Made-in-Japan Kitchen Knives "Hocho"— generally called Sashimi or Sushi Knives・Japanese chef knife — with Excellent Design and Unparalleled Tradition.
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Monthly Archives: September 2015

ISEYA Damascus Family Updated

We’re pleased to announce that new family of Iseya “I” Series has newly listed in the Hocho-Knife online store!The “I” series features 33 Layer Damascus-Hammered(Tsuchime) texture blades with a core of high carbon VG-10 stainless steel, that provide excellent rust resistance and a long-lasting edge as well as its beauty.Gyuto(Chef Knife)Yanagiba(Sashimi)Vegetable KnifeISEYA brand by SETO Cutlery MFG Co.,Ltd. has …

Who is the First Sushi Chef to Receive THREE MICHELIN STARS ?

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe welcomed President Barack Obama to Tokyo in April,2015 by taking him to the greatest sushi restaurant in the world, “Sukiyabashi Jiro”.The master of the restaurant is 90 years old — Jiro Ono — who is the first sushi chef to receive THREE MICHELIN STARS as you may know.He has been …

What’s TSUKIMI ?

Tsukimi or Otsukimi (moon-viewing) is known an annual Japanese festival in appreciation of the autumn moon. It falls on the night of August 15 (of the lunar calendar), as the full moon in the clear autumn sky is quite beautiful. These days normally fall in September and October of the modern solar calendar. Tsukimi refers …

Sharpening Knife by Master Sushi Chef Hiro Terada

“Yo Bocho” or Western-Style Kitchen Knives are very popular around the world.Mr.Terada, a Master Sushi Chef, explains How to Sharpen a double-edged Western-Style Kitchen Knife on a whetstone.Almost all the “Yo Bocho” are double-edged for both right and left handed persons.On the other hand, “Wa Bocho” or Japanese Traditional-type Kitchen Knives are mostly single-edged.Regarding the single-edged and double-edged, please refer to …

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