31 Oct '17, 11am

My lack of wok is a minor impediment but I’m too scared and lazy to season one https://t.co/WXZpD5OoVw

I eventually bought myself a 14 inch hand hammered, Carbon Steel, round bottomed Cantonese style wok (two short handles). The reason I bought a round bottom instead of a flat bottom is because it is much easier to use a ladle or a spatula on a round bottom as the curved edge fit perfectly on a round bottom wok. Also it is easy in Singapore to buy a wok stand to place on top of your stove to support the wok. I chose a hand hammered Carbon Steel wok because each hand hammered wok is unique and the hammering makes the wok more durable. I also chose one where the carbon steel is relatively thick such that the wok is not easily deformed with just your hands. I chase Carbon Steel because it heats up and cools down very fast, unlike a Cast Iron wok which keeps its heat. I also wanted to be able to toss my Hor Fun over my stove and a Carbon Steel wok is lighter and more durable an...

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