Made in China from fine ceramic, this grayish brown earthen Japanese donabe clay pot features lovely daisies that were created using a mishima technique, which is a slip inlay technique adopted from Korea in the 16th century. Bring this lovely piece of work into your own kitchen and dining table with hearty delicious soups and stews.
With lovely daisy designs as well as vines swirling all around the donabe pot, this beautiful dish can be great for presenting food directly on your dining table as well. This Japanese clay pot also comes with a lid and handles on each side of the pot for easy handling and transportation.
Large enough to serve a family of 4 to 6, this Japanese donabe clay pot has a smooth glaze on both sides of the pot but exposes the natural clay it is made out of on the bottom of the pot. With donabe pot cooking, both inside and outside of the pot must be completely dry before using to prevent cracking or breakage. When cooking on your stove top, make sure that you never heat up this nabe pot without liquid inside and always begin with low heat and gradually raising it as it warms up to prolong the life of the donabe pot
. For this Japanese clay pot, it is recommended to not allow the flames from your stovetop to rise above the base of the pot. When handling your donabe pot, make sure to use caution as it can become very hot and to allow it to completely cool before exposing it to hot water. Because of the natural clay base of this Japanese donabe clay pot, you will not want to place the hot donabe directly on a glass table or floor to prevent scorching or cracking them.
Packages in a paper box for protection, this Japanese clay pot is a great gift idea for weddings and house warming gifts, or for any chef looking to try new cookware. For more care instructions on donabe pots, please watch our “How to Season Your Donabe Pot”
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