Food Forum


Close-up Japan zooms in on current trends in food culture and popular food topics in Japan.

Vol. 30 No. 4


Wabocho Japanese Kitchen Knives

In Japanese cuisine, the menu is designed in harmony with the season and occasion, and food aesthetics are essential. Authentic Japanese food revolves around the detailed knife-work of the chef, and Japan’s extensive range of wabocho, traditional Japanese kitchen knives, allows them to perform with intricate precision.

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