De Buyer's Mineral B range of carbon steel pans are favourites in restaurant kitchens because they are intended for frequent and intense use, and only become better, and more stick-resistant, with time. (The pan will go from grey to black—the darker it is, the more non-stick.) Similar to cast iron, carbon steel is known for being indestructible, able to hold sky-high levels of heat that ensure your food sears and browns to perfection. The Mineral B Crêpe Pan strikes a perfect balance: It's easy enough to lift, but heavy-duty enough to reach the high heat that makes carbon steel so special. Pancakes develop beautiful, crisp edges in this pan—not just crêpes, but dosas, injera, spring onion pancakes, and more; it can also be used to sear vegetables. The pan is oven safe for up to 10 minutes at 200°C; a longer time or higher temperature may cause the handle to discolour. It is suitable for all hobs including induction.
This pan does not come pre-seasoned, so you must season it before use. Read about how to season and maintain a cast iron pan here.
Gas Hob Compatible
Electric Hob Compatible
Ceramic Hob Compatible
Why we love it
'This pan is nothing short of magical. If you're new to carbon steel or cast iron, it does take some getting used to, but once you've developed a layer of seasoning—and the best way to do that is to simply cook in it—you'll see it's completely worth it. That brown sear you get is just incredible, and many consider the residual flavour that builds up in this pan's unique seasoning a "secret ingredient". That's why it has such a cult status among chefs and avid home cooks.'
Specifications & Care
|Country of Origin||France|
|Dimensions||Diameter 24cm X L 45.5cm X H 9.9cm|
|Warranty||2 year guarantee against manufacturing defects|
About The Brand
De Buyer is known internationally as a leader in professional and domestic cookware. Established in 1830, they have almost two centuries worth of experience in manufacturing metal (carbon steel, stainless steel, copper, aluminium, and more), and are excellent at adapting their products for modern kitchens, as exemplified by their range of silicone bakeware and induction-compatible copper pots and pans. In 2009 the French Ministry for the Economy, Finance and Industry presented de Buyer with the Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant (Living Heritage Company) Award, which recognises the company’s artisanal traditions and industrial excellence.
We have long been fans of their carbon steel Mineral B frying pans, designed to quickly reach the high temperatures ideal for searing, browning and grilling. We also carry items from their Inocuivre range of copper pans, as well as a wide selection of baking and pastry tools.Shop De Buyer