Koi Spring Hammer Kiritsuke
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The Kiritsuke is a blend of the Usuba and Yanagiba knives and is traditionally used by the head chef of Japanese restaurants. As a blend of two distinct knives, it is designed to excel at multiple techniques between intricate vegetable cutting and seafood preparation. Modern Kiritsuke’s tend to be double bevel, a reflection of the changing styles and techniques in Japanese cuisine. Functionally, it has a flatter heel than the Gyuto, with an angular tip for intricate work and a blade length to handle long slicing cuts.
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