Lotus Woks special nano-silica coating makes it no ordinary non-stick pan but actually replicates the natural properties of a lotus leaf. Its water-repellent (hydrophobic) making it naturally easy to clean. However, its also (oleophilic) which means it still allows oil, essential in traditional wok cooking, to permeate the surface and influence the flavours of your cooking. Lotus Wok, with its lotus leaf effect, is the perfect wok for you! .