I was recently sent two Wham Cook items to review – a Wham Cook Essentials Teflon Select 20cm Square Cake Tin and a Wham Cook Enamel Oval Roaster & Lid.

square tin (Wham Cook) oval roaster (Wham Cook)

The Wham Cook collection consists of a 36 piece non-stick Teflon range, eight enamelware items and 11 silicone utensils, which come in a range of colours.

The bakeware collection is all made in the UK, offering a wide range at great prices.

The cake tin has a recommended retail price of £4.99 and the roaster £15.99 which I feel is exceptional value, especially given the quality of the products and the fact that both products have a lifetime guarantee, provided of course that they are used in accordance with the care and use instructions detailed on the packaging.

Both products feel solid and well made, whilst still being light and easy to handle. As much as I love my cast iron casserole dishes, they are heavy and when full of pot roast or stew sometimes difficult to maneuver in and out of the oven – using the lidded roasting tin would give leave to no such troubles.

Both items are dishwasher safe, however, due to the Teflon coating I’ll be washing the tin in hot soapy water. Maybe I’m a little over cautious but I’d hate to damage it.

Unlike many enamel roasting tins on sale, this Wham Vitreous Enamel Roaster can be used on the stove top as well as in the oven – perfect for making gravy with all those lovely meat juices from your Sunday roast. A major selling point in my opinion.

I am always on the lookout for good bakeware and so far these products are holding up to the challenge well.

I have used the square tin for banana bread, brownies and salted caramel millionaires shortbread.

There have been no leakages in the oven; my number 1 fear when using loose bottomed cake tins – sure there’s nothing much worse on the baking front than your mix flowing like molten lava through the tin and all over the oven floor, is there? A nightmare to clean up and all those precious ingredients wasted!

The lidded roaster has been used to bake no-knead bread with great success and a lemon & garlic infused chicken. The design of the roaster lends itself to be self basting, the natural juices from the meat turn steam and rise to the top of the tin, where they then return to a liquid state, and with the help of the dimples the juices then drop back onto the meat – this is fantastic and keep the meat really moist. Just make sure to remove the lid for 15 minutes at the end to crisp up the skin.

Today I will be using it to make Risotto Bolognese al Forno and at the weekend a pot roast.

Yes, I think these products are going to get a lot of use in my kitchen and I’ll be adding to them from the rest of the range.

Do you own any Wham Cook products? If so what do you think of them?

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