These knives are just wow; incredible to use and to look at, they will be the talking point in your kitchen.
This knife is not a meat cleaver, in fact the Nakiri is perfect for chopping vegetables. The flat profile of the blade means it's easier to get all the way through the veg to the board and ensure each slice is cut all the way through. It is best used with a chopping action (up and down). The wide blade is handy for transferring your chopped veg from board to pot. These knives are really handy additions to any kitchen and look stunning and very different from your usual kitchen knife, take a risk and enjoy yourself.
At a glance
We have personally tested and reviewed this knife to give you an honest and personal opinion about it and this is how it rates.
The technical bits
- Blade length 155 mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
- Total length 310 mm (Blade + Handle)
- Blade width 4 mm (Measured where blade enters handle)
- Blade height 51 mm Heel to spine
- Total weight 159 grams
- Blade Material Powder cutting edge, laminated in Stainless
- Style Japanese
- Handle Style Japanese
- Tang Style Half
- Left or right handed Both
- Type Nakiri
Our aim is to measure everything as accurately as possible but some specifications (such as hardness for example) are provided by the manufacturer and therefore should be used as a guide only.
What You Get
Beautiful dark grey fibre boxes with the name in gold foil on the lid. On the inside you will find a red stepped inlay and your beautiful knife of course, wrapped in Japanese newspaper by the craftsmen who made it. So while not working on your knife skills you can catch up on your Japanese language skills. Talk about the gift that keeps on giving...
What is a Nakiri knife?
The Nakiri looks like a small meat cleaver. In reality this knife is anything but.
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