Hitohira YG Nashiji | 165mm Santoku Knife
YG is a new line from Hitohira Japan and we are swooning over it. A little more thickness than most but not heavy of course. Feels like the perfect main knife for home cooks or professional chefs that want a bit more robust. This is a full carbon knife in white #2 core steel.
- Hitohira YG Nashiji Japanese Knife
- Sanjo-Niigata/ Japan
- 165mm Santoku Knife
- Shirogami (white) #2, Iron Clad
- Rosewood Handle, Pakka Ferrule
- D-Shape Handle, Right Handed Use
- Hand crafted in Japan
- Edge Length: 168mm |Overall Length: 380mm | Blade Height: 46mm | Weight: 155g
- Blade Thickness: (A) 4.6 (B) 2.7 (C) 0.7
* High carbon steel kitchen knives will change colour (patina) during use, care is required to prevent surface rust.
* As our knives are hand-made (with natural materials like timber), small variation to size and colour may occur.
Japanese Knife | Santoku (Home 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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