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Cheese Knives Set

Stainless steel, Walnut

4.6" to 5.5"


Types of cheese knives from left to right:


1. Soft Cheese Knife

A soft cheese knife, also known as an open work blade knife, features holes in the blade to keep soft cheeses from sticking due to the minimal surface area. You can also use the holes to push a piece of cheese off of the knife.

  • Features: Sharp edge, holes in blade
  • Cheese Hardness: Soft to Semi-Soft
  • Ideal Cheeses: Brie, Camembert, Fresh Mozzarella


2. Cheese Spreader

A cheese spreader, also known as a spatula knife, is made for applying cheese spreads and creamy, spreadable cheeses onto bread and crackers.

  • Features: Dull edge, rounded blade
  • Cheese Hardness: Soft
  • Ideal Cheeses: Robiola, Stracchino, Cream Cheese


3. Cheese Fork

A cheese fork is helpful on a cheese board for picking up cut pieces of cheese for plating. It can also be used to break up blocks of aged cheese into smaller chunks as well.

  • Features: Two pointed prongs
  • Cheese Hardness: Semi-Soft to Hard
  • Ideal Cheeses: Feta, Cheddar, Provolone, Gouda, Parmesan


4. Narrow Plane Knife

A narrow plane cheese knife, also known as a trapezium knife, is made for cutting cheese as well as chipping away at the block. It is similar to the flat cheese knife but tends to be more rectangular in shape and features two sharp sides as opposed to one.

  • Features: Narrow blade, both the short edge and long edge are sharp
  • Cheese Hardness: Semi-Soft to Hard
  • Ideal Cheeses: Gouda, Cheddar, Jarlsberg


5. Parmesan Knife

A parmesan cheese knife features a pointed edge made for breaking off chunks of hard and dry cheeses like Parmesan. It also has a sharp edge to cut rinds open. Parmesan knives come in two different styles: the bell cheese knife which will have an arrowhead-shaped blade, and the compact cheese knife which has a blade that resembles a shark tooth. Both styles perform the same function when cutting cheese.

  • Features: Sharp-pointed tip, triangular stubby blade, sharp long edge
  • Cheese Hardness: Hard
  • Ideal Cheeses: Parmesan, Castelmagno, Grana Padano


6. Flat Cheese Knife

A flat cheese knife, or a chisel knife, is used to cut slices off of aged cheeses by holding the blade vertically over the cheese and pushing downward. You can then use the sharp end to cut the pieces down even further.

  • Features: Wide flat paddle-like blade, sharp bottom edge
  • Cheese Hardness: Semi-Soft to Semi-Hard
  • Ideal Cheeses: Provolone, Swiss, Gruyere, Asiago

Cheese Knives Set

  • Our knives are expertly designed to handle a wide variety of cheeses, from soft and creamy Brie to hard and crumbly Parmesan. With different blade shapes and sizes, you'll have the perfect tool for every type of cheese.

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