Knifewear Magazine

Microplane: Your Zesty Kitchen Bestie

Microplane: Your Zesty Kitchen Bestie

by Meghan Bain 2 min read

Before Knifewear, I worked in the world of restaurants for years. While every cook and chef, myself included, will tell you that their knife is their most valued tool, there’s a less flashy but equally handy tool that’s near and dear to our hearts: the Microplane. Chef or otherwise, you...
Read More
How to Care for Your Brand New Japanese Knife (Or Any Other Knife)

How to Care for Your Brand New Japanese Knife (Or Any Other Knife)

by Nathan Gareau 3 min read

So, you’ve brought home your new knife and you’ve been slicing through all the veggies and meat like a master chef! As with any high performance tool, your new kitchen baby requires some simple maintenance to keep it in primo condition. Don’t worry, maintaining a Japanese knife is easy, and...
Read More
How Konro Grills Are Made

How Konro Grills Are Made

by Naoto Fujimoto 2 min read

The word ‘konro’ was originally used to describe a portable heat source for cooking, but these days in Japan, ‘konro’ describes a household gas burner like this one. That said, the ceramic charcoal grills that we sell at Knifewear are also referred to as ‘Konro’. The highly portable Shichirin Konro are perhaps...
Read More
Knifewear's Top 5 Sujihikis

Knifewear's Top 5 Sujihikis

by Chris Lord 5 min read

I never would have guessed that of all the knife shapes out there, I’d become obsessed with the sujihiki. Every knife nerd has their vices; some love ultra-hard steel, others are obsessed with gigantic knives, and others love super rare and exclusive knives. Me, I’m a sujihiki guy. A sujihiki...
Read More

Knife Knowledge 101 ➤


Konro and BBQ ➤


Knife Sharpening ➤


How to choose a knife and other guides ➤


Blacksmiths, Japan and more ➤