Kato AS Nakiri (Vegetable knife), 170 mm
Hiroshi Kato AS Nakiri,
This Japanese office knife has a core of Japanese Aogami Super carbon steel. This steel is seen as one of the best kind of steel for kitchen knives. This double-sided sharpened knife is provided with a black (Kurochi) protective layer. This knife is completely hand-forged by master smith Hiroshi Kato and is unique in its kind. The blade is very thin and manually sharpened. It has no thickenings which makes sharpening very easy. A Nakiri is a vegetable knife and is used to emboss. This knife is seen in Japanese cuisine as a universal knife for cutting vegetables, but it is also possible to cut meat and fish.
- Blade length: 170 mm
- Blade height: 53 mm
- Totale lengte: 310 mm
- Weight: 164 gram
- Steel type: core steel: Japanese Aogami Super steel (non-rust resistant) with 2 layers of non-stainless steel with black protective coating.
- Hardness: 63-64 (Rockwell C)
- Handle: oval American cherry wood and crop of black Pakka wood.
Like all Japanese knives, the handmade knives from Hiroshi Kato are not dishwasher safe, after every use cleaning and drying is the best treatment for these exclusive products.