Woks are incredibly versatile cooking pots, originating in China. In Japan, the wok is called a chukanabe (literally “Chinese pot”). It is one of the most common items of cookware in most of East and Southeast Asia and is fast gaining popularity in Western homes, as more people enjoy cooking oriental food.

A traditional wok is round-bottomed, which is ideal for cooking over an open fire pit. However, models with flat bottoms are prevalent in the West where more homes have electric or induction hobs with flat glass surfaces.

Woks are ideal for stir-frying, steaming, pan-frying, deep-frying, poaching, boiling, braising, searing, stewing, making soup, smoking and roasting nuts – anything you could think of!

Variations of styles we offer at The Japanese Home include models with one long handle (to avoid burning hands when stir-frying and tossing over very high heat), one long handle with a short grip on the opposite side (for easy handling of larger sizes), and models with short grips on both sides (ideal for steaming, braising or making soups). They also come either with or without pouring spouts.

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Iron P Wok (27cm-36cm)

REN cookware is recognised in Japan as amongst the highest grade of home utensils available. Made in the ‘Sheffield of


Traditional REN Japanese Cookware INSTRUCTIONS AND INFORMATION REN cookware is recognised in Japan as amongst the highest grade of home

Unilloy Lightweight Cast Iron Wok

Materials : FCD cast iron Country of origin : Japan All heat-source compatible (gas, induction heater, sheathed heater, radiant heater, etc.)


This wok is made from Titanium - a durable, lightweight and rust resistant that makes wok cooking safe and hassle free.
  • Light weight -  The most notable feature is how light the pan is compared to iron.
  • Tough- Stronger than iron and aluminium and very robust
  • Rust-proof- Solid corrosion resistance