The Excellence of Copper
90% COPPER ~ 10 % ST/STEEL
1.5 MM THICK
Genuine* copper pans are the loved utensils by Chefs and keen amateurs.
Copper has the physics property to be the best heat distributor of all cookware materials, by far: it conducts heat quickly and evenly to the full body of the pan (bottom and sides). Its high heat sensitivity will allow you to master your cooking process to reach the precise cooking results you're looking for.
In the purest tradition, de Buyer Inocuivre is made of thick copper (1.35 mm) to fully develop that physics property. De Buyer adds a thin st/steel inner layer (0.15 mm) to avoid direct contact of salted food with copper and provide an extreme ease of clean. Inocuivre thus ensures remarkable cooking results, perfectly uniform on any cook top except for induction.
The firmly riveted cast-iron handle is the traditional and historical copper French cookware handle. It remains a reference of the "Grandes Cuisines" (the famous restaurants' kitchen). It's authentic French style curvature provides a comfortable and ergonomic handling. The copper of Inocuivre is hand-polished, a pure marvel for the eyes with its gentle and soothing aura: a magnificent companion for the table and the kitchen.
*Note: by opposition, be aware that many brands sell non-genuine copper cookware made of thick of st/steel with an ultra thin outer layer of copper which cannot develop the same cooking properties.
Cooking tips: Inocuivre saucepan is the utensil of choice for thickening sauces, reduction cooking (boiling down) and simmering.
Cooktops: all EXCEPT induction
Care & Clean: don't use dishwasher: the cast-iron handle may rust. Wash simply by hand. To let the copper shine again and easily, you can use DE BUYER copper polishing paste (see add-on).
Brand: de Buyer