Hitohira Togashi Kasumi | 180mm Santoku Knife (Shirogami / Stainless)
New from Hitohira Japan, the Togashi Kasumi series is a hand crafted Stainless Clad, White #1 with an Ebony & Buffalo handle.
These knives have a bit more weight than most Japanese knives, a great workhorse that's easy to sharpen and maintain. One of our new favourites in store, a great compliment to your laser.
- Hitohira Togashi Japanese Chef Knife
- 180mm Santoku Knife
- Kenji Togashi Blacksmith
- Osaka, Sakai Japan
- Kasumi Finish
- Shirogami (White) #1, Soft Stainless Clad
- Ebony & Buffalo Ferrule
- Saya Not Included
- Hand-Crafted in Japan
- Edge Length: 166mm | Overall Length: 320mm | Blade Height: 49mm | Weight: 167g
- Blade Thickness: (A) 2.5 (B) 1.9 (C) 0.8
* This knife has a high carbon steel core (edge) and stainless cladding, the high carbon component requires some care to prevent surface rust.
* As our Japanese chef knives are hand-made, small variations in size and appearance may occur, and measurements are a guide only.
Japanese Knife | Santoku (Cook Knife)
Like it's larger cousin, the Gyuto, this is your go-to knife for any and all tasks within the kitchen. Generally Santoku knives are smaller in size than Gyuto, making them versatile in smaller home kitchens or for cooks with fledgling knife skills. Both styles of knife are multi-tasking machines that can be used for any and all cooking preparation tasks.
As is the case with most Japanese kitchen knives, the Santoku is thinner & lighter than other western chef knives, they are normally made from harder steel which can hold a sharper edge.
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