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What Is Induction cooking?

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What is induction cooking and why do chefs use this type of equipment in professional kitchens. Also find out more about induction cookware qualities.

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What Is Induction cooking?

  1. 1. What Is Induction Cooking? THE BASICS by Christopher Flatt www.becomingachef.co.uk
  2. 2. Induction Cooking The Basics •Induction Cooking Is Used In Professional Kitchens •Heats A Pot Or Pan Or By Magnetic Induction •Pot - Pan Or Saucepan Can Be Heated Very Quickly •At The Exact Heat Needed •Control The Temperature To The Exact Heat Needed
  3. 3. •This Method Magnetizes The Pot •The Pot Needs Magnetic Qualities Such As Cast Iron Or Stainless Steel •Induction Cooking Hobs Are A Great Tool In Professional Kitchens •Give Off Less Waste Heat In The Kitchen •Can Be Turned Off And On Quickly
  4. 4. •Quicker Heating Of The Pans And Can Be •Controlled Easily To Give A Consistent Heat During Cooking With Precise Controls •Far More Efficient Way Of Cooking •Only Heats Up The Base Of The Pans •An Induction Cooker Is A Lot Easier To Clean
  5. 5. The Induction Cooker Can Also Be Easily Cleaned As The Surface Of The Cooker Does Not Get Very Hot
  6. 6. Induction Cooking Cooking Equipment •The Cooking Equipment Needs To Be Specific •The Cookware Must Have A Flat Bottom •The Metal Will Be A Ferrous Metal • A Ferrous Metal Is A Magnetic Material Needed For Induction Cooking •Ferrous Metals Will Include Magnetic Stainless Steel
  7. 7. Induction Cooking Heat Control •Induction Cookers Come In A Range Of Quality •The Basic Models May Switch The Heat On And Off At A Slower Rate •Cookware With A Thicker Bottom Will Heat Up More Evenly And Give A Higher Level Of Cooking Than Cookware With A Thin Bottom
  8. 8. Induction Cookers Safety Tips •Mainly Come With A Glass Ceramic Top •Can Be Damaged With A Heavy Impact •Although Are Required To Pass Safety Regulations •Pans Sliding Across The Surface Of The Cooker •Aluminium Foil Can Cause Damage And Cracking
  9. 9. Induction Cooking • Instant Control Of The Heat And Precise Control Off The Heating • Far More Energy Efficient Than Other Methods Such As Gas Flames As They Do Not Lose As Much Energy • For Example A Gas Flame Not Only Heats Up The Pot Or Pan But Also The Air Around It

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