First the good points. I love these tins for their size and old-fashioned simplicity. I grease the pan with olive oil. I use a kilo of flour in each loaf and it never spills over the top. After about ten minutes out of the oven, the loaf slips from the tin without too much effort and without damage. I have not tried washing up the tin straight away but it is easily cleaned after a brief soak in water.
Now the caveats. Unlike the small non-stick tins I had used before, the ends of these tins are made from separate pieces of metal with the sides folded around them. This has the following effects. First, if the tin has been oiled, some oil is likely to leak out. (This does not seem… Read more