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Daube Donabe - White

Daube Donabe - White

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Marumitsu Poterie was established in 1950, and is based in Seto, Japan. Each collection is designed with a French flair to Japanese cookware and tableware. Functionality is always the heart of the design, how each piece is used and how food is plated is always considered when they are designed. Seto is home to kilns with the longest production history in Japan along with local potters that bring a high-quality artisanal touch to the collection. 

The ceramic donabe or Japanese hot pot, is one of the most loved cookware tools. Made from earthenware clay it is perfect for making stews, soups, fish and vegetables dishes, and rice. No matter what recipe you choose, having a donabe at the centre of the table often creates a communal dining experience with your loved ones.

The Daube Donabe comes in two colours, matte white or glossy brown, and two sizes small and medium. This donabe features a flat bottom with extra width, making it suitable for multiple purposes. In particular this style works well for cooking nabeyaki udon, soups, stews, roast vegetables, etc.

Also available in brown, and sizes small and medium.

 

Details

Made in Japan.

Material: Heat-resistant earthenware clay, Glaze.

Suitable for use on gas stove tops. Oven safe, microwave safe.

Measurements:

Small - Approximately: W18.7 x D18.7 x H6.2cm / 690ml capacity

Medium - Exterior (excluding handles and lid): W23.9 x D23.9 x H7.3cm / 1400ml capacity
Medium - Exterior (including handles and lid): W23.9 x D28 x H12cm
Medium - Interior: W20 x D20 x H5.5cm

*Due to the weight of this item it isn't available for free shipping.

 

Care: Hand wash only, do not use in the dishwasher. Do not soak or cool the hot donabe too quickly. Dry thoroughly before storing away. 

Note that the outermost layer may crack slightly during use. This is natural process that develops the donabes character as it ages over time and use, and should not hinder your enjoyment of the product. The very thin hairline cracks could appear on the surface (glaze) and exterior bottom of the donabe. They are known as “kannyu” in Japanese, and do not affect the use of the donabe. Kannyu is appreciated within the wabi-sabi aesthetic. The naturally developed cracks are a primary feature of hand made pottery vessels made naturally without using petalite. 

To extend the life of your donabe we recommend seasoning it with the 'medome' process before use. 

Use Rice Water as a seasoning (Before First Use)
  1. Rice should be rinsed as usual. Add rice (I use two rice cooker cups here) to a big bowl and gently knead the rice between your fingers under running water. The rice water should not be discarded during this seasoning process.
  2. Put enough rice water to fill the pot to the 80 percent mark. Rice water is the liquid left over after the rice has been rinsed.
  3. Bring to a boil over medium heat, then reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Let the water naturally cool down to room temperature.
  5. The water should be discarded as soon as you can feel it with your bare fingers, and the temperature is nearing room temperature.
  6. After drying it with a clean cloth, let it air dry entirely for at least one night before using or storing it again.

 

 

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Marumitsu Poterie was established in 1950, and is based in Seto, Aichi, Japan. Each collection is designed with a French flair to Japanese cookware and tableware. Functionality is always the heart of the design, how each piece is used and how food is plated is always considered when they are designed. Seto is home to kilns with the longest production history in Japan along with local potters that bring a high-quality artisanal touch to the collection. Their two brands Studio M' and Sobokai showcase both casual home dining and more sophisticated dinning. All of their pieces are created embracing both traditional and modern ceramic techniques, and a diverse range of natural materials.

Marumitsu Poteri Japanese Handcrafted CeramicsTheir collection of tableware is made from natural clay excavated from the Japanese mountains and shaped by human hands. The design process begins with handwritten sketches and drawings, in which prototypes are then made and glazed by the potters hands. Slight irregularities and imperfections are celebrated within each piece – showing evidence of the human craftsman behind the works. It is this warmth of the human hand, and connection to nature that is integral to Marumitsu Poterie’s philosophy. Marumitsu Poterie hopes a connection will be formed between the owner and the ceramic piece they pick up, adding joy to their surroundings. Also for their pieces to be embraced, treated with respect, and last for long periods of time.

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Marumitsu Poterie

Marumitsu Poterie was established in 1950, and is based in Seto, Aichi, Japan. All of their pieces are created embracing both traditional and modern ceramic techniques, and a diverse range of natural materials. Their collection of tableware and donabes are made from natural clay excavated from the Japanese mountains and shaped by human hands. It is this warmth of the human hand, and connection to nature that is integral to Marumitsu Poterie’s philosophy.

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