Why Japanese Knives?

When it comes to cooking, it can’t be denied that a knife is probably one of the most essential tools needed in the kitchen. To perfectly slice through dense ingredients like bones, chop veggies like a pro, and dice carrots into desired cubes and blocks, a professional cutlery is needed to ensure all processes are going fine. In Japanese culinary, though, a normal kitchen knife […]


Sakai Takayuki INOX Japanese-style Nanairo Chef’s Deba Knife 180mm ABS Resin Handle [Green-Tortoiseshell]

img by : hocho-knife.com When it comes to professional cutlery and tools used in the kitchen, Japan is indeed home to the latter. Known as a destination with long, rich cultured history of cutlery production and handcrafted equipment, numerous cities and prefectures in Japan are home to premium-quality Japanese knives and worldwide famous Japanese knife brands that are worth having in possession. Worldwide Japanese food […]


‘Yu Kurosaki R2(SG2) Hammered SENKO WA RS8H Japanese Chef’s Petty Knife (Utility) with Brown-Ring Octagonal Handle 150 mm’ Versus ‘Yu Kurosaki R2 (SG2) Hammered SHIZUKU WA RS8P Japanese Chef’s Gyuto Knife with White-Ring Octagonal Handle 210 mm’

img by : https://www.hocho-knife.com/ Just like any other decision-making process, choosing a Japanese knife to craft your delicacies can be a complicated task. When it comes to the selection of a Japanese knife, users look at a lot of different variables, functions – including the intention of usage. Most Japanese knives forged to brew the magical wonders and signature dishes may not focus on the […]


Sakai Takayuki Knife Series Collection

img by : https://www.hocho-knife.com/ The culinary industry is in awe of how Japan’s delicate, yet exotic pieces of culinary arts which became such a worldly phenomenon in the 21st century. Looking back to its origin that took place during the 15th century, specifically the Edo era in Japan, sushi was a popular dish – fermented fish topped on rice was the big deal. However, in […]


Behind The Success of Sushi Chefs

Japanese food has earned its name as one of the world’s most loved cuisine with the intricate processes it requires to craft delicacy out of every single dish. The love for sushi has grown tremendously in various parts of the globe, as it makes its way into the hearts of so many food lovers and diners. The traditional, authentic flavors that make people see Sakura […]


Top Sushi Menus We Love

Sushi has become a global phenomenon that bombs the food industry with its rich flavor combining raw fish to vinegar-moistened Japanese rice, the convenience in finding it almost anywhere, and the addiction after eating a few of it that comes in bite-sized portions. Sushi is loved by a huge population of people, stretching all the way from East to the West, North to the South. […]


American Sushi Restaurant Review

Shuko New York, New York Proprietors Jimmy Lau and Nick Kim were formers chefs at Masa, the famed three-Michelin-star Japanese and sushi restaurant in Manhattan, so it’s not surprising that their restaurant, Shuko, has become one of New York’s most loved sushi destinations since opening just a few years back. At Shuko, you can opt for omakase, a la carte, or a bit of both […]


How to Clean a Kitchen Knife

Of all the utensils commonly found in a household or commercial kitchen, knives are by far one of the most used. Due to the constant usage, the knives will need to be frequently cleaned in order to remove all the food, oils, and debris that may become stuck to the blade and handle. Knowing how to properly clean kitchen knives is important, as proper cleaning […]


Japanese sushi tips

When most people hear the word, “Sushi”, they immediately think of raw fish. In truth, dishes made with raw fish are called “Sashimi”. Sushi is among the world’s most-loved Japanese delicacies that has touched the hearts of diners and gourmets worldwide with unique flavors and subtleness. Definition of sushi What defines Sushi is any dish made with vinegar rice, which may or may not include […]