It slices; it dices; it isn't terribly useful for stabbing people by Food Network Kitchens in View All Posts, March 2nd, 2009
Both Eat Me Daily and Chow have recently touched upon this article in the Economist covering a recent study on kitchen knives and violence; researchers found that the sheep’s foot style (a blunt tip commonly found in santoku knives) achieves the ideal balance between still-useful-in-the-kitchen and not-suitable-for-assault.
So, santoku’s three virtues: slicing, dicing, and mincing not stabbing? There’s marketing gold here if we only figure out how to harness it.
That said, any excuse to run a drum-and-bass-backbeated knife PSA is fine by us, so we’ll let DJ Pie Safety take it from here:
Rupa Bhattacharya, Culinary Writer