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Ginryu “Silver Dragon” Japanese Stylish High-Grade Stainless Knives

We’re pleased to introduce to you the Japanese Stylish Mirror-finished Stainless Knives, called “Silver Dragon” or “Gin-ryu” in Japanese. The Ginryu Premium (Silver Dragon) series is a durable razor-sharp knife made out of the highest quality Swedish stainless steel by Bohler-Uddeholm. This special stainless steel alloy has very low impurities, is highly rust resistant and offers …

Damascus Knife Special Coverage Updated

[updated] We’re pleased to announce that the special feature page of Damascus kitchen knives has been updated with some new cool items. Damascus texture gives off a mystique from its own elegant pattern, toughness, and durability. Especially, Japan has developed its own excellent manufacturing method in forging of Katana (or Swords) and Kitchen knives, and it was successfully applied …

KANETSUNE 45 layer Damascus Hammered Knives with Japanese Traditional Handle

KANETSUNE KC-910 series feature 45 layers of Damascus-Hammer patterned blades with a core of AUS10 stainless steel, which provides excellent edge retention. The handle is made of luxurious Octagonal-shaped Red Sandalwood with Plywood Bolster for beauty and durability. Each knife is hand sharpened to ensure maximum sharpness out of the box. Gyuto (Chef Knife)  Petty …

All about Aogami, highly ranked material for kitchen knives (3)

Aogami No.2 (Blue Paper Steel No. 2) As basic information of Aogami No.2, it contains a lower amount of carbon, chromium and tungsten than Aogami No.1. It’s less expensive than Aogami No.1, so its hardness, stickiness and sharpness is one step behind Aogami No.1. Having said that, it would be best for those who want …

What is “UMAMI” in Japan ?

We have been seeing the word “umami” these days. The word is spelled as it is “U M A M I” in foreign countries and has become global common language. Since Umami was born in Japan, the Japanese appears to be more sensitive to umami. One company had conducted a survey to see to what …

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