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How to Re-Season our Products ?

Hi, folks here comes my first blog. Bhagya is making me do a lot of new things every day and blogging is the latest in line: -)

The first question we get when we talk about Bhagya to anyone aware of the basics of Cast Iron Cookware is

  • “How do you season it ?”  
  • “How do we re-season again it in case needed” 
  • & “some of my friends also ask “Can you do it again when we need it ?”

Initially, we wanted to do a Video to demonstrate it, it that has been dragging on for so long, That’s when we realized that there is so much fantastic and good Videos on this topic already done and available on YouTube and why not re-use it.

In our search, we shortlisted quite a few videos and one especially matches closely with my thought process. It is from blogger Prasanthy @ www.prashainkitchen.com

She’s doing an amazing job out there and with her Permission, we use her video to demonstrate the Seasoning Process of Cast Iron Cookware. The best thing about her Video is she demonstrates it for a Dosa Tawa (which in my opinion is the most difficult exam to pass : -) )  and eventually she ends up making a couple of dosa on the Video itself – all in 5 minutes 41 seconds.

Thank you Prashanthy for allowing us to use your Video.

What is detailed in our Instruction Manual (The 5 Step Seasoning) is almost the same

And to all our Customers, When Bhagya Cookware reaches your hands it is already seasoned. We have done all this for you. You can start cooking right away, Just be generous with oil for first 2 to 3 times. Though not mandatory, It is just as a Best Practice that we recommend you to do a round of Seasoning before you start cookingAnd here I finish my first blog 🙂 . I will continue to write on cooking with Cast Iron Cookware and my experiences at Bhagya. Thank you all !!!

-by Mahesh Priya,
Posted on 04-August-2018
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Our Photoshoot – done the Simple & Natural way

Another first for me, a product photoshoot. Our very own for Bhagya.

I have heard quite a bit about Food Product Photoshoots earlier. Most of the Milk Product advertisements we see on TV and where we see thick milk flowing is not actually Milk. It is just pure Paint and that is how you get the thick liquid and this replicates for almost every other Food Product Advertisement that we see all around. There are tons of articles on internet which talk about this click

So when we decided to do a photoshoot the first thing that we decided was too simple & natural. We will not showcase anything that that our products cannot do and we will not do any artificial tinkering around. We just don’t want to fake anything around.

The photoshoot team was just Babu’s colleagues at SHLOK, Praveen, Dinesh, Nazeer, Myself and of course Ramkumar and Nazeer who helped us with all the pre-preparation and purchases. Thanks to Premalatha Akka, we used her Kitchen for the Photoshoot I always liked Prema Akka’s Kitchen for its simplicity and practicality. And Periyamma for helping us all around inspite of all the commotion we created in the Kitchen.

The photoshoot Itself was more time taking than we thought. We thought we would cover all our 6 products in one shoot, but it took almost 4-5 hours just for us to cover two of our Products, so we have to go there again in a week or two to cover the remaining products. Dinesh is indeed a Professional, he calls himself an Amateur but his pictures demonstrate the Pro that he is. The Ideas and Conceptualization were entirely that of Praveen including the garnishing of the dish.



First it was the 12 inch Dosa Tawa , we exhaused an hour and a quater of the gas cylinder & also almost destroyed the Seasoning of that tawa fully in trying to catch the water vapour that emanates from a hot tawa :- ). But in the end, it is indeed a fabulous picture. Now with the seasoning of 12 inch almost destroyed when we had to do the dosa we had to do it only on the 9.5 inch tawa. We did it and the Crispy dosa is what you see here. It is just real – nothing changed or enhanced. Next time we will repeat it on the 12 inch for bigger dosa

Then it was time for the Skillet. After the picture of just the Product, Praveen’s idea was to cook a simple Paneer dish and this is what you see. The picture with Onions, tomatoes and Capsicum being fried looks just awesome, if we had managed to bring some Red Capsicums it would have been even more wonderful..next time. The picture looks so professional enough that we are discussing if we post in Shutter Stock for Sales:-). Though we did not – for lack of time – let it fry really well, the paneer dish was just awesome. If we had let it fry really well the cast iron makes the sides of paneer so Crispy that texture of Panner – very difficult in any other cookware except cast iron

We have uploaded a Picture of a grilled fish for the Cast Iron Grill Pan. The credit of that picture goes to one of our customers, It was a just a casual picture that he took and he has passed it on. We thought it was it was just fabulous to have it one of our Product Pictures

So now you know the history of the photos on our Website as well as Amazon. Just simple and Natural.