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This is a review of the Frieling Black Cube Wok. I’m so impressed with the performance of the wok that we’re now recommending this wok. We’ve been testing this wok for the past 5 weeks, almost on a daily basis. We’ll highlight both PROs and CONs of this wok.
Frieling Black Cube Wok Review
One of the most popular questions we get asked is, “What wok would you recommend"” My answer is always the same, “It depends…what’s your cooking style"”
For chefs and cooks who really want the authentic wok experience, we love 100% light cast iron woks. They heat up fast, retain heat, and can get super hot, similar to Western style cast iron pans. Light cast iron is very thin, making it incredibly light. But, because they are thin, the light cast iron pans are more fragile and brittle (don’t ever drop one on tile floors!) They are also a little finicky to care for, requiring immediate cleaning, hand-drying, heating and a wipe of cooking oil to keep it from rusting.
100% Light Cast Iron Woks I recommend: Eleanor Hoh’s Wok Star
For cooks who enjoy the properties of light cast iron, but want a non-stick and fuss-free care, our very own Steamy Kitchen Light Cast Iron Wok is still for sale at Amazon.
I love our wok, but sometimes we like using metal utensils and a stainless steel cooking surface. We just found a new favorite. The Frieling Black Cube Wok.
PRO: 100% scratch resistant. The surface of the wok is PFOA-free non-stick, with raised stainless steel “hexagons” that allow the versatility of any type of utensil and non-stick ease. Because the non-stick surface is recessed, you won’t be able to scratch it with metal utensils.
PRO: You can use the Frieling on any type of cooking surfa...