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doronin
11-13-2005, 03:14 AM
Well off topic, I know. :)

I'm just curious how many of us use Japanese cutlery on the kitchen, both authentic Japanese and westernized?

Mat Hill
12-04-2005, 08:16 AM
Do you mean chopsticks? Japanese company-made knives (very nice steelware - though most of it is actually made in Korea!)? Shamoji (rice spatulas)? Or the countless funny-looking, complicatedly-named things for straining katsuo stock and miso, or rolling sweet eggs ?! :D

Anyway, I use all of them, but I'd be hard-pressed not to where I am! :D

doronin
12-04-2005, 09:21 AM
No Mat, I meant something like 270mm takobiki and such from Seki. Nor exactly hand made, but not from Korea either. ;)
May be not where you are, but where I am, it's a nice touch of Japanese craftsmanship in my everyday reality.

It's all in our heads, context wise...

Mat Hill
12-04-2005, 09:26 AM
Thanks, I get you!

Actually I'm on the look out for a nice vegetable knife... my gf always favours 'cheap'! Sacrilege! ;) :D