Category Archives: Japanese tradition

Deba, Yanagiba, Santoku, Nakiri, etc are kitchen knives used traditionally in Japanese cuisine. Nowadays, their popularity is increasing and they are used in Western cuisine too.

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.