Effortless carving & slicing / Hollow ground that prevents food from sticking & tearing while cutting / Stainless steel blade / Rounded soft blade back
Santoku has historical significance. In the 1200s, after long periods of conflict, Japan imposed the Joei Shikimoku which rekindled basic Confucian precepts. Moral decline was replaced by virtue. Virtues helped Japan find inner strengths. With those strengths, tiny Japan was able to thwart a Mongolian invasion around 1274, after the Mongols occupied China in 1260. Virtue is very significant in Japan and the Santoku knife is a tool that embodies three levels of virtue in one small but powerful kitchen tool.
# When youre in the kitchen, you seek a knife thats easy to control for a variety of tasks. Thats when you should consider a compact knife with an exotic name - Santoku. The Word Santoku is derive from Japanese origins. It has quite a Bit of significance because it means three virtues (san = 3; toku = virtue), and a Santoku knife bears its name quite proudly, with its marvelous chopping, dicing and mincing abilities. 7-Inch Santoku Knife with Triple Riveted Handle provides effortless carving and slicing, also includes the Santoku hollow ground that prevents food from sticking and tearing while cutting. If you have small hands, or find a cleaver a little overwhelming, a Santoku knife is a good alternative, providing comfortable control and excellent cutting performance. Durable, long-lasting high-carbon razor sharp stainless steel blade
# Bolster properly weighted for balance & control
# Easy on the hand with a rounded soft blade back