All about Le Creuset and cast iron cooking

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All about Le Creuset and cast iron cooking

Postby schweppes » Sat Apr 23, 2011 10:18 pm

Does anyone have any experience with Le Creuset or cast iron cookware? I've been reading that it makes our food taste better. I like the idea that we can cook on stove, transfer to oven to roast or bake, and serve pretty in the same pot.

Anyone care to share?

Thanks :wink:

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Re: All about Le Creuset and cast iron cooking

Postby Funz » Mon Apr 25, 2011 12:25 pm

I was looking for a couple of pots and saw their pots and pans. Wanted to get the whole set. The colours are so nice. But in the end, found them too heavy.

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Re: All about Le Creuset and cast iron cooking

Postby schweppes » Wed May 04, 2011 9:48 pm

Funz wrote:I was looking for a couple of pots and saw their pots and pans. Wanted to get the whole set. The colours are so nice. But in the end, found them too heavy.


Ya, agree that the colours are so pretty. There's something about castiron cookware. Very rustic and mediterranean like.

Initially didn't want to get it as found it heavy too. Dh who is my dish washer :wink: was not in favour.

But recently, Istean was having a 50% discount promo and I had some vouchers to redeem, so finally succumbed to temptation and bought an oval casserole. No regrets!!

Cooked my maiden dish - beef stew - for dinner and the meat was lovingly tender. Coupled with homemade bread, family gave it a thumbs up.

No photos to share as everyone digged in before I cd even whip out the camera :roll:

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Re: All about Le Creuset and cast iron cooking

Postby buds » Wed May 04, 2011 10:01 pm

Gee.. they sure digged it good. :celebrate: Shlurrghp! *burp*

Is this Le Creuset thingy expensive? You're tempting me lar.

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Re: All about Le Creuset and cast iron cooking

Postby schweppes » Wed May 04, 2011 10:09 pm

buds wrote:Gee.. they sure digged it good. :celebrate: Shlurrghp! *burp*

Is this Le Creuset thingy expensive? You're tempting me lar.


ya... i find it expensive. When i first saw the price, i was :!: :!: :!: and that made me think twice, over and over and over again. But as mentioned, Isetan was having 50% discount promo and I got these Isetan vouchers (won them in a lucky draw :dancing: :dancing: ), so decided to just go for it.

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Re: All about Le Creuset and cast iron cooking

Postby buds » Wed May 04, 2011 10:16 pm

Will check them out.

Anywhere else other than Isetan?

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Re: All about Le Creuset and cast iron cooking

Postby schweppes » Wed May 04, 2011 11:17 pm

buds wrote:Will check them out.

Anywhere else other than Isetan?


I've spotted Tangs selling it too. But if u are really interested, and if you have the Tangs and Isetan cards, wait for the membership promos. Can get more savings. Actually, GSS coming up, so can check it out.

As u can see... i quite cheapskate lah. :oops: Always on the lookout for sales and promotions :tongue:

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Re: All about Le Creuset and cast iron cooking

Postby buds » Thu May 05, 2011 12:32 am

Who doesn't? :wink:

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Re: All about Le Creuset and cast iron cooking

Postby spikey » Thu May 05, 2011 9:09 pm

hi
I am going to change to a induction hob. I am currently using WMF cookware that can be used for induction - is there any benefits to changing to Le Creuset as compared to retaining the WMF cookware?

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Re: All about Le Creuset and cast iron cooking

Postby jce » Fri May 06, 2011 11:31 pm

Cast iron is super heavy, have to think twice if you are the one handling the pots and pans all the time. But it can take high heat, retains heat well too.

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