This Chinese Chef’s knife from the Wüsthof Classic series is shaped like a cleaver but it meant for slicing and chopping herbs and vegetables. This type of Chef’s knives is often used in the Chinese kitchen, because the height of the blade makes it easy to use your finger knuckles for conducting the knife when chopping. This is a safe and fast chopping method. This Chinese Chef’s knife can also be used for different purposes; flattening garlic, for example.
This knife is not suitable for cutting through bones. For this job, we’d advise to use a cleaver