How often does more of your dinner end up stuck to the bottom of the saucepan than on your plate? Maybe it’s time to invest in some new cookware.
Stainless steel is a good option because it is not only strong and hard, it’s also non-corrosive and most importantly, affordable. Make sure to look for one that’s mixed with aluminium or copper for more even heat distribution.
We’ve done the hard work and rounded up our favourite stainless steel saucepans for you.
Virtuoso Stainless Steel Induction Saucepan w/ Lid 16cm from Tefal, $99.95, available from Myer.
With a 10 year warranty, this saucepan is sure to last. Made from premium quality stainless steel, this saucepan is durable enough for anything.
Swiss Diamond Premium Steel Stainless Steel Cookware 6 Piece Set, $399.99, available from House.
All your culinary bases covered here with two frying pans, two saucepans, a saute pan and stock pot.
Impact 18cm/2.5 Litre from Saucepan, $129, available from Myer.
Made from 18/10 stainless steel and an impact bonded base with encapsulated aluminium core, this saucepan is at the top of the range.
Stainless Steel Saucepan 900ml from Nisbets, $29.90, available from Nisbets.
This professional grade saucepan is made with a stainless steel body and aluminium base allowing for great heat retention and distribution.
Capri + Stainless Steel Saucepan with Lid 3.6L/20cm from Baccarat, $159.99, available from House.
With a body made from 18/10 stainless steel and an aluminium impact bonded encapsulated base, this saucepan ensures quick and even heat transfer without hot spots.
Saucepan with lid, $35, from Ikea.
This pan has a thick base with one layer of aluminium between two layers of stainless steel, ensuring a more even spread heat distribution which reduces the risk of food burning and sticking.
Endurance SS 20cm/3.8l Covered Saucepan w/Helper Handle from Anolon, $109.95, available from ebay.com.au.
Made from stainless steel but with an aluminium base that provides quick, even heating and optimum temperature control on every stovetop.
Signature 3ply stainless steel saucepan 20cm from Le Creuset, $410, available from David Jones.
By taking the iconic look from their coloured cast iron pots, Le Creuset has created this quality stainless steel and aluminium saucepan. Apart from the effective distribution, it also includes a pouring rim that helps prevent drips and keeps surfaces clean.
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Ok we know, we know this one is not a stainless steel saucepan but we thought we should give an honourable mention to this non-toxic, non-stick ceramic pans from Cosmic Cookware. Great for all types of cooking and look great on the table to serve up ‘family-style’ too. Grab yourself a Kitchen Starter Set that includes pan and oven mitts for $169.00.