The Shun Kanso Asian Utility Knife is a perfect multi-tasking blade?from its sharp tip, which can be used to peel ginger, to its long, straight edge, perfect for portioning meat. The Kanso Asian Utility Knife is also adept at processing vegetables for stir fry and thinly slicing meats. Every part of this knife can be put to use. Use the flat to smash a garlic clove; use the back to tenderize meat. Once you try it, you will find yourself reaching for this precision knife more often.