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Yaxell Ran Santoku Knife- 16.5cm (750561)

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The Japanese use the Santoku or 'three cuts' knife for preparing meat, fish and vegetables at home. If you've never tried one then we're sure that you'll soon fall in love with this versatil...  Read More
The Japanese use the Santoku or 'three cuts' knife for preparing meat, fish and vegetables at home. If you've never tried one then we're sure that you'll soon fall in love with this versatile cook's knife. it's light and easy to handle but the blade is deep and strong enough to cut all manner of root vegetables with ease. The flat cutting edge encourages you to cut with a backwards slicing action which is both very easy and intuitive to achieve. The tip of the Santoku knife also lets you finely dice foods with ease. Santoku knives have become increasingly popular at Steamer Trading in recent years with many of our customers choosing one in preference to a conventional chef's knife. Yaxell Ran knives are made in Seki, Japan; a city famous for centuries for the manufacture of Samurai swords and fine Japanese cutlery. They're made from 69 layers of Damascus steel with a core of VG10, Cobalt, Molybdenum, Vanadium stainless steel hardened to Rockwell 61. This gives Ran knives their outstanding cutting performance and edge retention as well as the dramatic, attractive 'wood grain' pattern of layered steel on the blade which is unique to each knife. Every time that a sheet of white hot steel is folded and hammered, impurities are forced out of the metal making it purer and stronger. Each repeated folding makes the central layer harder and purer which in turn means that it can be ground to a sharper, longer lasting edge. The outer layers are tougher and more robust making the knife strong and durable. The more layers of steel that a knife blade consists of, the stronger the knife becomes and the better cutting performance becomes. The handles of all Yaxell Ran knives are made of Micarta, a very strong and hygienic material made from layers of canvas cloth set in polycarbonate resin and formed at high temperature and pressure. The resulting knife handle is every bit as hygienic as a stainless steel one but much more comfortable to hold, particularly after prolonged use. The word 'Ran' means 'The Excellent in Japanese; Yaxell Ran knives are truly excellent in every way and reflect the highest standards of Oriental quality and performance. Knives of this quality, poise and balance are genuinely inspiring to use and we're sure that their performance will put many others in the shade. Even after the most prolonged use your Ran knife will retain a fabulous cutting edge and still feel as comfortable as the first moment that you picked it up.

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