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SHORT BLADES – BIG IMPACT

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Short blade knives

In this article we focus on small knives with blades up to 14 cm long. They are all sui-table for making particularly fine cuts and for cutting food into precise cubes, strips, and so on. Here is a selection of our specialist short blade knives:

Knives in this article
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Crafter
Sausage knife
The perfect companion for preparing your packed lunch or at brunch: thanks to its fine serrated edge, this Bread Roll Knife not only cuts cleanly through rolls without tearing, it is also suitable for vegetables (such as firm tomatoes), fruit or dry sausage. This makes it an integral part of sandwich preparation and of the brunch table setting, ideally found alongside our Cheese Knife.
Epicure
Paring Knife 12 cm / 5"
The classic all-rounder: ideal for chopping, cleaning and decorating fruit and vegetables. This Vegetable Knife steals a march as a universal kitchen tool with its short blade and handy shape. Clean carrots, peel apples, chop shallots - it can do many things and do many things well. Together with the Cook's Knife and the Bread Knife , the Vegetable Knife is an essential piece of equipment that no cook should be without.
Classic Schwarz
Cook's knife
The all-rounder in the kitchen: the most important piece of basic equipment for every hobby and professional chef, the Cook’s Knife is suitable for most tasks in the kitchen, for the widest variety of cutting and gripping techniques, it makes food prepping a pleasure.
Ikon
Santoku
What a cook's knife is for European kitchens, the Santoku is for Japan and the whole of Asia: so versatile in shape, weight and edge that it can be used for mincing and chopping herbs, vegetables and fruit as well as for preparing fish and meat. The sharp blade of a Santoku allows anything from regular to wafer-thin cuts - it is therefore now indispensable in kitchens all around the world.
Classic Ikon Schwarz
Tomato knife
The knife with a forked tip for tomatoes, cheese and fruit: the finely serrated edge cuts smoothly through firm top layers such as rinds, crusts or skin and is also suitable for cheese or many kinds of fruit. The forked tip is designed to pick up the small slices of the ingredients.
Classic Ikon Crème
Peeling knife 7 cm / 3"
Particularly useful for peeling and cleaning rounded vegetables and fruit: this small, handy Peeling Knife - also known as a Turning or Tourne Knife - with its short, bird’s beak-shaped curved blade, makes it easy to peel produce such as potatoes or apples quickly, preserving the valuable vitamins found directly under the skin. The plain edge of the Peeler / Tourne Knife enables very precise cuts, making it the ideal helper for hollowing out and decorating fruit and vegetables.
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