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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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Brothers or Relatives? Egg Dishes

8/31/14. Last Day of August. Time sure does fly doesn’t it. And yet, the days just seem to be getting hotter and hotter. I was looking for something to cool myself down… and then I saw my tofu maker that I used the other day to make sesame tofu. ….and thought to myself, “I can use this!” Agar Jelly or Egg Tofu. Which one should I make? I had the necessary ingredients to make egg tofu, so I decided to ...


How Copper Graters are Repaired

Did you know your copper graters can be repaired? There are skilled craftsmen in Japan who have the skills to do so. The picture below shows how skilled the craftsmen are. Click on the pictures to zoom in. So how are these copper graters repaired? By hand. Of course. Can you tell which one was the repaired one in the picture below? The answer is, the one on the far left. If you look closely, you can see the small ...


The Unexpected Charm of a Sun Dried Watermelon

Summer’s coming to a close, but the weather sure doesn’t seem like it! It’s still the perfect weather to be eating watermelons, and today we’ll be introducing a slightly different and unexpected way to eat your watermelons. We’re gonna turn them into sherbets! Watermelons. At first I wasn’t sure if I could sun-dry my watermelons because they contain so much water. However, no one told me that “I couldn’t,” so I went ahead and tried it anyway. [Sun-dried watermelons]  I ...



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.