Petty knives are great for all the little things. Shallots, garlic, chilies, etc. are all well within this knives capabilities. It doesn't end there however, easily breakdown chickens and other small game, trim the fat off meat, breakdown some smaller fish and even capable of slicing smaller cuts of meat. We would say these are a necessity for any professional cook and would highly recommend them to home cooks as well.
Made in a factory setting in the Tosa region using a unique process called roll forging. This technique blends modern manufacturing with traditional forging techniques giving the knife the benifit of both worlds; a beautifully made knife with great fit and finish and supremely sharp with great edge retention.Petty