- 15 gauge (1.8mm) carbon steel, commercial grade.
- Traditional Chinese wok pan with 14 inch round bottom: not suitable for flat electric or flat induction stove. Do not forget to season it before use! Instructions for easy seasoning are included with the wok.
- Hand hammered by Chinese professionals in Guangzhou. This wok is the proven choice of many professional Chinese chefs. Wok weight: 4.6 pounds (2.1 kg). Heavy and sturdy.
- Steel helper handle will not burn when you stir fry over high heat, also helpful for hanging the wok for storage. Wooden handle has special hygroscopic not slippery surface for tight grip when you stir-fry.
Wok -- the name of a deep pan with a round bottom of small
diameter. The main purpose of the wok is to "stir-fry" -- fast frying with
frequent stirring on a hot skillet. But in addition, the wok pan can be used
as a vessel for deep frying food in hot oil and for the preparation of various
soups. It can also be used as a steamer and even as a smoker. The steel wok is
suitable for open fire, and you can even take it with you outside the home and
surprise friends with unbelievable Chinese dishes. Always remember to season a
carbon steel wok! Manuals for doing this can be found on the internet and with
the wok, as well.Carbon steel kitchenware needs seasoning and maintenance to
avoid rusting. Tip: dry and keep wok oiled at all times, especially after
washing.Round bottom: not suitable for flat electric or flat induction stove.