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Usuba Bocho Japanese Chef's Vegetable Knife, 5Cr15 Stainless Steel


Kitchen Knife Size

  • 180 mm / 7 Inch
  • 210 mm / 8 Inch

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Usuba Bocho Japanese Chef's Vegetable Knife, 5Cr15 Stainless Steel

The Usuba is a traditional Japanese style knife designed specifically to cut vegetables. Japanese cuisine stresses the importance and beauty of seasonal ingredients, referred to as `shun.’ The literal translation of Usuba is `thin blade.’ Without this incredibly sharp and thin blade, the knife would break down the cell walls of vegetables, causing ingredients to discolor and decrease in flavor. Originated in Kanto (Tokyo) region.

The usuba is a 'kataha' blade - single grind, flat on one side (actually slightly concave to aid in food release), with a Japanese handle. 

Traditionally the usuba is the first knife the Japanese trainee chef must master - vegetables are cheap, and it's only when a chef's knife skills are honed on vegetables that they can be let loose on meat and fish, where knife skills more directly affect profit. 

If you’re after superior sharpness and cutting feel, can handle a longer, heavier blade, if you want to master Japanese cuisine and are willing to adapt to a traditional tool, if sharpening isn’t a factor (and we're pretty sure it is), then an usuba may be the right choice.

Product Name: Stainless Steel Kitchen Utility Cutting Knife
Material of blade: 5Cr15 Stainless Steel
Material of handle: plywood
7 inch blade size: 180 x 54 x 4 mm, total length: 320 mm, weight:0.29 KG
8 inch blade size: 210 x 59 x 4 mm, total length:350 mm, weight: 0.368 KG
Thickness of blade: 4 mm
Hardness of blade: 56-58 HRC
Color:self color
Application: cutting meat, fish, sashimi, sushi, vegetable, fruit etc.
Net weight:about 0.29-0.365 KG
Packing weight:about 0.38-0.45 KG
Package:In Leather box

Type: Knives
Model Number: GD002
Certification: CE / EU
Certification: EEC
Certification: SGS
Certification: CIQ
Material: Stainless Steel
Feature: Eco-Friendly
Name: Stainless Steel Multi functional Cutting Knife
Blade material: 5Cr15 Stainless Steel
Handle material: Rosewood
7 inch blade size: 180x54x4 mm,total length 320 mm
8 inch blede size: 210x59x4 mm,total length 350 mm
Blade thickness: 4 mm
Hardness of blade: 58-60 HRC
Application: Slicing meat/salmon fish/vegetable/cooked food,ect.
Advantage: Sharp, high hardness, durable, anti-rust
Weight: 0.29/0.368 KG
Packing: In Gift Box


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