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What is a Gyuto, and Why do I Need One?

What is a Gyuto, and Why do I Need One?

by Jeevin Johal 3 min read

 The mighty Gyuto! If Ice Cube were to retire from rapping and follow his lifelong passion of becoming a  Chef, he’d scoop up a Gyuto and forever refer to it as the “Don Mega” of all cooking blades. It truly is the O.G. knife of the kitchen!  I’m Looking for My First...
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Wakasa Nuri, the Best Chopsticks Money Can Buy!

Wakasa Nuri, the Best Chopsticks Money Can Buy!

by Alex Dufort 3 min read

Chopsticks! Everyone has at least one pair kicking around. Often it’s the one you get with your grocery store sushi, tucked away in the dark abyss that we call a cutlery drawer. Maybe you haven’t seen it in years, but trust me, it’s there.  In the past, I would only...
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What's a Honesuki, and Why do I Need One?

What's a Honesuki, and Why do I Need One?

by Jeevin Johal 3 min read

  Almost daily, while perusing our knives, a customer will be taken aback by a knife style they’ve never encountered before. Their eyes grow puzzled as they hone in on an oddly shaped blade, trying to decipher the reason for its creation before querying, “what’s this knife used for?” The...
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How to Clean Your Ceramic Honing Rod

How to Clean Your Ceramic Honing Rod

by Colin McGuire 2 min read

Maintaining the Most Important Knife Maintenance Tool Most knife lovers know that regular honing with a ceramic honing rod keeps your edge sharp for as long as possible between sharpenings. Didn’t know that?  Check out this blog post to learn more! Over time, your  ceramic honing rod will start to look dirty....
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Knife Knowledge 101 ➤

What is a Nakiri, and How do I Use One?

What is a Nakiri, and How do I Use One?

by Nathan Gareau 4 min read

For many newcomers to the world of Japanese kitchen knives, the nakiri can be a very intriguing option. I remember...
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Japanese Kitchen Knife Care

Japanese Kitchen Knife Care

by Nathan Gareau 2 min read

So you got a Japanese kitchen knife? Congrats! A Japanese kitchen knife makes cooking safer and way more fun, but...
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Comment est-ce que je peux empêcher mon couteau en acier au carbone de rouiller?

Comment est-ce que je peux empêcher mon couteau en acier au carbone de rouiller?

by Alex Dufort 3 min read

Read the English version here Les couteaux en acier au carbone peuvent parfois être aussi beaux qu’ils le sont exigeant....
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Konro and BBQ ➤

Filter Your Water and Cook Your Rice with Binchotan Charcoal!

Filter Your Water and Cook Your Rice with Binchotan Charcoal!

by Francis Liew 4 min read

Charcoal is everywhere now. You see it in your soaps, toothpaste, and you've maybe even had a couple scoops of ice...
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Which Binchotan Grade is Right for Me? Naoto's Guide to Binchotan Types

Which Binchotan Grade is Right for Me? Naoto's Guide to Binchotan Types

by Naoto Fujimoto 3 min read

If you’ve met me, you know I love cooking over charcoal. Japanese charcoal, called binchotan, is prized for its amazing...
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Knife Sharpening ➤

How to Clean Your Ceramic Honing Rod

How to Clean Your Ceramic Honing Rod

by Colin McGuire 2 min read

Maintaining the Most Important Knife Maintenance Tool Most knife lovers know that regular honing with a ceramic honing rod keeps...
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Honing Your Knife v.s. Sharpening Your Knife

Honing Your Knife v.s. Sharpening Your Knife

by Owen Whitinger 3 min read

I think we’ve been pretty consistent about how we feel about sharp knives  — they’re awesome. They’re easy and safe...
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How to Fix Your Broken Knife Tip

How to Fix Your Broken Knife Tip

by Nathan Gareau 3 min read

So, you broke your knife tip. I know your pain, I’ve done it too. Sometimes you just set the knife...
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How to choose a knife and other guides ➤

What is a Gyuto, and Why do I Need One?

What is a Gyuto, and Why do I Need One?

by Jeevin Johal 3 min read

 The mighty Gyuto! If Ice Cube were to retire from rapping and follow his lifelong passion of becoming a  Chef,...
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What's a Honesuki, and Why do I Need One?

What's a Honesuki, and Why do I Need One?

by Jeevin Johal 3 min read

  Almost daily, while perusing our knives, a customer will be taken aback by a knife style they’ve never encountered...
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Ko-Bunka v.s. Petty: What's the Best Knife?

Ko-Bunka v.s. Petty: What's the Best Knife?

by Chris Lord 4 min read

Most people’s first knife is either a santoku or a gyuto, some adventurous souls even grab a nakiri first. That...
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Blacksmiths, Japan and more ➤

Wakasa Nuri, the Best Chopsticks Money Can Buy!

Wakasa Nuri, the Best Chopsticks Money Can Buy!

by Alex Dufort 3 min read

Chopsticks! Everyone has at least one pair kicking around. Often it’s the one you get with your grocery store sushi,...
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Small Makers Collection: Sakai Takayuki

Small Makers Collection: Sakai Takayuki

by Naoto Fujimoto 3 min read

Sakai Takayuki is another brand in Sakai, perhaps the most well known brand in the region. Sakai Takayuki was founded...
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Small Makers Collection: Tosa Uchi Hamono

Small Makers Collection: Tosa Uchi Hamono

by Naoto Fujimoto 3 min read

This article in part of our Small Makers Collection. This series celebrates blacksmiths that make some of our favourite hand-made...
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