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Discussion in 'Geek Food' started by Sledge, Apr 19, 2021.

  1. Sledge

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    Just wondering if anyone has actually bought these from kleverange?
    Are they decent? Or crap?
    I'm tempted to buy, but have the feeling ill regret it..
     
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    I was sold on the overall producton on the webpage up until I read this.
    so, pretty much they look amazing but that doesnt mean a whole lot if they neg on their quality assurance to such a degree.

    I dont know the quality of German cookware, but the korean stuff i've been using appears to stand the test of time.
     
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  3. lennie

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    They advertise as non stick. But won't warranty its non stick properties.
    Doesn't sound terribly consumer law compliant either.
     
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  4. macktheknife

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    Seems like a gimmick. Commercial restaurants aren't using anything but aluminium, cast iron or stainless steel cookware.

    edit - Or copper, although that isn't very common now with copper being so expensive.
     
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  5. scrantic

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    I'm done with non stick done swiss diamond scanpan etc over the years but they just loose their ability over time regardless of how well you look after them. Moved on to cast iron and haven't looked back might experiment with some more commercial aluminum/stainless for future purchases and get a carbon wok.
     
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  6. qwertylesh

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    Cast iron and stainless as a set is a good pairing. You shouldn't cook tomato stuff in cast iron so having the stainless for that purpose makes sense.
    Cast iron should always be a given and whether you complement that with stainless or coated (flavorstone-esq) comes down to preference imo
     
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    Any recommendations as to where and what to buy?
     
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    no buget? le cruiset, available anywhere. for steel, rico.
     
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  9. lennie

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    On a budget..... lodge for cast iron. Need a sand to smooth them imo. Their enamel stuff is decent too. Stainless: cuisinart multi clad pro, or all clad if your budget extends. I like cladded cookware for stainless skillets and saute pans. Not much dearer than good slug bottom stuff.
    Any kitchen shop for lodge bare cast iron, peters of Kensington for all clad. Amazon also has all of the above.

    I have essteele per vita saucepans. Which i like also. They will outlive me. Cladded construction leaves less of a burn ring on gas. But it depends what you use them for and what hob you have. For water, stocks etc..... it doesn't matter. Hence my preference for cladded skillets and saute pans.

    Looked after, these are once in a lifetime purchases.
     
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    Was given some Lodge cast iron for Christmas.
    Works well enough, (I haven't sanded it, not sure it needs it, but maybe...)
    Cheap enough that I am now tempted to buy more, and take a sander to it to see if it improves performance?
     
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    Yes I as a novice with cast iron learnt that the hard way. I'll use the swiss diamond until they give up the ghost then move on to some stainless.


    I went the https://www.amazon.com.au/Lodge-L8S...ds=lodge+28cm&qid=1619157653&s=kitchen&sr=1-1 as it was wide enough for cooking up for a family.
     
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  14. qwertylesh

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    glad you got the above replies, i saw the message but didn't have time to reply. I'm also still on a cast iron and flavorstone-teflon type of pairing, so I'll also consider the recommended brands soon :)
     
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    Scanpan is on sale on Amazon.com.au plenty of stainless in there as well.
     
  16. Phalanx

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    I've had the same strategy for years, go to kmart and buy the most expensive pan. Doesn't matter what it is at the time, the models change, the design changes, but get the most expensive one. They seem to last 5 years without too many issues and they tend to cost about $20 (and get cheaper every time). Kmart isn't paying Huey to spruik their products and they sell everything by the thousands, so it makes sense.

    Personally I love a good non-stick pan, everything else I have isn't but that I can be completely lazy when cooking my bacon and eggs on a sunday morning with a hangover without really keeping an eye on things make it worthwhile. I could be a better cook, I could buy good pans and take good care of them, but I'm a lazy bugger.
     
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