A ceramic hob works by generating heat below its top surface that can be used for cooking. The ceramic hob is finished using ceramic glass, which makes it easier to clean and provides a stylish look for the kitchen appliance. Traditionally, ceramic hobs are powered electrically through induction. Gas-powered ceramic hobs have also been introduced into the market.Know More
While a ceramic hob has advantages, such as its ability to heat up quickly, it has its share of drawbacks. One of the main drawbacks of a ceramic hob is that it may be higher priced than a traditional gas or electric hob. The ceramic hob also has difficulty in providing an even distribution of heat, and it is much more difficult to control than an electric model.
An electric-powered ceramic hob provides both flexibility of use and a better aesthetic appearance. However, the same issue in regards to heat control and poor heat distribution still applies.
A ceramic induction hob is typically more energy efficient and has a modern design. The surface of a ceramic induction hob is safe to touch and typically offers more safety features. However, as of 2014, the price of an induction hob tends to be higher than electric or gas-powered hobs.Learn more about Ovens & Ranges
A ceramic oven is an oven made of clay. The Indians call it tandoor. For thousands of years, different cultures have used clay ovens to cook food and make bricks.Full Answer >
Induction cooking is a method of cooking that heats a cooking container through electrical induction, rather than the traditional thermal conduction produced by a gas or electric stove. Induction cooking requires an induction cooktop and a cooking container made of a ferromagnetic metal such stainless steel or cast iron.Full Answer >
All Hampton stoves by Regency Fireplace Products come with a finishing of porcelain enamel, a type of ceramic. Depending on the model, shoppers may also choose unit color finishes such as charcoal gray, enamel timberline brown and enamel seaside sand.Full Answer >
The benefits of using a ceramic cooktop include easy cleaning, additional counter space, attractive appearance and energy efficiency. Ceramic cooktops are flat and incorporate electric coils under the surface to cook food. These cooktops provide a modern look that conceals the outdated and unattractive coiled heating elements of traditional stoves.Full Answer >