Tamagoyaki is a familiar food in Japan for breakfast, lunch box, snacks, etc.
To make beautiful Tamagoyaki, Tamagoyaki pan is a must. In fact, it can be used for other dishes, too.
Today we are going to show you convenient use of Tamagoyaki pan.
What is a Tamagoyaki Pan?
Tamagoyaki pan is a pan exclusively for cooking Tamagoyaki. It is usually square and made of copper or iron.
Copper Tamagoyaki pans have high heat conductivity and require less heating so that it can cook beautiful Tamagoyaki in bright yellow without getting it golden brown or burnt. As it can heat the ingredients quickly, it is also good to use when you want to cook something into golden brown quickly.
Iron Tamagoyaki pans have good heat retention, good to use when you want to cook many loaves of Tamagoyaki at a time or make them golden brown.
What can we cook with a copper Tamagoyaki pan?
Tonpei Yaki is something similar to Okonomiyaki. It consists of stir-fried cabbage, bean sprouts, pork, etc. wrapped in flat thin omelette. It is eaten with Okonomiyaki sauce and mayonnaise. It is healthy but filling, and good either as a snack or with rice. A copper pan is a convenient tool to cook Tonpei Yaki easily.
A square Tamagoyaki pan is good for cooking French toast. It enables the bread to fully absorb egg mixture and butter, etc. By using a copper Tamagoyaki pan, you can make awesome French toast that is crispy outside and soft inside.
What can we cook with an iron Tamagoyaki pan?
Takoyaki is usually shaped like round balls. However, by using a Tamagoyaki pan, you can make unique square Takoyaki. Iron pans can conduct heat inside Takoyaki and make its surface crispy. Even without a Takoyaki pan, you can enjoy Takoyaki with a Tamagoyaki pan!
Korean pancake (buchimgae)
Buchimgae is a Korean pancake, which is commonly eaten in Japan. With an iron Tamagoyaki pan, you can make it crispy. As buchimgae is usually served in square-cut pieces, cooking it in a square pan is also convenient when cutting it in the end. We can cut it into pieces without wasting corner margins.
Acknowledge the benefits of copper pans and iron pans is useful to increase your cooking variety. Copper pans, which have high heat conductivity, are good for boiling a small amount of water or vegetables. Iron pans, which have good heat retention, are good for cooking a large amount of ingredients or ajillo, fries, etc.
Tamagoyaki pans can be versatile depending on your idea, and you can find one that matches with your cooking style or preference.