Japanese Santoku knife, the versatile knife
The Japanese Santoku knife is a versatile knife widely used in Japanese and international cuisine. Ideal for chopping, slicing and mincing meat, fish and vegetables. With its well-balanced blade and comfortable handle, the Santoku knife offers great maneuverability and is appreciated by both professionals and amateur cooks.
Seki city in Japan is one of the major cutlery centers in the world. Its history goes back to the 1300s, when the famous blacksmith Motoshige set up his workshop in Seki. Swords forged in this area were known to be unbreakable and incredibly sharp. From the days of the samurai to the present day, Seki continues this tradition of craftsmanship by producing Japanese knives that are renowned throughout the world.