Category Archives: Japanese chef Knife

Exquisite Blades of Tradition: The Yoshihiro Aogami No.1 Damascus Suminagashi B1SN-E Series Review

img by : The Yoshihiro Aogami No.1 Damascus Suminagashi B1SN-E series represents a pinnacle of traditional Japanese knife craftsmanship. This series is renowned for its exquisite design and superior functionality, making it a top choice for professional chefs and culinary enthusiasts. Key Features of the Yoshihiro Aogami No.1 Damascus Suminagashi B1SN-E Series Blade Material and Construction The blades are crafted from Blue Paper (Aogami or Aoko) No.1 Steel, a high carbon steel known for its exceptional wear resistance, toughness, and special hardness of 62-63 HRC. This steel is part of the famous Yasugi steel series, specifically developed for high-end tools and knives. Damascus Pattern The knives feature a stunning… Read More »

Yoshihiro Aogami No.1 Damascus Suminagashi B1SN-E

img by : The world of Japanese knives is rich with history, craftsmanship, and innovation. Among the names that echo with reverence is Yoshihiro, a brand that has consistently delivered excellence. One of their standout creations is the Aogami No.1 Damascus Suminagashi B1SN-E. Let’s delve deeper into this piece of artistry. Aesthetics and Design The blade of the Aogami No.1 Damascus Suminagashi B1SN-E is a sight to behold. The Suminagashi, or “floating ink” design, is reminiscent of the intricate patterns seen in traditional Japanese marbling. This layering not only lends a unique visual appeal but also enhances the blade’s strength and resilience. Material and Performance The core of this… Read More »

Japanese Knives and Where to Buy Them

How well Japanese cuisine is doing in the charts will definitely surprise you, as the increasing numbers of Japanese food lovers prove the unbeatable flex. The early years of Japanese food introduction featured the idea of raw ingredients preserved for the longest period of time – prolonging the meat’s condition. However, in later years of the Japanese food trends spreading to worldwide continents and various corners of the earth, the innovative, idealistic, and creative dishes like sushi and sashimi came into the limelight. With the traditional Japanese authentic flavors coming from the fine selection of numerous ingredients – fresh and hand-picked, extraordinary Japanese delicacies tell their very own stories that… Read More »

Sakai Takayuki Hakugin INOX Mirror Finish Japanese Chef’s Yanagiba (Sashimi) 270mm and Sakai Takayuki INOX Japanese-style Chef’s Yanagiba (Sashimi) 300mm

img by : The vivid colors of Salmon slices, the mind-blowing flavors of traditional Wagame seaweed strips with Fatty Tuna topped on hand-formed, cooked Japanese rice are all that makes Japanese cuisine such a blessing to the hungry stomachs. Beyond the delightful tastes that melt the stress of long work hours, Japanese delicacies like sushi and sashimi offers diners the experience to ‘see’ beyond what’s given or served on the plates. The intricate food preparation processes, the mastery of the blade skills, the culinary aesthetics, the wise choice of ingredients, and even the sprinkles of sesame on top of grilled Teriyaki chicken makes a difference. As Japanese cuisine rules… Read More »

Yu Kurosaki VG10 Damascus FUJIN WA RS8H

img by : Japanese cuisine tops the world not only for its mouth-watering sushi dishes and authentic flavors of unique savory, but also due to its usage of versatile, fine quality ingredients. Famed for the intricate processes, the supreme quality selection of ingredients and the traditional methods in the making of culinary wonders the world has to applaud for, Japanese cuisine is indeed among the most-loved, respected cuisine that leads the culinary trends. The variety of seasonings, meat selections, fresh seafood, and the traditional, softly cooked Japanese rice are what makes Japanese dishes a great standout among other Asian and even Western dishes. The usage of a variety of… Read More »

Yu Kurosaki R2(SG2) Hammered SHIZUKU WA RS8P Japanese Chef’s Petty Knife

img by : Japanese cuisine has always been in the hearts of diners worldwide, with its intricacy, yet subtle flavors and scents that conquer the taste buds and our very own parotid glands. The most famous Japanese food is of course, no other than sushi – fresh, raw Salmon topped on the authentic Japanese rice, often placed on traditional, wooden trays and served right on the spot at sushi bars and tables. Cooking sushi may appear to look as though it would be simple; however, it is quite the opposite of that – more so, extremely the opposite of the latter. Japanese chefs go through harsh training sessions, the… Read More »

Yoshihiro NSW 46 Layers Hammered Damascus Gyuto Knife Review Part 2

img by : In Part 2 of our Yoshihiro NSW 46 Layers Hammered Damascus Gyuto Knife Review, we’ll continue looking at the features and benefits of this premium knife by Yoshihiro Cutlery. If you haven’t done so already, feel free to check out Part 1 of this review for more information about this knife. As you know, Damascus style blades are among the most beautiful in the world. Most premium Japanese knives feature Damascus designs because it makes the knives appear more elegant. Damascus knives are also built in a way that makes them more functional and smoother. The core of Yoshihiro’s 46 Layers Hammered Damascus Gyuto knife is… Read More »

Yoshihiro NSW 46 Layers Hammered Damascus Gyuto Knife Review Part 1

img by : When it comes to the fine selections of Japanese knives required for the crafting of intricate, delicate dishes that portray the beauty of Japanese culinary cultures, Yoshihiro and its cutleries are always the hot topic among Japanese cuisine professionals in the culinary industry. Yoshihiro Cutlery is a Japanese company that specializes in producing premium, handcrafted Japanese knives. The company boasts a history that goes back 100 years and has been a leading provider of premium Japanese cutlery in Japan for decades. The company’s knives are known for its reliability and superior cutting performance and are trusted by professional chefs around the world. Yoshihiro excels at creating… Read More »