Living etc

01st January 2011

We are honoured to have been mentioned in Living etc's recent article about cookware by Ginevra Benedetti:

Good-quality pans should last a lifetime and, as with any investment piece, it pays to know what to look for before forking out. So, what makes a good saucepan? 'Even heat distribution is important,' says designer Sebastian Conran, and is down to the material used. 'In the old days, the finest saucepans were made from copper silvered with tin, to give the most even heat distribution. Today; the majority are made of aluminium, which has a high temperature capability.' You'll also need to bear in mind the type of hob you cook on. [...] . Also think about storage - stackable pans are easier - and lids. Sebastian adds, 'I'm a fan of flat lids: they provide a place to rest your spoon while you're cooking.'