The Kiritsuke Yanagiba is a Sushi knife (or Sashimi knife), designed in Japan between a Western chef’s knife and Japanese yanagiba, it has a single-edged blade with a Western-style handle, combining both Japanese and Western function and practicality in one knife.
Traditionally Japanese knife, Hocho, have been crafted for Japanese cuisine, but in accordance with their thriving popularity, many non-Japanese chefs covet using them in various cuisines.
In response to the trend, manufacturers in Japan, strive to make innovative types of knives to meet these global demands.
The Kiritsuke Yanagiba by “Sakai Takayuki” is one of the best answers, which skillfully incorporates the beauty of Japanese Hocho and Western Knives.
The long blade is single-edged just like Japanese hocho, while the handle is designed for Western demands.
The combination of the blade and handle overcomes the longtime difficult demands of many professional chefs.
We highly recommend you to once experience the excellent handling performance and beautility of the Kiritsuke Yanagiba.
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All the Hocho-Knife staff
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