NIPPONBLADES GIFU CHEF KNIVES

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Santoku Gifu

You can use the Santoku chef knife for almost every task in the kitchen. A lot of Japanese families cut their meat, fish and vegetables with the Santoku chef knife. Most of the time the chef knife is used for cutting vegetables because about 80% of a Japanese meal consists of vegetables.

€210

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Nakiri Gifu

The Nakiri is the Japanese chef knife that is specially made for cutting vegetables. Vegetables are an important part of the Japanese kitchen, the Nakiri is used on a daily basis by the Japanese homecook. The blade of the Japanese vegetable chef knife is thin, straight and sharp. A little bit of pressure is enough to make a smooth and clean cut.

€210

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Yanagiba Gifu

The Yanagiba is the knife that is used for filleting fish. This knife is perfect for the preparation of shashimi (the Japanese dish made of fresh raw fish that is cut in very thin slices). Because the knife is long and light it is easy to make thin and straight slices.

€300

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Petty Gifu

The petty knife is perfect for the smaller jobs in the kitchen. This knife is ideal for cutting onions, herbs or small pieces of meat and fish. This is a knife that is becoming increasingly popular in the professional kitchen and home kitchen.

€175

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Our clients are very positive

  • "It's a great knife !! I have a lot of fun with it. The blade remains razor sharp, it's very lightweight and practical regarding maintenance. I always make it instantly clean and dry, and then hang it right back. "
    Lana from Hoogkarspel
  • "There is no knife like this. Nice and stable in the hand, good, sharp and beautiful to see. For me it was a great purchase '
    Jan from Veenendaal
  • "I am very pleased with my knife. The cutting and chopping goes much faster and for the first time I can cut really thin slices. What a pleasure. "
    Roos from Amsterdam
  • "The knife is super! I use it daily! I work in a kitchen so there are a lot of ingredients that I can use to test the performance, it remains razor sharp! Awesome! I would never go back to an other knife! :-D "
    Wouter from Amsterdam
  • "It is an excellent knife. He hangs nicely between my global knives. When the cutting becomes difficult, I always use the nippon. Why? It is more versatile. Cutting goes with great easiness and the weight is much better. "
    Ralf from Stein
  • "I wanted to let you know that I am very satisfied with your knife. Stays super sharp and it’s a joy to cut! "
    Rob from Vleuten
  • "The time of ditto sandwiches and half-severed fingertips is over, because what a beautiful knife! Beautiful, stable, light, incredibly sharp and easy to keep clean.”
    Nicolette from Wassenaar
  • "This is a really sharp knife, every knife should have this sharpness, and it remains sharp. No matter what you cut and how much you cut, you will never crush an ingredient”
    Rainier from Nijmegen
  • "The knife is excellent, beautifully sharp and it has a pleasant form."
    Marcel from Nijmegen
  • "The balance and sharpness makes it great to work with. I have checked the sharpness and it is still ok. I maintain it with a very fine whetstone"
    John from Spijkenisse
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VG-10 steel

All kitchen knives of Nipponblades are made of VG-10 steel. The G stands for Gold or Kin which in turn stands for quality in Japanese. VG-10 steel is also called super-steel.

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Handforged

All Japanese chefs knives from Nipponblades are handmade. The master blacksmith ‘Hiroshi Katou’ has made all the blades of the Gifu line.

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