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Advice on use The capping Please, follow these instructions to prepare your utensil for use, and make it non-stick. Pour a drop of oil on the bottom of your frying pan, and fry gently. When the oil starts smoking, throw it out, and wipe with kitchen paper, do not wash. Repeat the operation, several times, so that the interior is fully non-stick. Always heat your utensil first, before adding any grease products.Advice on maintenance Do not clean your utensil with washing up liquid. Rinse it out with very hot water and wipe carefully. Do not remove the small layer, covering the bottom of your frying pan. This layer is not dirt, it forms a solid and non-stick layer. Prior putting away your utensil, grease it with a little olive oil, it will avoid rusting. You will enjoy your utensil for many years. To clean the steel on the exterior of the frying pan, you can use a mix of bicarbonate of soda, and water, to restore its shine. However, ensure the mix does not touch the bottom of the pan.

Concerning products with a non-stick coating

To increase the life span of your utensils, do not use any metallic accessories. It is recommended, you use wooden or silicone spatulas. Silicone is well advised as wooden utensils may deteriorate and eventually scratch the coating.Advice on maintenance It is not suitable to use a dishwasher to clean your utensils. Detergents used in dishwashers, may damage the coating and the aluminium composing the utensil. Hand washing, using soapy water, is recommended. You may use the scratch side of a sponge, but better use a sponge.Advice on use Even if fitted with a non-stick coating, the use of grease is compulsory (oil, butter …..). It hydrates the coating, hence, increasing its life span.Storage Do not store with metallic utensils, nor pans piled inside. To increase its life span, place a kitchen paper soaked with a little olive oil, on the bottom of your pan. It will hydrate the coating, when not in use.