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Western Knives

Western Knives

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  1. Aogami Santoku 170mm

    Santoku literally translates as ‘three benefits’ – slicing, dicing and mincing. The breadth of blade is ideally suited for cutting against the knuckle with speed – this technique provides safe comfortable cutting action only when the fingertips are clawed well away from the edge with the blade resting on the knuckle. The relatively straight profile and extra width, apart from multi function use on raw flesh, makes this a great choice as the primary blade for those who prepare mostly vegetables. This perfectly balanced knife will float through any task. Particularly well suited to a more horizontal or slicing action to cut as opposed the more classic French techique of roll cutting on a board. The Aogami Santoku is particularly evenly balanced and is widely deemed to be one of the most comfortable general purpose blades in its price range and beyond.

    SPECIAL NOTES: Not to be used on bone or for ANY kind of twisting or prising. CUT ONLY on wood or HDP. Do not allow Knives to be abused as screwdrivers, tin openers etc. Designed specifically for food preparation, FOR CULINARY USE ONLY.

    PLEASE NOTE: Handle wood may vary while the red Bubinga wood is being discontinued and replaced with Walnut wood. Please contact us if you have questions about this.
  2. Aka R2 Santoku 180mm

    Aka Series R2 High Speed

  3. Tojiro DP VG10 Santoku 170mm

    Tojiro DP VG10 Santoku 170mm
  4. JKC Super Aogami Santoku 175mm

    Santoku literally translates as ‘three benefits’ – slicing, dicing and mincing - and is the shape of a traditional Japanese chef’s knife. The breadth of the Santoku and its gently curved profile make this an ideal tool for speed cutting against knuckle. This technique provides safe comfortable cutting action ONLY when the fingertips are clawed well away from the edge with the blade resting on knuckle. This most versatile blade makes an ideal main knife for those who cut more fruit and vegetables, with occasional meat and fish preparation.

    SPECIAL NOTES: Not to be used on bone or for ANY kind of twisting or prising. CUT ONLY on wood or HDP. Do not allow Knives to be abused as screwdrivers, tin openers or for any use other than food preparation. ONLY FOR CULINARY USE.

    These blades will oxidise if left damp or wet and should be dried immediately after washing and oiled with a little vegetable oil or Tsubaki (Camelia oil available in the accessories section).

  5. Gold Kitano Set of 3 Nakiri 160mm (for chopping vegetable)
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    Gold Kitano Set of 3

    Made in a small workshop in the outskirts of Osaka in an area close to Sakai these 3 layer knives have a central core of VG10 No1. A compact range it represents the 4 most popular shapes. These knives are fully roll forged from a thicker blank than our Warikomi Collection (which uses the same steel). Therefore greater pressure was required to achieve a similar eventual thickness. This extra pressure has resulted in a slightly denser blade with a more aligned molecular structure which will stay sharper longer and is equally easy to resharpen. The hardness after final quenching is an outstanding 60:62 HRC. This is a good alternative to our Tamahagane Collection if a Multi-layered Damascus blade is not a priority. The handle is crafted from pakkawood to further enhance the quality and ensure longevity. Knives come in individual boxes. Set Includes: 1 x Utility knife 135mm for utility work. 1 x Nakiri knife 165mm for vegetables. 1 x Gyuto knife 180mm for meat

    Regular Price: £332.00

    Special Price £298.80

  6. Tojiro DP VG10 Gyuto (5 sizes)

    Tojiro DP VG10 Gyuto (5 sizes)
  7. JKC Super Aogami Gyuto (3 sizes)

    These blades will oxidise if left damp or wet and should be dried immediately after washing and oiled with a little vegetable oil or Tsubaki (Camelia oil available in the accessories section).

  8. Tojiro DP VG10 Nakiri 165mm

    Tojiro DP VG10 Nakiri 165mm
  9. JKC Super Aogami Nakiri 160mm

    160mm -The Nakiri may for all the world look like a small cleaver but it is an accurate blade, in fact more a precision instrument. Whilst fans of British TV cookery shows may observe chefs confidently applying the Nakiri to a multitude of meat and fish ingredients this would be totally anathema to the Japanese, who reserve these slim fine edge blades for things like getting thin rolls of Daikon which are then minced to absolutely delicate angel hair vermicelli. Home cooks and Japanese chefs use the Nakiri to make powder of various herbs as well as transform onion or garlic with incredible efficiency into fine rings or fabulously even, meltingly small, diced pieces. The rounded tip can be guided with relative ease against the top of the fingers to cut along the ridges of halved fruit and vegetables. Actually this shape truly lends itself to the process of properly cutting an onion from the halving all the way through to following the lines and then mincing. As for tears with an onion, as with all well made Japanese knives, there is no way the user could possibly be reduced tears unless they have allowed the edge to dull after a lot of heavy use. The Nakiri is the easiest blade to 'strop' sharp as the straight profile allows the edge to be swept across the newspaper or leather in one movement. So, regularly sweeping edge on each side on newspaper five to 10 times should keep your nakiri Knife keenly sharp.

    SPECIAL NOTES: Not to be used on bone or for ANY kind of twisting or prising. CUT ONLY on wood or HDP. Do not allow Knives to be abused as screwdrivers, tin openers or for any use other than food preparation. ONLY FOR CULINARY USE.

    Includes: One Free Sharpening These blades will oxidise if left damp or wet and should be dried immediately after washing and oiled with a little vegetable oil or Tsubaki (Camelia oil available in the accessories section).

  10. Aogami Gyuto (2 Sizes)

    This slimmer blade is called Gyuto – meaning cow sword. It is designed to make light work of slicing, dicing and filleting raw meat and fish. It is the Japanese adaptation of the classic French cooks knife. This familiiar looking blade represents optimal versatility as it tapers from broad base to narrow point allowing efficient contact cutting, slicing and ocasional carving. If you require the knife to cut more raw / cooked flesh (meat or fish) than vegetables and want to double it up for occasional carving or only use / prefer a classic western style shape, then the Gyuto is ideal.

    SPECIAL NOTES: Not to be used on bone or for ANY kind of twisting or prising. CUT ONLY on wood or HDP. Do not allow Knives to be abused as screwdrivers, tin openers etc. Designed specifically for food preparation, FOR CULINARY USE ONLY.

    PLEASE NOTE: Handle wood may vary while the red Bubinga wood is being discontinued and replaced with Walnut wood. Please contact us if you have questions about this.
  11. Brieto 3 Layers Gyuto (4 sizes)

    This slimmer blade is called Gyuto – meaning cow sword. It is designed to make light work of slicing, dicing and filleting raw meat and fish. It is the Japanese adaptation of the classic French cooks knife. This familiiar looking blade represents optimal versatility as it tapers from broad base to narrow point allowing efficient contact cutting, slicing and ocasional carving. If you require the knife to cut more raw / cooked flesh (meat or fish) than vegetables and want to double it up for occasional carving or only use / prefer a classic western style shape, then the Gyuto is ideal.

    SPECIAL NOTES: Not to be used on bone or for ANY kind of twisting or prising. CUT ONLY on wood or HDP. Do not allow Knives to be abused as screwdrivers, tin openers or for any use other than food preparation. ONLY FOR CULINARY USE.

  12. Aka R2 Gyuto (2 Sizes)

    Aka Series R2 Powder Steel Gyuto
  13. Brieto 3 layers Nakiri (2 sizes)

    Nakiri – This is the definitive Japanese shape for the preparation of vegetables. Whether slicing the softest tomatoes, dicing the hardest swede or mincing ginger to the consistency of a smooth pulp this blade will transform any culinary chore into a ‘Zen’ experience. The very straight edge profile with its flat front means that when chopping round layered vegetables like onions the resulting cut pieces are all the same size and will melt evenly during cooking. Be prepared for an increased amount of vegetables in your diet when using this knife as preparation becomes such a pleasure that it is difficult to stop slicing, chopping, dicing and mincing any vegetable you can get a hold of!

    SPECIAL NOTES: Not to be used on bone or for ANY kind of twisting or prising. CUT ONLY on wood or HDP. Do not allow Knives to be abused as screwdrivers, tin openers or for any use other than food preparation. ONLY FOR CULINARY USE.

  14. Tojiro DP Hammered Gyuto (3 sizes)

    Tojiro DP Hammered Gyuto
  15. Artisan Sujihiki (2 sizes)

    These very classically European style knives have a cutting action which only the Japanese can create. They are totally hand made in Shikoku, laminating high speed steel so they do ‘seem to float in the hand and slice as if by magic’.
  16. Tojiro DP VG10 Bread Knife 215mm

    Tojiro DP VG10 Bread Knife 215mm
  17. Toshiyuki Gyuto (2 sizes)

    Toshiyuki Gyuto (2 sizes)
  18. Aogami Sujihiki 240mm

    The Sujihiki is a long narrow blade designed for slicing raw or cooked flesh (meat, poultry, game & fish) with consummate ease. The reduced surface area means that even the most fatty or oily flesh does not stick to the side of the blade. Whether you want transparent slices of Carpaccio, to glide through carving the Sunday roast or to portion fish or meat this blade will transform these tricky challenges into satisfyingly pleasurable rituals. The JKC Aogami Sujihiki will enable newly designated carvers to tackle virtually any roast far more easily than a serrated blade or thicker edged European carver. This supremely comfortable keen blade will not tear the flesh and will contribute towards achieving a defter carving technique. This sujihiki is capable of meeting very delicate and exacting challenges and can be applied to the creation of sashimi and other tasks for which the Yanagiba is usually recommended.

    SPECIAL NOTES: Not to be used on bone or for ANY kind of twisting or prising. CUT ONLY on wood or HDP. Do not allow Knives to be abused as screwdrivers, tin openers etc. Designed specifically for food preparation, FOR CULINARY USE ONLY.

    PLEASE NOTE: Handle wood may vary while the red Bubinga wood is being discontinued and replaced with Walnut wood. Please contact us if you have questions about this.
  19. Tojiro Set of 4 with Block Tojiro Set of 4 with Block
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    Tojiro Set of 4 with Block

    Without a doubt our best entry level knife collection. Fantastic for culinary students and particular amateurs. A 3 Layer Warikomi construction with a High Carbon Super Steel (VG10) core and soft steel cladding make these knives a fantastic choice for anyone looking for super sharpness, enduring edges and easy maintenance. This would be a great knife at twice the price! Hardened to 60:62 HRC with Durawood handles. Set includes: 1x Paring 90mm 1x Utility 150mm 1x Santoku 170mm(multipurpose) 1x Meat Carving knife 210mm 1x Soft Touch Magnetic knife block (to store the knives on the block)

    Call us to add more /replace with other knife into the set(Bread knife/ Chef's knife)

    Note: Only 4 Tojiro knives are included with the block in the set. (Knives displayed on the magnetic block are only to show how the blades should be stored)

    Regular Price: £354.00

    Special Price £336.30

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