Sakai, Osaka is one of the world-famous knife production locations in Japan.
Each Heart Knife is carefully hand-crafted by the skillful craftsmen of Aoki Hamono Seisakusho, a leading manufacturer of knives in Sakai.
600 years of tradition in knife production as well as the supreme quality that has been inherited over generations are represented in each piece.
As a proof of this quality and confidence, engraved on the back of the blade is the logo of "Sakai Takayuki", the signature brand of Aoki Hamono Seisakusho.
Knives produced in Sakai, Osaka are highly praised by chefs all over the world as well as in Japan. This is endorsed by the fact that approximately 90% of the professional chefs in Japan use knives made in Sakai. Through our Heart Knife, this excellent sharpness is brought to you and your important people in the optimal size for the use at home.
With proper care, the edge will be maintained in a pristine condition for an amazingly long time.
*The package includes a brochure that explains proper care for ease of maintenance.
Perfect finish for any simmered dishes.
The excellent edge of the Heart Knife preserves the fiber of vegetables and cuts fish smoothly.
One of the many benefits of this sharpness becomes evident when you simmer these ingredients, as they don't tend to fall apart or produce excessive scum that will end up ruining the dish.