Have you ever wondered how induction cooking really works?
While putting a pot on an induction burner and watching its contents cook without fire may seem a bit like magic, there’s actually quite a lot of science behind it. This video from Animation Kitchen uses cool graphics to explain what happens during induction cooking.
Induction cooking is a two-part process that involves an electromagnetic field and conductive cookware (such as ferrous pots). Placing the cookware on the burner creates currents which flow against the material and generate heat.
It's a pretty cool process that is explained in greater detail below. Check it out:
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