Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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Traditional Cookery

Iwachu cast iron (history, products, teapot use and care).

If you are looking for a Japanese cast iron teapot or kettle you'll come across a company called Iwachu. Whether you are...

Oigen cast iron (history, how to use, care for your cast-iron).

If you're looking for Japanese cast iron you're likely to come across two different companies one is Iwachu and the other is...

Oitomi teapots and kettles (history, manufacture, use and care).

Are you looking for an authentic Japanese teapot or kettle? Then you may want to consider one made by Oitomi. Oitomi is...

A warm welcome to Boonie Hicks. Would you like to learn to cook like the Victorians or the new world settlers over a hundred years ago?

Want to know more about Victorian cooking? How about some real good old-fashioned dishes from southern England? The 19th century is an exciting time in history and here we focus using time forgotten traditional British and "New World" recipes. Be sure to visit again our slowly growing site will include well-researched recipes that are fun and simple to make.

Learn about new and vintage cast iron, ceramics and more

Well researched and informative articles.

Why buy Staub cookware? This proud owner explains why.

Why buy Staub cookware? Staub may not be the first name that comes to mind for anyone looking...

What are the pros and cons of cast iron cookware?

What are the pros and cons of cast iron? Maybe you're thinking about using the cookware for the first time and you're looking into...

Lodge Manufacturing: Why is their cast-iron loved around the world?

 Lodge Manufacturing has made cast-iron cookware for over one hundred years. What makes them stand out as the world leader in cast-iron cookware? Have you...

Tawashi, how well does the Japanese brush clean cast iron?

Cleaning cast iron cookware with a traditional Tawashi scrubbing brush. A Tawashi is a traditional scrubbing brush used in...

Vintage cast iron. How to identify Sidney Hollowware cast iron.

How to identify Sidney Hollowware Cast iron. Sidney Hollowware Company has to be one of my favorite companies that...

Evolution of cookware. Learn the history and innovation of cookware

History of cookware, how has our cookware changed? Evolution of cookware, some things we don't give a second thought....

How to use a cast iron teapot? (step by step guide)

Okay, you have a new cast iron teapot now what? Cast iron teapots are really easy to use but quite often manufactures...

What makes the Le Creuset Dutch oven so special?

It doesn't get any more romantic than France, fields of lavender, red wine, country villages, cookware...and cookware? One look at Le Creuset and you...

Why cook with cast iron? Here’s 9 great reasons.

There are a lot of reasons why to cook with cast iron. Learn the ins and outs of cooking with this old-fashioned,...