SANTOKU KNIFE 180mm TWIN 1731 ZWILLING J.A. HENCKELS
The Twin 1731 Santoku is a traditional general purpose Japanese blade, so called Santoku to refer to three cutting virtues – slicing, dicing and mincing. A chef will find that the broadness of the blade provides enough heft and control to slice larger vegetables, meat and fish whilst its ultra-thin edge gives a new meaning to precision cutting. The blade, tang and bolster have are all composed from a single piece of superior Cronidur 30 steel. A wide dark Grenadilla hardwood handle means the knife is comfortable, safe and gives the user complete control.
There are only a few slight differences between the Western chef’s knife and a Japanese Santoku which usually leaves chefs pondering which one to buy. The geometry of a Santoku i.e. the spine is drawn down to the front allows for a more linear cutting edge but compromises the “rocking” motion. The slicing technique required then is a single downward cut from heel to tip rather than the rocking style adopted when using a Western chefs knife.
- 60 Rockwell hardness. Unique ice-hardening process
- SIGMAFORGE knife, created from single piece of Cronidur 30 steel
- FRIODUR blade, ice-hardened
- Durable and easy-care handle made from an untreated Grenadilla hardwood
- Blade with maximised corrosion resistance, toughness, and edge retention
- Lifetime warranty from J.A. Henckels Length: 180mm