Monday, May 4, 2015
Product Review~Ozeri 12" Green Earth Wok
Ozeri 12" Green Earth Wok. This wok is made out of heavy gauge die-cast aluminum, allowing for even cooking and browning without hot spots. It has an ultra-safe ceramic coating that is PTFE and PTOA Free. I'll let Ozeri explain why this is important:
"Utilizing pure ceramic as a coating, the Green Earth Wok by Ozeri is one of the world's first frying woks to achieve non-stick perfection while remaining absolutely free of PTFE, PFOA and other harmful chemicals. Conventional cookware and other ceramic cookware brands achieve their non-stick performance through a coating of PTFE (PolyTetraFluoroEthylene), a synthetic substance that has waxy properties. At very high temperatures, PTFE begins to decompose and release fumes which are documented to be lethal to birds and small pets, and which can be harmful to humans. In addition, traditional cookware incorporating PTFE is often manufactured with the aid of PFOA (PerFluoroOctanoic Acid), which the EPA has classified as a 'persistent pollutant of the environment'. With the Green Earth Wok's ecozeri technology, even under high temperatures, such harmful toxic fumes are never released into the environment. This is because the Green Earth Wok by Ozeri utilizes a 100% ceramic coating inspired by nature. The Green Earth Wok's ceramic coating is completely free of PTFE and PFOA."
Along with being eco-friendly and ultra-safe, this wok has a magnetized bottom for rapid heat transfer on induction stoves, and has a heat resistant Bakelight handle. With its better non-stick properties, it allows you to cook with half the oil and that makes cleaning it much easier!
What I Thought: Once again, Ozeri has made a great, quality product that helps me in my life, and helps the environment. After reading about what is in regular non-stick coating, it made me want to throw all my other pots and pans away! This wok is not too heavy, and the bottom makes everything cook easily. I definitely haven't needed as much oil or spray as with other pans. I especially like Ozeri's 100% Satisfaction Guarantee-what have you got to lose? *Note: There are specific instructions that come with your wok. Follow those instructions to maintain the ceramic coating of your wok.
You can purchase your own Ozeri 12" Green Earth Wok at Amazon.
*Disclosure: I received this product free in exchange for my honest review. All opinions expressed here are my own.