Saucepan Sets for Induction Hobs

What’s the best saucepan set for induction hobs

When it comes to using an induction hob, not all saucepans are created equal. Here's what you need to know to choose the right one:

  • Must have magnetic base
  • Must be flat

Selecting the right saucepan for your induction hob ensures efficient cooking and prevents damage to your cookware or hob. With these considerations in mind, you can confidently cook your favourite dishes on your induction hob without any hassle.

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What are the best non-stick pan for induction hob

When it comes to finding the best non-stick saucepan for induction cooking, several factors come into play. Here's what to consider:

  • Choose the material that’s best for you.
  • Consider the different coating types.
  • There are different types of base.
  • Thickness of saucepan material.
  • Which size would you like?
  • Handles can be wooden or metal.

Opt for saucepans made from stainless steel forecast iron, ensuring compatibility with induction hobs.

Look for saucepans with a durable non-stick coating that is free from harmful chemicals like PFOA, ensuring safe and healthy cooking.

Ensure the saucepan has a flat, magnetic base for proper contact with the induction hob surface, promoting efficient heat transfer.

Choose a saucepan with a thick base for even heat distribution, preventing hot spots and ensuring consistent cooking results.

Select a non-stick saucepan that suits your cooking needs, whether it's for sauces, soups, or one-pot meals.

Consider saucepans with heat-resistant handles that provide a comfortable grip and stay cool during cooking for added safety.

Sous Chef team’s favourite saucepans for induction hobs

Scanpan TechnIQ Non-Stick Saucier, 22cm

The SCANPAN TechnIQ saucier pan is a multi-purpose saucepan that’s perfect for sauces and reductions. The high, slanted sides are designed to help liquids reduce faster. This will save valuable time when you’re making a creamy peppercorn sauce for steak or a smoky homemade barbecue sauce. The slightly flared sides give you plenty of room for stirring and whisking - ideal for gravies and silky smooth custard.

You can also use this modern saucier pan as a regular saucepan for making small portions of oatmeal and tomato sauce.

Hestan Nanobond Frying Pan

Hestan NanoBond frying pan has an ultra-resilient cooking surface that is scratch and stain-resistant. Hestan’s ground-breaking NanoBond technology makes it four times stronger than stainless steel so it will last a lifetime in your kitchen.

Ideal for domestic and commercial kitchens, this premium pan can be used on any type of hob, including induction. It’s oven-safe, lightweight and features an ergonomic handle and flared rims for precision pouring.

The triply, aluminium core pans are designed to heat quickly and evenly, for excellent heat control. Hestan frying pans are fantastic for browning and searing.

De Buyer Mineral B Frying Pan

The De Buyer Mineral B frying pan gives you great cooking results every day – whether you use it to sear steaks or make a weekend fry up.

De Buyer’s Mineral B range of iron pans are coated with natural beeswax. This provides protection against rust. The beeswax also gives Mineral B pans enhanced non-stick properties on the first use compared to other iron pans.

Skeppshult Traditional Cast Iron Wok, 30cm

Skeppshult’s traditional cast iron wok is great for stir-fried vegetables, noodles, and scrambled eggs. It comes pre-seasoned with rapeseed oil (so you can get cooking straight away) and its natural non-stick surface gets better with time.

A 5mm-thick bottom ensures even heat conduction, while the heat-isolating walnut wood handle lets you carry it safely, without the need for a protective glove.

Skeppshult’s wok sits neatly on a stovetop thanks to its precision milled concave bottom, and can be used across all types of heat (including induction and gas).

This wok measures 30cm in diameter and has a height of 8cm.

Best saucepan for induction hob with lid

The best induction saucepan with a lid boasts several key features:

  • Magnetic Base: Designed for induction hobs, it ensures quick and even heating, perfect for tasks like melting chocolate or making custard.
  • Stainless Steel Construction: Offers durability and a professional look that lasts.
  • Snug Lid: Keeps heat and moisture in, ideal for rice or slow-cooked dishes.
  • Cool-Touch Handle: Provides comfort and ease during cooking, making it simple to manage.

These attributes collectively make it an exceptional choice for anyone looking to enhance their cooking capabilities on induction cooktops. Below are Sous Chef's recommendations for saucepan for induction hob with lids:

Hestan Nanobond Saute Pan, 26cm

With the Hestan NanoBond sauté pan, you can sear, braise and sauté like a professional chef. Their ground-breaking NanoBond technology gives this titanium pan a super-strong cooking surface with superior heat conductivity.

You can use it on any type of hob, including induction, as well as in your oven or an outdoor grill. It’s great for searing scallops, sautéing potatoes and browning meat for stews and casseroles.

Its a triply pan, with an aluminium core for excellent heat control when you’re cooking.

This beautiful piece of cookware has a domed lid and ergonomic handles so you can easily move it around your hob. It’s so stylish you can carry it to the table to serve dinner guests straight from the pan!

De Buyer Affinity Stainless Steel Saucepan with Lid

The De Buyer Affinity stainless steel saucepan is a versatile pan for professional or domestic use. It handles everyday kitchen tasks with ease – use with the lid to cook rice to perfection and keep food warm before serving.

The Affinity saucepan is made from multiple layers of magnetic stainless steel with an aluminium core. Heat is conducted throughout the entire pan – sides included – for faster and more even cooking.


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