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What an amazing little cooktop - cooks in 1/3rd the time
on June 25, 2012
We bought this induction cooktop a month ago for our new house. We have electric stove in the house as well - We have always worked on gas and therefore did not like electric. My sister in law highly recommended induction cooking to us - she is a leading endocrinologist and an expert in nutrition. I was a bit apprehensive in the beginning but before spending $3000 on a Bosch or a Miele, I decided to try with a single cooktop. But wow what a machine. It cooks in 1/3rd the time of electric or gas. My mom has been using gas stove for years and she was blown away by how quickly she can cook anything on induction. I clean the kitchen, and what a relief this machine is. Since the surface (Ceram Schott glass surface) does not get hot (induction cooking is based on magnetic base and only heats the base), you can just wipe off the spills. I use CeramBryte to keep the Ceram Schott surface looking like new and it takes no more than 27 seconds (yes I times it!).
Now onto this machine - Fagor 1800 Watt Induction cooktop. This amazing little machine is brilliant with one flaw. it has easy temperature control, timer (90 minutes max), and surface lock. It cooks really really well. So much so, that my mom is now getting one too. We cook twice a day so you can imagine. Flaw - it is loud. The fan is quite loud. For the life of me I cannot figure out why this induction cooktop has a loud fan.
I am sold!