Global SAI Santoku Knife - 13.5cm
The Global Knives Sai Santoku Knife - 13.5cm can be used for slicing, dicing, and mincing. Originating in Japan, this is considered a well-balanced knife. By definition a santoku knife is a general-purpose kitchen knife that finds its origins in Japan. The typical santoku knife has a blade that measures between 13 and 20 centimeters and has a flat edge. Traditionally, the top of the handle is in line with the blade. The name santoku refers three specific cutting tasks that are commonly done in the kitchen: slicing, dicing, and mincing. Since the blade and handle match in weight and width, the traditional santoku is considered a well-balanced knife that reduces the stress on the hands. Let’s take a look at the specifications of this knife. Master knife designer, Komin Yamada, the pioneer behind the Global Knives brand, designed the Sai Santoku knife. His aim, when coming up with the Sai line, was to create knives that would meet the needs of modern chefs.
One of the features shared by all the knives in this particular line is the ergonomic handle that makes various chopping tasks easy on the hands of the user. As an ode to the Japanese tradition, all the Sai series knives have seven dots on the handle, representing the seven virtues of the samurai warriors. Made in Japan, the santoku knife’s body is made from 3-Ply CrMoVa 18 stainless steel. This provides ample strength and stability to the knife and keeps it safe from corrosion. The hammered blade finish is another unique feature of the Sai line and it provides a sleek look. It also creates air pockets between the food being chopped and the blade to prevent the food from sticking to the knife. This brings us to the cleaning and care instructions for the knife. It is important to wash the knife by hand using only mild soaps. Wipe dry and store in a safe place, away from the reach of children. Please do not put it in the dishwasher because the harsh detergents and extreme heat can damage the blade and the steel body. Add the well-designed Global Knives Sai Santoku Knife - 13.5cm to your collection of designer knives.
Key Features of the Global Knives Sai Santoku Knife - 13.5cm:
- Stylish, Ergonomic Handle: provides maximum comfort and safety during use
- 7 Dots Along the Handle: emphasize the 7 virtues of the samurai
- 3-Ply CrMoVa 18 Stainless Steel Body: provides hardness to maintain a strong edge that is surrounded by layers of softer, corrosion resistant stainless steel
- Hammered Blade Finish: provides a stylish look while creating small air pockets between the chopped food to reduce sticking
- Seamless, All Stainless Steel Construction: helps avoid food and dirt being trapped and offers high level of safety and hygiene
- L: 13.5 cm
- Made in Japan