de Buyer - Copper High Stockpot 20 cm - 5,4 L - Prima Matera
The stockpot is the ideal cooking tool to make soups, pot au feu or other traditional dishes.
The humidity stays inside the container. The stewpan comes with a stainless steel lid. It has two cast stainless steel side handles firmly fastened with rivets. Copper is the material that sets the standards for heat diffusion: it provides perfect and controlled heat diffusion across the entire pan for even cooking. The stainless steel interior is practical, hygienic and easy to clean.
PRIMA MATERA - For cooking and for presentation on table. Copper is an extraordinary conductor of heat, particularly suitable for French cooking and reducing. This material ensures quick and homogeneous cooking in the whole pan: not only in the bottom but also on the side to obtain a perfect heat distribution which makes copper pans ideal for delicate preparations, such as sauces.
Outer COPPER - the colour changes on a heat sources. Use a special copper cleaner to give brilliance back to a copper utensil. Never use a metal sponge. The stainless steel inner wall allows for easy care. There is no need for replating as for the traditional tin-plated copper.
The nobility of copper in the kitchen arts is not only die to its warm and colourful looks, but also and essentially to its capacity to conduct heat, which makes copper pans idel for delicate preparations, such as sauces.
To clean copper, use a special easy-to-use-paste, preferable after each use. For the inner stainless steel or tin-plated surfaces, wash in the ordinary way. Cleaning in the dishwasher is not recommended because dishwasher liquids contain high levels of chlorine.
Copper is an exeptional metal, an extraordinary conductor of heat, particularly suitable for French cooking and reducing. However, copper should not be in direct contact with most foods: as a result it is used in combination with another metal (for the inside of the pans).
Tin-plated copper: The traditional tin-plating process guarantees a thick enough coating of tin for professional use. The lenght of time the pan can be used before being replated is therefor longer. But beware: do not heat to over 260°C.
Utensils 2 mm thick are intended for professional use. Polished outer finish, smooth or hammered effect.
Handles in cast steel, curved, fixed by strong rivets. Copper-stainless steel: this is a bimetal laminate.
The outer sides are made of very thick copper and allow excellent heat conduction. The inner side, made of stainless steel, allow for easy care of the pans and there is no need for replating. Polished outer finish. Mountings in cast steel, stainless steel, or bronze, fixed by strong rivets.