Another one of the main slicing knife uses is when you are cutting bread. Slicing knives with serrated blades are ideal for slicing bread. Serrated slicing knives are sometimes termed ‘bread knives’ for very good reason.
The jagged edge is the perfect fit for foods that have a tough exterior and a soft interior. Blades with a scalloped edge are also great for slicing bread as they are quite similar to serrated blades and have a similar effect.