Lets take a trip to Japan! 🎌

Preferred Choice of Japanese Chefs 🎌

こんにちは (Kon’nichiwa) 🎌

Hey peeps !

Here we are, back where we first met! your very own KG101 Newsletter!

We’ve been working a lot to bring the best of culinary world to you, so this edition let’s take a trip to the land of rising sun, Japan! 🎌

Now there’s always something special about Japanese cuisine, their extremely talented chefs and not to forget the utensils they use that make them stand out.

This edition we’re talking all about Japanese style chef’s knives, that too under a budget! 💰️ 

Let’s explore!

Since we are talking about Japan, so ultimately we are talking about quality that lasts, saves time, hassle, energy and never fails to impress.

Now there’s a thing about Japanese knives that every knife holder chops like a samurai … let’s name them samurai chef 😀

We tried available Japaense knives on amazon and chose top 10, that are actually tip top, also wont cost you an arm (or a leg)

watch this youtube video from our channel and get your hands on the finest blades.

In this video we have featured:


When talking about budget, its very important to maintain your purchase.

All knives get dull when stored or maintained inappropriately.

Regardless of the price, proper care can extend the life of your knife significantly. Here are quick tips for maintaining your Japanese-style chef knife:

  • Hand Wash Only. Preserve the blade's edge by avoiding the dishwasher.

  • Opt for wooden or bamboo cutting boards to keep the blade sharp.

  • Use a knife block, magnetic strip, or blade guard to protect the edge when not in use.

  • Maintain the knife's edge with a honing rod or stone suited for Japanese knives.

Click on the links above to get your hands on accessories that fit your knife purchasing spree!

Recipe Time! 🍣 

Classic Miso Soup


  • 4 cups dashi stock

  • 3 tablespoons miso paste

  • 1 block silken tofu, cubed

  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced

  • A handful of wakame seaweed


  1. Heat dashi stock in a saucepan until just below boiling.

  2. Dissolve miso paste in a small amount of the warm stock, then stir back into the pot.

  3. Add tofu and wakame, gently warming without boiling.

  4. Serve garnished with green onions.


Japanese knives are renowned for their sharpness, precision, and beauty, making them a coveted tool in kitchens worldwide.

Now that we know about the qualities of a japanese knife and we have narrowed down the choices for you to stay in buddet, let’s see how these knives work!

The ASMR got us hypnotized!! 🔈️ 

Thank you for joining us on this flavorful journey through Japan

That was all about the world of affordable Japanese-style chef knives.

A quality knife is an extension of the chef's hand, and with the right care, even a budget-friendly option can provide years of culinary enjoyment.

Do you have a favorite budget-friendly Japanese-style chef knife or a tip for keeping it in pristine condition? Let us know!

Happy cooking, and until next time, stay sharp in the kitchen


The Kitchen Crew