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How to use and care for copper pots and pans

The Secret Chemistry Of Copper

Ayurveda used to keep water fresh and fit for drinking even before bacteria was known to man. Ancient civilizations like the Egyptian and Sumerians used copper vessels for storing water. The surprising fact is that water stored in a copper vessel can remain fresh for years. Isn’t that something for the modern civilization which is struggling for safe drinking water? So, what does copper actually do to make the water fresh?
What does copper do?

The answer lies in the chemistry of copper. As per the scientists, copper is an element that ionizes in water thus making the water unfit for microbe growth. Even the stubborn E-Coli bacteria which are responsible for food poisoning cannot survive for long ion water kept in a copper vessel. According to a research done at Southampton University on a strain of Coli bacteria known as 157, these pathogens can live in a stainless steel vessel for months but keep in an Ayurvedic copper water bottle they can survive only for a mere four hours. Even the …

Build Your Dream Kitchen with Copper Cookware

The kitchen is like an island for the cook, where he/she loves to live. The island is well equipped with all necessary equipments and needs. The best part of the kitchen is the reddish shiny part filled with really cool copper pots, copper jugs and copper cooking accessories. Why copper pots? Well, they are the best for cooking and the more descriptive answer will follow.

Why Copper is good for cooking?


It is not about being stylish, but about being efficient. Copper is one of the best conductors of heat, which means it heats quickly and stays warm for long periods. The best part is that copper will heat uniformly which is very necessary for proper cooking of food. So, no more burn spots or scalding on the food you are cooking. You should buy copper cookwares which are lined with steel inner (All of cookware are always lined with a non-reactive metal). You can cook anything in theses copper cookware, and they are completely safe, and also help to save the fuel.

However, certain copper…