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TOOLS OF THE JAPANESE KITCHEN

Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Tools of the Japanese Kitchen
Oct 21, 2017
Donabe: The hardy pot that Japanese cooks swear by
The cookware that has made the biggest comeback in recent years can be traced back to prehistoric times: the donabe, a lidded, heatproof earthenware pot with a matching vented lid.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Tools of the Japanese Kitchen
Sep 23, 2017
Storage matters: The various strata of Japanese fridges and other concerns
A frequently overlooked aspect of kitchens in general is the importance of storage. In fact, most of the space in a kitchen is given over to the storage of utensils and equipment as well as the food itself.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Tools of the Japanese Kitchen
Aug 26, 2017
The mystery of the fish grill and the trials of baking
A typical modern Japanese kitchen is equipped with all sorts of appliances for actually cooking the food, as in applying heat to it.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Tools of the Japanese Kitchen
Jul 22, 2017
The circular evolution and history of Japanese rice cookers
Cooking rice, the staple grain of the Japanese diet for hundreds of years, used to be a laborious process. A dedicated heavy cast iron or earthenware pot placed on a wood-burning stove called a kamado was used for the purpose, and managing the heat to cook the rice properly required both skill and long...
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Tools of the Japanese Kitchen
Jun 24, 2017
Getting in the groove with 'suribachi' and 'surikogi,' the Japanese mortar and pestle
A home kitchen in Japan is typically filled with all kinds of electronic gadgets. Yet there are some food preparation tools that are so useful that they have remained the same, and in steady use, for hundreds of years.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / Tools of the Japanese Kitchen
May 27, 2017
Hone your knowledge of Japanese kitchen knives
Japanese kitchen knives have a worldwide reputation for excellent quality and artistic beauty. The trouble is, there's so much mythology and romance surrounding them, not to mention a bewilderingly wide range of prices and types, that it can be difficult to make a choice.

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