Asian Knife Overview


If you are looking for a versatile knife that will last then the Wusthof Classic Nakiri vegetable knife with hollow edge is a great option. This knife is precision forged from a single piece of sturdy high-carbon steel that resists stains and corrosion.

This Asian Knife is a Granton-edged blade that is slightly angled on both sides which makes it ideal for slicing and dicing. The non-stick Granton edge of the blade forms air pockets that easily allows for the food you are chopping to release from the blade.

The quality of the knife blade is excellent and you will find that the Wusthof’s Precision Edge Technology (PEtec) creates an extraordinarily sharp blade that will last at least 30% longer than other ordinary Asian- style knife blades.

The Wusthof classic Nakiri vegetable knife is based on a classic Asian Nakiri Knife that combines the features of the classic Chef’s Knife with the versatility of a vegetable cleaver.

The knife handle is a high impact durable Polymer handle that is riveted and contoured for a comfortable grip and offers great maneuverability as well as superior balance.

Precision forged knife in Solingen, Germany, from high-carbon no-stain steel – hand washing is recommended for best long term care.

Asian Knife Specs:

Uses: chopping, mincing, dicing, tenderizing, crushing

Size: 7” long blade

Style: flat, rectangular blade

Our Verdict:

Great knife that every seasoned chef will rely on in the kitchen, the Wusthof classic vegetable Nakiri knife is exceptionally sharp and if looked after the knife edge will last a lifetime.

This Wusthof knife will quickly become the go-to knife for your daily use – it’s very easy to slice vegetables with and very easy to clean.

If you have the money to invest on a truly long-lasting superior knife then the Wusthof classic vegetable Nakiri knife is one for the collection ideal for professional chefs and home cooking enthusiasts.

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