The Rich, Complex History Hiding Within Chinese Plate Designs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Soleil Ho posted her tattoo on IG to introduce her piece on the background of this now very common Chinese plate pattern. https://www.thrillist.com/eat/nation/chinese-plate-design-history

Stove advice: Porcelain or Stainless stovetop?

by dave_nyc 11 years ago

I am trying to decide what model of freestanding gas range to buy. I have it narrowed down to one of two GE Profile models. The key difference between them is that one has a black porcelain ran...

Chinatown Alley Tea Pot Lids

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

A month ago I walked to and from dinner through Ross Alley in Chinatown. On the return leg, this group of tea pot lids and other kinds of lids was on display. It was not there earlier in the evenin...

Porcelain Problem

by Elbereth 6 years ago

Currently, my husband and I, never having registered, own a small, rather girly set, of Corelle dinnerware that I purchased years ago for my own use. These plates have seen better days.The decorati...

How creatively do you use your Pillivuyt?

by damiano 2 years ago

I've long been an admirer of French porcelain, having some items in rotation for over 15 years now. I used to buy (German) Arzberg but have switched to the French brand Pillivuyt some years ago. ...

Haviland Mariselles & Ranson

by Libranflight 2 years ago

Are these durable porcelain or bone china or? What shade of white do they resemble or go with, Wedgwood White, Pillivuyt, Pier 1 white porcelaint? Can you bake in the covered casseroles or ar...

Benefits of enameled & porcelain cast iron over traditional cast iron?

by johnnyscience 6 years ago

Looking to add a high quality American made cast iron 12"ish skillet for searing & getting that awesome crust on steaks & burgers - is Lodge my only option for US made? I see there is cast iron ...

Porcelain tile question

by sueatmo 7 years ago

OK, we're buying a house with a large kitchen. It isn't my dream kitchen, but for that I think we'd need about $50,000 more dollars. So, I'm getting a ten year old OK kitchen that has loads of coun...

Is it safe to heat plates in the microwave?

by la2tokyo 8 years ago

As someone who works in a restaurant I feel the need to plate everything on a hot plate. At home, where I have no plate heater, I have always preheated my plates in the microwave. I was cooking a...

food safe waterproof glue

by angelisa 9 years ago

Any tips for a food safe, waterproof,heat resistant glue so I may mend a lovely porcelain tea cup from my trip to China. It is cracked down the side and leaks? Thanks. ...

Seeking Chinese Porcelain

by WesAtRedBean 3 years ago

Hi All, A bit "adjacent" to food, but I thought I might ask whether anyone has recommendations for places to buy high-quality Chinese porcelain anywhere in the Bay Area from San Francisco to San...

Porcelain/stoneware or ECI for casserole dishes? And best 2nd size?

by Pirendeus 4 years ago

From googling, it seems that many people prefer porcelain/stoneware over enameled cast iron for casserole (e.g. lasagna) pans, but there are many folks who trend in the opposite direction. Is there...

Lawsuit filed on Wolf blue porcelain chipping

by wekick 4 years ago

Permag over on the gardenweb appliance forum posted this. http://legalnewsline.com/stories/510625972-wolf-appliance-ovens-break-from-self-clean-function-lawsuit-says

Time for new cookware

by GroovinGourmet 7 years ago

And I am on a budget, so that means using my 20% discount at Big Lots. They currently have a Paula Deen 12-pc porcelain non-stick that will run me $72 or they have a T-Fal Royale 12-pc non-sti...

Porcelain sink refinishing

by Nyleve 4 years ago

We're currently doing a small kitchen reno and I was thinking it might be a good time to refinish our old porcelain enamel sink. It's ine of those old farmhouse type sinks with a double drain board...

how do you you clean a porcelain coated cast iron grill grate?

by Hanner 4 years ago

I recently purchased a Weber Q3200 gas grill. I came to find that it had a porcelain coated cast iron grill grate, which I am unfamiliar with. I have always had plain old cast iron. There are a lot...

Emile Henry vs. Apilco/Pilivuyt/Revol | Stoneware vs. Porcelain

by olympia 8 years ago

I'm looking to buy some baking/roasting pieces and wondering which route to go. I just got some EH pie plates and a 9" baker both on EXCELLENT sale. (FYI Harry and David outlets have Azur pie pla...

Looking for everyday dishes....porcelain?

by Smudgie 6 years ago

I am looking into replacing our everyday dishes from Pflatsgraph. I have found a nice blue and white pattern from Horchow which I really like. These dishes are listed as being porcelain. Are por...