Buying an oven should be simple, but like everything, we all have our own particular tastes and preferences. Once you’ve weighed up the pros and cons of gas, electric, built-in, or freestanding, with a dream cooker in your head, here’s our guide to finding it.
Best gas hobs
Gas gives ultimate control when cooking on a hob. Having just won best home appliance in the Which? awards for the second year running, Bosch cookers are a safe bet. Sleek and minimal in premium black, white or brushed steel, Bosch’s gas hobs are beautifully engineered to a professional grade and fit seamlessly onto a surface top.
A household name, Hotpoint have a stellar reputation for their domestic appliances and if it’s an electric hob you’re looking for, look no further. Clever details like touch controls offer functionality and precise control, while safety features include a child lock to keep little hands safe in the kitchen.
Best electric ovens
A trusted staple, Electrolux is renowned for producing some of the best electric cookers and their latest line is no exception. Featuring touch controls, heat-activated catalytic cleaning and dynamic, modern design, eco-warriors and money-savers will also be very pleased to know that Electrolux electric ovens are among the most energy-efficient available.
If you’ve got the space – and the money – nothing beats a cooking range. From deep in the Burgundian countryside in France, Lacanche has been producing hand-made range cookers for over two hundred years. Although Lanache cherishes its rich heritage, the brand has evolved and its modern range cookers are an exquisite example of contemporary design engineering. They offer an unrivalled cooking experience. Deftly weaving examples of the traditional with innovative, modern features and distinctive design, Lacanche ranges are nothing less than luxury, and if they’re good enough for the French to cook on…