Non stick coatings are popular among home baking enthusiasts because they are easy to clean and good for low fat cooking because they don ground rod ;t need oil to prevent sticking.
Most non stick coatings are used in bakeware and are generally thought of as dishwasher safe, but are of low quality, with the layers eroding over time.
Many modern baking supplies have inferior non stick coatings that don't last. Although they work well initially, within months of use the food will begin to stick again.
Anything you bake, such as cakes or cookies, will either stick to your pan or fall apart when you try to remove it.
In contrast, non stick baking equipment from George Wilkinson ensures that your food slides right off when you use it.
George Wilkinson non stick bakeware is also durable and scratch resistant to make cooking clean up easier, and for the new look of your bakeware to last longer.
George Wilkinson's high quality non stick coating is made using polytetrafluoroethylene, or PTFE, which is a fluorocarbon.
George Wilkinson's non stick coating is superior, hard wearing and durable. Bonded directly onto your bakeware, it ensures that it keeps performing like new every time.
The majority of today's heavy weight bakeware uses a sprayed on non stick coating which can easily flake off. This flaking causes the non stick layer # to quickly break down and food begins to stick to your pan.
George Wilkinson's Great British Bakeware, however, is the result of years of research, testing and refinement, ensuring the non stick is bonded directly to the surface, which in even thickness and resistant to weak spots.
How are non stick coatings applied on bakeware?
Non stick coatings are normally applied in layers, through a number of possible methods.
You can get a dense finish by spraying your bakeware by hand. Or, using a press on a conveyor belt, the layers can be applied to the metal as it is formed, to produce curtain coating.
A thin, even layer of coating can be applied to the bakeware through the use of rollers.
Non stick bakeware coating is then cured at a high temperature in order to bind it to the metal.
One reason silicone coatings are not particularly useful is that animal fats do not mix with them - so roasting is not an option.
Some high quality baking supplies have copper included in the layers for better heat conductivity.
When choosing your cookware or bakeware, look for at least three layers of non stick coating.
Cleaning your non stick baking equipment
Bakeware with a non stick coating on the outside is likely to be of high quality and is easier to clean.
The way you clean and use utensils on your bakeware will affect longevity. Prevent scratching the layers, by using wooden and nylon utensils.
Every cook deserves bakeware that lasts for years not months, so George Wilkinson is here to help you choose a bakeware range that's right for you and your cooking style.
George Wilkinson knows how keen cooks and passionate chefs love to perfect their recipes in their favourite tins and how disappointing it is when your favourite tin needs replacing and you just can't find one like it.