Photographer Hiroyuki Suzuki
“Tool” for “Needs”
In building the right tools for our needs, the Japanese breathe a soul into their products—even into kitchen knives. The knife slices through the sinewy meat of the red sea bream, the “king of fish,” almost cracking against the hard bones that hold its body together. Like a construction site, the drama of destruction and creation is at the core of the Japanese kitchen. tj
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