Chawan(tea cup) mushi(steam) literally means teacup steamed egg custard. Unlike other egg custard, Chawanmushi is not sweet but it has savoury flavour packed with umami from dashi stock and topping ingredients.
Kutani ware is a renowned style of Japanese ceramics. It is characterized by its intricate hand-painted designs, vibrant colors, and often features elaborate gold accents. This exquisite pottery is cherished for its artistic beauty and craftsmanship.
Sauce plate can be used not only as a soy sauce plate for eating sushi, but also for serving appetizers in combination with shokado bento or bamboo baskets, or for displaying accessories in a cute way.