Specifically, this is the cerastone forged aluminium 5 piece pan set, which not only sounds impressive but looks it, too. Check out what else made it onto the top 5 list in this induction hob pan review.
These are tough, rough, and ready pans which while you might want to pop in your dishwasher to easily clean down, but users will probably tell you it’s best to keep them looking great by doing a bit of manual scrubbing!
These Tower induction pans really do look the part and you get a good stack of five for various meals, meaning that you not only get three saucepans with lids, but also two frying pans in non-stick coating.
These authentic-looking pans really seem like they do the business on the outside, and if wider research tells us anything, they more than follow through.
What’s more, these are some of the most affordable of their type available now.
You can pick up this whole set for less than £80 generally, meaning that if you are serious about investing in a sturdy, reliable cooking set but don’t want to break the bank, there are probably few options out there better adding to the basket.
Product Review Overview
Five tower induction pans should be more than enough for most everyday family cooking needs, though if you’d prefer to reserve them for special meals, there’s nothing stopping you!
The three saucepans come in standard 18, 20 and 22cm sizes, with frying pans in 20cm and 28cm.
They boast a pretty nifty non-stick coating, as you might expect, and the huge benefit to this style of pan lies in the fact that you probably won’t need much oil, if at all, to get up and cooking.
That’s great news for anyone who’s sick of wasting the same old supplies.
We love the fact that you can use these forged pans on pretty much any cooktop, meaning that even if you don’t have induction hobs to hand, it’s likely you can still make use of the efficient cooking standards set up for you.
The fact you get extended warranty options, too, shows how confident the brand is in their product, and frankly, we can’t blame them.
- Not suitable for the oven
- Dishwashing could damage these pans over time
- Silicone handles – superb for handling hot pans freely and easily. We all know that even if you’re careful, there’s always a risk that your cooktop is going to do yourself some serious harm. Therefore, it’s best to look for cooling grips.
- Great variety in pans – this is pretty much everything you need in one package – everything out of the box for medium to larger families, not just small units
- Forged construction – these pans just look like they’re ready to survive another ice age, and we really wouldn’t put it past them. Reviews and buyers agree that you’re looking at a durable, quick cook. Tower induction pans are going to give you years of speedy cooking on almost any kind of hob.
Size and Specifications
- Number of Pans: 5
- Build: Stainless Steel and glass
- Weight: 10.5 lbs total
- Non-stick: Yes
Value for Money (5/5)
The Tower induction pans in this package are safe investments. While they may not look like any other pan you’ve ever cooked with, at even less than £100, it’s an amazing deal. Five pans and extended warranties available just seal the deal for us – plus, it’s a reputable make.
There’s some concern here and there about durability in terms of discolouration. As things stand, these pans are going to need special care. Providing you wash them by hand, you will likely get years of use out of them. They are safe to put through the dishwasher, but if there’s anything our research tells us, it’s that these pans will benefit more from a good old sink soak and scrub. Otherwise, these are absolutely going to weather heat and time in equal measure.
Ease of Use (5/5)
There are very few complaints regarding usability, particularly because these pans are so lightweight and are so sturdy. They really do look heavier than they actually are. What’s more, the fact that you have a steam vent built into the lidded pots means you won’t have to fumble around with veggies and the like when it’s time to plate up.
Ease of Cleaning (3/5)
Again, this is a bit of a sticking point for some users, as while you can put them in the dishwasher, it’s recommended that you wash them by hand. If you really want to get the most out of them, we’d suggest you follow that to the letter!
These pans probably don’t stack well compared to something by, say, Procook, but you should still find space for them in most kitchen cupboards. They might not be too easy to hang up, mind.
How Does It Compare?
Procook’s induction line offers a little more weight and a little more ease of cleaning. However, the pans you get from the Tower induction range tend to be a little more versatile. However, precook pans always seem to stack easily.
Fissler’s induction set could be easier to maintain than these Tower models, however, they are much heavier and much harder to handle on the whole. What’s more, this pan set is likely to be much more affordable, on the whole.
Should I Buy These Pans?
The Tower induction pans listed here are a great choice if you are on a budget and want to make the most of induction cooking.
You’re investing in a long-lasting pan set which looks the part, but which might not be the easiest to store. Think about what’s important to you and compare between the other sets on our list before you go ahead.