6 Japanese equipment  that you must have in your kitchen

Japanese food is unique and a delicacy that is known all around the world. Abu Dhabi is a place that attract tourists from all over the world. If you hail from Japan and long for Japanese food then there are certain restaurants that might help you feel home. To cook a Japanese food item it is necessary that you possess those special tools that cannot be replaced. Some of the important Japanese Kitchen equipment are as follows:

  • Hocho Knife: Hocho Knife is something without which a chef would not work. It has razor sharp edges that cuts things precisely. There are different types of Hocho knives that are used mainly for cutting sushi, vegetables, fish, etc. and then there are santoku Hocho knives that can be used for slicing, dicing and mincing purposes.

    Japanese Hocho Knife
  • Makisu: Makisu or Bamboo Mat is used for making Sushi. If you are a Sushi lover then you must have Makisu in your kitchen. Makisu is made of thin Bamboo  string and Cotton string. The sushis made of Makisu are tightly compact and won’t fall apart easily. Makisus are of two kinds and it is important to use thicker slats.

  • Nagashi Somen Machine: If you want to eat noodles then you must have a Nagashi Somen Machine at your home. Somen are thin wheat noodles that are usually eaten cold during summer season. The way of eating nagashi somen is fun and different. Small portions of somen are released down a slanted bamboo chute water slide and diners have catch them with flow.

    Nagashi Somen Machine

Wok: Though a Wok is a Chinese equipment but Japanese people use a wok extensively – for stir-frying tasks and for deep-frying too. The long handle of Wok allows people to cook food without burning their hands. Woks are coated with non-stick coatings such as PFA and Teflo.

  Carbon-Steel Wok

Mochi Maker: Mochi or rice cake is an essential food of Japan. It is consumed as dessert as well as a main dish. Mochi MAker is designed  make Mochis in no time. You have to just pour in some gluey rice or mochi rice), add water and press the button. Mochi makers can also be used prepare the dough for udon noodles and bread

Mochi Maker

Mortar and Pestle: Mortar and pestle are one of the important tools that Japanese people use. In Japanese these are known as Suribachi and Surikogi and are used for grinding or mashing peanuts, miso sesame seeds and cooked potatoes. Pestle is made of wood from Sansho which is a Japanese pepper tree because it adds its flavour to the food.

                        Mortar and Pestle

Summit Trading Company is a humongous supplier of fresh Japanese food ingredients like Sushi, Miso Pastes, Instant Miso Soups etc in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Summit also supplies more than 50,000 varieties of Japanese Tableware and Kitchen products like Portable Gas Stove with Gas Canister equipments of famous Japanese Brands like Tokiwa, Magokoro, Yasuragi, Gito and EBM. Summit is also known for Corporate Catering. Summit has a variety of Menu in Japanese Food. Japanese Cuisine is key dish of attraction.