Category Archives: Cookware

Why Say “No” to Non-stick Cookware?

Non-stick pots and pans are easy to clean and most popular for ‘no-oil’ cooking. Who doesn’t love them? However, more recently, they have come under the radar over concerns about toxic chemical emissions and just how ‘safe’ these pots and pans really are! So the big question - are non-stick pans really safe? Here are the little known facts about non-stick cookware: 1. Once chipped or even scratched, the a non-stick pot or pan should be replaced. (no- not because you will Read More...

Is Your Cookware Harming You?

Every home cook seems to know what essential tools and equipment they require in the kitchen. When it comes to buying a cookware, most prefer cooking in a traditional kadai, while others might prefer skillets (shallow pans also known as fry pans), or even deep pots (a ‘tapela’ or ‘degchi’ also known as dutch ovens). But what about the material? Do we pay enough attention to that aspect while purchasing our cookware? Aluminium, cast iron or stainless steel? Or Read More...