Too late to season a pan?


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Too late to season a pan?

Elemy | | Apr 12, 2011 08:17 AM

I recently came into possession of quite an old Le Creuset Cast Iron frying pan (not enamelled).

I have not used cast iron before but I know that it should be seasoned before use.

The only problem is that before the pan was given to me, it was kept in storage as an unwanted present, then it was used a couple of times by the previous owner. (Without being seasoned).

Now I am not sure if it is too late to season it if it has already been used?

Oh, and I want to use the pan to make a Tarte Tatin but I have read bad things about cast-iron not being non-stick, which could potentially ruin a Tarte Tatin! Especially if the pan hasnt been seasoned!

I'll give it a go anyway but would love some advice before I do.

Thanks in advance :)