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I was looking at the website for Francis Batt, a French culinary boutique (my boning knife is from there, great product IMO, so I'm a fan). I noticed a knife there called a «couteau suédois» or Swedish knife, however googling this in both French and English yielded no real info.

What is a Swedish knife ?

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    On the page you linked to it shows this knife under fish knives, specifically salmon. – Debbie M. Sep 26 at 5:14
  • @DebbieM., I saw it linked from another page on the site and didn't see the site tree – NoahM Sep 26 at 22:42
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That is the kind of knife you would use to slice gravlax (salt and sugar cured salmon) or possibly smoked salmon into thin, large slices. You need a long, narrow, flexible blade to cut the salmon nicely. I have never seen them referred to as a "Swedish knife" anywhere else though. In Swedish stores they would be sold as filleting knives.

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