BBQ Bliss: The Tassie Devil, Barramundi, Croc, and Brolga Knives

BBQ Bliss: The Tassie Devil, Barramundi, Croc, and Brolga Knives

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Precision and talent are as important in barbecue as meat quality and spice blend. However, the tools of the trade, notably the knives, are frequently ignored in this savoury quest.

In this post, we dig into the world of specialised knives designed just for BBQ fans, with an emphasis on our outstanding Big Red Range. These knives are the unsung heroes of a properly grilled feast.

Every BBQ master understands that reaching BBQ perfection is more than simply cooking; it's about the process, technique, and knives. As we prepare for the coming BBQ season in Australia, come along with us as we explore the major characters in our Big Red Range and find why they are crucial for every BBQ enthusiast.

In the following sections, we'll introduce you to our specialty knives, such as The Tassie Devil, The Barramundi, The Croc, and The Brolga, and explain their distinct roles in constructing the ideal BBQ experience.

Let's look at several knives that will help you improve your BBQ experience.

The Tassie Devil

The Tassie Devil knife, a fearsome member of the Big Red Range, is a culinary masterpiece. With its distinct and eye-catching design, this blade symbolises the essence of the Australian outback. It's more than a knife for barbeque enthusiasts; it's a vital tool for boosting the BBQ experience.

Characteristics and Design

The Tassie Devil has a striking blade profile with a prominent curve reminiscent of the legendary Tasmanian devil's vicious grin. This design isn't only for show; it also has a function. The curved blade enables precision slicing, making it great for precisely cutting fat, skin, and bones from meats.

Purpose in BBQ Preparation

The Tassie Devil shines as the go-to knife for precision work in BBQ preparation. Its razor-sharp edge and curved shape make it perfect for intricate tasks such as deboning, creating pockets for stuffing, and trimming excess fat.
This knife is your trusted companion when you're aiming for that flawlessly prepared cut of meat.

Enhancing the BBQ Experience

The Tassie Devil does more than just make grilling easier; it enhances the entire experience. Consider easily slicing through a properly smoked brisket or carving delicate ribs with elegance. This knife adds precision and confidence to your grilling game, ensuring each cut is as delicious as the last.

With The Tassie Devil in your BBQ toolbox, you're not just cooking but creating culinary marvels that will impress your guests.

The Barramundi

The Barramundi knife, a star of the Big Red Range, is an essential tool in the world of BBQ lovers. This exceptional blade is meticulously designed to elevate your BBQ game. Let's delve into the details of this remarkable knife.

The Barramundi, named after the iconic Australian fish, is a precision instrument in the hands of a BBQ enthusiast. Its craftsmanship is a testament to the artistry of knife-making.

This blade is engineered to perfection, focusing on form and function.

Description of Design and Specifications

The Barramundi boasts a high-carbon stainless steel blade, ensuring durability and corrosion resistance in the demanding BBQ environment. Its razor-sharp edge makes slicing through meat a breeze, while the full tang construction provides stability and balance. 

Tailored for Specific BBQ Tasks

This knife is purpose-built for BBQ. Its slightly curved blade excels in precision slicing and trimming tasks. Whether removing skin from salmon, trimming excess fat from ribs, or filleting delicate fish, The Barramundi is your trusted companion.

Achieving BBQ Perfection

In BBQ, attention to detail is key to achieving perfection. The Barramundi's precision and versatility enable you to master your craft. With this knife in hand, you have the power to create culinary masterpieces that will impress even the most discerning BBQ connoisseurs.

The Croc

The Croc knife is a true gem in the realm of BBQ tools. Its distinctive design and features make it an indispensable companion for seasoned grill masters and newcomers. This section will dive into the fascinating world of The Croc, shedding light on its unique attributes and explaining why it's a must-have for BBQ enthusiasts.

The Croc Knife

The Croc knife, aptly named after its reptilian inspiration, boasts a serrated edge that mimics the fearsome teeth of a crocodile. Its sleek and ergonomic handle provides a comfortable grip, even when dealing with slippery ingredients often encountered in BBQ preparations. 

Distinctive Characteristics

What sets The Croc apart is its serrated edge, which excels at slicing through tough meats and thick-skinned vegetables. The serrations grip onto the surface, ensuring a clean and precise cut. The knife's pointed tip allows for intricate work, such as deveining shrimp or carving garnishes.

Efficiency in BBQ Preparation

When it comes to BBQ, time and precision are crucial. The Croc's serrated edge effortlessly glides through briskets, ribs, and other cuts of meat, ensuring consistent and even slices. This reduces cooking time and enhances the overall flavor and tenderness of your BBQ creations.

Safety and Precision

BBQ can be a high-stakes culinary adventure, and safety is paramount. The Croc's design minimises slippage, reducing the risk of accidents during meal preparation. Its unmatched precision allows you to craft perfect cuts that impress your guests and elevate your BBQ game.

The Brolga

The Brolga Knife

The Brolga is a remarkable addition to the Big Red range, expertly crafted for BBQ enthusiasts. Its name pays homage to the elegant Australian bird, known for its grace and precision, qualities that resonate in this knife's design.

Detailed Design and Construction

Crafted from high-quality stainless steel, The Brolga boasts a precision-engineered blade with a sharp edge that excels in precision slicing and dicing. Its ergonomic handle provides a comfortable grip, ensuring ease of use during extended BBQ sessions.

BBQ Preparation

The Brolga knife is your trusted companion in BBQ preparation. Its razor-sharp edge effortlessly slices through thick cuts of meat and precisely trims excess fat, ensuring your BBQ creations are nothing short of perfection.

Versatility for BBQ Enthusiasts

What sets The Brolga apart is its versatility. It's equally adept at delicate slicing for smoked brisket and precise filleting for fish. BBQ enthusiasts will appreciate its ability to tackle a variety of ingredients with finesse.

Incorporating this knife into your BBQ arsenal elevates your cooking experience, promising precision and ease in every cut.

Why Specialty Knives are Essential for BBQ Season

Specialty knives like The Tassie Devil, The Barramundi, The Croc, and The Brolga are engineered to excel in their specific roles, ensuring precise, efficient, and safe food preparation during BBQ season.

The Tassie Devil: Precision Slicing

  • Are you tackling poultry and game meats? The Croc's robust design and precision point ensure no bone goes untouched. It's your weapon for deboning, leaving you with the cleanest cuts imaginable.

The Barramundi: Expert Filleting

  • The Barramundi is your trusted companion for fish grilling. Its flexibility and finesse make filleting a breeze. Whether it's salmon or snapper, you'll always have restaurant-quality fillets.

The Croc: That loaf is not safe

  • The Croc is your best mate when it comes to cutting through crusty sourdough to go with the fest you've just created. When it's not being used for bread, it can be used for tomatoes, seafood, anything it can get its' jaws on.

The Brolga: The final curtain 

  • The Brolga is the show stopper. Cooked that roast to perfection? It's rested and now it's time for a show, bring out The Brolga and carve up a treat!


When BBQ season ignites, these knives are the fire starters you need. Elevate your grilling game with Koi's Big Red Range.

So, prepare to sizzle, smoke, and grill like a pro. Shop our Big Red Range now to enhance your BBQ experience with the right tools.

Koi Knives, where passion meets precision.


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