Japan is known for its top-quality culinary tools ranging from utensils to the blades used to craft sashimi pieces in high-end restaurants. Although there are a wide variety of brands and companies that forge high-quality knives for various uses, there are only a few brands in Japan that wows the world with superb quality and extraordinary designs. Among the brands with world-renowned reputations of being easy to use, comfortable to grip, efficient to work with, and worth collecting, Yu Kurosaki is a brand that continues to forge quality blades with blacksmiths that are highly passionate in every work they do.
Yu Kurosaki knives are among Japan’s most famous knife brands worldwide professionals leave their trusts to. Offering quality knives along with extreme sharpness and unique designs that people would always remember, Yu Kurosaki and his fellow blacksmiths pour their hearts into the crafting of supreme quality blades that are not only practical, but are also demonstrative towards the traditional Japanese blade forging techniques and skills. Always on the path towards higher quality knives, new designs, and the finest materials to pursue his ideals, Yu Kurosaki knives are definitely worth collecting.
Japanese Slicers, Sujihiki Knives
Sujihiki knives or Japanese slicers are often long and narrow in shape, described as graceful and elegant blades for utilized for the trimming of fats and sinews in fish as well as other raw ingredients. Sujihiki knives are mainly used to trim away and skim out meat from various raw ingredients, but are also intended for filleting and skinning fish. Just with one, long, single-motion slice, meat or fish can be perfectly cut. The blade’s heel-to-tip single-motion slice or cut technique is done efficiently with a Sujihiki knife.
Though Yu Kurosaki knife types are a plenty to choose from, its slicers are of extraordinary quality, all forged by passionate blacksmiths who pursue their ideals. Among Sujihiki knives forged by Yu Kurosaki, the Yu Kurosaki R2 (SG2) Hammered Shizuku Wa RS8P Japanese Chef’s Slicer (Sujihiki) 270 mm with White Ring Octagonal Handle knife is an amazing knife model for professionals looking for fine quality slicers when it comes to filleting and the removal of fats from meat.
Yu Kurosaki R2 (SG2) Hammered Shizuku Wa RS8P Japanese Chef’s Slicer (Sujihiki) 270 mm with White Ring Octagonal Handle knife takes up a narrow, long distinct shape with a relatively acute edge angle to diminish all the efforts needed to cut through various ingredients. With its blade length of 270 mm and a total length of 425 mm, it is a perfect blade to cut through ingredients just in one swift slice. The blade surface portrays an artistic, authentic Japanese traditional style artwork which makes it very unique and worth adding to the collection. Crafted out of the Super Gold 2 or also known as the R2 Micro Carbide Powder steel, Yu Kurosaki R2 (SG2) Hammered Shizuku Wa RS8P Japanese Chef’s Slicer (Sujihiki) 270 mm with White Ring Octagonal Handle knife is highly durable, is rust-resistant, and has extreme edge retention.
A great double edge blade, Yu Kurosaki R2 (SG2) Hammered Shizuku Wa RS8P Japanese Chef’s Slicer (Sujihiki) 270 mm with White Ring Octagonal Handle knife is indeed a must-have knife for Japanese knife collectors even if cooking is out of the question. As for professionals and aspiring chefs, this knife model is definitely an amazing tool to enhance the authentic Japanese style techniques and the swift motions of blade swings for just the perfect slices, cuts, and chops.