Handai Gogo - Rice Mixing Container
The Handai is made of straight grain Kiso Sawara wood. Straight grain wood is characterised by its high water absorbing property and because Kiso Sawara itself is resistant to moisture, when freshly cooked rice is put inside, this container will absorb the excess moisture and bring out the natural taste, sweetness and firmness of the rice grains. Due to its resistance to acid, it’s suitable for mixing vinegar with rice for sushi.
Kome Togi Oke - Rice Washing Container
The Kome Togi Oke - rice washing container is made only from precious straight grain wood of Kiso Sawara trees that are over 100 years old. The natural resistance of the Sawara wood surface makes rice washing efficient. The flat bottom allows for easy rice washing, and the soft hit to the surface of the wood, breaking of rice grains can be avoided. The slanted edges of the bowl makes it easier for you to hook your fingers on the edge to hold the bowl full of water and less rice grains will…