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The Best Japanese Knives to Buy in 2022

The best knives that come from Japan

In this article we’ll walk you through everything you need to know when thinking about buying Japanese knives, let you know about the considerations to keep in mind, and give you reviews of the best options available to buy today.

How to Organize Your Kitchen

A well-organized kitchen will let you cook more efficiently, helping you to find even more pleasure in your cooking. The initial decluttering might seem like a chore, but the benefits of a well-organized kitchen make it well worth the effort. You don’t need a massive kitchen to do this – in fact, it’s all about using the space you’ve already got as effectively as possible. This helpful guide will show you how to organize your kitchen to make the most of your space.

Helpful Guide to Kitchen Knives

Kitchen knives are essential tools for any chef. It’s important to pick the right knife for the job, and know how to use it properly. This guide to kitchen knives covers knife construction, chopping techniques, maintenance, and more.

Helpful Guide to Pots and Pans

We’ve created this guide to help you navigate the dizzying market of kitchen cookware, and to help you choose the right pan for the right job. We’ll also show you which pans are best on the different types of hob and stove top as well as how to maintain and store your pans so they’ll last a lifetime.

The Best Santoku Knives (Reviews and Buyer’s Guide)

Originally called ‘santoku bocho’, or ‘three virtues’, santoku knives can be used to cut three things: vegetables, fish and meat. Like Western chef’s knives, the santoku is perfect for many kitchen tasks, from regular chopping to precise dicing. Let’s learn more about santoku knives, and check out the best santoku knives to buy in 2022.

Japanese All-Rounder: the Best Gyuto Knives

‘Gyuto’, literally meaning ‘cow sword’, is a knife inspired by the Western chef’s knife, applying traditional Japanese knifemaking to a multipurpose style of knife used for meats and vegetables. In this article, we take a closer look at gyuto knives, and check out the best gyuto knives to buy in 2022.