The edge of this shape is almost flat for the entire length and is the consummate knife for the preparation of vegetables. The wide rectangular blade is ideal for scooping and the best shape for vertical chopping of hard and dense foods like cabbages, celeriac etc.
Function – Vegetable knife. For Slicing, Dicing and Mincing of vegetables.
Normal length – 160mm to 180mm
Tip: A few models have a completely flat edge with no curve so if you need to roll cut as well as vertically chop (to Julienne or Chiffonade herbs) select a model that has a slight curve towards the tip. This is the ‘uber’ knife for vegetables.
VG-10 three-layer steel: The three-layer steel is easy to sharpen, VG10 steel material is loved by professional chefs. Molybdenum, Vanadium, and Cobalt, which enhance the longevity of the sharpness.
The craftsmen of Tsubame-Sanjo create a hamaguri-shaped edge (a blade with a cross-section that resembles a clam) using the traditional Sharpening method. The gentle curve of the edge reduces the resistance when cutting into food. Its excellent sharpness provides a smooth cut.
A balanced Blade: The weight of the blade and handle are designed to balance the center of gravity in the middle of the knife to optimize the cutting skills of professional chefs, which allows to cut into gristly meat, large vegetables, and hard food with a lighter force.
Handle shape: The handle is narrow at the root and thick at the end, so it is easy to hold and transmit force.
Blade: VG10 Clad Stainless Steel
Bolster: SUS304 Stainless Steel
Handle: Pakka Wood