This video tells in exhaustive detail how to use Kiritsuke Yanagiba knives (or a maker calls them “hien”) for Japanese sushi.
The Kiritsuke Yanagiba itself has a stylish shape like Japanese sword or Katana, and is very functional to make sushi and sashimi.
This time, the stage is a sushi restaurant “SHIMIZU” where a skilled sushi chef shows excellent demonstration to make hand-shaped sushi with some topping — suzuki(sea bass), nodoguro(blackthroat seaperch), kamasu, aka-ika(calamari), toro(fatty tuna), kasugo-dai(kasugo-sea bream), kohada(gizzard shad), aji(horse mackerel) and maguro(tuna).
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All the Hocho-Knife staff
“Hocho” represents Made-in-Japan (Sushi / Sashimi) Kitchen Knives,
that is the soul of the cook!