Induction pots

We last reviewed induction pots in 2016. New test results will be available after April 2020.

Checking pot of steaming food.

Jamie Oliver by Tefal

Professional Series Hard Anodised 20cm Saucepan

score

65

Avg price

$209

Member Reviews

    This induction saucepan is fast at boiling water and its non-stick surface is easy to clean. But its handle is very uncomfortable with no non-slip grip.

    Test results

    • 80
      Balance-weight
    • 30
      Handle-comfort
    • 80
      Steam-control
    • 70
      Pouring

    Good points

    • Fast boiling time.
    • OK to use.
    • Easy to clean non-stick surface.
    • Balanced (so there’s less pressure on your wrist when lifting).
    • Pouring is easy (lip around top of saucepan means less chance of dripping).
    • Minimal steam escapes from around lid.
    • Dishwasher safe.
    • Oven safe.
    • Claims to be PFOA-, lead- and cadmium-free.
    • Has thermospot technology to indicate when pan is heated.

    Bad points

    • Very uncomfortable handle with no non-slip grip.
    • Glass lid can accumulate grime and be difficult to clean.

    How we test

    Overall score is the overall ease of use score. This is made up of:

    Balance and weight (25%)
    Handle comfort (25%)
    Steam control (25%)
    Ease of pouring (25%)

    We also tested how long each saucepan took to boil one litre of water, how hot the handles and lid knobs became during cooking, and how easy they were to clean.

    Model

    • Avg price

      $209

    Specifications

    • Weight (kg)

      1.6

    • Volume (L)

      2.9

    • Time to boil 1L water (minutes.seconds)

      4.03

    • Base diameter

      17.5cm

    • Base thickness

      0.4cm

    • Base material

      Not stated

    Features

    • Suitable for induction cooktops

    • Oven safe

      Up to 260°C (180 for lid)

    • Steam vents

    • Glass lid

    • Support handle

    • Non-stick lining

    • Measurement grading

    • Dishwasher safe

      Yes

    • Claims no PFOA

      Yes

    More Info

    • Notes

      -

    • Availability

      -

    Member reviews

    1 Member review

    noting great

    Pros

    heavy and solid

    Cons

    after cooking several times the non stick started giving away.

    Recommend it?

    No, this product has too many drawbacks.

    Kesh K.

    Used 6 months or more