From the sharp corners on a slice of sashimi that stands by itself, to the smooth and shinny surface (a.k.a 艶 tsu-ya) of a cut — Cutting properly with a knife does not only make the beautiful food but is also deeply relevant to the flavours the cuts can create.

What is a sharp knife? Its shape, material, manufacturing methods to the ways of knife sharpening all matters. If you aim to achieve the best sharpness of a knife, the first thing is to know the knive types as they are.

Sashimi Knives

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Used from the end of the cutting edge all the way to the tip, Sashimi knives are designed to make slashing cuts. They are praised for their extremely sharp edges and the beautiful cuts they can create. …

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