In Japan, there is an extensive range of Wa-Bocho—Japanese-style knives. Exquisite craftsmanship and extreme sharpness make these knives prized possessions of professional chefs.
Category - Equipment
Compared to Western-style kitchen knives, Japanese blades are thinner and sharper. This is due in part to Japanese cuisine, which includes lots of fish and vegetables and requires more delicacy when slicing.
As the saying goes, you need the right tool for the job, and it rings particularly true with Japanese cuisine. Check common and one-of-a-kind Japanese cooking equipment here.
Where do you go when you're ready to get your teppanyaki on but don't know where to start? To the 2018 Umami Insider Teppanyaki Grill Buying Guide, of course. With specs, prices and buying info, the guide has everything you need to get started.
If you weren’t already aware, Japanese cuisine can be extremely healthy and nutritious. Additionally, cooking food using a bamboo steamer will deliver rich, bright flavors and help to retain many of the nutrients, vitamins and minerals.