How Copper Graters are Repaired

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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 ...

Fried Egg Rings

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Sizes: Small 8.5cm, Big: 11.5cm I used the smaller ring for my fried egg. The ring was super easy to use, and I didn’t have to do anything special. Just pour some oil into the frying pan before placing your ring, and then just crack and egg open into the ring. *You don’t have to put oil on the ring. It won’t stick on the frying pan. Seeing my perfectly circular fried egg always makes me excited for breakfast. When you use ...

A “Must Have” for Cleaning

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Here’s a before and after shot of a used ohitsu. *Click on the photo to enlarge it. *For more information on our Ohitsu, click HERE. How did we manage to make the ohitsu so clean? We used this magical cleaning tool featured in the picture below.   Cutting Board Shaver This product is mainly used for washing/ cleaning your wooden/plastic/rubber cutting boards. However, as seen in the picture above, it’s perfect for cleaning other materials as well! It has a ...

Japanese Sword-like Knives

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I can’t believe I had a dream of cutting ingredients with a real Japanese sword! In the first place, no matter how sharp a Japanese sword is, it’s not used for cutting ingredients. Nevertheless, the Japanese sword has its bottomless charm. I have a strong desire to own and use one as I recall Mr. Matsuda, a swordsmith, slicing bamboo elegantly in the air. Among the many kitchen knives, the Tamahagane knife makes me feel as if I’m using a ...