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Cooking utensils: Blade

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Last modified on: March 13th 2019


This is a sharp blade, used to slash the top of loaves (the "grignes" in French) to allow them to swell properly during baking.

This one is a razor blade screwed onto an aluminium handle.

You can also use a baker's blade with a plastic handle, but it's rather expensive.


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