This Funny-Looking Pan Cooks Faster and Uses Less Energy

This Funny-Looking Pan Cooks Faster and Uses Less Energy

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Christine Gallary
Sep 17, 2014
(Image credit: Lakeland)

Leave it to a rocket scientist who develops high-efficiency cooling systems for jet engines to create a revolutionary new pan.

The design of the Flare Pan allows it to capture the heat rising from not just under but around it, so it heats up 40% faster than conventional pots.

Thomas Povey, a University of Oxford researcher, teamed up with UK-based manufacturer Lakeland to create these pots and pans using low-cost materials.

While a faster-cooking pan is certainly appealing, all the grooves do make us wonder if it would be a pain to clean?

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