A great veg prep knife with a western handle for ultimate control. Make this your first nakiri!
SHAPE: Nakiri, a traditional veg prep knife. Good surface area to the blade allowing for lots of control. It’s not a cleaver but will revolutionise your mis en place.
STEEL: VG10. A high performance, Japanese-made stainless steel
FINISH: Damascus or Suminigashi
HANDLE: Western pakkawood handle
LENGTH: 165mm in length.
MAKER: Masutani - Echizen, Japan
BEST FOR: Anyone wanting a knife made from one of the best cutting steels on the planet at an acceptable price.
SAUNDERS SAYS:"If you want to try out a nakiri shape, this is a great first knife in this shape. It’s a great quality steel and a good weight and balance."
Also take a look at the VG10 Gyuto and the V1 Santoku also from Masutani.