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GG

Lame in Europe

Hi, I am looking to buy a Lame, and found some online. But the blade on them all seems to extend horizontally out from the shaft. Like these ones: http://bakerybits.co.uk/Lams-and-Grignettes-C128876.aspx?sid=10763 What I am after is one where the blade extends out from the shaft at a different angle (almost like an L or a hockey stick), so that I can keep the sharp end of the blade cutting the bread while holding my hand upwards. Hope everyone understand what I mean... If you know of a good online source in Europe, please point me in the right direction. Best, Nicolaj

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dmsnyder

Hi, GG.


I can't vouch for this vendor, but here's a link:


Meilleur du Chef (French cooking stuff)


David

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Daisy_A

Hi Nicolaj,


Is the lame on the link below what you are looking for? This type seems commonly to be called 'lame courbe' in French. When looking for lames I found this shape on a number of French sites but i'm not sure how many of them ship to the UK. 


I haven't been able to find anything similar in the UK yet. I use either a Khun Rikon tomato knife (very sharp) or a double sided Wilkinson Sword razor blade mounted on a holder. 


http://www.cuisineaddict.com/achat-art-lame-de-boulanger-courbe-195.htm


Hope you find what you are looking for.


Best wishes, Daisy_A

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GG

Hi Daisy_A and David, Thanks for your quick replies. Will have a look at them both. Best, Nicolaj