Under normal circumstances you would probably need only a couple of knives to get you through the day. One for the kitchen which you would use to cut fruits and vegetables, and one for the dining table to be used in combination with a fork or spoon to eat your breakfast, lunch and dinner. However, there are several kinds of kitchen knives online which serve different purposes, and browsing through them just might convince you to buy a couple more to cook more efficiently, and make your kitchen chores easier.
This versatile foldable knife has 14 different types of blades for different purposes, but is actually more useful for hiking and camping trips than for the kitchen. However, it would be useful to have it in the kitchen for an emergency as it can perform many different tasks from cutting fruits and vegetables to uncorking a Champaign bottle.
This cooking knife has a sharp stainless-steel blade which can fold into a groove on the handle and therefore is safer to store in the kitchen, especially if you have young and naughty children meddling around with everything.
These kitchen knives have serrated edges which are very useful for cutting things which have a tough skin but are soft inside, such as tomatoes. They can also be handy for cutting fibrous veggies like celery or cabbage. These kind of kitchen knives are very durable and can last for years, but the disadvantage is that they cannot be sharpened when their edges become dull.
Bread knives usually have a long blade and, as the name suggests, it is used for slicing a loaf of bread. This knife also has a serrated edge, but the serrations are less deep and further between than proper serrated knives. They can also be used to cut other baked items, whether they are crunchy or soft.
A boning knife is a knife with a thin and flexible, but sharp, blade which is used to scrape the meat off a bone. This knife is mostly used by butchers so as not to waste any meat. It is also used to remove the bones from chicken or fish.
A shearing knife is basically a scissor with sharp blades which is increasingly being used by cooks in restaurants to cut green chilies and even leafy veggies. They can also be used to slice and dice when your hands are slippery or wet.
Some of the best brands that make kitchen knives are 5Plus, AsiaCraft, Birdy, Black, DANNYBOYZ, Futaba, Goldcave, Indeavour, etc. Depending on your requirement and budget, these kitchen knives can cost you Rs. 100 on the lower side to Rs. 18,000 on the upper side.
While hunting for a suitable knife for your kitchen needs, you might like to consider purchasing other cutlery items on Paytm Mall for your household needs, such as spoons and forks, and the stands to store them in.
This data was last updated on 2020/03/31