Mauviel cookware is for those who want only the best and they say that copper cookware makes a good cook great and a great cook exceptional.
Unashamedly one of the finest ranges of cookware in the world, Mauviel 1830's M'Heritage copper roasting pan performs as beautifully on the dinner table as it does in the kitchen. The wide, shallow cooking area produces quick, even heat for pan-roasting, frying or browning - they are just so responsive, especially on gas. The Mauviel company was founded in 1830 by Ernest Mauviel in a village in northern France called Villedieu-les-Poeles or "The City of Copper." From the beginning, Mauviel set out to create absolutely the best copper cookware in the world, and that tradition of incredible craftsmanship has remained strong for more than 180 years.
Few other brands can compete with the stunning design and incredibly balanced thermal conductivity of a Mauviel 1830 roasting pan, saucepan or skillet and Milly's are so proud to be stockists of this very fine range. Try one for yourself, and experience the difference in your own kitchen.
HOW TO CLEAN COPPER
Copper is a "soft metal" which explains why it is the best heat-conducting metal of all metals.
Copper requires a little more care than most other cookware. While it is ok to let the copper exterior darken with age (otherwise known as "patina" or "verdigris"). A quality polish is recommended to maintain its warm glow.
Cleaning the inside of unlined copper is essential. To remove any verdigris on an unlined pan, use a vinegar-salt solution or rub it with lemon sprinkled with salt. Rinse and dry the pan.
If you have an iron-handled pan, rust on the handle may be scrubbed (a light gauge steel wool works well) off and then lightly oiled.
It's not advised to use a dishwasher for washing copper cookware due to the harsh chemicals used in some dishwashers that could shorten the life span of your cookware.
Never use cleaners containing bleach to clean copper cookware - bleach is corosive and will cause your cookware to pit.
There are two different options for cleaning your copper cookware:
To maintain a shiny surface, clean after every use with Copperbrill cleaner
To create a nice patina of copper, well appreciated by professionals, clean occasionnally with Copperbrill cleaner
Copper will naturally darken without regular polishing. But any time, you can use Copperbrill cleaner to recover the original shiny surface.
HISTORY OF MAUVIEL COPPER
In 1830, in a Normandy village called Villedieu-les-Poêles, which is located near the Mont-Saint-Michel, Mr. Ernest Mauviel established the Mauviel manufacturing company.
Villedieu-les-Poêles, “the city of copper”, has an 800 year heritage of copper manufacturing. The strength and foundation for Mauviel's manufacturing expertise is based upon this rich tradition of copper manufacturing that has been handed down from generation to generation.
Since the very early years, by offering the highest quality products, Mauviel has been a fixture in the professional and commercial markets.
Today, Mauviel continues to offer the professional chef, products that are unsurpassed in quality and design. These same products are now also available to household markets.
Throughout the world Mauviel products are used by many famous chefs and professionals. With 1,000 products, Mauviel offers several ranges of high quality products made from copper, stainless steel or aluminum. Each range is crafted with elegant style and is designed to meet the needs of the most discerning professional and household cooks.
All ranges of Mauviel cookware products bring performance and pleasure to successful chefs, and to all those who aspire to become chefs.
At Milly's, we believe in buying once and buying well, investing in good quality product that will be with you for generations of use. This means taking care of your products and picking the right item for your needs is important - we've compiled a resource library with a lot of information on how to do just that which we welcome you to explore.
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