A discovery of treasure in your own kitchen, this knife is strong and versatile enough to do all manner of chopping, slicing, dicing and scooping.
Branded as the Japanese workhorse in the kitchen, the Santoku is a useful knife to own. The curve of the spine of the blade provides a useful resting place for your fingers while chopping; facilitating an easy rocking action below.
The handle is also high enough to ensure your fingers do not hit the chopping board while whipping up your favourite meal.
Comfortable to hold, the warm Blackwood handle hits snuggly and completely into the average sized hand. Its rounded rectangular finish enables a good gripping surface providing secure control in directing the blade where you want it to go.
In terms of versatility, it has most bases covered. There is not much this blade can't do .Thin slicing? No problems. Chopping and dicing of thicker meats and vegetables? No problems.
The treasure lies in its usage and once you get used to using a knife like this, you will seldom want to be without it.
With a black mill grind finished N690 Stainless Steel blade and handmade mosaic pins to accompany it, not only is this knife no slouch in the kitchen, it also has a quietly understated pizzazz.
Ali Baba Modern Santoku
All handcrafted knives need to be cleaned and oiled after use to maintain the blade and handle in good condition.