The chef's knife is the one knife no cook can be without. So if you like the look of Shun's Kanso series, this 20cm chef's knife is a must-have. This all-purpose knife is ideal for a wide variety of cutting tasks. The 20cm length is perfect for preparing fruits, vegetables, proteins, and a wide variety of other foods. The Kanso Chef's Knife is based on its Asian counterpart, the Gyuto. It offers a wider heel, a fairly flat profile toward the heel - perfect for push cuts, but it also has a little belly from mid-blade toward the tip so that it can be gently rocked through fresh herbs or spices to produce a very fine mince. The tagayasan-wood handles are slightly contoured, enabling an easy and comfortable chef's grip while cutting.
The Shun Kanso Chef's Knife 20cm is part of the Shun Kanso series. Kanso is a Japanese design principle based on Zen philosophy. It means 'simplicity' that is achieved by eliminating the non-essential. In the Kanso series, Shun took away everything that doesn't matter and kept everything that does - high-performance steel, razor-sharp edge, perfect balance, and precision cutting control. The steel is Japanese AUS10A - highly refined, high-carbon, vanadium stainless steel that takes a razor-sharp edge and holds it longer. Kanso's heritage finish hides scratches and gives Kanso a rustic look that just improves with age. The handle is made of a wood called tagayasan or wenge, which is sometimes known in Japan as 'iron sword wood'. The handle contouring enables an easy chef's grip. Full-tang construction provides strength, balance, and easy cutting control. Like all Shun knives, Kanso is sharpened to a 16° cutting angle each side to cut cleanly and help preserve food's freshness and best taste.
Brand Shun Range Kanso Material AUS10A Japanese Steel Colour Brown Size 20cm Handle Tagayasan/Wenge Wood Warranty Lifetime Made in Japan Model SWT0706
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