The Japanese art to eating with your eyes

The Japanese phrase ‘me de taberu’ translates to ‘to eat with your eyes’. In Japan, sight is considered as important as taste and smell when it comes to enjoying Japanese[…]

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A retrospective look at the Japanese katana

One of the oldest Japanese weapons is the katana, which is a Japanese sword known for its curved, single-edged blade. It was a weapon used by samurai in the ancient[…]

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January 18, 2018 0
Kamikoto Knife and Wooden Chopping Board

Why Wooden Cutting Boards Are Choice

  Ever wonder why you never see a professional chef using a glass cutting board? Whilst they have become popular in home kitchens for their hygiene factor and easy to[…]

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Essential Reads

Top posts from our blog that offer essential insight into the best ways to approach knife maintenance, kitchen solutions and authentic Japanese cuisine.

8 Kitchen Safety Tips

Crucial tips to follow in order for you stay safe in the kitchen. Whether in a restaurant or at home always take these precautions.

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What Makes Japanese Steel Kitchen Knives So Special?

Japanese steel knives have the power to revolutionize your preparation process,  here’s why.

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5 Amazing Tokyo Restaurants You Must Visit

Truly unique dining experiences, you won’t want to miss out on these during your next trip to Japan!

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About Kamikoto

“Each product is a masterclass in knifemaking; you can feel the spirit of the craftsman in the end piece.”

Kamikoto is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, and sources its steel from select and carefully chosen steel mills on Honshu 本州 island. Kamikoto knives are made for a lifetime, the perfect balance of strength and aesthetic beauty. A solemn blade, the Kamikoto knife is designed for chefs and serious home cooks.