While the quality, taste of the food at a home or restaurant or hotel depends to a large extent on the skills of the cook, the kind of cookware being used also determines how healthy and tasty the food will be. For example earlier a cook had to add a lot of oil in most of the food to ensure that it did not stick to the utensils in which it was being cooked. Today with advances in cookware, non stick cookware is available, so food can be easily cooked, with almost no oil reducing the associated health problems. Hence to cook health, tasty and nutritious food in the shortest period of time, it is advisable to get the best cookware available in the market.
One of the major considerations while searching for the best cookware remains the way the food will be cooked. If microwave will be used for cooking most food, it is advisable to check the recommendations of the microwave maker. Increasingly induction cooking has become popular as it is a ecofriendly way to cook food. However for getting the optimal results, the cookware should have a flat bottom so that the contact area with the induction top surface is maximized to cook the food in the shortest time period. There are many brands of non stick cookware designed for induction cooking.
Despite advances in technology, cooking using LPG or gas remains popular worldwide, especially in places where electricity supply is erratic. A large variety of extremely affordable non stick cookware is now available. While it is possible to purchase a frying pan, sauce pan, pots separately, it is usually more economical to purchase a complete set, consisting of a flat frying pan, sauce pan, stock pot, steamer with a non metal ladle. The best cookware are teflon coated, so that food does not stick to the surface, and can be easily cleaned.