Brings out delicious flavors while heating the ingredients to perfection! With a history of over 400 years, why not make your dishes even better with Nambu Tekki?
What is Nambu Tekki?
Nambu Tekki is a traditional craft pasted down for over 400 years. It was began to use for boiling water and making tea to serve guests when the traditional tea ceremony was getting popular in the late 16th century. The Nambu area, current Iwate Morioka area was known for manufacturing kettles and bottles made with iron used in tea ceremonies. This process was refined and eventually it leads to the fame of Nambu Tekki throughout Japan.
Iwachu has been manufacturing Nambu Tekki since its founding in 1902. At Iwachu, we develop traditional Nambu Tekki crafts while incorporating modern designs from over seas. These products can be used for not only cooking, but as a decorative piece for your table. It is popular in Japan, but it’s also sought after over seas due to the quality of its design.
What are the 3 features of Nambu Tekki Kitchenware?
1. Make your ingredients more delicious by heating them to perfection!
Nambu Tekki is made of iron, which distributes heat with consistency. It keeps your ingredients from losing any flavor. Although very simple, this is the secret to Nambu Tekki dishes. The heat is transferred so slowly and evenly. Even when you make an omlette, you can cook perfectly fluffy one.
2.Get more iron!
Ingredients cooked in iron cookware contain more iron than aluminum or stainless steel. Therefore, stewed dishes will contain more iron and make ingredients such as tomatoes taste even better. The longer the stew time and water, the more iron intake is possible. Iron intake is an important necessity for human health and wellness.
3. Durable and long lasting!
Made of iron, these products are incredibly durable. The more it is used, the better the textures within the pan will look. With tender care, you may use it for the rest of your life and even your grandchildren.
AT e’s Japan, you can buy real Nambu Tekki products made in Japan!
At Iwachu, we have prepared a series of kitchenware that is easy to use with various dishes and keep the traditional style of Nambu Tekki. Due to the popularity of Nambu Tekki products, there are similar imitation products online. Please note that our products are all cast stamped for authenticity.
At e’s Japan, you can pick from a variety of kitchenware products to enjoy cooking. Why not choose a product that best suits for your kitchen now?