Thomas (boggyb) wrote,
Thomas
boggyb

One annoyance from the flat move: the hob here is solid-plate, and I've been using gas for the past 5 years. The two behave very differently: gas hobs warm up almost instantly, and give you very precise and responsive control over both temperature increases and decreases (which is handy when your pasta is threatening to boil over). Solid plates, on the other hand, take ages to warm up and are very slow to change temperature.

Normally I'd be stuck with this, but in the past year or two induction hobs have become very common, and from reading about them they should behave closer to a gas hob than a traditional resistive electric one. Ikea now sells small table-top induction hobs that don't need to be hard-wired, and it's very tempting to get one of those...
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