In a world where everyone can voice their opinion, it is easy for anybody to create misinformation based on unreal facts.
Of course it is not a bad thing if you give people a listening ear, but it is worthy to select what you listen to or have at least a way of sieving information that you hear or read.
Because induction cooking is a new technology, there is a dearth of information on how they work. This is why it is relatively easy to be misled as most people might gobble up the only information that is available.
Before making an investment — buying an portable ceramic hob — it is important that you know everything about the contract you are entering into. Instead of regurgitating what has already been written on this product, we will instead analyze what already exists.
In this article, we want to point out the real facts and debunk the myths so that you are only left with the bare truth and when you decide to buy or otherwise, you know you are doing so on a solid background.
Fact: It is proven through numerous studies that induction cooktop are the safest sources of heating for your cooking. Unlike electric cooktop, they only supply the right amount of heat where it’s needed and that’s it.
Electric coils on the other hand get hot and can maintain a very high temperature for a longer time than needed often causing hazardous burn when touched.
Moreover, the produce more heat and generate more energy than is needed thus causing a dent on your electricity bills. With induction cooktops, you can enjoy features that not only prevent overheating, but also remove the possibility of a high-low voltage fluctuation.
Fact: What the induction burner needs is just an induction-compatible surface to work. If you pan or pot is made with induction-compatible elements such as cast or enamel iron, then the rest of your cookware can generate heat for cooking.
Fact: While some companies want you to use their cookware and induction cooktops, none of them can tell you other induction cooktops are not going to be compatible with their cookware. Regard this as false anywhere you read it. In as much as the cookware has induction-ready bottom, then it can work with just about any cooktop. Check out our article covering all the best induction pans here.
Fact: This statement is false and should be disregarded as such. As long as you don’t have a cooktop that’s too big or too small and that has induction ready elements, you can use it on your cookware.
It does not matter what brand you are using too. Even if you are buying totally different brands, it shouldn’t be so difficult to even get cooktops the same size as that of your cookware.