I have recently moved house and one of the downsides is that I'm now stuck with an electric stove instead of a gas stove which was in the previous house.
I'm not liking it one bit:
- It takes too long to heat up (I have to pre-heat it like an oven)
- You can't do any funky stuff with the open flame, like charring the skins off capsicums so you can peel them
Okay, I see some advantages:
- Easier to keep clean
- Flatter stovetop means less chance of a pot falling over
But seriously - I don't think any professional or keen amateur chef would be able to argue that an electric stovetop is better than gas.
I'd like to replace it with a gas stove in the near future. In the meantime, can anyone convince me that electric is better?