Multipurpose knife from KIKUMITSU. Santoku is a name for this type of all rounder short stubby knife with wider blade.
It is a great shape and size for home use and for use during service in busy professional kitchens. The blade has unique, beautiful hammered finish that prevents ingredients from sticking to the blade. The core VG1 stainless steel is cladded to give strength to the edge. Tapered edge is perfect for shredding, slicing, and dicing vegetables, meat and fish.
KIKUMITSU is a small artisan knife maker from Chiba, just an hour or so east of Tokyo by train. They pride themselves by forging knives using traditional methods and skills that was used for sword making in the past. Their handcrafted knives are well balanced, easy to maintain and most importantly stay sharp.
Each knife is hand sharpened and edge mirror polished before being despatched. Mirror polished edge is surprisingly sharp and blade stays sharp for long time.
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