Picklestone T - Unit - Preorder | Tortoise General Store
Picklestone T - Unit - Preorder | Tortoise General Store
Picklestone T - Unit - Preorder | Tortoise General Store
Picklestone T - Unit - Preorder | Tortoise General Store
Picklestone T - Unit - Preorder | Tortoise General Store
Picklestone T - Unit - Preorder | Tortoise General Store
Picklestone T - Unit - Preorder | Tortoise General Store
Picklestone T - Unit - Preorder | Tortoise General Store

Picklestone T-Unit - Preorder

$125.00 Sale Save

Available for preorder until Saturday, June 22nd! All orders will begin shipping Monday, July 1st.

Description:
Picklestone T-Unit is a glass bottle that makes it easy to create ochazuke, a traditional Japanese dish in which dashi or tea is poured over rice and eaten with pickles. It is one of the most popular foods in Japan and has been enjoyed for more than 1,000 years.

First, place tea leaves or dried bonito, dried small fish, dried shiitake mushrooms, and chili peppers inside. Then fill the glass pot with water and close the lid. Leave it overnight in the liquids shelf of the refrigerator for a delicious cold brewed tea or lightly sweet, clean soup ready the next day.

You can enjoy ochazuke with cold dashi broth in the summer, and in the winter, the dashi soup stock is delicious warmed up.


Measurements:

T-Unit 150 Bottle Size: 100mm (about 3.9 in) × H135mm (about 5.3 in)
T-Unit 220 Bottle Size: 100mm (about 3.9 in) × H215mm (about 8.5 in)


History: 
Created by designer Tomonori Tanaka and recognized with a Good Design Award in 2018, Picklestone consists of a stone weight, a cylindrical glass bottle, and a wooden lid that simplifies the process of making tsukemono, traditional Japanese pickles and preserved vegetables. 

Materials:
Glass (bottle), tin-plated copper (strainer), cherry wood (lid)

Variation: 
The color and grain of natural wood is unique for each lid.

Care Instructions:
Using warm water, dish detergent, and a soft sponge, clean thoroughly by hand. Wipe excess water with a towel and allow to fully dry in a well-ventilated space.

 

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