Handmade pure copper grater for grating wasabi(horse radish),ginger and garlic
It has hand carved sharp perforations on the surface of the copper plate.This is superior to the other mass produced products in the durability. You can enjoy the mild taste of Oroshi(grated foods in Japanese). This battledore shaped vegetable grater has most tiny blades of all graters of Ooya.
Handmade uneven blades make finest Oroshi.
The copper plate is tighten with a roller. Thus, it gets firmer and the sharp perforations on it gets more tough. Moreover, the sharp perforations are made by hand,so they are not in a line and each of them is a little different size. As a results, ingredients are caught with them easily, so you can grate food efficiently. This is the most different things from mass produced products which all the forms are decided on.
It is superior in durability, it will be usable for the decade under heavy use by professional chefs. In addition it can be repaired three times.
Therefore,it can be used for 40 years. It will be able to used in your life time.
This hand made copper graters are made by Ohya factory in Japan one by one. It has been loved by a lot of people including professional chefs in Japan for many years.
How to Care
After use,please wash it as soon as possible, it is difficult to wipe off water with dish cloth because of the rough surface. So you should through hot water on it and dry with remaining heat.
please scrape the fiber of vegetable and fruits which got into the ditch with tooth brush.
The copper plate gets plated again, but it will discolor. Please continue using thinking it has taken an antique look.
At least more than 10 years is okay, but if the cutting quality gets worse, please contact us.[email@example.com] Craftsman of Ohya repairs it. The old sharp perforations are cut off and the copper plate gets plated again. New sharp perforations are made byvthe craftsman. When your grater comes back from repair, it will seems to be new. It will be shiny although there are traces of cutting old sharp perforations.
(The charge for the work is at half price of the product's price.)
The grater on the right side of the photograph was made by Ohya's predecessor He continued using it more than 40 years. It is exactly usable throughout the life.