Now there is nothing I love more than to bung a selection of food into the oven and let it do all the work, but when it comes to kitchen appliances, I think there is one that none of us can do without and that is the trustee hob. If you have ever shared a house with a group of people you like me, will most likely have gotten fed up with the battle for an oven shelf and found yourself becoming the connoisseur of hob recipes.
- Ninja Foodi Zerostick Review
- Ninja Foodi Zerostick Review: Features & Benefits
- Best Used For?
- Reasons To Buy
- Do I Still Need To Use Oil ?
- Is The 10-Year Replacement Gurantee Instantly Applied When I Purchase A Zerostick Pan?
- How Do I Clean My Pans ?
- Are The Pans Made From Any Materials That Could Be Harmful?
- Are The Pans Suitable For Induction Hobs?
- Do The Pans Come In Different Sizes?
- Can You Use Metal Utensils In The Pans?
- Ninja Foodi Zerostick Review: Summing Up
When it comes to using the hob of course, you are in need of a sidekick in the form of a good pan with the most important element of all being that it is non- stick. Too much time is spent scrubbing at a dirty pan only to find you are washing off the non-stick coating itself! With so many non-stick options on the market it can be hard to find a reliable one. We decided to review the Zerostick pan range by Ninja Foodi so you can decide if it’s the right line for you.
Ninja Foodi is a trusted supplier of kitchen appliances, so we were immediately optimistic about the reliability of their non-stick pans!
- Little to no oil required, truly a non-stick solution!
- Plasma ceramic non-stick coating that won’t peel off and contaminate food
- Dishwasher Safe for an easy clean solution
- Scratch resistant: suitable for using metal utensils
- Long maneuverable handles to easily transport around the kitchen
- Suitable for all hob types including induction
- 10 Year Replacement Guarantee
- Even cooking, responsive to temperature changes
- Slightly more expensive than other brands on the market
- Handles can get hot as they are made from metal
Ninja Foodi Zerostick Review: Features & Benefits
Forged from aluminum, the Zerostick pans from Ninja Foodi utilise a plasma ceramic bonding for a truly non- stick solution. This means you can cook with little to no oil on all hob types including induction. The pans are highly responsive to changes in temperatures and offer even cooking across their surfaces. The pans can also be placed in the oven with the ability to withstand high temperatures of up to 260°C, ideal for crisping off dishes under the grill without the need to transfer your creation into another oven-safe pan.
The Zerostick pans come in a variety of sizes so you can pick based on what you use the most in your cooking. These include frying pans, saucepans, woks and sauté pans with many bundles available so you can select the best combination that is also likely to save you some money in comparison to buying individually. All pans come with an accompanying lid and are a visually appealing charcoal colour, to subtly fit into your kitchen aesthetic.
Unlike other saucepans in the market, The Ninja Foodi Zerostick pans feature long, slim handles so that they are easy to maneuver round the kitchen. This is good in that the pans are less likely to tip over and also prevents you from having to get too close to the heat. There are no crevices for water or food to build up and the handles have a hole at the end to assist with storage.
Each Zerostick pan comes with a user care guide and a tips and tricks booklet with recipes and guidance on how to get the most out of your new pans. There is also instructions on how to activate the ten year guarantee, in case of any damage with the process of contacting customer service being very simple. This means you can an immediate replacement if something goes wrong with your pan, this includes the non-stick coating.
Taking care of your Zerostick pans is super easy with all pans being dishwasher safe. They are also scratch resistant so you can continue to use your metal utensils without fear of damaging the non-stick coating.
Best Used For?
Whether it’s your grandma’s stew and dumpling recipe, or a juicy steak, the Zerostick pan series from Ninja Foodi can be used to cook just about any meal including the popular pan favourites that are often guilty of sticking such as:
- Homemade caramel
- Fried Rice
- Noodle stir fry
In their ability to withstand high heats, the Zerostick pans are also great to use in hob to oven recipes. Their long handles are ideal for placing/ removing the pan from the oven without risk of burning yourself. This is good for convenience in allowing you to use one pan for the entire cooking process and also helps you to achieve a brown crispy finish on dishes including:
- Pasta bakes
- Pork chops
All hob types – Induction, Gas, Electric, Ceramic
Cast Stainless Steel Handles
Metal Utensil Safe
Reasons To Buy
It can be difficult to find a good non-stick on the market that actually works as promised. The Zerostick pan series by Ninja Foodie, offering a non-stick solution that is highly durable and long lasting so you can be assured you are making a worthwhile investment. With the variety of choice available you can also buy the right pans to fit your cooking needs and size requirements. The pans are dishwasher friendly, scratch resistant and can withstand high heat, meaning they can be used to cook even more dishes and are highly universal. The large range of pans and appliances on offer from Ninja Foodi also means you can keep your kitchen looking neat and uniform.
Do I Still Need To Use Oil ?
If you wish to still use a splash of oil when cooking in your pans, then you of course can. It is however not necessarily due to the highly durable non-stick coating that means you can cook any dish without worrying about your ingredients burning. This makes for an easy to clean solution as well as a healthier one.
Is The 10-Year Replacement Gurantee Instantly Applied When I Purchase A Zerostick Pan?
In order to benefit from the 10-year replacement guarantee you will need to register your purchase; it is not automatically applied. There is information on how you can do this in the guidance booklet that comes with any Ninja Foodi purchase.
How Do I Clean My Pans ?
The pans are entirely dishwasher safe so this is a simple way to clean them. Due to the non-stick nature however, it is also very easy to hand wash the pans just as quickly. It is recommended you clean the pans relatively soon after using them.
Are The Pans Made From Any Materials That Could Be Harmful?
No, the saucepans are all PFOA, lead and cadmium free.
Are The Pans Suitable For Induction Hobs?
Yes, the pans are built to withhold very high temperatures.
Do The Pans Come In Different Sizes?
Yes, the pans come in a range of shapes and sizes. Popular sizes include 16cm, 18cm and 20cm. The pans can also be bought in bundles so you can select the best combination depending on your needs
Can You Use Metal Utensils In The Pans?
You can use metal utensils in the pan as they are highly durable and scratch resistant. Silicone utensils are however gentler on the pans and it would therefore be recommended that you use these to make your pans last even longer.
Ninja Foodi Zerostick Review: Summing Up
The Ninja Foodi Zerostick pans are a revolutionary non-stick set of pans that utilize technology and science to provide you with a non-stick coating that actually works. Not only will this coating prevent your food from sticking, it is also incredibly long lasting and removes the risk of the coating flaking off and ruining your food. If for any reason this is not the case, the 10-year replacement guarantee provides you with the security and assurance that you will be well looked after.
The pans offer a sleek, simple design that will not only compliment your kitchen but also make them easy to store and maneuver around the kitchen. Though dishwasher friendly, they are incredibly easy to wash by hand. This is good if you are wanting to save room in your dishwasher or simply just do not have a dishwasher at all. The Zerostick pans are scratch resistant so you can continue to use your metal utensils without the fear of causing damage to the non-stick coating. The width, height and depth of the pans has been carefully designed so you’ll be sure to have a pan suitable for any type of dish. Overall, though potentially more expensive than other pans on the market, these Zerostick Ninja Foodi pans are a worthwhile investment. This is especially true if you are an avid user of the hob who needs a reliable, sturdy and long-lasting pan.