Copper can transfer heat fastest among other materials. It can evenly transfer heat and cook with short time. Not only function but the beautiful appearance is a charm too.
Nowadays, there are only a few people who manufacture hand hammered pots in Japan.
“Himeno saku” has been manufacturing hand hammered pots in Osaka since 1924. Each pot is elaborately hand hammered by Hisakazu Himeno, who is the 3rd generation craftsman. His works are beloved by chefs and home cooks for its durability and function. Aluminum and copper is a rather soft metal though can be sturdy by hammering.
The hammering process increases the surface area and let the heat transfer evenly. The thick metal can gently transfer heat and prevents the food from burning.
Yukihira pan is a traditional Japanese style pan with a single handle. It can be used for various cooking such as soup, boiling, simmering and making sauces.
You can choose the type of spout on the pan. If you hold the pan with your left hand, a pan with a spout on “right side” is recommendable. If you hold the pan with your right hand, a pan with a spout on “left side” is recommendable.
15cm and 19.5cm pans have spouts on both sides.