyles, I’m just not very artistic.

  94. Allan Smith says:


  95. Rachel Edney says:

    Shoulder of lamb, the bone is such a strange shape

  96. I find Turkey to be an absolute pain in the behind to carve!

  97. Lisa Pope says:

    This would come in so handy at Christmas!

  98. Rach James says:

    Leg of lamb I think because of the big bone through the middle….but tastes so much nicer on the bone rather than having the butcher bone and roll it…. dilemma!!

  99. Anything that still has bones in, can never work out the best way to carve it.

  100. Jill Webb says:

    Ihave trouble carving every thing

  101. Absolutely everything except my fingers

  102. Jeff Wolf says:

    I used to find carving anything difficult until I bought some decent knives and leaned how to keep them sharp. Now the only thing I find hard is carving chicken and turkey off the breast.

  103. lamb

  104. beef

  105. Beef

  106. Helen Spaven says:

    Crusty bread as it moves more than meat which is a lot firmer

  107. melanie stirling says:

    Beef but pretty much anything,it always looks a mess!

  108. Emma Holness says:

    Chicken :(

  109. vicki brigham says:

    I find anything hard to carve but other half manages better but still makes a mess of pork and chicken..

  110. Melanie C says:

    I find most meat hard to carve and end up with big lumps instead of lovely slices! x

  111. Kate Andrews says:

    Chicken – trying to get all the meat off and the silly little bones

  112. sarah birkett says:

    everything! Especially beef, pork, and chicken

  113. stephanie tsang says:

    Roast chicken

  114. Brigitte Leprince says:

    I don’t really have a problem carving anything really since a sharp knife is half the battle and when I was at school doing cookery lessons, they taught us about different joints of meat and the techniques of carving them successfully. So for me, the most difficult carving would be if someone asked me to carve an undercooked piece of meat because even with a sharp knife, this would be a wobbly challenge!

  115. Janice Beal says:

    I have never been able to carve birds very well – the worst is pheasant because they’re so fiddly- although to be honest everything I carve looks a bit the worse for wear after my efforts!

  116. I always find chicken hard to carve

  117. I find chicken difficult to carve.

  118. Brigitte Leprince says:

    I do not have a problem carving at all because we were taught in cookery lessons at school how to deal with the various joints of meat and the best technique for carving them. Therefore, if I had to give an answer to this question, it would definately be under cooked meat which would be a wobbly problem!

  119. Alice Hindley says:

    Roast Beef

  120. Emma Carter says:

    I find certain joints of pork can be tricky to carve

  121. Emma Hughes says:

    beef, I just can’t slice well so need some good kit to help me!!

  122. Victoria Leedham says:

    Slicing bread! Or swede I hate peeling swede

  123. Paul Green says:

    I’m still learning to carve chicken properly

  124. I’ll echo the sentiments of others and say I’m useless be it slicing bread to carving meat!

  125. Lorna Totton says:

    Not good at carving at all but find Chicken the worst.

  126. Paul Wilson says:

    Roast Beef

  127. Charlene tankard says:

    Pumpkins! Kids love them but being the only adult so I’m the one left carving dragons and freaky faces in them and the kids take the credit

  128. Well – I’m not sure you’d call it casrving, but I really struggled to cut up a swede tonight

  129. Mainly veg like squash, pumpkin & swede, a really sharp knife is a must or it just gets stuck!!

  130. Chicken can be a challenge.

  131. I’ve only recently started cooking meat from scratch and manage to massacre everything >.< – most recent was giving everyone a thin slice of bone as well as the chicken!

  132. Maya Russell says:

    Turkey is really hard to carve. I don’t know how to.

  133. Stephanie Mamo says:

    I am hopeless at carving the turkey at christmas, it’s so big and I have little hands, it ends up shredded unless the OH does it!

  134. Val Swift says:

    I can’t carve anything my partner does it for me

  135. jennifer thorpe says:

    I’m absolutely dreading at carving anything, it always goes very wonky. Bread is the worst

  136. I’m fairly good at most things.
    Tend to agree about joints tied up with string,falling apart,when the string is cut.

  137. turkey is the hardest…

  138. Hubs is chief carver here because I’m rubbish!

  139. Katherine L says:

    We made a large roast turkey a few weeks ago and struggled with carving it! all the bits came out small and flakey!

  140. Isobelle Forde says:

    I find most meats easy as I work in a cafe .. but beef joints are probably my hardest to get nice thin slices though!

  141. Lynda Woolnough says:

    Any sort of meat. We tend to get it in chunks rather than slices!

  142. K.C.Mankell says:

    Nothing really, I quite enjoy carving, hope this is nothing macabre in me!

  143. Marie Rose says:

    Chicken especially smaller ones as my caving knife is really large (plus I need to keep it sharper) and I have very little patience for fiddly things.

  144. Zoe Howarth says:

    A roasted chicken

  145. Turkey seems to just fall apart after the first two slices.

  146. Currently anything as our carving knife is not the best.

  147. Sylvia Leaver says:

    Chicken. I’m lucky because my hubby is an ex butcher so he does most of the carving, absolutely expertly. He has a set of butchers knives which I don’t touch. A sharp knife of my own might make all the difference!

  148. Pat Stubbs says:

    Turkey because after the breast the rest is so fiddly

  149. Beef – utter nightmare

  150. Jayne Sullivan says:

    One of those uncut loaves. I always end up slicing pieces of bread that are too thick.

  151. Turkey surprisingly. Although the breast is quite easy I tend to make a hash of carving the meat from the legs.

  152. Stephanie Cummins says:

    anything!! am awful at carving

  153. Rudy Roversi says:

    I find rabbits to be the most fiddly to carve

  154. Amy Ripley says:

    Definitely the beef joint is hard!

  155. Nancy Townsend says:

    I can’t carve anything – I’m hopeless.

  156. lesley hamilton says:

    I find Pork hard to slice and sometimes lamb

  157. I always seem to make a hash of carving chicken, it would be nice to be able to carve nice dainty slices but mine are anything but!

  158. Not necessarily carve, but the hardest thing to cut well is tomatoes. I like nice even, chunky slices and you just can’t do that with a blunt knife.

  159. Irene Wright says:

    The sharper they are the less chance I have of cutting myself – sound odd, but true.

  160. sarah lambert says:

    Might sound silly but i have trouble with a chicken?? Its the shape that does it lol

  161. Irene Wright says:

    I make my own bread (in the breadmaker, of course) because ‘shop’ bread always gives me a sore stomach. Fresh bread smells wonderful, tastes better, but is a hassle to cut if the knife is not sharp.
    These knives would certainly be put to good use.

  162. Chicken – I’m terrible at it. I don’t know if it’s the awkward shape, or the consistency of the meat, but I find it impossible. These days I just lay into it with an electric carving knife; I still make a terrible mess, but at least it’s quicker!

  163. paul jackson says:

    definitely leg of lamb

  164. Kelly Koya says:

    PUmpkins! Especially with halloween coming up and children that have big ideas of fabulous pumpkins?

  165. I’m not that great at carving anything, but turkey on Christmas Day is probably the worst because there’s added pressure and I’m already frazzled by that point! A decent set of knives would help a lot though.

  166. Adele Hill says:

    Nothing really, as long as my knife is sharp I find carving ok.

  167. I find carving anything difficult, but then I have never had a really good knife

  168. Andrew Halliwell says:

    Think the most fiddly things to carve are chickens, roast beef and lamb and stuff are just a straight cut but you’ve got a lot of nooks and crannies to carve around on a chicken.

  169. Ellie Peabody says:

    My husbands homemade bread!

  170. Marble. I have no idea how Leonardo managed it :(

  171. Fiona Matters says:

    I’m bad at carving chicken. Not as bad as everyone else though so I often end up doing it. Sigh.

  172. Probably lamb, if slow cooked it falls appart so nicely that it’s very difficult to get a slice

  173. Paul Rogers says:

    No one here likes doing it – its always me at the SHARP END!

  174. Amanda Hurst says:

    Wow….What a great prize. I would even invite the in-laws round for Sunday dinner, if I had a nice posh carving set, like the one on offer. : )

  175. busylizzie says:


  176. Sarah Jauch says:

    I’m terrible at slicing chicken!

  177. Duck and goose can be difficult because they’re so fatty in places

  178. Lisa Pope says:

    Bread, I bake my own & have done for the past 10 years or so, you’d thing by now I’d be a little more adept! I tend to leave most of the carving to my husband

  179. A chicken the legs get in the way!

  180. Pumkin

  181. Roast beef

  182. Can’t see my comment from yeterday so try again ? This would be great – just in time for the Christmas Turkey.

  183. breads

  184. Roast Pork Joints

  185. Maria Turner says:

    Chicken or turkey is difficult to carve to make presentation look good and also get everything possible from the bird

  186. kim plant says:

    steak i hate cutting it x

  187. Jenny Rogers says:

    Those with an awkward bone.

  188. Poultry in general, I usually let my husband handle this :)

  189. Ali Thorpe says:

    I don’t tend to do the carving – I never realised how old school I was until now!

  190. zoe corbin says:

    Can carve a mean roast.

  191. Jeremy Andrews says:

    Duck – I can never slice it thin.

  192. Chicken and Turkey

  193. Emily Fowler says:

    Chicken – I usually end up taking the breasts off whole then hacking away!

  194. Georgie Aronin says:

    Leg of lamb as it’s hard to get a hold of

  195. Charlotte Evans says:

    Roast chicken! So small and fiddly!

  196. Tiffany Oconnell says:


  197. John Lynch says:

    butternut squash

  198. Gerald Ludlow says:

    I struggle to cut roast beef.

  199. CAROL PATRICK says:

    Chicken and Turkey – I always make a mess of it.

  200. katrina walsh says:

    Well done beef – its hard to keep in one bit sometimes

  201. susan hoggett says:


  202. Roast chicken. It always shreds up!! x

  203. Svetlana Lemantovic says:

    fresh bread

  204. susan swain says:

    chicken – its really difficult

  205. nicola barter says:

    butternut squash

  206. Kate Rampersad says:

    A bloody duck!

  207. Dorothee77 says:

    The hardest to carve… lamb!

  208. Mickie Bull says:

    Lamb Shoulder!

  209. Jamie Berwick says:

    Lamb is tricky to carve as the meat often collapses – chicken, battling with the carcas, can be a mess too!

  210. I find a chicken the most difficult as once the big bits are off, the rest is fiddly


  211. Swede

  212. Becky John says:

    Any bird, chicken, turkey, duck or goose!

  213. Pete C Hewitt says:

    I think chicken is difficult, all the bonesetc.

  214. maureen moss says:

    shoulder of lamb

  215. Roast chicken or beef

  216. Sarah Morris says:

    I find it hard to carve most meats but aside from that, the worst thing to cut for me is Swede, it usually ends up flying across the room!

  217. Cheryll H says:

    Everything is equally difficult! I have rubbish knives though… (that’s what I tell myself anyway) :) @pipersky1

  218. leah finch says:

    I find everything hard to carve as my knives are old and need replacing..

  219. Hardest thing to carve for me is Chicken when it has been done in the slow cooker, just falls apart

  220. Bread, i usually end up with huge slices as i can’t cut it thinly. :(

  221. Joanne Mapp says:

    I love warm bread, but it is so hard to carve

  222. dragonfly63 says:

    Anything, I always leave it to the other half. He seems to have more trouble with shoulder of lamb.

  223. Any meat

  224. Decent knives are a chef’s most important tool. If I win these knives does it mean I’ll be as good a cook and as inventive as Heston? Hope so!
    PS: I don’t watch many cookery shows but I did see the show when Heston tried his hardest to change the food and approach to cooking on submarines. He had a really tricky task but his determination eventually paid off and I hope he’s proud of that.

  225. Alfie Davidson says:

    Lamb is the worst by far

  226. Kevin Dooley says:

    Lamb – getting the thickness bang on!

  227. Actually it is an enormous pumpkin – every year harvested from my garden.

  228. Karen Harrison says:

    Turkey – the bons get in the way

  229. Haley Redshaw says:

    Chicken mainly got poor knifes x

  230. Lesley Wright says:


  231. peter abbott says:

    Fed up with not being able to carve properly

  232. Richard R says:


  233. Pumpkins! and swedes are hard to chop too.

  234. Stephanie Buckridan says:

    I can carve ok, but not thinly enough

  235. Louise Smith says:

    I can’t carve any meat thinly, I can’t get the angle right or get even slices

  236. Angela Turton says:

    everything! I make a hash of it all, maybe it my knives aren’t sharp enough :)

  237. My cheap knives are rubbish. Maybe if i had the best I could ‘bin the rest’.

  238. Rachel Blackburn says:

    A leg of lamb is always a difficult one. Probably my knives aren’t much cop.

  239. Andrea Smith says:

    I’m bad at carving most roasts. I always end up with odd shaped slices ~ thick at one end and wafer thin at the other.

  240. Roast chicken/turkey

  241. karen hargreaves says:

    This would be great to carve the christmas turkey with, lovely prize

  242. Any roast bird, but duck in particular

  243. Lamb

  244. Definitely has to be leg of lamb. I just cannot carve anything with a bone and when I get near to the bone with lamb I end up with chunks instead of slices.

  245. Claire Smith says:

    Roast beef – ends up in thick wedges.

  246. Kate O'Neill says:

    Lamb. And chicken. And beef. I think it’s safe to say me and carving do not get on.

  247. iain maciver says:

    no good at carving at all maybe what i need is this a good set of tools for the job

  248. Christopher Nicholl says:

    I get into a total mess with leg of lamb, it looks so unappetising when I’ve hacked it apart.

  249. Chicken – I’d rather just pull it apart with my hands!

  250. Lindsey PHILPOT says:

    Turkey but I think that’s because I want it perfect.

  251. Pat Luckman says:

    Find it hard carving anything Instead of ending up with slices I always end up with chunks

  252. teressa oliver says:

    I would say chicken

  253. Kat Kingsbury says:

    Everything, I’m far too clumsy to be trusted to do it. That’s my husband’s job.

  254. Joanna Sawka says:

    roast beef

  255. belinda porter says:

    mines bread if I cut it the family get weird shapes so hubby dooes it or we have sliced

  256. Paul Walshaw says:

    Pork shoulder joints

  257. Sergio Meucci says:

    Leg of lamb, i never know which we to start.

  258. Susan Bowe says:


  259. I am useless at carving – my better half always does it!! :-)

  260. Helen Battle says:

    I find it hard to cut some beefs and legs of lamb

  261. laura banks says:

    most of my cooking its a bit tough

  262. Louise Hutchings says:

    I would carve carpaccio of beef fillet, It will help me get it very thin. :-)


    the most difficult………….nice rare joint of beef

  264. claire woods says:


  265. Val Pownall says:

    Shoulder of Lamb – can be quite dangerous to carve I’ve noticed! I have the scars to prove it!

  266. Darren Collins says:


  267. Kevin Honey says:

    Turkey, too many bones in the way!

  268. I find it hard to cut a loaf of bread it’s either too thin and breaks or too thick lol.Also chicken is a nightmare for me.

  269. S Edwards says:

    Turkey with our blunt knife :)

  270. Daniel Stacey says:


  271. David Cannon says:

    I’d say chicken can be a little tricky to carve into even slices

  272. Lyndsey B says:

    Really struggle to carve lamb shanks :)

  273. For me I find leg of lamb the hardest to carve.

  274. Ross Woodier says:

    Gammon, Turkey & Beef.
    Useless with all of them.

  275. tammy tollefsen says:

    Definitely Beef!

  276. Sunday Roast Chicken!

  277. DENISE CURRIE says:

    These would be great for Christmas Dinner

  278. Rob Clayton says:

    chicken is the hardest

  279. A leg of lamb is always tricky, never sure where to put the knife because of the bone. Also, i’m not sure you’d call it carving, but butternut squash and large sweet potatoes can be a nightmare to slice into sometimes.

  280. clare doherty says:

    Baked ham, it always falls apart.

  281. lamb

  282. Greig spencer says:

    beef lol

  283. Jacquie Bennett says:

    I can’t carve anything, it always ends up looking a mess so I only do a roast when it’s just us too, so embarassing!

  284. Francesca Light-Wilson says:

    Joints of beef – I can never get the slices straight!

  285. Tara Davies says:

    I’m utterly hopeless when it comes to carving meat, so i always get the other half to do it. I’m sure he’d be pleased with a helping hand :)

  286. I nice sharp knife should help with the carving.

  287. Krissy Del Agua says:


  288. Alison john says:

    Turkey at christmas

  289. Chicken – I usually make real mess…

  290. June Gaynor says:

    I’m useless at carving Turkey

  291. Diane Carey says:

    I don’t carve anything, my hubby always does it. He carves all joints except chicken with an electric knife

  292. kim mayhead says:

    Any kind of roasted meat

  293. I usually have to get my husband to carve up the chicken, as I’m so useless. It usually comes of in lumps. Maybe a decent knife would help, or maybe I really am just useless. :)

  294. Roast beef – I’ve given up trying.

  295. Lemknip Pink says:

    Roast beef, I always mess it up

  296. Carolynn Woodland says:


  297. Julie Clark says:

    Meat which is hot from the oven is hard to carve I usually let it cool slightly

  298. Roast pork – always crumbles.

  299. Chris Davies says:

    Ice Sculptures, it’s just not my forte

  300. Christine Caple says:

    I’m useless at carving, so get my OH to do it!

  301. Christina Massue says:

    I find beef quite hard to carve nicely.

  302. nikki hilton says:

    a pumpkin- so hard to do!!!

  303. Abby Mynett says:


  304. Cat Thomas says:

    Gotta be Pumpinn pretty tricky!

  305. KENNETH JACKSON says:

    would like a knife that stays sharp

  306. adele knight says:

    It has to bread, ends up squashed!

  307. Elodie Ladlow says:

    Have trouble with most things, never have the right utensils to help!

  308. SARAH SHAW says:


  309. anita roberts says:

    chicken – always end up just ripping it to shreds

  310. Rachael Barratt says:

    I find it hard to carve anything! I’m rubbish!

  311. Turnips.

  312. Angela McDonald says:

    Roast chicken at christmas!

  313. all roasts

  314. Kirsty Woods says:

    Anything with a bone

  315. Everything – I swear it has something to do with being left-handed …

  316. chicken, always falls to pieces

  317. Valerie Dallimore says:

    Everything! I think I need a better knife!

  318. Phyllis Ellett says:

    Leg of lamb, or anything with a big bone in it.

  319. I can’t carve anything hot. I cooked the most impressive beef joint last week. Everything was perfect. Except the slices (chunks) of beef on our plates. Such a shame. Tasted great. Looked awful!

  320. Cheryl Pearson says:

    pumpkins… Last tears one was not scary… it just had eyes a nose and a smile!

  321. Shoulder of lamb – seems to be bone whichever way you attack it!

  322. Bread, can never get it straight

  323. Laura Cooper says:

    Anything which you have to go round the bone – like a leg of lamb.

  324. David Paterson says:


  325. Ian Futcher says:

    Duck is always hard to do so i break it up with my fingers.

  326. Elizabeth Smith says:

    Bread, meat, poultry…they all look like a rat’s been at it!

  327. Lisa Williams says:

    With Christmas approaching I desperately need to master carving the turkey I mess it up every year.

  328. Lyndsey Beckford says:

    Roast beef

  329. leg of lamb!

  330. Nicola Seary says:

    I find Lamb the hardest to Carve

  331. Amanda Goldston says:

    Fresh bread is the hardest thing for me to “carve” or hack to pieces! It is never straight and the so-called slices are either as thick as doorsteps or full of holes

  332. There’s something about Heston’s round smiley face that always makes me smile. Yes please to good knives!

  333. Joanne Nelson says:

    Chicken – everyone else makes it look so easy but I just end up with chicken carnage.

  334. Frances hopkins says:

    By the chicken bone

  335. Chicken… too many bones


  336. Julie Davies says:

    lamb, it never falls in nice slices, always ends up really bitty

  337. Katie Taylor says:

    Joints of lamb are the worst for me!

  338. kylie johnson says:

    Vegetables are the hardest for me to cut! I think I need sharper knives!

  339. i would just like to win ;)

  340. Andrea Morton says:

    Everthing really, I have to get somebody else to do it.

  341. John Seaman says:

    The xmas Turkey, ends up as “one chunk or two”, no problems with chickens, just the ruddy turkey!

  342. karine jade says:

    lol I am crap at it, leave it to my hubb

  343. I’m terrible at carving anything, especially chicken

  344. Rebecca Boswell says:

    Has to be chicken. Ok to start and then it all goes to pot!

  345. I’ve never had a knife sharp enough to carve properly so I usually just cut big messy chunks off and leave it at that!

  346. Sue Oldham says:

    I find pork hardest to carve, especially if it is slow cooked. I know it is lovely to have it just fall apart at a touch of your fork, but when you want to present slices nicelyon the plate it can be a bit of a nightmare!

  347. Sue Oldham says:

    Pork, especially when slow cooked. I know it is lovely to have it fall apart at the touch of your fork but when you want to present a roast dinner to guests its nice to have slices instead I think.

  348. George Spedding says:

    Leg of lamb on the bone

  349. Alison Macdonald says:

    It has got to be a leg of lamb – trying to carve around that bone is horrendous :-)

  350. Tracey Starey says:

    I struggle with chicken, I just get lumps of it, but I guess it tastes the same even if presented a bit messily!

  351. adam parker says:

    roasted duckling

  352. Clare cherrington says:

    Im rubbish at carving! X

  353. Rainie Bish says:

    Everything, it always looks like I’ve hacked at it

  354. kayleigh bates says:

    I’m useless with everythong especially big joints of beef

  355. Kerry Webber says:

    I’m not allowed to carve anything in my house – it never ends well….

  356. Teresa Lee says:

    Xmas Turkey – just seems to crumble into pieces when I try and do it

  357. susan younger says:

    I don’t carve anything. I just give the task to any other male in the house. Why are they always so good at it?

  358. i have trouble carving anything, the knives we have are as blunt as anything,so a new set would be brilliant

  359. roast chicken

  360. Sophie Buckle says:

    A joint of beef

  361. Chicken. I always make a mess of it.

  362. Laura Pritchard says:

    Roast Beef – I end up with bits of beef everywhere!

  363. Stephen Scott says:

    Roast chicken! Nightmare!

  364. Ann Robinson says:

    I find hot chicken difficult to cut

  365. Sarah Phillips says:

    I don’t think I’ve ever carved anything before – I just get someone else to do it and be the first to take the meat!

  366. Everything really!

  367. Christmas Turkey

  368. Joanne Cullen says:

    Chicken always looks like its already been chewed up after ive tried to carve it!

  369. Beef joints

  370. Tony Hone says:

    Roast chicke always ends up a shambles !

  371. anna myszak says:

    Luckily my partner is responsible for carving.

  372. Not the best at carving anything to be honest! Chicken is probably the biggest pain though!!

  373. Brisket

  374. im rubbish in general in the kitchen , fella does all the carvingand hes saying beef is the hardest :) shhhhhh dont tell him im entering cos he’d love these !

  375. I don’t do the carving, the husband does it but I know he finds Beef the hardest to carve.

  376. Anything with bones – could do with this for the xmas turkey

  377. I don’t carve – ever – so these would be for Hubbie who is the man who does the job in our house. It’s the Quorn roast that causes the most hassle though.

  378. I’m not good at craving thinly, especially chicken

  379. emma kinsey says:


  380. Tracy Messenger says:

    I always make a mess carving lamb.

  381. so far did not run in into any problems

  382. Hayley Williams says:

    Chicken, never comes out how I want it. End up pulling most of it off.

  383. Emmajo potter says:

    I struggle to cave anything my mother in law cooks. It’s really embarrassing when she brings her roast to the table and asks me to carve. It’s usually rock hard and I practically have to chisel it off the bone. That along with soggy veg makes Sunday dinner something I try to avoid!

  384. Angela M - Garden Tea Cakes and Me says:

    Chicken for me it can be so awkward at times

  385. Hannah Clementson says:

    I find it hard to carve – meat :)I find it wiggly and I always end up with either really to think or a massive chunky piece. :(

  386. tamalyn roberts says:

    my beef as it always falls apart lol

  387. everything. I always slice too thickly

  388. Janice Davison says:

    Leg of lamb can be difficult

  389. Emma Hicks says:

    Slow roasted pork shoulder – looks like pulled pork by the time I’ve finished with it!

  390. hannah oneill says:

    Just about anything

  391. Lamb!! Infact I hate carving

  392. Lesley Walsh says:

    I’m useless at carving – doesn’t matter what the meat is!!!!

  393. lorraine rogers says:

    Need a new set would love to win this

  394. Peter Newham says:

    could do with something better to cut the roast lamb we’ll be having for christmas

  395. rosemary sheehan says:

    I find raw beef to carve

  396. Dave Walters says:

    Just need some decent knives to carve with.

  397. I’m not great in the kitchen so I’ll terrible at carving everything! These might help though!

  398. angela sandhu says:


  399. MARK HOPKINS says:

    Beef. Well tough.

  400. kristy brown says:

    Anything in pastry! I tried to carve a Beef wellington so it looked all professional…….it looked like I threw it on the floor then dished it up!

  401. Turkey!

  402. terina davidson says:

    i would love to slice meat thin,mine always look like wedges

  403. Maisie Linford says:

    I can’t carve! But Turkey is the only thing I’ve tried.
    My boyfriend is the chef

  404. SHEILS GLASS says:

    Sheila’s trips for carving
    1. Put the turkey on a work surface. Using a boning or chef’s knife, cut from the neck end to the tail end of the breast parallel to the breastbone. Continue cutting, keeping the knife against the breastbone. Then angle the knife, running it alongside the thin rib cage to free the meat.
    2. Slice the breast meat crosswise against the grain using a Granton slicer or a chef’s knife. Transfer meat to a warmed platter.
    3. Pull the leg away from the carcass as you slice down the side of the thigh to expose the joint. Cut around the joint to free the whole leg. Repeat with the other leg. Remove the other side of the breast and slice according to Step 2.
    4. Find the joint between the leg and thigh bone and separate them with the knife. Slice the thigh meat parallel to the thigh bone and transfer the meat to the platter. Repeat with other leg and thigh.
    5. Trim the meat off the legs , if desired, by slicing lengthwise down the bone to free the meat. Cut around the wings to free them from the carcass. Save the carcass for making stock.

    Now all one need’s is the Knife set – Thanks for the Giveaway!

  405. Cherish Curl says:


  406. Jackie ONeill says:

    roast chicken, always seems to end up in bits rather than in nice slices

  407. Fiona Matters says:

    Chicken – fiddly stuff.

  408. Joelle Gilbert says:

    Chicken is quite hard to carve. Sometimes when no one is looking I just give up and pull bits off.

  409. Nicola Dudson says:

    I find it really hard to carve Beef!

  410. Nicola Marie Reynolds says:

    I usually leave it up to my husband to do the carving, but when I do have to do it myself I always struggle with beef. Always looks a state when I do it!

  411. Michaela Williams says:

    I’m not very good at carving turkey :-(
    Chicken is quite easy, because it is not as big, but turkey at Christmas for 8 people is huge!

  412. The hardest to carve? I forget his name exactly but I got there in the end :D

  413. Sally Peevor says:

    I’m generally rubbish at carving so I tend to let my husband do it – I am a perfectionist and I struggle with the angles!!


    A swede

  415. Julie brooke says:

    Everything at the moment because I don’t have a decent knife!

  416. Julie brooke says:

    Everything at the moment because I don’t have a decent knife

  417. Alison Turner says:

    I find Lamb shoulder really hard to carve as the bones are so awkward. :)

  418. Ashley Alden says:

    Definitely lamb, mainly due to the awkward bones. Or maybe it’s just me.

  419. Ruth Tesdale says:

    I have always used an electric knife but I was never happy with the result and need to learn to carve properly

  420. Diana Cotter says:

    Shoulder of lamb always flummoxes me!

  421. Everything, I’m rubbish at carving

  422. Eleanor Wigmore says:

    I find poultry harder than lamb, beef or pork! I am pretty bad at letting it rest though – too impatient!

  423. Sarah Davies says:

    I made a real mess of the baby chicken I carved last night

  424. Annette Hanley says:

    I find it hard to carve most things.

  425. Beef

  426. Pumpkins!

  427. Lucy J Morgan says:

    Everything is hard to carve when you dont have a decent knife like me at the moment!

  428. EMMA WALTERS says:


  429. mine is pork, getting throught the crackling

  430. Sarah Ballantyne says:

    Belly Pork – it just falls to pieces.

  431. Can never carve chicken off the bone, tend to take the whole breast off and then cut into chunks

  432. sairz eastham says:

    Lamb, cor it falls to pieces! one lump or two….

  433. Isabel Plant says:

    Beef is quite tricky I think.

  434. Tracy Gladman says:


  435. Sarah Cooper says:


  436. francis lee says:

    i find roast pork the hardest to carve

  437. I am useless at carving all fingers and thumbs, maybe this might help me to carve like a professional (maybe not quite as well) x

  438. Sharon McGuinness says:

    I find roast pork hard to carve out of all the meats

  439. Lamb, its a pain in the bum to carve nicely

  440. Sheila Reeves says:

    Leg or shoulder of lamb

  441. lesley doodnath says:

    hubby usually carves in our house

  442. Rod Curtis says:

    OK so I’ve worked as a cavery chef in the distant past so can’t say I find anything difficult, my wife hates carving goose tho’.

  443. Turkey breast is a pain to do. There is always a such high expectations to do the job properly.

  444. I find chicken so difficult to carve!

  445. Lamb – I don’t cook it much, so I am less used to it.

  446. gammon, its so juice and sticky

  447. Lynne McEvoy says:

    Turkey can sometimes be difficult to carve.

  448. Sally Carter says:

    Leg of lamb – such an awkward shape!

  449. anthony martin says:

    Anything cooked by my Dad, you need a chainsaw…lol

  450. Jackie Walter says:

    Have no idea how to carve properly and hubby just hacks at a roast sadly.

  451. Helen Thurston says:

    I’m useless at carving so tend to delegate. I find anything still with bones in the hardest.

  452. I’m terrible at carving everything, I usually ask my dad to lend a hand!

  453. SUSAN L HALL says:

    beef – i love it when you go to restaurants and there are lovely thin slices mine end up more like chunks!

  454. nikki cook says:

    roast pork!

  455. It has to salmon

  456. Leg of lamb on the bone!

  457. Roast beef, had to carve some tonight and it was effort!

  458. Linda Thorn says:


  459. Bison, they wont stand still!
    Anything, with a blunt knife.

  460. Katherine Coldicott says:

    I find beef difficult to cut into thin slices.

  461. Jelly….. don’t ask.

  462. Nicole-Melainie Squires says:

    Now these look very nifty!! :)

  463. beef

  464. I am rubbish at carving birds….Really rubbish!

  465. Paul Witney says:

    Lamb usually, as it’s quite fatty and therefore more difficult to cut through. I tend to end up with chunks rather than neat slices.

  466. Pineapples! They are too spiky! x

  467. Stephanie Boulton says:


  468. Chicken. Too many bones!

  469. stewart johnston says:


  470. roast chicken maybe i need a sharper knife :0

  471. Georgina Ball says:


  472. catherine plant says:

    anything it usually end up with the boyfriend taking over after seeing me in action!

  473. melanie crumpton says:

    chicken… its awkward

  474. Gabrielle Svensson says:

    I find it really hard to do beef thinly.

  475. A chicken – can never seem to get the hang of it!

  476. Great Knives …would be great to have knives that do the job!

  477. Diane Ireton says:

    Leg of Lamb is the hardest to carve.

  478. laura jones says:

    hard cheeses

  479. Paul Anderson says:

    Pork! It seems to have a dead thick bit at the bottom :(

  480. Fiona Harris says:

    A chicken !! I always make a mess of it !!

  481. Fiona Harris says:

    Chicken I always make a mess of it !!

  482. Michelle Clarke says:

    Any joint with string tied around

  483. love these very stylish

  484. Mrs S W Lee says:

    Pheasant… can be tough meat if not cooked properly

  485. bread :( i cant do it!

  486. Bohdan Kuczynski says:

    Iberico ham on the bone, it’s really difficult to get very thin good sized slices

  487. michele omalley says:

    Heads I always struggle with those

  488. Melanie Gardiner says:

    Everything!! I’m a bit of a kitchen fail when it comes to carving, which generally ends up with big fat wedges of meat (usually thinner one side than the other) or a bit of a blood bath with my digits tending to take a bit of a hammering.

  489. A lovely rare rib of beef, but largely because I just want to pick it up and eat it

  490. Rennene Hartland says:

    leg of lamb

  491. poultry is fiddly especially if your knives aren’t particularly sharp!

  492. bread. lots of wonky slices

  493. Dianne Brewin says:

    the hardest thing with a not very sharp knife is a tomato!!

  494. We find Ham the hardest to carve. Always seems to want to come away in chunks rather than slices.

  495. denise cross says:

    I carve anything decently – it always ends up in chunks so I usually get the other half to do it

  496. David Price says:

    Roast Duck

  497. Daphne Mueller says:

    I find bread really hard to carve

  498. pork!

  499. mrs s pearce says:

    i’m rubbish at carving full stop,but find beef the worse

  500. I don’t have a carving knife so would make a great addition to my kitchen :)

  501. Alex Macdonald says:

    Looks great!

  502. Sandra Clarke says:

    I’m hopeless at carving most things – even bread doesn’t come out even!

  503. Joanne Homer says:

    I still find chicken and turkey hard to carve – there always seems to be such a lot wasted.

  504. jennie jackson says:

    I struggle with everything – it would make a nice change to have something decent to carve with this xmas

  505. Suzie Lynette says:

    Cant carve Roast Beef xx

  506. Anything with bones it, I get in a real mess and end up chopping it into lumps instead of slices!

  507. Kerry Brown says:


  508. Vanessa Cox says:

    Oh I really need those as I’m not very good at carving …

  509. As I generally cook the meat and the rest of the dinner I leave the carving for someone else to do.

  510. Will I be able to cook like Heston.

  511. Wild look great carving the turkey this year!

  512. Awsome! These look great

  513. Philip tuckwood says:

    Carving is a combination of skill and good quality tools to get the job done

  514. Would be great to have a new carving set – I’ve still using my mother’s which must be nearly antique now!

  515. Mrs C Corrin says:

    My husband would love to carve the Christma Turkey with these

  516. I have so many knives but never find a good sharpener so always on the quest for one that works!

  517. Would love a decent carving knife. My slices always end up too thick

  518. Steve Dickinson says:

    I just hack away !

  519. vauna beauvais says:

    Hardets thing to carve is a nut roast – you need a really sharp knife so that it doesn’t just all crumble instead of making slices. I would love this carving set for our sunday nut roast dinners :-)

  520. If I win I still won’t be able to carve meat like Heston.

  521. Helenthemadex says:

    I am rubbish at carving anything, joints all get hacked to pieces

  522. My Husband just loves a good set of knives

  523. I have never had a good sharp knife in 35 years of marriage!

  524. rebecca smith says:

    my hubby does it :) x

  525. Gaby Smith says:

    Would be good to be able to carve a roast rather than dismember it :)

  526. glad i discovered this blog its awesome!!

  527. Emma cella says:


  528. Charlotte H says:

    I find swede very hard to cut!

  529. Gina Michele says:

    tweeted and fingers crossed i win, i have had to start from scratch and dont have hardly any kitchen things :)

  530. Nia Wyn Roberts says:

    Just what we need for the turkey!

  531. maxime goodwin says:


  532. Emma Jackson says:

    Badly need this as I’ve been managing with just two not great knives for years, haha x

  533. vauna beauvais says:


  534. This looks like a very useful prize, perfect for pork with crackling or roast chicken.

  535. Fiona Usher says:

    Ah Wow! These would be great, i can imagine they are much better than the Argos Value Knifes ;-)
    I would love to win these so the Turkey looks nicely sliced on the plate this years instead of ……well, a mess!

  536. Katy MacLachlan says:

    I just moved to a new flat, and have a mish mash of hand-me down kitchen ware. would be lovely to have a nice shiny set like this. xx

  537. Kathy wynne says:

    These knives look great…I need all the help I can get with my carving…

  538. My husband would love these!

  539. Caroline Scott says:

    nobody expects slices in my house – they know they’ll just end up with chunks! If I won this they’d get a lovely christmas surprise!

  540. Sheila O'Donoghue says:

    I dont have a proper carving set, so I do find it difficult to carve my fav meat Lamb.

  541. Joanne Wilkinson says:

    I find beef the toughest

  542. karen pates says:

    Perfect for turkey and pork carving!

  543. Lovely carving set!

  544. Kelly Cleeton says:

    What a fab festive prize, hubby wouldn’t moan about carving with this!

  545. Michelle Large says:

    I find poultry really tricky to carve, I shall blame it on my inferior knives

  546. Christine Sunter says:

    All meat!

  547. Mark Shaw says:

    Be nice to carve the turkey with that set this year.

  548. Matt Hudson says:

    All meats hard to carve!!!!

  549. John Banks says:

    Would be great to win this to carve the Sunday roast!

  550. elaine stokes says:

    could really do with this

  551. Turkey at Christmas due to the additional pressure

  552. Lorna Craig says:

    I can just about manage chicken but beef and lamb get served in chunks in our house!!

  553. Lamb – tough to carve properly. Need more practice

  554. Jacqui Williams says:

    I struggle to carve anything with my knives, chicken just shreds.

  555. Oooh I need this carving set!

  556. Claire Leverett says:

    I can’t carve at all would love a proper set to learn :)

  557. kate knight says:

    great prize

  558. Hate Carving
    never seem to get it right

  559. vicky cockett says:

    woluld love a decent carving knife, currently my carving skills look more like a masacar

  560. Colin Wright says:

    my knives are needing replaced now

  561. Paul Swash says:

    Say goodbye to my fingers

  562. susan gough says:

    Gammon, hopeless at it!

  563. They would hopefully help me out with cutting up butternut squash which I find really hard!

  564. I hate carving poultry most of all!

  565. I’m Deadly with my cheap supermarket knives

  566. June Lord says:

    I so need these!

  567. Tom Rokins says:

    These look pretty awesome – would make cutting the goose a breeze!

  568. Joanne Crosby says:

    My parents have bought me a meat slicer for this christmas as I’m not too good at carving things.

  569. Sarah North says:

    This is such a great prize….. would look forward to attacking that bird if I won this !!!

  570. Sarah Redfern says:

    Great Prize :-) x

  571. Celia West says:

    Thin beef

  572. Michelle Williams says:

    I always stuggle to get bread cut correctly, thats why I always buy it sliced

  573. Ben Audsley says:

    chicken for me – im all over the place usually!

  574. dorothy cavender says:

    My carving my Christmas Turkey with this carving set would be great!

  575. Tal Lev Ari says:

    This set looks fantastic. Makes carving easier

  576. Looking sharp !

  577. shelagh milne says:

    I tend to end up with chunks and not thin slices

  578. Ohmite Hudson says:

    I can’t carve anything, always ends up like a scene from a horror movie

  579. Sheelagh Thompson says:

    I can’t carve anything properly. I’m well known for my chunks of ‘carved’ roast meat!

  580. I am useless at carving, we always have bits

  581. katie skeoch says:

    would come in great for a ham joint – perfect for cutting up for soup x

  582. Great knife set…..

  583. michelle dootson says:


  584. My boyfriend would be delighted if I won these, he used to work in a butchers and is forever moaning about our knives!

  585. These look great! I’m in desperate need for some decent quality kitchen knives

  586. Jodie Cook says:

    Never had any set like this before lol

  587. Janine Atkin says:

    fab. would love this!

  588. Petra Hora says:

    I would love to win as this will be perfect present for my mother in law!

  589. I could really do with a good carving knife.

  590. Sheri Darby says:

    Love to win this

  591. Becci Cleary says:

    Brilliant Giveaway

  592. Natalie Henderson says:

    This would be such a great prize to win

  593. Sarah Williams says:

    I never carve but leave it up to my husband.

  594. Jennifer Turnbull says:

    I’m no good at carving so my husband does it. This prize would make it so much easier!

  595. Leigh Larkin says:

    Oh I love Heston! Maybe his knives would help me magically learn to carve like a pro?! :)

  596. Eleanor Powell says:

    would be great – I can’t cut butter with my carving knife any more!

  597. Claire Osman says:

    I’m not great with carving…..always ends up too thick!

  598. rebecca nisbet says:

    I have a electric meat cutter it makes life a little easier

  599. Esme McCrubb says:


  600. Kirsten Barthy says:

    What a useful prize

  601. count me in, my knife is rubbish!

  602. tony houghton says:

    anything with a bone in is a pain

  603. Gemma Clark says:

    i can’t carve to save my life, i once nearly sliced the top of my finger clean off lol

  604. marianne lester-george says:

    I worked in a butchers for a while and miss the wonderful knives I got to work with there.

  605. Claire Trevor says:

    Sharp knives are always wrk uch better!

  606. Teresa Barnard says:

    great prize, would love to win this

  607. Since watching YouTube my carving has improved but it still needs some work; some fantastic knives would help I’m sure

  608. Hazel Rush says:

    My fiancée is amazing at cooking and this would be a brilliant Xmas prezzie for him!!

  609. quality knives are the key to preparation of dishes

  610. My food is all mashed by the time I finish carving!

  611. Alison Johnson says:

    I would love these for my Husband.

  612. Alex Vaughan says:

    I can’t carve… But these would help stop my hubby moaning about having to do it :-)

  613. Even I might be able to carve without butchering with a decent set!

  614. Dawn Drewery says:

    These knives look amazing!!! I need to get some of these for my kitchen, mine are all completely blunt, they’re just ornaments now!!! :-)

  615. ROS Thompson says:

    I can never carve beef into neat thin slices

  616. Sylvia Paul says:

    My knives are really blunt so it’s impossible to carve meat neatly.

  617. David Evans says:

    Remarkably cutting aren’t they!

  618. vivian allman says:

    just what i need > :)

  619. yvette anderton says:

    it would be wonderful if i win it will make my husbands life easier to carve i cant carve since i am disabled

  620. Sue Robinson says:

    These look so much better than my usual instruments for hacking the Turkey apart :)

  621. Val Hartley says:

    My knife is blunt

  622. caroline hooper says:

    would love to win this

  623. Ham hock!

  624. Chris Williams says:

    I’m no good at carving any meat always cut it too thick so its hubbys job now

  625. I find any carving really difficult. A bad workman blames his tools!

  626. Carmel Kennedy says:

    Looks like the best carving set ever – especially good for our favourite, pork shoulder on the bone.

  627. Emily Hutchinson says:

    Chicken, I end up just hacking it into chunks when I want nice neat even slices!

  628. Richard Pemberton says:

    Slow cooked pork just doesn’t carve :-)

  629. Sarah Peacock says:

    My OH would love these as a Christmas Gift – he moans about our knives every Sunday!

  630. Karen Whittaker says:

    I always do the carving (then everyone can blame me when it goes wrong!!)

  631. David Evans says:

    A beautiful Fork ‘n Knife!

  632. Japanese blades are definitely the best!

  633. Jan Holden says:

    I find most meats hard to carve as I like to cook them till they are soft

  634. matthew colburn says:

    love to win these, could never bring myself to pay that sort of price so winning is my only chance :)

  635. Leanne Court says:

    Would be great to have a decent carving knife back in the house!

  636. chirag patel says:


  637. I don’t like carving roast pork. I am never sure what to do with the crackling.

  638. carol phile says:

    My brother always moans about my knives not being sharp enough. These might stop him grumbling at Christmas.

  639. sue willshee says:

    Must be lovely to have a sharp knife for carving. All my knives are so blunt they can hardly get through butter :-)

  640. antonia j richardson says:

    all the knives in my house are rubbish so carvings always a pain

  641. valerie mccarthy says:

    We could use a good carving knife. Fantastic prize

  642. Sheena Read says:

    Would love to win these. Perhaps they will help my cooking!

  643. I am dreadful at carving, end up hacking at it lol

  644. Helen McCarthy says:

    Sharp good quality knives make cooking so much more fun than battling with a blunt one!!

  645. Angie Hoggett says:

    they look great would love a really good knife!

  646. All my knives are so old and blunt I just end up ripping my meat apart, a new carving set will be alot more civil.

  647. Ellie Jacobs says:

    the only thing i get right is turkey. Everything else is a chore, luckily my kids are young so dont notice. Hopefully with the right tools (hin, hint) I may be a perfect carver by the time they are old enough to bring their kids round for Christmas Dinner LOL x

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