Why should you have Vegetable Knife Damascus Nakiri?

by Joseph Ting on Apr 22, 2022

Why should you have Vegetable Knife Damascus Nakiri?

What does Nakiri Knife looks like?

Though a nakiri blade looks like a Chinese cleaver, the blade is considerably lighter and has a straight edge that can be used for making precise cuts of all sorts of vegetables.

Nakiri Knife Japanese Vegetable Knife

Why should you have Japanese Nakiri knife?

Have you ever thought about adding a Japanese vegetable knife to your kitchen?

If you're looking for a versatile knife that will handle a variety of tasks, consider investing in a vegetable nakiri. Unlike most chef's knives, which are designed for slicing meat, a vegetable nakiri is ideal for cutting vegetables like carrots and cucumbers.

The Nakiri knife is a Japanese vegetable knife. It is rectangular in shape and has a blunt blade edge. This type of knife is perfect for chopping vegetables. The Nakiri knife is also very light weight, which makes it easy to use.

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What is a Japanese nakiri vegetable knife?

You may have seen the name Nakiri thrown around, this is a Japanese vegetable knife. "Na" means greens, vegetables, and "Kir" means cut. The knives have depth to them, generally 2-3" tall, and have a slight curve to the edge profile to allow for rocking while chopping. Also, the blade is thin and straight, so it is surprisingly easy to sharpen.

Why do you need a Damascus Steel Nakiri Knife?

The best nakiri vegetable knife is designed specifically for chopping and slicing vegetables. There is no need to worry about the tip breaking off, which is usually the first thing to break on a knife because there is no tip! The depth of the blade allows for good control when slicing larger items like cabbage or cucumbers. Having a gentle curve, the blade allows for easy rocking when mincing vegetables after they've been chopped. In Japan, this type of knife is especially useful when cutting vegetables such as daikon or carrot into julienne strips. This method is called "katsura-make".

Damascus Steel

Damascus steel In its modern form, Damascus steel is an alloy consisting of multiple visible layers produced in combination with a core steel. The base material used for the production of modern Damascus steel derives from steels with various contents of accompanying elements. The combination of steel grades with contrasting properties allows the production of particularly hard and at the same time flexible steels.

The metal is Damascus steel, which is made up of different types of metal that have been folded and hammered together many times. The result is a strong and durable material with a matte finish. Damascus steel is often used in swords because it is tough, sharp, and has a long lasting edge.

VG 10 Steel

(61 ±1 HRC) is a classic Japanese high performance steel with excellent properties that have awarded it the moniker "gold steel". It is a stainless blade steel of the highest quality with a high carbon content. This allows it to be tempered particularly well in contrast to other stainless steels. Moreover, VG-10 boasts a particularly good edge retention.

Best Nakiri Knife VG10 Damascus Steel at Affordable Price

Manufactured with ultra-premium multi-layered stainless Damascus steel at HRC 60-61 hardness, this 7 in. utility nakiri vegetable knife boasts unrivaled performance and incredible edge retention.

VG10 Nakiri Knife Damascus Steel

DURABLE HANDLE The meticulously constructed, triple-riveted G10 handle has gone through special treatment, making it extremely impervious to heat, cold, and moisture; accented with a mosaic pin.

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