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Chinese cleaver knife

The Chinese cleaver knife is a very versatile, traditional Chinese blade shape and essential tool for many Asian cuisines. It is one of the most complex knives to master, yet those that do find it an inseparable tool. Chinese cleaver knife has a large, rectangular blade with a straight edge and a sharp point. The blade is usually narrow and thick, with minimal curvature. A Chinese cleaver knife blade shape is suitable for various cutting tasks, such as chopping, slicing, dicing, and mincing vegetables, fruits, meats, and bones. The blade can also be used as a scraper or a spatula for transferring food from the cutting board to the pan or plate. The large surface area of the blade allows for more efficient and precise cuts, while the pointed tip can be used for piercing and trimming.