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MauvielM’steel Black Steel Frying Pan

Many people search for frying pans and their confusion level increases after seeing so many varieties. If you want to buy yourself a best carbon steel pan, it is really worth buying MauvielM’steel Black Steel Frying Pan for its features and affordability factor. To give you a better idea about the product we have reviewed the pan in a systematic order.

Features

Black Steel with Good Conduction of Heat

If the frying pan does not conduct heat properly, it is not worth buying it. But, this frying pan has carbon steel and the heat conduction level is really good. The whole surface heats up really quickly and the curved surface also starts to get warmer in no time.

Durability

The pan is made with French technology. It has commercial grade quality steel and it can withstand high temperature very easily. With its remarkable searing and longer pre-heating ability, you can expect better durability compared to other products in the market.

Design

The design is decent. You will not see any fancy features in it. The handle is placed with three punch nails and there is no extra side handle. The coating is Beeswax is used to prevent the pan from any rusting process and to give proper seasoning when you use over a period of time.

High-Density Material

As it uses high-density material in it, the thickness had to be maintained. They have maintained the thickness perfectly. Because of this, the odor is not present and your food feels not catch any of the metal odor be it be carbon iron smell or mixed smell of burning.

Naturally Nonstick

This is very important in any pan. If the pan takes too much time to become nonstick then it is not worth. But MauvielM’steel Black Steel Frying Pan has excellent nonstick property. With proper care, seasoning and washing, you will notice the results quickly.

Pros:

  • Good conduction of heat
  • extra thick
  • Nonstick builds up with time and care
  • It has a lifetime guarantee only for the home use
  • Compatible with all kinds of stovetops
  • For durability and stability, it has Riveted steel handle
  • Easy to maintain as cleaning is not an issue
  • After the initial phase, seasoning becomes easier

Cons:

  • Proper seasoning can be a little tricky initially
  • It has only one handle

Frequently Asked Questions

I have a glass top stove. Can I use it?

It depends as it is heavy. You can use it if your stove is strong enough.

What is the season frequency?

My recommendation is to season it every time you use it.

Is it ovenproof?

Yes, it is. Do not worry about that.

How to prevent the pan from rusting?

All you need to do is clean the pan without applying too much force and wipe the water content properly. Once done oil the pan and store it in the dry place.

Does this have any chemicals or PTFE or PFOA?

No, this pan does not come with those coatings. It uses Beeswax coating.

What is the thickness of the Pan?

The manufacturer says that the pan is 3mm thick. But I think it is slightly on the lower side. Maybe from 2.6 to 3.0. Some users even said that the thickness is varying from 2.1 to 2.6.

Sometimes I see brown color residue on paper after wiping the Pan. What is it?

It may be any of the following.
 The food residue.
 Breakage of nonstick coating because of hard rub.
 Maybe there is some rust (Unlikely).

What is the flat surface size of the 8-inch pan?

Well, it is somewhere between 6.7 to 6.88 inch. It is relatively big compared to some other pans in the market.

Is it durable as it looks little light compared to other pans?

Do not worry about that. It is made up of high-grade material. Yes, I too felt that it is on the lighter side but with time it became really dark. Now, I do not see any light or shiny texture to it but it is very smooth.

How to take care of it initially so that seasoning becomes easier?

After the use, try to hand wash it with hot water or lukewarm water. Then wipe the pan properly and store in a dry place. You can use Canola oil for better seasoning.

Verdict

MauvielM’steel Black Steel Frying Pan is definitely one of the best carbon steel pan and it is affordable as well. The pan gets darker over time and gets nonstick property pretty quickly. It does not have a secondary handle, which was a letdown. Design-wise it is decent and it has high durability steel.

Colin Matthews

Colin Matthews

Colin is an aspiring chef having completing his degree in culinary arts in California. His guilty pleasure is buying the latest & greatest (and sometimes, useless) in kitchen cookware and gadgets.

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