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What is a Bunka, and Why do I Need One? | Knifewear - Handcrafted Japanese Kitchen Knives Japanese Kitchen Knives, Kitchen Knives Handmade, Chef Knife, Japanese Cooking Knives, Handmade Kitchen Knives, Japanese Kitchen, Knife Sets, Professional Kitchen, Chef

Have you ever been using a Santoku and thinking to yourself “Man, this knife slaps. So good at chopping veggies. So nimble and easy to use. I love this knife. It’s amazing. But I wish it had a super rad pointy tip”? Well, you need a Bunka, aka my new favourite knife shape. The name Bunka translates to “culture, and was created in the 1950s when Japanese culture was modernizing. “Bunka apartments” were highly popular in urban areas, and the name was eventually lifted for this knife shape…

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Traditional Japanese knives are divided into two classes: Honyaki knives are made from true-forged high-carbon steel, while kasumi knives are made by forging high-carbon steel and soft iron together. Here, learn the names of a wide variety of Japanese knives and how to use them.

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Kostiantyn Goshchevskyi
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Japanese kitchen knives have developed from simple, heavy blades (similar to Deba), which come in many well-thought-out forms used for precisely determined tasks. The great classic trio are Deba, Usuba and Yanagiba, which are especially useful for traditional Japanese cuisine. But, we will start with the knives that are most commonly used, and continue with more task-specific knives. GYUTO (Chef's knife) Japanese version of a Western-style main kitchen knife (chef's knife). The major…

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Hugh Dunn
In this article, I take a look at some of the best yanagiba knives on the market today. I’ll cover: Let’s get started! What is a yanagiba knife used for? A yanagiba (柳刃) is the most popular type of sashimi knife in Japan. The term “yanagiba” translates to “willow tree blade”, and is in reference… Read More »The Best Yanagiba Knife: 4 Recommendations Most Popular, Japanese Kitchen Knives, Knife, Types Of Sashimi, Dojo, The Chef, In Reference, Best, Wildwood

In this article, I take a look at some of the best yanagiba knives on the market today. I’ll cover: Let’s get started! What is a yanagiba knife used for? A yanagiba (柳刃) is the most popular type of sashimi knife in Japan. The term “yanagiba” translates to “willow tree blade”, and is in reference… Read More »The Best Yanagiba Knife: 4 Recommendations

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The Chef Dojo
What’s the best nakiri knife? In this detailed buying guide, I take a look at some of the top nakiri knives on the market today. I also cover some useful facts that will help you in your buying decision. If you’re interesting in getting a great Japanese vegetable knife for yourself, then read on for:… Read More »The 11 Best Nakiri Knives Knives, Art, Japanese Kitchen Knives, Japanese Kitchen, Knife, Japanese Traditional, Knifes, Japanese, Tactical

What’s the best nakiri knife? In this detailed buying guide, I take a look at some of the top nakiri knives on the market today. I also cover some useful facts that will help you in your buying decision. If you’re interesting in getting a great Japanese vegetable knife for yourself, then read on for:… Read More »The 11 Best Nakiri Knives

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The Chef Dojo