Homemade Chinese Food Is Easy with These Essential Cooking Tools

If you want to cook Chinese food at home, having the right tools can be a big help. Sure, you'll want a wok, but here are a few more essential Chinese cooking tools. Chinese takeout is as ubiquitous...

Wok Selection

by momdoc 8 days ago

Which is better (if money is not an object) the Creuset Wok or the All-Clad? I use for stir fry but also for frying, making halava etc.

Cooking temperatures at 10000btu or 54000btu

by wrongasian 24 days ago

Hello foodies. I'm shopping for an outdoor grill and/or wok unit and most seem to come at 10,000btu's while several more heavy duty outputs at 54,000btu's, advertised. There seem to be a majo...

De Buyer country pan - what do you use yours for?

by babyraccoon 6 months ago

Am considering this pan as a wok substitute for my induction cooktop. I’m aware it’s not a traditional wok, too much flat bottom etc., but might like to see how it performs as one. My traditional f...

Need help with seasoning new wok -- tough plasticy coating?

by slopfrog 9 years ago

I've been having a hard time finding a carbon steel wok, but I got one at a discount store the other day. It's the Joyce Chen flat bottomed one. (Yes I know it's not authentic or very good, but i...

Seasoned Wok in just 1 wash cycle?!

by borisabrams 4 months ago

Hey! So I have a great wok that I took a good while to season (first the usual heating, smearing oil, cleaning the oil off, re-adding etc. ). I then built up some good coating through a few year...

Cleaning up a pan with brass handles?

by Inox 5 months ago

A big hey to all the fellow ookware enthusiasts out there! I just today bought a pan at a thrift store i'm almost sure is the same as the one in the page linked. If that's the case these handles ar...

Thoughts on buying a wok?

by lisaleira 7 months ago

Hey y’all! I’m thinking of buying my first wok, to stir fry vegetables. I’m afraid of toxic stuff so definitely prefer a pan that doesn’t have non stick covering. And maybe most important, I hav...

New Wok Burner

by GerryBrad 4 years ago

Hello to all of you who have been following the discussions here over the past year and to any newcomers who might find this page interesting. I hope all of you are having fun with your wok burners...

Can anyone recommend a one-burner solution (Wok/Disco)?

by krivera1 7 years ago

Hi group, I am looking to buy an outdoor burner to be used for high-temperature wok cooking, as well as medium temperature disco cooking. For those of you not familiar with a disco it is a very...

Need help identifying All-Clad Wok

by JKilvik 6 months ago

I'm trying to find a model # for an All-Clad wok I purchased about 12-15 years ago. The diameter is 10.5" with a height of 2-7/8". It has a flat bottom, 2 handles and nothing engraved on the bott...

Stainless Steel Wok

by justin89k 7 months ago

I just snagged an All-Clad copper core wok from craigslist for $25. I have been meaning to get a wok and had been considering Lodge cast iron. I'm a renter cooking on electric coils. I realize t...

Boogered up my Cen brothers wok! Grrrrr....

by wabi 9 months ago

Was multitasking making dinner the other night, put some fish on the grill, while I had my well seasoned Cen brothers wok on the stove, with some oil in it...was going to stir fry some snap peas. C...

New Wok

by mike0989 11 months ago

Now that I have a decent gas cooktop. I'm looking to get a new wok. Does anyone have any experience with the ones made by Craft Wok on Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/Craft-Wok-Traditional-Hamm...

Wok still sticking?

by leeh88 2 years ago

Hello, I'm new to the forum and desperately need some advice, this question has probably been asked a 100 times in the past, and If so apologies in advance. I recently purchased a 14 inch uncoat...

Wok on an Electric stove

by TomBenson 1 year ago

Anyone have any hints? I hesitate to go out and buy a flat bottomed wok but even with a ring my wok is hard to keep level while I am cooking.

1st SS set - need help choosing cookware

by vanessa731 11 months ago

Hi there! This is my 1st post on this site. I am looking for help finding the right cookware pieces or set. I recently got rid of my Circulon anodized nonstick as it started burning off fumes that ...

Best pan to stir fry on flat induction top?

by babyraccoon 10 months ago

Flat-top induction users: what do you use for high-heat stir-frying? I have a flat top induction cooktop and have never found the best thing for doing really high heat stir fries. I’m a bit preciou...

WOK SIZE - does it really matter?

by cstout 5 years ago

I have a 14 inch flat bottom wok from the Wok Shop & found that I am not using it so much since it is quite large for my glass cooktop. The wooden handle is so long, it seems like it sticks out a m...

e-wok store reliability ?

by oleaster 6 years ago

Based on reviews from this board, I ordered a wok from e-wok last month. I contacted e-wok last week when I still haven't received it and somehow the store did not have a record of my order. I made...

Carbon Steel Wok w/ Lid in Toronto

by JQ32 12 months ago

Looking to buy a carbon steel wok with a lid in Toronto. Any suggestions besides Tap Phong? I've seen carbon steel woks on Amazon for around $50 and a lid for around $20....but would be interested ...