From March 30th to April 1st, 2024, the "Musée du fer et du chemin de fer" in Vallorbe Switzerland is organizing the seventeenth edition of the Cutlery Festival. After record-breaking editions in 2022 and 2023 (4,000 visitors!), themed around medieval fantasy and Scotland, the Museum is...

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Studio Blade kitchen knife Santoku in Damasteel

Why you need a Santoku in your kitchen!

A Santoku is used as a general-purpose kitchen knife originating in Japan. “Santoku” in Japanese means  knife “Three Virtues” as this knife is a true all rounder: vegetables, meat, fish, etc… The blade was cryo treated in liquid nitrogen to fully optimise the crystal structure to 62/63 HRC. This is much harder than regular knives so this knife should be treated as a high precision tool and not as a bone chopper.