Hitohira Togashi White #1 Stainless Clad Kasumi Sujihiki 270mm Ebony Handle
Hitohira Togashi knives have some of the best steel treatment, aesthetics, and fit and finish from Hitohira. Kenji Togashi-san is a mastersmith who works almost exclusively with the family sharpener to create superb cutting tools that are extremely rewarding to sharpen. We recommend Togashi blades to cooks with a deep appreciation for craft and forging, with healthy interest in hand sharpening and polishing with whetstones.
The Togashi Stainless clad Kasumi series is an impressive blade combining aesthetics, fit and finish, a durable edge, and ease of sharpening. A milky Kasumi finish complements a bright silver edge, while the choil and spine are polished to an elegant mirror finish. On the handle, a deep brown ebony contrasts a ferrule of buffalo horn.
Featuring a carbon steel edge produced from White #1, the Togashi Kasumi line is ideal for professional and home chefs who work in busy kitchens requiring a high capacity of cutting performance. Its exceptionally durable edge is made to handle high workloads, combined with a blade convexity offering excellent food release. If you are looking for a versatile and sturdy blade with incredible sharpness, these beautiful and high performing Togashi blades are the ones for you.
A slicer ('Sujiihki' in Japanese) is a valuable tool for skinning, trimming and/or portioning protein items (fillet of salmon or turkey breast). Depending on the length, professionals use it as a utility blade or use it during service on the line. For home cooks, a slicer is a great blade for those special times of the year where you want to get even slices without striations on your turkey breasts and other roasts.
Brand: Hitohira ひとひら
Blacksmith: Togashi Blacksmith 富樫打刃物製作所
Producing Area: Sakai-Osaka/ Japan
Steel: Yasuki White (Shirogami) #1, Soft Stainless Clad
Handle: Ebony & Buffalo Horn Ferrule Octagonal
Hand Orientation: Ambidextrous
Sharpener: Kenya Togashi