Japanese Tub Hangiri
1. Bucket: Sawara
2. Hoop: Copper
It is a traditional Japanese sushi tool, [ Japanese Tub Hangiri ]
This product is used when cooking vinegared rice.
This bucket manufactured by SAWARA material sucks up excessive moisture of rice.
When cooking vinegared rice, if moisture of rice is not extracted, it does not become delicious vinegared rice. Let's suppose that you cooked vinegared rice with the bowl made from stainless steel temporarily. Excessive moisture of rice will remain in rice and diluted vinegared rice will be completed.
The sushi made from the vinegared rice in which moisture remained is not delicious.
Therefore, the Japanese sushi chef is always using this tubs, when cooking vinegared rice.