I spent days getting to know our small farms in Japan, including Aomine-san, one of the elite producers of the rarest beef on the planet: Olive Wagyu of Kagawa Prefecture, Japan.
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You can identify Japanese knives by the shape and length of their blades.
The usuba, or “thin blade,” is a traditional Japanese knife used for cutting vegetables. It's identified by it's overall rectangular shape and flat tip. The usuba is a sharp blade that is excellent for thinly slicing carrots, daikon radish and other vegetables.
The yanagi is a very long and thin bladed sashimi knife us...
In Osaka visiting with Steak Sakura, a restaurant specializing in Kobe Beef. I had a chance to sit down with the chef to discuss the history of Kobe beef including how it is raised, the history and how it is rated.
On a recent trip to Japan, Crowd Cow's founder, Joe Heitzeberg learned how the inawara rice straw and corn grown to feed the wagyu cattle are grown using fertilizer produced by those same animals.
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