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Not only are there Japanese food lovers out there in line waiting for their turn to enter the famous sushi restaurant or an amazing Omakase place for hours, but there are as well collectors of the traditional, authentic Japanese knives for their beauty and value worth exploring.
Collectors from different parts of the world would always look for efficient knives to perform all the essential, required tasks needed to make Japanese cuisine like sashimi sushi or Maki ones. However, not only does efficiency is important, as knife texture, handle, knife design, appearance, and the materials used to forge the blades are as well what collectors look for in a knife perfect to collect and keep. However, knife users and professional Japanese food chefs would also prefer a blade with high quality and just the right features for specific usage.
Therefore, the main factors users would look for in a Japanese knife worth using, or somehow, even for collectors just to keep them in the grand collection, are quality, material, usage, appearance and design, and edge-retention. It appears to many, that most kitchen knives (specifically ones made to perform culinary tasks) might somewhat appear to be ordinary-looking and plain, but Japanese knives are different – which is also why some people collect Japanese knives instead of using them in daily life. Among the best Japanese knives out there, Yu Kurosaki is a top-tier brand that leads the Japanese culinary industry with all the pros one needs to accomplish goals of either becoming a master in Japanese food or a collector with elegant knives in possession.
Yu Kurosaki is a world-class Japanese knife brand forged by hand by famous blacksmiths in Japan, including the owner, Yu Kurosaki himself.
With all the passion and love devoted to his great interest in the making of quality blades, both knife users or chefs and collectors of Japanese knives can simply trust the works by Yu Kurosaki. There are a variety of best-selling, widely-used models of Yu Kurosaki knives; however, the SENKO series knife stands out best. Specifically if a user or a collector is also highly interested in stones, the Yu Kurosaki R2(SG2) Hammered SENKO Custom TCW Japanese Chef’s Santoku Knife 170mm with White Turquoise Handle knife will be a strong competitor that might win the hearts of both cooks and collectors, all-in-one.
The Yu Kurosaki R2(SG2) Hammered SENKO Custom TCW Japanese Chef’s Santoku Knife 170mm with White Turquoise Handle knife is a Santoku knife, or a so-called multi-tasking knife which enables one to cut, chop, or slice all kinds of ingredients (fish, veggies, meat,). The blade is made with delicacy, crafted out of the Super Gold 2 micro carbide powder stainless steel, which is among the world’s hardest materials.
The Yu Kurosaki R2(SG2) Hammered SENKO Custom TCW Japanese Chef’s Santoku Knife 170mm with White Turquoise Handle knife also equips a unique hammered texture surface, while the handle is custom designed with Turquoise stone, which is also known as one of the most odorless, durable materials that could last decades. Furthermore, Turquoise’s anti-bacterial feature also makes it such a reliable knife to use when it comes to cooking.
The Yu Kurosaki R2(SG2) Hammered SENKO Custom TCW Japanese Chef’s Santoku Knife 170mm with White Turquoise Handle knife is very simple to use, easy to grip, and comfy to work with all kinds of techniques. The knife is a double-edge blade with a 50/50 balance grip, enabling users who are both left-handed and right-handed the comfort needed to perform well with this knife. The knife is very well sharpened and new out of the box, ready to be used or collected by its owner.