5 essential questions to ask yourself when shopping for cookware

If you are asking yourself the question, “which pans are the best?” then you may be asking the wrong question. The correct one, of course, is: “which pans are the best for me?”

You stand on the department store shop floor and are confronted with walls upon walls of gleaming cookware displays. Bright colours may catch the eye, copper tones may appeal to your style and the latest gadgets may draw your excitement, but the sheer abundance of choices can be the antithesis of a decent shopping trip: overwhelming. We want to take some of the hassle out of choosing your cookware, so you can confidently buy the pans that will actually work for you and your kitchen. We’ve compiled these five questions to ask yourself before you buy your new pots and pans. So before you embark on your next shopping trip, take some time to consider the following:

There we have it, the 5 most important questions to ask yourself before buying your new pans. Don't forget to check out our guide on materials too if you're wondering what the real differences are between stainless steel and aluminium. If you have further questions, you can always come to us on facebook or twitter for advice and we will be happy to help.

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