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Sori Yanagi Stainless Steel Pasta Insert 22cm

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Product Information

  • Brand:Sori Yanagi
  • Material:Body: 18-8 Stainless steel, Handle: Bakelite
  • Product type:Pasta Inserts
  • Country of origin:Japan
  • Dimensions LxWxH (approx):347 x 237 x 187 mm
  • Item weight (approx):490 g
  • Shipping weight (approx):890 g

Key Features

  • Pasta Insert fits SORI YANAGI Stainless Steel Stockpot 22cm (Sold separately).
  • Sturdy fine mesh colander made of non-woven expanded metal lifts out for easy draining.

Use & Care

  • Designed for use with SORI YANAGI Stainless Steel Stockpot 22cm.

Background

Sori Yanagi was born in 1915 in Tokyo, Japan, as the son of Soetsu Yanagi, who founded the "mingei" movement which celebrated Japanese folk crafts and the beauty of everyday objects. Soetsu helped establish the Nihon Mingeikan, the Folk Crafts Museum of Japan. Sori entered Tokyo Art School in 1934, where he studied both art and architecture. He was influenced by Le Corbusier as well as by Charlotte Perriand when she worked in Japan in the early 1940s. So, his interests moved from painting to buildings to design and objects.

After World War II, he designed many products: furniture, three-wheeled vehicles, Olympic cauldrons, pedestrian overpasses, etc. The water kettle was just one of Sori Yanagi’s most famous designs, which included the Butterfly chair from 1954, as well as his porcelain and silverware series. His designs can be found today in permanent exhibitions around the world- from MoMA in New York to the Louvre in Paris.

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    RJ
    11/01/2018
    Rae Jennings
    Canberra, Australia

    A quick and easy way to manage cooking noodles or pasta

    You probably need to buy the matching pot (separate purchase), but it's a great tool if you eat a lot of noodles and pasta, or for blanching multiple lots of vegetables. What makes it useful is you don't have to lift heavy pots of boiling water to drain noodles; you can just lift the lightweight strainer insert and tip out your food. Not waiting for water to reboil when you're cooking noodles and vegetables separately makes cooking quicker, and not pouring out boiling water to strain your food makes cooking safer. It's also a reasonable size but not excessive.

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      RJ
      11/01/2018
      Rae Jennings
      Canberra, Australia

      A quick and easy way to manage cooking noodles or pasta

      You probably need to buy the matching pot (separate purchase), but it's a great tool if you eat a lot of noodles and pasta, or for blanching multiple lots of vegetables. What makes it useful is you don't have to lift heavy pots of boiling water to drain noodles; you can just lift the lightweight strainer insert and tip out your food. Not waiting for water to reboil when you're cooking noodles and vegetables separately makes cooking quicker, and not pouring out boiling water to strain your food makes cooking safer. It's also a reasonable size but not excessive.