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Are you looking for an authentic Japanese teapot or kettle? Then, you may want to consider one made by Oitomi. Oitomi is one of the few companies that make their products in the famous...
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Oigen Cast Iron | History, How To Use, Care for your Cast Iron

Are you looking for Japanese cast iron? Then, you’ll likely come across two companies, Iwachu and Oigen. Both companies make traditional teapots, kettles, and cookware. In this article, you can learn about Oigen cast...
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Best Cast Iron Teapot To Make A Great Cuppa

Why settle for a cup of tea brewed in a glass teapot when Japanese teapots look great, are fun to use, and will not break on your kitchen tiles? But what are the best...
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Your Easy-To-Follow Guide On Vermicular Cast Iron

If you are interested in Japanese cast iron, you must check out a brand called Vermicular. The company currently manufactures high-end enamelware and takes on French brands such as Le Creuset and Staub. I...
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Iwachu Cast Iron | History, Products, Use And Care

If you are looking for a Japanese cast iron teapot or kettle, you’ll come across a company called Iwachu. Whether you want a bright and cheerful teapot or a traditional kettle, Iwachu has you...
Unilloy and SSC cast iron on display at Sanjo Special Cast Co Foundry

Here’s Why You Need Unilloy And SCC Cast Iron

Have you ever wanted a traditional cast-iron skillet or a trusty Dutch oven but put off by the weight or the need to reseason the cookware? Well, Sanjo Special Cast Co, Ltd. has created...
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Japanese Cast Iron: History, Benefits, Products, and Brands

We have used cast iron cookware to cook our food for centuries. And for a good reason, cast iron is durable, healthy, and beautiful. No wonder this rather weighty material has made such a...
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Cast Iron vs. Ceramic Teapot | Which Is The Better Choice?

If you are going to buy a new Japanese-style teapot, you need to decide between either a ceramic or cast iron pot. Cast iron vs. ceramic teapot is one better than the other. You...
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Japanese Cast Iron Teapot vs. Kettle | Which One To Use?

If you enjoy a nice cup of tea, you may have heard that using old-fashioned, cast-iron teapots and kettles is a great way to make that perfect cuppa. In Japan, many people enjoy making...
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Why Are Japanese Teapots Small? Should You Start Using One?

If you visit Japan, you will be amazed at the wide variety of teapots available. And you will notice they are much smaller than their Western counterparts. So why are many Japanese teapots made...

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