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Choosing a Pan

14
May

STOP MISTREATING YOUR FRYING PANS. 10 MISTAKES YOU SHOULD NEVER COMMIT

Castey

  Buying a frying pan is not easy, and taking care of it also requires work. Using your frying pan correctly is a priority to extend its useful life. And if you have spent a lot of money to own a quality frying pan, then you have even more reasons to do so. Did you

31
Oct

START COOKING WITH CASSEROLES WITH PERMANENT ATTACHED SILICONE HANDLES AND FORGET MITTENS

Castey

If you are looking for a practical and versatile casserole to easily cook all kind of recipes, surely cast aluminium pots and pans are the perfect choice. They have only one little problem: aluminium side handles burn. This small inconvenience can be easily solved by using mittens but, why aren’t they in the drawer we

18
Apr

ARE FLEXINDUCTION HOBS A GOOD DEAL?

Castey

The main inconvenience of conventional induction hobs is cooking vessels base diameter must be the same as induction hob to properly activate it, especially in the basic models. This can become a big issue: small and medium size pans, which are the most used ones, only work in one or two hobs at the most,

27
Mar

HOW TO DISTINGUISH BETWEEN A GOOD NON-STICK FRYING PAN AND A BAD ONE AT A GLANCE.

Castey

Not all frying pans are the same thing. A frying pan is a frying pan, of course. And they are always used for the same purpose. True. But there are many differences between a good frying pan and a not so good frying pan. Price ranges can guide you a little bit, but sometimes we

27
Mar

MY PAN DOESN’T WORK. ISSUES WITH INDUCTION COOKTOPS.

Castey

Induction cooktops are so capricious that not only require specially designed cookware but also ask them to fulfill some other requirements to work correctly. Although they are quite easy to accomplish, you could regret having changed your old hob for that new one you found so beautiful in the store if you don’t take them

14
Jan

COCOTTE. A LIFETIME CAST IRON POT AND AN EXCELLENT INVESTMENT FOR THE FUTURE.

Castey

Cocotte? What’s cocotte? Have you ever heard about it? Probably. In French cocotte means pot or saucepan. It’s an enamel coated cast iron pan extremely resistant to high and low temperatures. In addition, it’s compatible with all types of heat sources such as gas, electric and induction cookers. And you can also use it in

14
May

GRILL PAN OR FLAT GRIDDLE PAN? WHICH ONE DO I CHOOSE?

Castey

If we want to eat at home the same tasty, juicy, and tender grilled meat, vegetables and fish we eat at restaurants, we must choose a top quality griddle. To master this cooking technique is not very difficult, although it has some tricks and secrets. When food is grilled the flavour of the main ingredient

27
Mar

ALUMINIUM, STAINLESS STEEL, CAST IRON…WHICH ONE SHOULD I CHOOSE? OUR SMALL MASTER IN COOKWARE MANUFACTURING MATERIALS

Castey

If you have already read our post How to Distinguish Between a Good Frying Pan and a Bad One at a Glance –you should read it, it’s a great one- you surely know manufacturing materials are key to determine the final quality and performance of a pan. That post was only focused in aluminium pans

27
Mar

WHY DOES MY INDUCTION PAN NOT WORK?

Castey

Induction cooktops are really cool: you can precisely control the temperature; they are safer because only cookware gets hot, they are faster, save energy and you can clean them easily. But they not only offer cool advantages, they are also a little bit capricious and won’t work if you don’t use the right cookware.  

27
Mar

CAST ALUMINIUM, FORGED ALUMINIUM OR STAMPED POTS AND PANS? WHICH ARE THE BEST FRYING PANS?

Castey

When we consider buying a new pan we pay attention to different things. The first one is price, of course. How is it possible that some pans cost 3 and some other 30? Why should I spend 30 if I could have 10 for this price and use a new one every day? Well, taking