Is it worth using aluminum cookware: advantages and disadvantages

Maryna Gramovych

Is it worth using aluminum cookware: advantages and disadvantages

Aluminum cookware is durable, evenly distributes heat, and is lightweight. However, it is very important to take into account its danger. UAportal talks about the advantages and disadvantages of aluminum cookware, as well as why it has become a popular choice by many around the world.

Advantages of aluminum cookware

  • Aluminum cookware is very durable and can withstand high and extreme temperatures.
  • It has excellent thermal conductivity, which ensures even heat distribution over the surface of the cookware.
  • Aluminum cookware is lightweight, which makes it easier to use and place.

Read also: How to choose a safe frying pan: types and benefits of non-stick coating

Disadvantages of aluminum cookware

  • Aluminum can react with some acidic or alkaline foods, which leads to leaching of the metal into the food.
  • The non-stick coating of aluminum cookware can wear off over time with frequent use.
  • Some hobs are not compatible with such cookware.

As a reminder, we have already written what to do to prevent anything from sticking to the pan. In addition, we talked about the reasons why a frying pan can stick and practical tips on how to fix it.

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