Recently bought a cast iron pan/skillet for home cooking. Cast iron is an ancient technology that has several benefits over the more modern non-stick technology. It is supposed to be cheap (just US$15 in America Lodge L8SK3 Cast Iron Skillet, Pre-Seasoned, 10.25-inch), but in Singapore it is quite expensive probably due to import fees.
I bought the mid-range USA brand Lodge 10.25-inch skillet (around $60 SGD). It can be found in Qoo10:
Where to buy Cast Iron Pan/Pot/Skillet Singapore
Lodge Pre-Seasoned 8-inch Cast Iron Skillet: http://www.qoo10.sg/su/412118339/Q100000595
Lodge Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Skillet 10.25-inch: http://www.qoo10.sg/su/412118386/Q100000595
The high-end brands include Le Creuset, Staub. These are very expensive (at least $100 SGD).
Benefits of Cast Iron Cookware vs Non-stick:
- Non-stick Teflon, even with extreme care, tends to flake off and end up in food. Also it is released as fumes during cooking. It…
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