- What kind of pan is Kitchen Art, Professional Nonstick Fry Pan/Dishwasher Safe Cookware, 30 cm? It's made in South Korea. Chowhound has a thread.
- Can it be perfectly seasoned or restored? Ought a new better one be purchased?
They've been using this pan purchased merely 1 year ago for all their foods, partly to shun washing multiple pans. They thought that with 2020 technology, cast iron pans can support liquids and sauces of any pH level. They always turn heat to the maximum.
Six days ago, they noticed that their pan's bottom was uneven, blemished, and no longer non-stick. When they scratched its bottom gently with their fingernail, black smut/soot comes off and adheres to their fingernails.