Do not leave a hotplate switched on
without a pot or with an empty pot.
Do not place a pot on a cold hotplate
or leave it to cool on a switched-off
hotplate. This could cause damaging
condensation to form.
For faster cooking and to avoid heat
dispersion, it is advisable to use flat-
bottomed pots, to ensure maximum
contact of the bottoms with the
Take care never to lean or reach over
a hot electric plate. Always point pan
handles inward or over the work
surface next to the hob to avoid
accidentally knocking over a pan as
you pass by.
Do not use the hotplate to warm the
Take care when frying food in
hot oil or fat, as the overheated
splashes could easily ignite.
The stainless steel can become
heated. Therefore prolonged
cooking with potstones,
earthenware pans or cast-iron
plates is inadvisable. Also, do
not use aluminium foil to
protect the top during use.