The word Santoku means “three virtues”, referring to the three main tasks of this kitchen knife: slicing, dicing, and mincing.
Misono 440 kitchen knives characteristics:
- Easy to sharpen.
- Well balanced.
- 58-59 HRC.
- Blade made of molybdenum steel. The amount of chromium is increased from 13% to 16% to achieve a longer edge retention.
- Water resistant wooden handle.
- Full tang.
- No dishwasher safe.
Misono manufactures top-quality Western-style Japanese knives. Based in Seki, Japan, its kitchen knives combine traditional craftsmanship with modern technology and are designed for professional use. Cooks around the world appreciate Misono kitchen knives for their quality, design, and sharpness.