Shun Kanso 3.5" Paring Knife
The Shun Kanso paring knife is ideal for peeling, cutting small fruits and vegetables and primarily and job that requires a small knife that is easy to handle. The small size gives you control of the knife including the tip for coring. I usually recommend that you have two or three paring knives so that you have plenty to work with while prepa...
Shun Kanso 5.5" Santoku
The Shun Kanso 5.5" Santoku is the asian answer to the traditional chef's knife. The flatter belly makes it a perfect blade for slicing vegetables and processing fish and poultry. The hollow ground edge helps starchy foods to slide off the blade easier. The santoku is especially good for down and forward cuts. The 5.5" version is easier to han...
Shun Kanso 6" Utility Slicing Knife
The Shun Kanso Utility knife is a great knife to bridge the gap between the paring knife and the chef's knife. The smaller size makes it perfect for vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, tomatoes etc. The slight belly allows the knife to be rocked similar to a chef's knife as well. This can also be that go to knife for anything from sandwich...
Shun Kanso 7" Asian Utility Knife
The Kanso Asian utility knife is very similar to the traditional Nakiri asian vegetable cleaver. This knife has a long flat blade and sharp tip that is perfect for processing large quantities of vegetables and thinly sliced meats for stir fry. The longer flat blade is perfect for crushing garlic or scooping up what you have just cut. This wil...
Shun Kanso 7" Santoku
The Shun Kanso 7" Santoku is the asian answer to the traditional chef's knife. The flatter belly makes it a perfect blade for slicing vegetables and processing fish and poultry. The hollow ground edge helps starchy foods to slide off the blade easier. The santoku is especially good for down and forward cuts. Shun Kanso is a design that is n...
Shun Kanso 8" Chef's Knife
The Shun Kanso 8" chef knife is the one knife that every kitchen needs. The chef's knife is perfect for chopping, slicing, preparing fruits, cutting vegetables and any other task that is required. The Shun Kanso chef's knife is more styled after an Asian Gyuto with a flatter profile and wider heel. This is also a great knife for push cuts. (s...
Shun Kanso 9" Honing Steel
The Shun Kanso honing steel is designed to keep your knives in top shape. This steel has two different surfaces. One side is smooth for day to day honing and re-alignment of the cutting edge. The other side is micro ribbed for weekly honing. To ensure that you have the correct angle Shun has built in an angle guide at 16 degrees. This makes...