Zwilling J.A. Henckles Paring Knife Review
Who Is Zwilling J.A. Henckles?
Zwilling J.A. Henckles was established in 1895, and is best represented by their German steel design. They create products for the value conscious consumer who refuses to settle on quality and design. Today they have way more to offer then knives alone. They offer cutlery, cookware, kitchen tools and flatware. All products are held to the high standards the company was founded on. Head over to their website and take a look at all they have to offer.
What is a paring knife?
Paring knives feature a blade ranging from 2 1/2 inches to 4 inches. They look like a miniature chef knife, but it’s use is very different. A paring knife is best used for cutting and pealing fruits and vegetables. With a paring knife you can slice a single garlic clove or cut delicate vents into dough. The paring knife has the ability to do fine detailed work like removing the flesh from a peach or de-vaining a shrimp. It truly is an all-purpose knife.
What are a paring knives primary uses?
- Pealing thin skins
- Pealing thick skins
- Use of the tip
Zwilling Pro 3″ Paring Knife
ZWILLING Pro is the most user-friendly knife available to market. The unique blade shape and ergonomic bolster are the result of 280 years of experience in knife making, and the rigorous study of how knives are used. Made in Germany, designed in Italy by Matteo Thun.
ZWILLING Pro 3″ Paring Knife – Small, light and versatile knife with a slim blade and centered tip. Peels, cuts, cleans and garnishes fruit and vegetables. Also suitable for preparing meat and larding.
Features & Benefits
• Made in Germany
• Designed in Italy by Matteo Thun
• Unique Curved Bolster & Innovative Blade Shape
• ZWILLING Special Formula Steel
• SIGMAFORGE® knife, forged from one single piece of steel
• FRIODUR® blade, ice-hardened to ~57 Rockwell Hardness
• Hand sharpened and polished
• Edge angle 15° on each side (10° on Santoku’s)
• Laser controlled edge
• Traditional three rivet handle
• Full tang
• Dishwasher safe (Hand-washing recommended)
How to correctly hold a knife using the Professional Pinch Grip
I have fond memories of my grandmother and paring knives. She would always use them, I mean always. When I told my mother about writing this review she instantly thought of her mother. My grandmother grew up on a farm. She used every part of everything. She would use a paring knife to get small bits of meat off a bone, she would cut an apple so that all parts could be eaten, she really loved her paring knives. Below are a few examples of the many ways to use a paring knife.
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