Luxury kitchen gifts of the traditional craft for those who love cooking
When you think about giving special gifts to your mother or cook lover, Japanese traditional crafts would be perfect. Electrical appliances made in Japan are very popular, but not well-known, there are high-quality kitchen knives and cast irons in that country.
They are guaranteed kitchen tools that have accumulated technique for hundreds of years. You can find the kitchen goods which have contemporary designs so they are perfect for gifts!
Global kabuto knives set
The sharpness and usability of the Global knives attract people around the world. And the beautiful design also is one of the charms. The company which produce the Global products is in the area of Tsubame-sanjo where is very famous for the traditional cutlery. The craftsmen burn the cromova materials with more than 1,000℃ and immediately cool down over and over. So the blades are so strong and sharp.
The set conatins
- 3-inch Paring Knife
- 4.5-inch Utility Knife
- 5-inch Chef’s Prep Knife
- 5.5-inch Nakiri Vegetable Knife
- 8-inch Chef’s Knife
- 8.5-inch Bread Knife
- 6-slot Black & Clear Acrylic Knife Block
Global also have the great sharpner.
Iwachu, Nambu Tekki cast iron pan with lid
Iwchu is the well-known maker of Nambu Tekki cast iron. In 1902, Iwachu Factory established in Iwate Prefecture where has about 400 years history of producing cast iron. When you cook an egg on the Nambu Tekki pan, iron liquates out little by little. Almost iron of the Nambu Tekki is bivalent iron which a human easily absorb. And The thick cast iron also can transfer heat slowly and evenly. Though you may feel a little heavy to hold it at first, you can cook an omelette with stability.
Size:16.2 x 9.5 x 2.1 inches
Itchudo Nambu Tekki tetsubin 800ml (tea kettle)
Itchudo is a new company and was established in 2009. The designer Nakamura Yoshitaka develops the design. So the Itchu-do’s products are really polished. And because all of the Nambu Tekki tetsubin are made of the profound cast iron, it keeps the water hot longer than a ceramic teapot.
Kiyomizu-Kyo ware Donabe earthen pot with Plum blossoms pattern
The origin of the Kiyomizu-Kyo ware dates back more than 1200 years in Kyoto. The soft colors and warm appearance are the features of the traditional ceramic. Compared with other Japanese pottery, Kiyomizu-Kyo ware is expressed by the personalities of the craftsmen stronger. You can cook a stew as well as a steamed dish with Donabe.
Size:10.2 x 10.2 x 5.9 inches
Kontex cotton towel from Imabari
The towels made in Imabari, Ehime Prefecture has 120 years of history. It has developed with putting the traditional technique and the latest technology. Good quality water makes the towels soft and colorful. Furthermore, the textile is so is gentle on the skin.