Stainless steel (e)

Appears in
The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Cuisine

By French Culinary Institute

Published 2021

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Stainless steel (e) is an excellent nonreactive metal but an extremely poor heat conductor. It will not rust and does not require any seasoning. To be useful in a professional kitchen, stainless steel pots and pans must be quite thick, with a layer of copper or aluminum to help conduct heat.