Kyocera Revolution Santoku and Paring Knife Gift Set : A must-have cutlery pair for any chef, the Kyocera Revolution Santoku and Paring Knife Gift Set efficiently slices fruits, vegetables and boneless meats saving you valuable kitchen prep time. Remarkably lightweight and perfectly balanced for precision control, the 5 1/2" Kyocera santoku knife and 3" paring knife are ultra-sharp, cutting foods so thin you can actually see through the slices. Part of the popular Kyocera Revolution series, the sleek ceramic knife set is engineered of exclusive Kyocera Advanced Ceramics for blades that are second only to diamonds in hardness. Each Kyocera kitchen knife retains its edge 10 times longer than other professional cutlery, including high-carbon steel. An Asian-style multipurpose knife, the 5 1/2" Kyocera santoku knife is ideal for cubing, slicing and dicing vegetables, meats and fish. The 3" paring knife quickly prepares fruit trays and vegetables garnishes with ease. Precision ground for a microscopically exact, rock-hard edge, the thinner blade edges deliver minimal resistance and require less pressure when cutting. Typically half the weight of steel knives, each ceramic knife with ergonomic handle is easy to maneuver, especially for longer cutting tasks. The kitchen knife set is stain- and rust-proof and does not absorb acids, oils, salts or food flavors. Kyocera innovative ceramic will not brown foods or transfer a metallic taste. Simply rinse clean and wipe dry. Founded in 1959 in Kyoto, Japan, Kyocera is today's largest manufacturer of premium quality advanced ceramic knives and kitchen products in the world. Both professional chefs and home cooks prefer Kyocera ceramic kitchen knives for their unequaled featherweight handling and superior edge retention. Product Features Exclusive Zirconia 206 advanced ceramic produces stronger, dense blades Kyocera's advanced ceramic is second only to diamonds in hardness and is 50% harder than steel Blades stay razor-sharp 10 times longer than conventional high-carbon steel knives Precision-sharp diamond ground blades ensure microscopically exact, rock-hard edges Lightweight for easy handling-typically half the weight of steel knives Thinner blades deliver minimal resistance and require less pressure when cutting Smooth, polished surfaces resist germs Stain- and rust-proof and impervious to acids, oils and salts Blades do not absorb flavors, brown foods or transfer a metallic taste Perfectly balanced for exceptional control Comfortable ergonomic resin handles allow for lengthy, repetitive cutting tasks Rinse clean and wipe dry Lifetime complimentary sharpening Lifetime warranty
When I'm in the Kitchen, I become: Self-proclaimed Gourmet
I tend to cook meals that are:Quick and easy
Cooking Idol/Inspiration:Julia Child
The Porcelain Santoku is light in weight and as promised, very sharp. I can make paper-thin slices of ham for example. Nicely balanced. Not sure if I will need my standard Chef's knife. I got this for me.