What Is The Best Gas Hob In South Africa

What is Gas Hob?

A gas stove is a stove that is fuelled by combustible gas such as syngas, natural gas, propane, butane, liquefied petroleum gas or other flammable gas.

Before the advent of gas, cooking stoves relied on solid fuels such as coal or wood. 

What Is The Best Gas Hob In South Africa

Which gas stove brand is most reliable in South Africa?

The good news is that South African stores stock the best of the best in gas hob options. Beko, Falco, Grundig and AEG start coming in at great prices.

There are always trusted names such as Defy, Bosch, Whirlpool, and Elba to check out.

What to look out for when buying a gas stove?

Burners that are spaced out so you can use multiple pots at once and don’t have to reach over one element to get to another

A range of simmer, medium and large sized burners

Simmer burners positioned at the front so you don’t have to lean over other burners to stir a sauce

Medium burners positioned at the back – these are best for simmering foods for a long period that don’t require frequent stirring

A wok burner – this is best positioned at the side on its own or in the centre for accessible and continuous stirring

An oblong-shaped burner if you’d like to use a grill or hotplate for barbecuing.

How do you clean Gas Hob?

Mix some water and washing-up liquid in a bucket. Leave the burners to soak for 30 minutes and brush them clean with a scouring sponge.

You can also clean gas burners with ammonia. We recommend that you only use ammonia on burnt-on burners.