Originating from the land of diverse yet singular flavors, a Nakiri knife is a simple nevertheless exclusive Japanese vegetable knife. The original predecessor of the Santoku knives, Nakiri blades were and is still extremely popular among seasoned chefs and home cooks, experimenting with Japanese cuisine.
This unique vegetable knife has a remarkably straight sharp blade and is lightweight, in addition to being ergonomically designed. Well balanced and with an easy anti-slip grip, they are considered perfect for performing finer cuts like julienne as well as for earthy and rugged country-style chopping and dicing. With its flat and broad sharp blade, this Japanese veggie knife can easily cut into the skin of hard shell vegetables like a pumpkin, with ease.
Nakiri vegetable knives can seamlessly double up as a chef’s knife or a Santoku, thanks to its versatile and multipurpose features. Rust-free blades and high durability are some of its biggest advantages, in addition to being one of the most valuable kitchen tools available today.