Shopping & Reviews

Japanese Cutlery, Usuba

By Sur La Table


Published on March 18, 2019

"The usuba, originally from Tokyo, is considered the most versatile of traditional Japanese knives; its sturdy, wide blade is well designed for slicing vegetables. The usuba is the preferred tool for katsuramuki, the technique of cutting vegetables (like daikon and cucumber) into paper-thin sheets and scrolls." -Ben Mims, Assistant Kitchen Director, Issue #112

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