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Welcome to HITACHIYA

“Qualities of our cookware and utensils” ~Material and design that brings about the essence of food~ ~ the calming scent of wood~ ~and the strength and durability of hand crafted work~ “These indispensable cooking utensils that were created by the gift of wisdom out of Japanese culture, gradually come to fit the user’s hands and daily cooking becomes a pleasure and a time to relax. After spending 55 years in the kitchen of Japan , Tsukiji, Hitachiya has opened a ...

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Hoshikago–the making process

Two years ago, one of our staff was able to go and visit the skilled craftsman behind Hitachiya’s original Hoshikago. Here’s what she had to tell about her experience: 2012.11.27. The other day, I had the opportunity to visit the craftsman behind Hitachiya’s original Hoshikago.   First step, sweing the outer part of the net.   The fasteners on the corner seemed difficult to sew on a curve, but the craftsman kept on sewing smoothly with her skilled technique.   ...

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Pancake? Wok-cake?

Hope everyone is staying cool and hydrated in this 82° weather. “Chuuka” is the BEST in this kind of hot weather! Usually, when you think “chuuka”, it contains a lot of vegetables. However, I decided to make this instead! In Japan they call it “Hotcake,” but I guess they call it Pancakes over here. I made it using Yama Kogyosho’s Chuuka Wok. Making sure I mix the meringue perfectly….. Oh, I really recommend using this whisk as well! Super sturdy. ...

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Before and After Maintenance

A Before and After shot of a knife that needed some maintenance. As our customer requested, we made the shinogi wider, and left some thickness near the rear end of the knife to make the back part stronger. Click on the photo to zoom in!  

HITACHIYA USA INC

2509W PACIFIC COAST HWY,
TORRANCE CA 90505
Tel:310.534.3136
info@hitachiya-usa.com

Business Hours: 
Mon.  11 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Open
Tue.- Fri.  11a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Open
Sat.   11am.- 6:00 p.m. Open
Sun. 11am.- 5:00 p.m. Open
Holidays are the same hours as on Sunday.

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