Aluminum Yattoko Pot
USD$96.05 – USD$144.07
Made in Japan
S: Φ15cm x H6.8cm / 0.9ℓ full
M: Φ18cm x H7cm / 1.5ℓ full
L: Φ21cm x H8cm / 2.2ℓ full
Yattoko pot is a cooking pot without a handle. These handle-less pots are great for professional kitchens or home kitchens with limited space. With no handle, the pot takes up less space on the stove and is convenient for stacking when not in use. Cleaning and polishing is also easier, with no crevices around the handle for grime to build up in.
Due to its thickness, the hammered aluminum strengthens the metal and contains excellent heat retention and conductivity, transferring the heat evenly throughout the entire pot surface. Even with this thick surface, the weight is light and easy to handle. We highly recommend to use with Yattoko Pot Pincers (available separately) for moving hot Yattoko pots while cooking.
*The matching aluminum lids are also available separately for each size.
Before using for the first time, rinse the pot well and then boil rice broth in it to form a protective film. This will help protect it from corrosion.
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Kiya is a company that manufactures hardware such as knives and cutlery in Nihonbashi Muromachi, Tokyo. A long-established store founded in the middle of the Edo period, it is known as “Kiya of cutlery”. Known for their professional kitchen knives, they also handle general hardware such as cutlery, pots & pans, and various scissors for gardening.
The first Kiya store opened in 1573 by an original founder Kyube Hayashi, who served to Toyotomi family as a tradesman of medicine materials in Osaka. Then Shogun Ieyasu Tokugawa invited his brother to Edo, and he opened a store in Honcho (Tokyo). The brother’s store was separated from the Osaka one, so he separated a Chinese character of his family name(Hayashi, 林) into two parts(Ki, 木 and 木), then he named his store Kiya (木屋).
This store traded in fancy goods, Japanese ware and candles, and remained open for centuries. Then in 1792, after working his way up through the company, Iisuke Kato received permission to establish a new store with the same name, “Kiya”, with both stores operating next to each other. The new Kiya store traded in cutlery and other merchandise not being sold at the original store and continues to do so to this day.
In the great picture scroll Kidaisyoran (1805), you can see the Kiya stores as they were at that time, with their original trademark symbol printed on the shop curtain. This trademark is the same one which is still used today, over two hundred years later.
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