Do you find that you could use a specific knife to handle all of the vegetables you cook?
The Sawakazuma Damascus VG-10 stainless steel Nakiri, designed to have extra clearance for you hand as you chop, is a perfect place to start. This stunning piece of art is thin and efficient, dispatching the cabbage with ease.
Ideal for: Chopping, slicing, disjointing, dicing, and julienning.
Useful on food types: Medium to large proteins, variety of vegetables including carrots, onions, garlic, peppers, and lettuce.
Weight: 160 g Blade Width: 50 mm Blade Thickness: 2 mm Handle Length: 126 mm Handle Thickness: 25 mm
This is a Sawakazma Western style series made out of VG-10 stainless steel that is resistant to rust. The blade has a beautiful Damascus patterning with a hammered finish that is stunning. Not only functional, this knife can be displayed as artwork while not in use.
Nakiri Japanese vegetable knives are double bevel knives designed specifically for use with vegetables. The double bevel vegetable knife is a great option for breaking down any fruits or vegetables.
This knife maker is Sawakazuma from Echizen city, Fukui which is located along the Sea of Japan. Echizen knives have a long history, dating back 700 years. While Japanese knives as a whole are typically designed with thinner blades than their European counterparts, the knives coming from Echizen take that a step further and are even narrower.
*Please do not cut bone or frozen food. It may cause the it to chip. No dishwasher please.
Japanese Nakiri knives have long, broad, and flat design allows for ease-of-use when implementing rocking, chopping, cutting, and mincing motions. The double bevel, wide blade allows cooks to prep whole cabbages with ease and the handle clearance allows plenty of room for your hand while working. Easy to work with, it is understandable why the Nakiri chef knife is first up when daikon, cabbage, or other vegetables reach the countertop.
Chef knives, on the other hand, are usually longer and heavier, with thicker blades and curved edges. This design makes them better suited for tasks such as chopping meat or crushing garlic cloves.
The Japanese Nakiri knife cannot be used to cut bone or frozen food, as it may chip. You should also avoid using a dishwasher to clean it.
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Japanese chef knives are popular worldwide for their sharpness and precision. At Hasu-Seizo, we're passionate about sharing the joy of Japanese knives with amateur and professional chefs alike.
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Super lightweight and razor sharp it came alot sooner than quoted and I’ve been using it at home and a little bit at work. The handle is beautiful but after using it for a few dozen times I do prefer a euro style handle but that does not take away from the quality or craftsmanship that went into the knife.
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