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Which whetstone should you choose

Widely recognised and known for their great qualities, Japanese whetstones, also referred to as waterstones, can be both natural and synthetic. These fine-grained stones can be used not only for sharpening Japanese blades, but also any other cutting tools So, there’s no need of buying a new set of knives. All you need is to purchase a whetstone. So, what’s so amazing about whetstones? The thing is that while sharpening knives with a whetstone, the surface particles are washed away pretty fast. This allows new particles, which are sharp, to... Read More


Knives for Sushi at home

You can create Nigiri, Sushi Rolls and Sashimi, its up to you but the Knives you use are always the same   Cutting Fish When preparing any Sushi you need to ensure that the fish is cut correctly. This is best done with a Yanagi Knife. A Yanagi is a specialist Japanese knife for slicing pieces of fish for sushi and sashimi. The single bevel is to allow professional chefs more control to control the thickness of the sashimi slices and make sure the cut is perfect for presentation and the... Read More