Hitohira TD Blue #2 Stainless Clad Nashiji Yo Paring 90mm Walnut Handle
The TD Blue #2 line is a perfect blade to get a taste of carbon steel without the full maintenance headache, thanks to the stainless cladding that protects most of the surface area from rust, while you can enjoy the long edge life and sharpness of blue #2 carbon steel.
We find this construction to be the best of both types of steel, and hope more people try out this amazing high-carbon steel! (one must keep clean and dry the whole blade often to prevent it from rusting, and a benign discolouration/patina will form regardless).
A paring knife is often used for many in-hand tasks such as coring, peeling, and trimming; think apples, artichokes, various fruits and garlic etc. It is an extremely versatile tool that when you get a really good one, you start to wonder how you managed to cook all these years without it.
Brand: Hitohira ひとひら
Producing Area: Sanjo-Niigata/ Japan
Steel: Yasuki Blue (Aogami) #2, Soft Stainless Clad
Handle: Walnut Western
Hand Orientation: Ambidextrous