Looking for a Chef's knife but they all tend to be a little longer than you'd like?
This Sakai Takayuki Aogami Super (Super Blue Steel) Japanese Santoku knife with a Kengata tip will hold an incredibly sharp edge and be a bit more agile than a full Chef's knife (Gyuto).
Ideal for: Chopping, slicing, dicing, and julienning.
Useful on food types: Small to medium proteins, variety of vegetables including carrots, onions, garlic, peppers, and lettuce.
Weight: 132 g
Blade Width: 43 mm
Blade Thickness: 2 mm
Handle Length: 133 mm
Handle Thickness: 18 mm
Enhance your cooking with an Aogami Super Kengata Japanese Santoku knife
Category: Aogami, Aogami Super, Blue Super, Bunka, High Carbon, Kengata, Kurouchi, Santoku, Western Style
Japanese Santoku knives are typically shorter and lighter than chef knives, with a thinner blade that tapers to a point. This makes them ideal for slicing and dicing vegetables and delicate tasks like mincing garlic or ginger.
Chef knives, on the other hand, are usually longer and heavier, with thicker blades and curved edges. This design makes them better suited for tasks such as chopping meat or crushing garlic cloves.
Please do not cut bone or frozen food. It may cause the knife to chip or other damaged. No dishwasher please.
Japanese Santoku knives are designed to be thin knives that slice, cut & chop easily through meat or vegetables to maintain the integrity of each component and freshness.
Japanese Santoku knives are also known in Japan as Bunka Bōchō. In the U.S. the Bunka is sometimes used to describe the Kengata Santoku which has the angled tip allowing for more detailed slicing or cutting.
Sakai Knives are designated as a traditional craft item and its quality is widely recognized not only in Japan but also in the world. They have been cultivated through a long 600-year history.
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The product speaks for itself - I got a beautifully crafted Super Aogami kitchen knife, and a very sweet note from one of the owners along with a band-aid with her hopes that I would not need to use it! I used the knife last night to trim then slice a Picanha roast, and it was a pleasure. Shipping was fast, communications superb.