La via lattea' is the name of the project which is made up of two sets of knives for cutting and serving hard and soft cheeses. Included in the two sets is a 'guide to cutting and tasting 35 italian cheeses and the major european cheeses. Designed by anna and gian franco gasparini and produced by knife makers berti of scarperia, tuscany, these knives were created to meet the requirements of private cheese lovers as well as those of food experts.
Colour : Mirror polished steel & Natural boxwood / Raw fabric
Material : Knives : Blades in 1,4119 steel with handles in boxwood - Spreader in 18/10 stainless steel - Holder in a double-thickness fabric of heavy cotton
Dimensions : Composition of the set : 2 specialists knives : 1 for soft cheeses (L 28,8 cm) & 1 for semi-soft cheeses (L 22,2 cm) - 1 spreader (L 25,5 cm) - Guide to cutting and tasting 35 italian cheeses of Protecting Designation of Origin (DOP) and some excellent European cheeses - 1 holder with 4 partitions
Characteristics : Hand-made blades from Andrea Berti cutlery works in Scarperia, small town in the Toscan Apennines near Florence - Each blade contains the initials of the person who manufactured it