What is the Santoku Knife?

The santoku chef knife is a Japanese style cook’s knife and the modern variation of the traditional Japanese knife, known as sujihiki. This knife combines the functions of sashimi knives, western chef knives and cooks’ knives into one single tool to make chopping, slicing, dicing and mincing easy.

A multipurpose kitchen knife you need to know about

One of the most popular knives today. Its name comes from “San”, which means 3, “To”, which means tool and “Ku” meaning cutter or cutter parts. The chef knife can be used for chopping, mincing and slicing different fruits and vegetables.

The three virtues chef knife. Meaning it has three purposes:

  • Slicing
  • Dicing
  • And mincing

In this tag you can find you need to know about this multipurpose kitchen knife. As well as which Japanese brands, of this style of knife, we have in stock at Chef Taki.

We know how important a chef knife is in the kitchen. And a multipurpose knife can go along way. That is why we love the santoku in different sizes. As well as different brands.

Read our santoku knife review blog to learn more about whether or not the santoku knife is right for you.

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