Japanese or not, we suggest that you get an oroshigane in your pantry. Here’s a hint: it’s not an animal fed beer and massaged.

Oroshigane is a Japanese grater literally meaning, “grating metal.” The small sharp spikes grate much more finely than most Western graters. It’s perfect for ingredients like daikon, ginger and wasabi.

Use today’s Word of the Day: Okonomiyaki – Hard to Pronounce, Easy To Love