The Kiritsuke knife is a versatile, traditional Japanese knife that can serve as a great alternative to the standard Gyuto chef's knife. Not only is it suitable for a variety of purposes, including chopping vegetables and slicing sashimi, but its unique shape also makes it ideal for finer tasks and hollowing out with the cutting edge. With a slightly curved spine and a diagonally cut tip, the Kiritsuke knife offers precision and sharpness that sets it apart from regular chef's knives. Add this elegant tool to your kitchen and elevate your cooking experience.
This Kiritsuke knife by Isamitsu is made out of Shirogami #1, high carbon steel, will take your food prep to the next level, slicing through dense items with ease. Not to mention it will make you feel like a samuri when using it!
Handle Thickness: 25 mm
This blade is made of Shirogami #1 (White Steel #1) with excellent sharpness and durability. White steel has increased carbon content and reduced impurities, making for an incredible blade and increased hardness, similar to ancient katana. With few impurities and the high carbon content, this type of knife can have excellent sharpness and is easy to re-sharpen.
This blade needs to be cared for more than stainless steel as it will rust easier, water should be removed immediately.
Gyuto Japanese kitchen knives are ideal professional long thin knives that slice, cut & chop easily through meat or vegetables to maintain the integrity of each component and freshness.
*Please do not cut bone or frozen food. It may cause the knife to chip or other damaged.