About Banko-yaki Donabe It is said that Banko-yaki started to be manufactured around the Edo Period.The term of ‘banko-yaki’ was added by a merchant called Nunami Rouzan, which stands for ‘eternity & consistancy’.It is considered as a traditional craft product for representating local industry in Yokkaichi, Mie Prefecture. Tea pots...

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What Kind of Cookware Which Compatible with IH? Recent developments in the kitchen is all-electric kitchen ware.It seems that IH-compatible kitchen wares are introduced in many newly built houses, it’s a good thing, especially from the viewpoint of ease of care and safety without using fire.Well, if you interested in...

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How to Cook Rice with Donabe? Donabe is Product of Japanese Traditional Crafts Donabe (earthenware pot) is a Japanese traditional craft.In general, donabe is an earthenware pot made from clay with properties ideal for operating at high temperatures. Earthenware pot itself has been used since stone age.In Japan, it’s famous...

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About Iga-yaki Donabe Iga-yaki is said to have been made for the first time in the current Mie Prefecture around the end of Heian Period (794). It has quite a long history, which is over 1,200 years. Iga-yaki is made by repeatedly baking process with 1400 degrees of flame. This...

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【Exploring Donabe - Part 1】: What is Donabe? Contents List About Donabe Benefits of Donabe How Does Donabe Work to Make Food Delicious? Dish You can Cook with Donabe Type of Donabe Does it Compatible with Microwave Oven? Which Type of Donabe That is Compatible with IH? About Donabe Donabe...

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How to Clean Your Donabe and The "Medome Method" We have reached the part 3 of exploring donabe.In this section, we will explain about how to take care of your donabe including how to do the medome method.Despite of its appearance, donabe is a delicate cooking utensil. Please keep in...

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