Dinner Knife or Dinning Knife: Cut it, but Elegantly!
A dinner knife is one of the most necessary cutlery items, which is used for slicing food during dinner. The knife is the heaviest and longest one among all other knives like dessert knife and fish knife, with the latter being shorter, wider, and broader, and the former being slimmer and shorter.
Dinner knives are used only for cutting cooked food and are hence it is not as sharp as related to the knives used in the kitchen for slicing raw food. There are several manufacturers who are engaged in making dinner knives, with a normal dinner knife set available in a set of 4 or 6 knives.
In a formal setting, the dinner knife is positioned on the plate's right-hand side. The knife is positioned at such an angle that the blade of the knife faces the plate. The spoons are positioned on the knife’s right-hand side and the forks are positioned on the left side.
Use of Dinner Knives
The main resolve of using dinner knives is to simplify the difficult task of eating solid food items like pizzas, grilled meat, and spring rolls. A fork is used as an accessory tool to a dinner knife, with the food effortlessly sliced with help of a knife and eaten with the help of a fork. It is extremely easy to eat food with the aid of a dinner fork and knife, with the latter tool being held in the right hand and the former held in the left hand. The food is held firmly with the help of a fork; pressure is used with the help of an index finger; dinner knife is used for slicing, and the
food is delivered to the mouth with the help of a fork.