Uncompromisisngly sharp: butcher's knives by Au Nain
The range of butcher's knives with wooden handles offers the suitable tools to anyone who professionaly deals with meat on a daily basis. With these knives manufactured by Au Nain, not just the professionals have access to clean cuts as well as impeccable filleting and carving. Au Nain is a renowned cutlery maker in the town and is well-known outside the borders of France. Its logo with a gnome is unmistakable.
The sharp blades are made of T5MOV premium quality stainless steel and sport riveted handles made of dark palisander wood. The form and the material of the handles ensure a snug fit in the hand. Aside from their sharpness, the stainless steel blades are exceedingly tough.
*Boning knife (11, 14 and 16cm)
The "couteau à désosser" and its fame as an essential cutting tool are not restricted to French professional kitchens. With its typical pointy blade, it serves the purpose of dealing with any sorts of meat and removes rinds, bones, sinews and skins with minimal effort.
Blade length: 11 and 14cm. Total length: 25 and 27,5 cm. Weight: 115 and 120g, respectively.
The boning knife with a longer, 16cm blade differs from its relatives due to its narrower blade. It's a perfect present for ambitious cooks who place importance in premium-quality tools.
Blade length: 16cm. Total length: 30cm. Weight: 120g.
*Meat knife (20, 24, 30 and 36cm)
These meat knives with extra wide blades, the points of which are slightly curved, can do anything. They slice up and portion raw, cooked, stewed or roasted meat with clean cuts and without tearing the fibres. Be it an oxtail or a filet, these exceptional butcher's knives effortlessly manage any type of meat, thanks to their taditional shape and first-class craftsmanship.
Blade length: 20, 24, 30, and 36cm. Total length: 34, 38, 44, and 50cm. Weight: 180, 230, 260, and 285g, respectively.
The knife with the hollow edge can cut any meat into thin slices while also making sure the meat does not stick to the blade.
Blade length: 24cm. Total length: 38cm. Weight: 230g.
Read up on Au Nain and their magnificent knives:
Au Nain - Coutellerie professionnelle
The kitchen: a place of functionality and creativity
Au Nain invites you to the table
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