Chef pan with spoon - 4qt

$275

The chef pan is the ultimate risotto-making cookware. But thanks to its versatile size and shape, this kitchen workhorse is also optimal for sauteing vegetables, browning then simmering stews, and thickening sauces and soups.

Crafted in solid copper for superior heat conductivity, hand-hammered and tin-lined by hand over fire so naturally low-stick. The riveted handles, cast of solid bronze, are adorned by acorns and leaves: beautiful finishes ensure seamless stovetop-to-tabletop dining and entertaining. Includes a special risotto stirring spoon crafted in cherrywood: the traditional circular opening helps to avoid overstirring thus facilitating the perfect creamy consistency.

Made in Italy.

This Chef pan is the perfect tool for infinite recipes: sauté vegetables with one hand thanks to the high rounded sides, brown chunks of meat on the wide bottom then simmer gently into rich stews, or toss pasta to coat it with its thickened sauce. Practical and versatile, the Chef pan really shines when making risotto: its wide base ensures a steady absorption of broth, so that all flavors are absorbed while the water evaporates quickly, and the rounded sides ease stirring and prevent stubborn grains from getting stuck in the corners. Use the cherrywood spoon, included, to stir your risotto to the perfect creamy consistency.

Recommended for use on gas stovetops, open flames (wood, charcoal, barbecue) and in the oven - electric cooktops also possible.

Never heat the pot empty and do not exceed 220 C (430 F). Use wood or plastic tools to avoid scratching the tin lining. Hand-wash with a soft sponge and mild detergent, and dry immediately with a soft cloth.

With use, copper develops a rich patina over time that many love and cherish. To restored a polished shine, use a good copper polish (like Ruffoni Cleaner) or salt with lemon juice/vinegar.

Tin will naturally discolor over time, but remain equally effective. Depending on use, the tin lining may eventually wear off and require retinning. Prolong the tin lining's life by not scratching it with metal tools, never overheating the cookware, and limiting the use of acidic ingredients.

 

Diameter: 26cm
Height: 9.5cm
Capacity: 4 lt
Cookware material: solid copper, hand-hammered
Lining material: high purity tin, applied by hand over fire
Handles material: solid bronze
Lid: not included
Oven safe: yes, to 220 C (430 F)
Stovetop: gas recommended - no induction
Wash by hand
Made in Italy

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