Puchasing the best Pots and Pans to make you the best Cook2 min read

We are staying in more than ever now and many of us are becoming more of a home cook than before, cooking up tasty bakes and creating delicious meals for the family. Pots and pans are used in lots of daily tasks and recipes, frying to boiling to stewing.

In this blog, we will look at the pots and pans you need for a winning kitchen and how to use each one to become the best cook in your home.

12-inch and 10-inch Skillet

Skillets are perfect for browning off meat and vegetables and large quantities of them. They are wonderful for braising and reducing sauces for the perfect casserole and pan-roasting chicken breasts. Stainless steel is a heavy material and can retain a lot of heat, whereas heavy cast iron may take a while to pre-heat, but once hot it will sear your steak just how you want it! Non-stick pans are perfect when cooking the perfect fried egg and are handy to have when dealing with sticky, wet foods.

Casserole Pot

Casserole pots/ Le Creuset are heavy-bottomed and a simply amazing cooking dish. They are ideal for on top of the stove and in the oven. They conduct the heat well and are perfect for slow cooking stews, casseroles and soups on a low heat. They will last in your kitchen forever and the enamel coating will never come off however many times you wash it. They come in an array of shapes, sizes and colours that can match within your colour scheme, there is one for all. This is a must!


The wok is a very versatile kitchen tool. It’s the perfect accompaniment to cooking the most delicious stir-fry at the weekend or in the middle of the week for a quick easy meal. They consist of a large deep shape that’s great to fit plenty of food. Non-stick ones are the best as the noodles can stick very easily. Season the wok before you start using it to get the very best out of it.

Stock Pot

Stockpots in the kitchen are necessities. You can add saved cuts of meat and make a stock or soup. They are also perfect for a party when cooking for lots of people. They can hold at least 4 to 5 pounds of pasta, great to cook up a feast of Spag Bowl.

Saucepans/ Saucier

Different sized saucepans are perfect to cook hard-boiled eggs, pasta, rice, soup, beans and grains. They fit within each other that’s great for the kitchen cupboard and come in an array of different materials and colours. They are certainly on the wishlist!

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