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The Pros and Cons of Induction Hobs

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The cooking landscape is transforming with a combination of transformation, including the introduction of induction stovetops and cooking plates.

Induction Stoves use magnetic fields to heat the chosen cooking pan instead of standard conduction methods; induction stoves provide quick heating and better temperature control than other methods.
However, some pots and pans aren’t compatible with these appliances, and this is why we’re talking about Induction Hob Converters .

We’ve put together a pros and cons list of using Induction Hobs below, but first, we’ll need to tell you what an induction hob is … Induction Hobs are accessories that can help you convert many of your old pots and pans to working on an induction cooktop.

The Pros

Induction Hobs do have some benefits and maybe just what you’re after, but the verdict is still out on this tech for now.

Money Saver
If you’ve just purchased a new induction cooktop, you may have shelled out some serious money on the latest and greatest kitchen tech only to find out that draw of cooking pots and pans are useless
Well, it may be cheaper to purchase an induction hob until you can get a new set of cookware.

A Variety of Cooking Options
You may have some of your grandmothers cast irons pans that seem to boost the flavour and are a family favourite, but you are not getting the right connection on your induction cooktop a hob may be just what you need.

The Cons

The internet is full of information on induction cook wear and the hobs of different varieties, so be sure to do your research.

Hit and Miss
Many online reviews report that induction hobs are hit and miss, this comes down to the fact that many of the pots and pans are incompatible.
With many of your pots and pans being made of composite materials including alloy, carbon steel and Teflon, you may just be using the wrong pans with your cooktop, and some can even cause damage so be sure to do your research.

More items in the kitchen
We often find ourselves with cupboards and draws filled with cooking gadgets, only to never use them … if you’re tight for space in your kitchen, it might be time to get yourself a new set of pots and pans that work with your new cooktop and forget taking the hob route.

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