Types of Carving Knives for Jamón Ibérico

Knives are one of the key elements when trying to carve an iberian ham. Many people think that it is more important to have a good technique when slicing the ham, but is not correct. Following some steps to get a good slice is easy as long as you have a sharp knife even if you are not a professional carver.

For that reason, here we explain the best knives to carve jamón ibérico because of their shape and flexibility. You only have to worry about keeping them sharp.

We have also included some tools that might be useful for keeping the knives ready to cut the ham.

 

There are three different types:

 

Puntilla

This is the knife used for separating the bone from the meat. It is small, sharp and easy to handle.

 

Wide Blade Knife

This knife is used for cleaning the ham from skin and fat. It is big and wide.

 

Ham Knife

This is a long and thin flexible knife. It is used for carving the ham and getting thin slices.

 

Chaira

This is a tool quite used to keep the sharpness of the knife. If the knife is not sharp enough, it has to be sharpen with a different tool. Chaira is just to keep the cutting edge sharp.

 

Knife Sharpener

This is the best tool to sharpen your knives at home. Together with the chaira it will be crucial to get perfect ham slices.

 

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Ham Carving Knife with Anti-Accident Protection

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Arcos Universal Spanish Flexible Slicing Ham Knife

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Arcos Niza Spanish Flexible Slicing Ham Knife

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Arcos 2934 Spanish Ham Knife

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Winware Sharpening Steel

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Noble Sharpening Steel

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Knife Sharpener

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We hope this information was useful for you. If you have any doubt about this, do not hesitate to leave us a comment.

 

 


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Jamón Ibérico

Iberian Loin

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