Why Is Cast Iron Cookware Better?
Cast iron is natural – One thing that no other cookware can take away from cast iron is the fact that it is made from 100% natural materials – namely iron and oil. So, if you are big on clean cooking and natural ingredients this is the cookware for you.
Cast Iron Lasts a Lifetime – This is one of the strongest selling points of cast iron. It is sturdy and can be restored in case of rusting as long as it is not cracked. You can just remove the rust and re-season it again and again.
Cast iron is versatile- This cookware can be used easily on almost any heat source – from open flame to induction to ovens.
Is cast iron cookware safe?
Yes, cooking in cast iron cookware is completely safe given that it is a natural cookware. Moreover, it is a natural non-stick cookware wherein you do not have to worry about toxic fumes and harmful compounds being leeched into the food. In fact, doctors often recommend patients suffering from low iron levels to eat food cooked in cast iron cookware because cast iron fortifies food with iron helping you boost iron levels in your body.
Can cast iron cookware be used on induction cooktop?
Cast iron cookware works well on induction cooking surface as an induction works well with a cookware with high ferrous metal content at the base. Even stainless steel will work well on an induction surface if the base of the pan has a magnetic grade of stainless steel.
Can cast iron cookware be used on a glass top surfaces?
If cast iron cookware is in its natural form that is bare then it will have a rough texture, which means that it is not advisable to use the cookware on a glass or ceramic cooktop. However, if cast iron is enameled then it can be safely used on glass or ceramic surfaces.
Can cast iron cookware be used in the dishwasher?
Usually, cast iron is one cookware that should not be kept in a dishwasher as once it goes into a dishwasher your seasoning is gone. The process of scrubbing, warm water as well as detergent effectively removes the seasoning of the pan. Also, dishwashing can cause rust on the iron cookware as it is in a raw unprocessed state.
Can cast iron cookware be used in the oven?
Yes, cast iron is completely oven safe and you can easily transfer it from the stovetop to the oven. Enameled cast iron works well with very high temperatures, but you will need to replace the plastic knobs with steel.
Where can I buy good cast iron cookware in India (Delhi, Bengaluru)?
Bengaluru Jayanagar Flagship Store
36/1, 27th Cross, 6th C Main Road, Next to Sapna Book House, Jayanagar 4th Block, Bengaluru - 560011
9:30 AM to 8:30 PM
Delhi Lajpat Nagar Flagship Store
30, Ground Floor, Link Road, Lajpat Nagar-3, New Delhi - 110024
10:00 AM to 8:30 PM
Delhi GK1 M-Block Flagship Store
M-41, Ground Floor, M-Block Market, Greater Kailash-1, Delhi 110048
10:30 AM to 8:30 PM
Delhi Punjabi Bagh Flagship Store
15/3, Ground Floor, Pal Mohan Apartments, Club Road, Punjabi Bagh West, Near Modern Bazaar, Delhi 110026
10:30 AM to 8:30 PM