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Ohitsu Edobitsu Rice Chest

Ohitsu Edobitsu Rice Chest

Regular price $159.00 AUD
Regular price Sale price $159.00 AUD
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Product Description

A lidded sushi rice chest which has been handcrafted in Japan using Sawara Cypress wood following traditional techniques. Sawara cypress is highly resistant to water making it ideal to use in moist environments and perfect for kitchen use. This type of wooden lidded chest is traditionally used to store rice after it has been cooked and before it is served. It helps remove any excess heat and steam, whilst making the rice extra tasty.

Available in two size: 15cm and 18cm.



Made in Japan.

Materials: Sawara Cypress wood, Copper


15cm: 15 x H12.5cm (including lid) / Holds approximately 2 cups of rice

18cm: 18 x H14cm / Holds approximately 3 cups of rice

It is natural for wood resin to appear on the surface of the cypress wood. This resin is what also imparts a fresh cypress scent.  If you are concerned about the stickiness, it can be wiped off with rubbing alcohol.

Care: Fill with water after use and use a soft brush (such as a tawashi) to remove excess rice. Do not soak for prolonged periods. Dry after washing with a soft tea towel. Store in a dry area out of direct sunlight.


About Mujo Store

A curated selection of handcrafted Japanese homeware & everyday objects for slow living.

Mujo Store is an online shop based in Perth, Australia. Find kitchenware, ceramics, cookware, Japanese incense, and more. Sustainable materials, tradition, minimal & functional design, and small-scale production.

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