Yu Kurosaki R2(SG2) Hammered SENKO WA RS8H Japanese Chef’s Santoku Knife 170mm with Brown-Ring Octagonal Handle

img by : https://www.hocho-knife.com/ Vivid-colored orange Salmon slices topped on room temperature, cooked Japanese rice became a trendsetting dish – a worldly phenomenon after a few years of its introduction in the West. Introducing the exotic flavors of savory, raw fish and the combination of subtle ingredients unexpectedly open up the eyes of gourmets from various parts of the globe. Sushi became a popular dish – so famous that many adaptations to its original form are present in convenient stores and local sushi stalls. However, this did not stop the search for the traditional, authentic Japanese dishes only available in certain Japanese restaurants and Omakase dining places. Japanese cuisine is […]

Sakai Takayuki Shikisai

img by : https://www.hocho-knife.com/ When it comes to quality Japanese cuisine, it always comes down to the mastery of blade skills – the chops, the slices, the clear-cut slices of raw Salmon topped on the authentic, Japanese rice mixed with vinegar. Diners are eager to witness the masters of Japanese sushi perform their swift cutting skills, which is generally why sushi bars and Omakase sushi tables are bare and present in all restaurants local and worldwide. As the crafting of sushi not only requires the seasoning of ingredients to create unique, yet delicate flavors, using the Japanese knife to perform all tasks essential to make delicious Japanese dishes is also […]

A Quick Guide to Knife Steel

In this article, we’ll focus on helping you pick the right knife without getting into all the technical details about various types of steel. We’ll focus on the functions of a knife that would regularly affect an average user. When steel was first created, it was extremely sharp however it was prone to rusting. To combat this, stainless steel was created, which wasn’t as sharp but didn’t rust. In recent years, powdered stainless steel was created which offered the same sharpness as steel without the rusting. Rust Due to its elemental composition, steel will rust no matter how well you take care of it. No matter how well you clean […]

Professional Chef Knives

If you are considering purchasing professional chef knives, some background information can prove extremely helpful in making the right choice. What would qualify as a good choice for you? The right choice would consist of the answers to these questions: What exactly is going to be my use for this knife? Does it fit my hand comfortably? Is the knife blade too long? Is it durable, sharp, or heavy enough? How about the price tag; does it seem worth the cost? When you look through catalogs for professional chef knives, you will most often find descriptions of features and parts of the knife which sometimes can be little more than […]