Kitchen knife review
Sakai Takayuki Honyaki Water Quench Aogami 2 Steel
Sakai Takayuki Honyaki Water Quench Aogami 2 Steel

img by : https://www.hocho-knife.com/ Japanese cuisine is well known and famed for its intricacy – the delicacy poured into each and every culinary art piece. Subtle flavors blend along with the exotic scents raw ingredients emit as professionals draw long, narrow lines of slices, cutting through a luxurious piece of fish into various, thin and perfect slices. The extraordinary aesthetics Japanese cuisine offers makes it among the world’s top most-loved food worldwide. However, apart from its mouth-watering aesthetics as seen in vivid colored ingredients lined with elegant sprinkles of Caviar, the mastery of the blades and the techniques required to craft these fantastic dishes are to never be over looked. […]

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Kitchen knife review
Sakai Takayuki 33-Layer VG10 Damascus Urushi

img by : https://www.hocho-knife.com/ Japan is best known for its world-class cuisine – the elegant pieces of sushi decorated with vivid orange colored Caviar and seaweed sides. The authenticity and traditional vibes Japanese dishes offer to its diners made it among the world’s most loved and desired dishes of all time. When it comes to the crafting of Japanese cuisine, specifically intricate pieces of ‘Sashimi’ or ‘Nigiri’, Japanese chefs not only require the skills learned to craft unique, culinary art pieces but also the great understanding of all components that make up a perfect blend of all quality ingredients. As each little detail can mark the changes in flavor, scent, […]

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Urasawa by Chef Hiroyuki Urasawa (Beverly Hills- Los Angeles, California)
Urasawa by Chef Hiroyuki Urasawa (Beverly Hills- Los Angeles, California)

Have you always imagined Beverly Hills as the ‘American Dream’, a magical city close to West Hollywood, home to world stars and celebrities? Yes, its bling and glamour might have made you think that Los Angeles is home to all the wealthy, the rich, and the new billionaires, but that is not entirely it. When it comes to food, Beverly Hills has all to offer – from the luxurious, yet exotic Swiss Lamb chops with mushrooms to the rich flavors of Shanghai’s roasted duck with Marmalade sauce, you can experience the best of diversity dining here in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles. Not only a paradise to people with the ‘American […]

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Masaharu Morimoto Chef/Owner of Morimoto Restaurants
Masaharu Morimoto Chef/Owner of Morimoto Restaurants

After suffering a shoulder injury which would end a promising career as a baseball catcher in Japan, Masaharu Morimoto began studying the art of sushi in his hometown of Hiroshima. Morimoto proved to be a natural, and would quickly grasp the techniques of sushi making, and at the early age of 24, would open his first restaurant. Five years later, he would move to the United States to expand his culinary repertoire and explore the possibilities for a cuisine and style of food that would combine the best of both Japanese and American culture. In 1994, Morimoto was recruited to join the original Nobu restaurant and was soon promoted to […]

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What is Honing Steel
What is Honing Steel

Honing steel, sometimes referred to as sharpening steel, butcher’s steel, and chef’s steel, is a device used to realign the rim of a knife’s blade. While both achieve the same goal, honing steel is frequently mistaken for being a sharpening blade, which implies an instrument that removes debris from a knife’s blade in order to make it sharper. This tool is just a metal rod that you stroke your kitchen knives with to bring back its sharpness. Simply put, honing realigns the knife’s blade while a sharpener grinds off metal to create a new edge. Knives are honed until its edges get so worn down that you need to sharpen […]

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Touch Them Before You Buy Them!
Touch Them Before You Buy Them!

When you are new to cooking or a professionally trained person in offering well-prepared food items you cannot deny important role played by the Chef’s Knife Set in your cooking process. These are some of the most valuable of the tools you will be using in the kitchen. When you have the right set of knives you will realize that you are able to complete most of the cooking chores with ease and speed without compromise on the quality of the final result. At the same time if you are stuck up with the bad knife set then you may even go to the extent of losing interest in your […]

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7 Effective Ways to Store Kitchen Knives
7 Effective Ways to Store Kitchen Knives

A proper cook always has a set of dependable knives in their kitchen. While knives are essential, they are also dangerous, and every knife owner should know how to properly store them to prevent injuries and accidents. Owning knives can make one feel uneasy, especially if you have children. For this reason, it’s important to always keep them safely stored when not in use. Whether you want to have your knives out in the open for aesthetic purposes, or tucked away inside a drawer, either way is fine as long as it’s done right. Practicing proper storage is also important for keeping your knives in good condition. In today’s article, […]

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Sushi is a gourmet that has long been loved by many people worldwide.
Sushi is a gourmet that has long been loved by many people worldwide.

It is a dish that can be enjoyed as appetizers at house parties along with champaign or as the main entree at many popular sushi restaurants all over the world. In Japan, sushi is to Japanese people what dim sum is to the Chinese. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of different types of sushi worldwide. No two restaurants will serve the same types of sushi (unless it is a restaurant chain with one menu). What makes a sushi restaurant unique and different from all others is its sushi chefs’ ability to create original and tasty types of sushi. The different types of sushi offered by a restaurant is limited […]

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Save Time, Save Money With A Sharpening Steel Knife
Save Time, Save Money With A Sharpening Steel Knife

Essential in the kitchen, kitchen knives frequent every home’s drawers, counters and sinks. Kitchen knives perform any number of tasks, including every possible food preparation chore. However, after multiple uses, kitchen knives become useless unless they are sharpened. A dull knife can no longer cut through bread or slice meat thinly and evenly, and that is why every homeowner and chef must sharpen kitchen knives. There are many methods for sharpening knives, but one of the most popular is using a sharpening steel rod. The choice of knife sharpening methods depends primarily on the type of knife being sharpened; different blades and different kitchen knives brands have different requirements. But […]

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History of japanese Knives
History of Masahiro Knives
History of Masahiro Knives

Masahiro is one of the most prestigious knife brands in Japan. The company was founded 70 years ago and is located in Seki City, where it manufactures up to 200,000 knives per year. Masahiro is vertically integrated and handles all manufacturing, including blade-edging, hardening, and handle production. The knives are all handmade, come in a wide variety of options for household or industrial use, and are famously known for its excellent sharpness and design. Masahiro produces a series of knives known as their Pure Carbon Series, which utilizes carbon steel blades. Additionally, they produce two other series known as MV and MV-H, which are made with high carbon stainless steel, […]

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