The method of steaming food was invented during the Han Dynasty thousands of years ago. Legend has it that General Han Xin made cooking utensils from bamboo and wood to cook food with steam. Through history, steaming has evolved to be one of the most iconic and essential cooking techniques in the Chinese culinary lexicon. Steaming is now more joyful and colorful than ever with the new JIA Steamer ll. The various colors helps you find the perfect solution to match your cooking and lifestyle.