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Maintaining and caring for your knives after use

There is much talk about how to use knives, how to cut different foods, and what types of knives to use. But there is less talk about what we need to do once we have used a knife, and how to clean and maintain it. Here we give some advice that if followed will allow us to keep our knife’s edge sharpened for a longer period of time, and keep the blade in the best shape possible.

Discover the secret of the Japanese whetstone

Japan has a gastronomy culture where there is a prominent respect for knives, and extreme care is taken daily for these precious culinary instruments. In the kitchen, the Japanese will dedicate some minutes everyday to care for their knives and to clean and sharpen them.