About the Shape: This is also a multi purpose knife, but with a slight vegetable bias. Santoku means 'Three Virtues' or 'To solve Three Problems'. The virtues or problems are slicing, dicing and mincing. Santoku is usually found in 160mm - 190mm lengths. These are more and more popular in Western kitchens due to the unique shape and smaller easy to handle size.
About Mcusta: Based in Seki City, Mcusta is a family business that specializes in creating the best luxury blades. While most factory made knives are stamped out from steel, Mcusta laser cuts their knives. The assembly is finished by hand to ensure quality. To quote their website directly: “...It has sticking to which the compromise is not permitted, and the making of a sensibility degree high potato is pursued.” We don’t really know what it means, but we think that the knives cut like a dream. The corian handle is built for longevity with enough weight to remind you that you are holding a serious knife. With proper care this knife can be an heirloom.