Sori Yanagi Cast Iron Induction Deep Casserole 22cm

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Sori Yanagi

Product Information

Brand Sori Yanagi
Items  Lid, pot and fork (please see image)
MaterialsProduct type All items are made of cast iron (Nambu Tekki)
Product type
Casserole
Contry of origin Japan
Demensions (approx. mm) L330 W250 H160, pan depth 98
Capacity (approx. liter) 3.5L
Item weight (approx. kg) 4.72kg
Shipping weight (approx. kg)
5.50kg

Key Features

  • Made of extra thick cast iron which conducts heat evenly and efficiently.
  • GOOD DESIGN AWARD in 2002.

Use & Care

  • Compatible with all types of cooktops, including induction.
  • Apply a thin layer of vegetable oil to the surface and pre-heat the pan well before putting foods on each time.
  • Handwash the pan with a soft sponge and dry it thoroughly.
  • Do not use harsh detergents for the pan.
  • Make sure no food is left in the pan after cooking to prevent it from rusting.
  • Apply a small amount of oil on the surface while pan after wash.
  • Store it in a dry location.

Background

Sori Yanagi was born in Tokyo, Japan in 1915. His father, Soetsu Yanagi started “Mingei (Japanese folk art)” promotion, which valued hand-crafted art of ordinary people and discovered beauty in everyday ordinary objects. Soetsu also helped to establish the Nihon Mingeikan, the Folk Crafts Museum of Japan.

Sori entered Tokyo Art School in 1934, where he studied both art and architecture. He was impressed by Le Corbusier as well as by Charlotte Perriand when she worked in Japan in the early 1940s, and he got more interested in “design and objects” rather than paintings and buildings.

After World War II, Sori designed many kinds of products such as furniture, three-wheeled vehicle, Olympic cauldron, and pedestrian overpass. The water kettle was one of his most famous designs, which included the Butterfly chair in 1954 as well as his porcelain and silverware series.

Nihon Yoshokki Co Ltd was founded in 1955 in Tsubame City, Niigata Prefecture, Japan, which is the center of cutlery and steel manufacturing. It manufactures most of the Sori Yanagi-designed kitchenware and tableware.

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