“We’ve had our donabe forever, honored guest. Please, allow us to cook you an awesome Japanese dish in it.”
A donabe is a Japanese pot made out of clay used over an open flame, stovetops and even microwaves. An uncomplicated piece of kitchenware meaning “earthenware pot,” the versatile vessel can cook just anything at anytime and, like all super-sturdy earthenware, is frequently crafted by artisans and handed down as family heirlooms.
Use today’s Word of the Day: An Ode To The Japanese Lunch