Donabe rice cooker - black
Ceramic rice cooker with inner lid
Made in Japan
dia２４０mm × h１８０mm
This ceramic rice cooker has a high heat capacity for the stovetop cooking of rice, as it is made with thick walled and the bottom is very thick, which also maintains the temperature necessary gently cook the rice when the flame is in and to continue to "steam" the rice after you have taken it from the heat. The clay used also has famously 'breathable' qualities, to enable perfect cooking of the fluffiest of cooked grains. The double lid effect of the inner lid enhances the cooking process, in a similar was to a pressure cooker.
3 cup rice capacity
Iga-yaki is one of Japan’s most highly-regarded traditional ceramics, which is said to have originated in Iga, Mie-Prefecture in late 7th Century. Nagatani-en, founded in 1832, is the leading producer of Iga-yaki potteries and their donabe rice cooker, “Kamado-san”, has been a best-seller product in Japan. Each donabe is carefully crafted at Nagatani-en’s facility and it takes about 2 weeks for each donabe to be made.