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What is Frying Pan in Tagalog? Brief History and Different Uses

What is Frying Pan in Tagalog? Brief History and Different Uses

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A frying pan in Tagalog is called “kawali.” As the name suggests, frying pans are mostly used for frying foods such as eggs, fish, and meat, and is the partner of siyansi. Nevertheless, a kawali is also used for sauteing vegetables and cooking small amounts of food. Also called skillets, frying pans are generally shallow, with sloped sides, and flat bottoms.  The sloping sides of a frying pan make it easy for the user to toss, flip, and turn food during the cooking process. On the other hand, the flat bottom ensures maximum contact with the heat source, allowing for even heat distribution and efficient cooking. The handle is usually long, but some have short handles for easier lifting and balancing.  Frying pans are commonly made of materials that offer excellent heat conductivit...