This Henckels Four Star - 5" Santoku Hollow Edge offers a broad blade and especially sharp cutting edge. Known as the well rounded Asian Knife, itís designed for preparing meat, fish, and also vegetables. An exceptionally fine-polished razor edge is created from the Friodur Ice Hardening process. The hollow edge is ideal for extra thin cutting as whatever your slice falls right from the blade. Sigmaforge One Piece Construction handle provides comfort and safety.