Red Copper claims to have a ceramic coating which does not need an seasoning, as per the claims made by the Manufacturer. But this does not turn out to be true.
Red Copper Pan does have a non-stick ceramic layer, and it is claimed that the food does not stick to it. However, according to the reviews available online, the pan is not really non-stick, and food does stick. Hence, it is better to season the pan before using it.
Why do cookware need to be seasoned?
Seasoning means applying a layer of oil on the cookware to fill in the minute gaps on its surface. It makes the surface of the cookware smooth and non-stick, thus ensuring that the food does not stick to it. Though most of the pans manufactured today to be are said to be non-stick and the makers claim that they do not require seasoning, but that might not be the case. The non-stick pan may also need seasoning.
Advantages of seasoning Red Copper pan
- Seasoning smoothens the rough surface of the cookware by filling in the small gaps. It makes the surface of the pan non-stick.
- Oiling the pan forms a protective layer on its surface which prevents its oxidation.
Disadvantages of seasoning Red Copper pan
- Seasoning your pan, again and again, may take much of your time.
- Using a dishwasher or abrasive scrub might damage the protective layer formed due to seasoning.