Types of Japanese Kitchen Knives

  • Santoku means three virtues. Used for Meat, Fish and Vegetables.
    It is the most popular kitchen knife in Japan.

  • Gyuto means Meat Cutting Knife , But this is used for Meat, Fish and Vegetables similar to Santoku.
    Also known as Chef's knife.

  • Petty is for delicate work such as peeling ,carving of fruit ,vegetable…etc.
    Recommended as your second knife.

  • Usuba / Nakiri knife es for cutting vegetables.

  • Yaganiba is japanese traditional knife for preparing Sashimi, Sushi.

  • Deba is japanese traditional knife for filleting a fish.(fish cleaning)
    Also you can cut meat and chicken including thin bones without losing the edge.