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Posted on: April 23rd, 2014

New Product: Rectangular mold for donabe steamer

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This is a traditional Japanese mold for making “tamago tofu” (steamed egg custard), “yokan” (azuki bean jelly), steam cake, etc.
The size is perfect to fit large-size donabe steamer, “Mushi Nabe” (ZW-18 and ZW-19)
The removable inner tray lets a content unmold easily.
Product info page
Green tea steam cake recipe

 

Posted on: March 6th, 2014

New Product: Natural Wood Cross Trivet

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Stylish easy assemble-type natural wood trivet for your happy donabe life.
With the attached string, it stores conveniently on a hook.
Available in two colors and two sizes.
Handmade in Gifu, Japan.
Go to product page

Posted on: March 5th, 2014

New Product: Wood ladle (with holes) for donabe

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Perfect for scooping tofu, etc. in donabe hot pot dish.

Stylish design with curbed handle.

Product details page

Posted on: January 7th, 2014

New Product: Ring trivet for donabe

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Perfect for medium and small size donabe.
This classic straw trivet is very durable and also pretty.

Go to the product page

Posted on: January 3rd, 2014

New Recipe: Sweet Red Bean Paste (“Anko”)

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I love making donabe dessert with homemade “Anko”.
Check out Sweet Red Bean Paste recipe

Posted on: December 12th, 2013

Donabe Steamer New Recipe: Steamed Whole Fish

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With Donabe Steamer, “Mushi Nabe”, you can make gorgeous steamed whole fish in extremely easy steps!
Check out Steamed Sea Bream Recipe

Posted on: December 4th, 2013

Donabe Cooking Class: Japanese New Year Dishes

December 14 (Sat): Starting at 11 am

“Osechi Ryori” – Japanese New Year Dishes ($75)

Click for more details/ sign up

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Posted on: November 18th, 2013

toiro kitchen on “pen” magazine

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Japanese popular high-end trend magazine, pen, introduced our donabe and Naoko’s donabe cooking class in its Nov 2013 issue.

“DONABE is a rising trend in LA”!

Link to our press page

Posted on: November 1st, 2013

Sesame roaster, “Horoku”, now available in 2 colors

KM-55(horoku)

For roasting sesame seeds, tea leaves, coffee, etc. This authentic Iga-yaki sesame roaster will become an essential item in your kitchen.

Go to “Horoku” product page

Posted on: September 28th, 2013

Multi-function nabe, “Yorozuya-san” – Back in stock

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Hot pot, steaming, deep-frying, etc.

Induction-safe multi-function pot, “Yorozuya-san” is back in stock in limited quantity.

“Yorozuya-san” product page

 

Posted on: August 24th, 2013

New donabe recipe: Smoked Hiyashi Chuka

Popular Chinese-style cold noodle dish has upgraded flavor with donabe smoked toppings.

Smoked hiyashi chuka
Go to Smoked Hiyashi Chuka recipe

Posted on: August 16th, 2013

“Kamado-san” was featured on the Art of Eating Magazine

Double-lid donabe rice cooker, “Kamado-san”, was featured (with a color photo) on the latest issue of the Art of Eating Magazine, which is one of the most prestigious culinary publications in the world.

Go to Press Page

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Posted on: August 12th, 2013

New recipe: Ground Pork & Okra Curry

We have added a new donabe recipe!

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Ground Pork & Okra Curry

Posted on: August 8th, 2013

New videos on Happy Donabe Life Channel

We added new donabe cooking videos!

Japanese Mabo Tofu

 

Brussels Sprouts & Tofu Skin in Miso Sauce

Naoko’s Happy Donabe Life – YouTube Channel

Posted on: August 6th, 2013

Donabe & Japanese Cooking Class – New Date is Announced

This is the only upcoming class before October, as Naoko is out of town most of September. So, hope you can come!

August 31 (Sat): Starting at 11 am

End of Summer Shojin (Japanese temple-style vegan) Dishes

Enrich your mind and body with the temple-style summer donabe menu. You don’t have to be a vegetarian or Buddhist to enjoy Japanese “Shojin” dishes. Shojin cuisine runs in the core of traditional Japanese diet. Hope these shojin dishes will make your body feel nicer while tasting the natural rich flavors of the cuisine.

  • Classic “Goma-dofu” (sesame jelly)
  • Spinach in black sesame sauce (“goma-ae”)
  • Grilled eggplant and okra with grated mountain yam (“yaki nasu”)
  • ”Yu-dofu” (simmered tofu) with shaved seasoned kombu
  • Ginger corn rice
  • Pairing wine

Sign up today!

Posted on: July 10th, 2013

New Product: Iga-yaki Tea Incense Burner, “Cha-Koro”

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Made from 100% historic Iga clay
Available in 2 colors
Posted on: July 6th, 2013

Donabe YouTube channel

We have launched a donabe cooking channel on YouTube

Naoko’s Happy Donabe Life

Posted on: July 4th, 2013

Donabe & Japanese Cooking Class

July 13 (Sat) and July 20 (Sat): Starting at 11 am

Summer Shojin (Japanese temple-style vegan) Dishes

Enrich your mind and body with the temple-style summer donabe menu. You don’t have to be a vegetarian or Buddhist to enjoy Japanese “Shojin” dishes. Shojin cuisine runs in the core of traditional Japanese diet. Hope these shojin dishes will make your body feel nicer while tasting the natural rich flavors of the cuisine.

  • Classic “Goma-dofu” (sesame jelly)
  • Spinach in black sesame sauce (“goma-ae”)
  • Grilled eggplant and okra with grated mountain yam (“yaki nasu”)
  • ”Yu-dofu” (simmered tofu) with shaved seasoned kombu
  • Ginger corn rice
  • Pairing wine

Sign up today!

Posted on: June 30th, 2013

Double-lid donabe rice cooker, “Kamado-san”, in all 4 sizes

Finally, we have all 4 sizes of Kamado-san available. In addition to our best-seller standard 3 rice-cup size, we have 5 rice-size (for a larger group), 1 rice-cup size (single or 2 serving), and 2 rice-cup size (just a little smaller than out standard-size).

Go to “Kamado-san” Product Page

Free Shipping with order of $350 or more!

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Authentic Donabe (Japanese clay pot) products from Iga, Japan

With very easy preparation, you can cook the premium quality rice over stove-top with no need to even adjust the heat level twice. This donabe rice cooker, “Kamado-san”, is made by Nagatani-en, which has been a producer of Iga-yaki clay pottery in Iga, Japan since 1832. “Kamado-san” has been a best-seller donabe rice cooker in Japan and has been utilized in both households and also many restaurants.

toiro kitchen is proud to present “Kamado-san” and other authentic Iga-yaki donabe products.

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