Tag: tin

"Science" | September 8, 2019

How to tell a silver lining from tin

To my eye, a silver lining looks a lot like tin, and I thought it might be useful to be able to tell the difference.

Retinning & restoration | July 29, 2019

To retin, or not to retin?

I can’t make the decision for you, but I can walk you through my process, Choose-Your-Own-Adventure style.

"Science" | June 26, 2019

Tin is safe

Scientific research affirms that the tin lining of a copper pot is non-toxic.

Gallery | April 14, 2019

16cm bain marie à sauce

This small upright pot with a distinctive profile was designed for a bain marie, but I use it for much more than that.

Retinning & restoration | April 8, 2019

Bad tin

I had a bad experience with a retinning job, but I learned from it and I can help you avoid making the same mistakes I did.

"Science" | April 4, 2019

The zig-zags

If you see an odd zig-zag pattern on the surface of one of your pans, take a good look — you’re getting a glimpse into your tin’s molecular structure.

Uncategorized | December 24, 2018

All about the dot

If you see a little dot in the center of a round pan, it’s a sign that it was hand-made.