A long paring knife like this one gives plenty of scope for slicing small ingredients as well as the traditional tasks of trimming and paring usually associated with knives of this size and shape. A blade of this shape is called a centre point because the point of the knife is in line with the horizontal centre of the blade. The gently curved blade and upturned point makes slicing against a cutting board easy. Its shallow blade will let you cut thin even slices with ease while the slender point is ideal for fine trimming and dicing. The attractive birch handle is both light and comfortable to hold; its D shaped profile is contoured to fit into the right hand. The half bolster and counterweight at the heel of the handle provides poise and balance to and already extremely elegant knife.
The Miyabi 500MCD series knives from Henckels are a range of traditional Japanese knives for both the professional and serious home chef. They combine traditional Japanese looks, performance and materials with some extremely high tech features. Each blade is made of 100 layers of folded steel of two different grades of hardness which encase a core layer of MicroCarbide MC63 powder steel which forms the cutting edge. This remarkable metal has a Rockwell hardness of 63 which guarantees utterly outstanding cutting performance and edge retention. The striking damask steel patterning is easily seen on the face of each blade. The knives are finished off with a Masur birch handle which has been crafted to reveal the natural beauty of the wood. These handles will develop a deep and unique patina with use. These Miyabe knives are works of art that you will love using and that will last for life.
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