Frequently Asked Questions

Cast Iron Cookware care

There are numerous benefits to using cast iron cookware in your kitchen. From its durability and versatility to its excellent heat retention and distribution, natural non-stick properties, and potential health benefits, cast iron is a fantastic choice for any home cook.

  1. Durability: Cast iron is extremely durable and can last for generations. Unlike other types of cookware, it is resistant to scratches, dents, and warping.
  2. Versatility: Cast iron cookware can be used on any stovetop, in the oven, and even on the grill. This makes it ideal for a wide range of dishes, from searing steaks to baking casseroles.
  3. Heat retention and distribution: Cast iron heats evenly and retains heat well, ensuring that your food cooks evenly and stays warm for longer periods of time.
  4. Natural non-stick properties: When properly seasoned, cast iron becomes naturally non-stick, allowing you to cook with less oil and making cleanup easier.
  5. Health benefits: Cast iron can actually increase the iron content of your food, which is beneficial for those who are iron deficient. Additionally, it is a natural and safe material to cook with, unlike non-stick cookware which can release toxic fumes when overheated.

Clean the pan thoroughly and dry it completely. Rub a thin layer of neutral oil (vegetable, canola, or melted shortening) all over the surface, both inside and outside. Place the pan upside down on the middle oven rack at 375°F for 1 hour. Let it cool completely.

Avoid using soap, as it can strip the pan of its seasoning. Simply rinse the pan with hot water, use a stiff brush to remove any food residue, and dry it thoroughly. You can also use coarse salt and a paper towel to scrub the surface.

Scrub the rust with a stiff brush and hot soapy water. If the rust is stubborn, you can use a mixture of equal parts water and vinegar or lemon juice to soak the pan for 30 minutes, then scrub the rust with a stiff brush.

Yes, cast iron cookware is compatible with induction cooktops. Make sure to heat your cast iron cookware on low heat. Overheating the cookware can cause cracks. 

Yes, but it’s important to lift the pan rather than slide it when moving it on the cooktop to prevent scratches.

Yes, you can use metal utensils on cast iron cookware, but avoid using sharp utensils as they can scratch the surface.

No, it’s best to hand wash cast iron cookware. The dishwasher’s high heat and harsh detergents can damage the seasoning and strip the pan of its natural oils.

SHIPPING & RETURNS

Satvik Cookware will dispatch your order within 3-7 days. 

Yes, we offer free shipping on all orders placed on our website in India.

Yes, we do accept returns but only if the products are unused. A refund will be issued only after we receive the product and it passes our quality check. 

For all other returns, we offer a 3-day return window. You can return your product within that window for a full refund, otherwise there will be no refunds issued. 

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