About a pan

About a pan
It is one of the Japanese-style dishes which can also be said to be a pronoun of winter called one-pot dishes.
In Japan, there was existence of a clay pot, so that the sunken hearth is used as cookware and always said there from the Edo period or before also at the private home.
Although there are other various one-pot dishes, one-pot dishes have familiarity to the extent that it will be reminded of a clay pot, if it is called a pan in Japan during winter.
The culture which a present-day winter season also surrounds a pan with a table or a kotatsu, and eats cooking with gas stoves, such as sukiyaki and food cooked in a pot at the table, remains.