“An electrochemical process which makes aluminium harder.”
The term hard anodized relates to an electrochecmical process that changes the soft molecular structure of aluminium to become twice as hard as stainless steel.
“Metal utensils are safe to use on any range of Raymond Blanc cookware.”
For more details please read the Use & Care guide of your cookware or contact us.
“All Raymond Blanc cookware is suitable for use in the dishwasher. We would recommend consulting the Use & Care guide prior to cleaning.”
Our cookware is suitable for use in the dishwasher. However we would always recommend hand washing to get the most from your cookware. Further details on dishwasher suitability can be found within the Use and Care guides that accompany our cookware.
”Yes, our glass lids are manufactured to be safe to use on our cookware, provided the Use & Care guide is adhered to.”
All our glass lids are manufactured from heat tempered glass, much like a car windscreen, and they are extremely breakage resistant. However, no glass lid is break proof but if the Use and Care guide is followed (for example avoiding direct contact with the heat source and if using in the oven, not exceeding 180C), you should not have a problem.
“They can do on occasion, however if the Use & Care guide is adhered to, you should have no problem.”
Depending on the type and length of cooking the fittings may get hot. For safety always use oven gloves. Keep handles from extending over the front edge of the cooker and position away from other burners to keep them from getting hot.
Phenolic and rubber/silicone handles can withstand temperatures up to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4.
“No, the non-stick coating poses no hazard to your health.”
In the unlikely event that particles of the non-stick coating were to be ingested, there is no danger to your health as the coating is non-toxic.