Induction frying pans

We last tested frying pans in 2016. There are no updates planned.

Cooking an egg in a frying pan.


Per Sempre Stainless-steel Skillet 305870

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Member Reviews

    This induction frying pan heats very evenly and has excellent surface durability. But its handle may get dangerously hot and it’s just OK to clean.

    Test results

    • 80
      Evenness of cooking
    • 100
      Surface durability
    • 60
      Ease of use

    Good points

    • Very good evenness of cooking.
    • Excellent surface durability.
    • OK to use.
    • Lightweight.
    • Balanced (so there’s less pressure on your wrist when lifting).
    • Oven safe.

    Bad points

    • Just OK to clean (soft scourer required to remove food residue from bottom of pan).
    • Stainless-steel handle may become dangerously hot and has no non-slip grip.

    How we test

    Overall score includes:

    Evenness of cooking (50%)
    Surface durability (25%)
    Ease of use (25%)

    Price is based on a November 2016 survey.


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    • Weight (kg)


    • Base diameter (cm)


    • Base thickness (cm)



    • Handle


    • Flatness of base when heated


    • Oven safe

      Up to 260°C

    • Non-stick lining

    • Suitable for metal utensils

      Not stated

    • Dishwasher safe

      Yes (but hand washing recommended)

    • Claims no PFOA

      Not stated

    More Info

    • Notes


    • Availability

      From David Jones Wellington only.