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Yamacoh Ohitsu Sawara Wooden Rice Container Edobitsu Japan 36Cm

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Original price $205.95
Original price $205.95 - Original price $205.95
Original price $205.95
Current price $154.61
$154.61 - $154.61
Current price $154.61

Ohitsu Container: Traditional Japanese Cooking Tool

The Ohitsu Is A Traditional Wooden Container With A Slip-On Lid, Used Mainly For Keeping Steamed Rice Out Of Rice Cookers In Good Condition. This Container Is Made Of The Wood From The Kiso Region, Named “Sawara”, Which Has Been Used To Make Japanese Traditional Cooking Tools Such As “Hangiri (Handai)” And “Ohitsu” Since The Ancient Days. Furthermore, The Sawara Wood Contains More Resin Than Other Types Of Trees, Making It Water-Resistant And Durable With Natural Antibacterial Effects. The Container Is Beautifully Crafted With Masame (Straight-Grain) Pattern And Copper Ornamentation, Giving It A Sophisticated Appearance.


  • Absorbs Unwanted Moisture From The Rice To Keep It Non-Sticky And Soft.
  • Made Of Naturally Grown Sawara Wood With Higher Water Resistance And Durability.
  • Beautiful Masame (Straight-Grain) Pattern And Copper Ornamentation.
  • Differentiated Between “Edobitsu” And “Nosebitsu” With The Shape Of The Lid.

Use &Amp; Care

  • If Resin Oozes Out On The Surface, It Can Be Wiped Off With Vinegar Or Ethanol Liquid (Sterilizing Alcohol).
  • Container Should Be Sufficiently Washed With (Hot) Water After Use And Dried In Cool, Well-Ventilated Places Out Of Direct Sunlight.
  • Incompatible With Dishwashers.


Yamacoh Co., Ltd., Founded In 1972 In Nakatsugawa, Gifu, Japan, Is A Company That Specializes In Making Traditional Japanese Cooking Tools. The Company Was Founded In The Area Which Used To Be A Post Town Between Edo (Tokyo) And Kyoto During The Edo Period (1603–1868).

The Ohitsu Is A Traditional Japanese Tool That Has Been Used For Centuries, And The Sawara Wood Provides Higher Water