Using and caring for stainless steel cookware

Possibly the most popular of all cookware, stainless steel is a hard and durable metal made from chromium and nickel. It is safe to use on electric, gas and induction cooktops and, depending on the construction of the handle, can also be used in the oven.

To improve heat conductivity, the best stainless steel pans and pots are made with …

Silampos cookware

When it comes to selecting cookware, there is no compromise for quality.

That’s why The Essential Ingredient proudly stocks a wide selection of stainless steel Silampos pots, frying pans, baking trays, steamers, pressure cookers and more.

Founded in Portugal in 1951, Silampos has been an internationally-recognised brand for decades, consistently producing the highest quality steel cookware for professional and home kitchens …