Japanese traditional cooking pot (Donabe) - Carefully handmade by very skilled craftsmen in Japan using traditional techniques.
This traditional Japanese made rice cooker pot has excellent heat and moisture retention, perfect for traditional rice pot cooking. Crafted in the shape of a basket, it is easy to hold. It features an inner lid built inside makes it less likely to boil over and works like a pressure cooker to cook soft and fluffy rice. The pot is heat-resistant, it can be used in the microwave, on stoves, and in the oven. The flame wraps the bottom of the pot and spreads the heat evenly throughout.
The pot is not dishwasher-safe. Suitable for gas, electric and ceramic stoves. Not for induction cooker The rice cooking pot can cook 2 cups of rice. Made in Japan. Dimension: 21 cm wide and 20 cm high.
about the brand
The Mie prefecture in Japan has always been home to many famous Ceramic manufacturers. In 2005 four of these manufacturers, specialized in Bankoyaki Ceramics, decided to join forces and establish a new company called 4th-market. 4th-market takes it’s name from the city of Yokkaichi where it is located. Yokkaichi means “market on the fourth day”. Bankoyaki ceramic is on of the most important local industries in Yokkaichi city.
The main focus of Japanese “Bankoyaki” artisans is to create beautiful and practical pottery suitable for day to day use. Resulting in products with a perfect shape. And as time passes by, the daily use of these ceramics will make them more beautiful. Bankoyaki ceramics are well known all over Japan. The nabe pan for example, with it’s unique heat resistance, covers 80~90 % of the complete Japanese market share. Also the well known traditional Japanese teapot (Kyusu) is a Bankoyaki product.