The Kikka Cobalt Rice Donabe from Korin is a beautiful and versatile addition to your kitchen. Its deep blue coloring and scalloped lid give it a serious, elegant air, and the natural orange ceramic peeking out from the underside adds authentic appeal and visual interest. The size is ideal for both small family-style meals and individual servings, both in your restaurant and at home. This double-lidded donabe can be used to prepare an endless assortment of rice dishes as well as hotpot, either on the stovetop or directly at the table on a portable burner, giving your food a charming interactive component. Its elegant form, versatility, and durable clay construction will earn it a place next to your most loved cookware. Also available in olive green.
Please completely dry the pot before use. When you first fill the pot with water, you may notice that water is seeping through the pot. Japanese Earthenware is made this way to avoid cracking while heating. To eliminate this problem, please follow the instructions below:
Cook porridge or heat water mixed with cornstarch in the pot until it boils.
Leave the porridge or water with water in the pot and allow it to cool completely for 1 - 2 hours.
Remove the contents.
Allow the earthenware to air dry overnight.
Gently and quickly wash.
Ready to use!
Please note that this only needs to be done once.
Care ✘ Dishwasher Safe ✘ Microwave Safe ✔ Oven Safe ✔ Stove Top SafeCaution
The earthenware will absorb the flavors of the first meal it is cooks. Please be sure to cook starchy rice or a water and cornstarch mixture to fill the porous earthenware.
Never leave food in the earthenware overnight or for long periods of time.
Never leave detergents in the earthenware. Wash the earthenware quickly after use and allow it to air dry.
Do not heat the pot while empty.
Do not deep fry.
We recommend using a tawashi brush.
Do not use over electric stove tops.
Please properly dry the outside of the pot before setting on the stove to avoid damage.