Spatulas have handles and flat blunt blades in a variety of shapes and sizes for different purposes. Rectangular-bladed slotted spatulas, sometimes known as fish-slices or turners, are used for turning products in the pan or oven. Spatulas with round-ends, made of stainless steel, wood or silicon, are also used for turning and smoothing. Many versions exist: the smaller, narrower cream spatula or palette knife, the triangular spatula for scraping and mixing, or the serrated-edge spatula for working à la plancha.

A spatula (palette knife) can be made from wood, stainless steel, or silicone. You can choose between an offset frosting spatula for precision work, a rectangular spatula for detaching food or scraping food scraps from the bottom of a pan, or a spatula designed for use with a grill or griddle with a thick, beveled-edge blade.


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