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Japanese food requires a lot of attention and deep understanding of how each food preparation process plays an important role in determining the final flavors each dish can present. Every little process, the small amount of ingredients added into each process, the skills of using Japanese knives, and the final aesthetics which results from the careful choice of ingredients and the placement of delicacies on minimal, Zen-styled Japanese tableware are what truly makes Japanese cuisine ‘special’.
Professionals and culinary experts in the food industry rely great upon the use of handy tools and equipment which aids in the making of Japanese delicacies, specifically sushi and sashimi. Thus, there are numerous Japanese cutleries out there in the market for professionals to have their hands on. As the skills and techniques required to delicately craft intricate culinary pieces of art, most Japanese food chefs and experts often look for excellent knife series and models to work with. However, as there are a plenty of knife types and models, not all can be trusted to work long-term in the kitchen. Some knives are made out of hard steels, while some are made out of lower-quality steels which can be softer in texture.
Thus, sushi chefs and sashimi head chefs would always keep their tabs on new knife forging technology and see which Japanese knife brands could provide and offer blades with extreme sharpness, edge retention, durability, and premium-quality.
Japanese knives are among the world’s sharpest knives – providing chefs and cooks the ability to cut, slice through, fillet, bone, and chop various ingredients into desired shapes and forms. However, as earlier mentioned, Japanese knife utilizing skills are to be learned, practiced, and mastered.
Although one purchases a professional Japanese knife, if the skills and techniques are not learnt, it could still be difficult to accomplish even the basic in-kitchen tasks. With the help of premium-quality blades, though, life would be a lot easier for professionals when it comes to the stage of ingredient preparation.
There are a plenty of Japanese knife brands that compete each other for quality and whether or not the prices of knife models are worth the pay. However, topping the international charts for unique designs and premium-quality blades with extreme sharpness, Yu Kurosaki has proved the world its professionalism through best-selling knife series that feature traditional Japanese styling and blade patterns unlikely to be found elsewhere.
Yu Kurosaki’s top knife series and models feature extreme sharpness, hard steels with HRC of over 60, and fine-quality handle materials.
All forged by highly-skilled craftsmen and blacksmiths, Yu Kurosaki’s knives are all made with a strong-willed passion and dedication to put Japanese knives up on the pedestal. Among the best-selling models, Yu Kurosaki R2 (SG2) Hammered SENKO-EI Custom EBTC Japanese Chef’s Slicer (Sujihiki) 240mm with Ebony & White Turquoise handle knife rocks the community with its unique Senko-EI sharp-pointed shape. Its shining knife surface depicts Japanese firecrackers or Senko hammered textures, further expressing its originality through traditional Japanese artwork.
Yu Kurosaki R2(SG2) Hammered SENKO-EI Custom EBTC Japanese Chef’s Slicer (Sujihiki) 240mm with Ebony & White Turquoise handle knife is a special knife model with exquisite Super Gold 2 Micro Carbide Powder stainless steel. It is also a double edge knife that allows left-handed or right-handed users to fully utilize its capabilities without worries. Its excellent handle is made out of Turquoise and Ebony wood with a stainless bolster, to ensure grip comfort and at the same instance, represent the beauty of Japanese culture. As one of Yu Kurosaki’s best knife models, Yu Kurosaki R2(SG2) Hammered SENKO-EI Custom EBTC Japanese Chef’s Slicer (Sujihiki) 240mm with Ebony & White Turquoise Handle knife often runs out of stock very quickly due to high demands.