Owning a Japanese knife is a great asset in the kitchen. But to get the most out of them, you need to sharpen them. The edge of knives naturally dull out after prolonged use, so sharpening them is your best guarantee to keep the knives as sharp as day one.
Below is a quick guide on what you need to sharpen and care for almost any Japanese knife, as well as the step-by-step process in doing so.[Read more…]