Stovetop Pressure Cookers

Save on cooking time when preparing your meal with the range of stove-top pressure cookers at Harris Scarfe. Shop stove-top pressure cookers online now.

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Shop the Best Stovetop Pressure Cookers in Australia

A pressure cooker is a pot that cooks food under high pressure. The steam that builds up inside the pot cooks the food faster than traditional methods. The increased pressure also raises the boiling point of water, which means that the pressure cooker can cook food at a higher temperature than boiling water in a pot. At Harris Scarfe, we stock a high-quality range of pressure cookers and multi cookers that will help you create filling, nutritious and delicious meals at home with ease, using a hands-off cooking method that's perfect for busy households.

The Advantages of Stovetop Pressure Cookers

Pressure cookers offer a multitude of benefits that make them a must-have in every kitchen. Let's delve into some of the advantages they provide to home cooks:

  1. Time-saving: Pressure cookers can significantly reduce cooking time, sometimes by up to 70%. This means you can enjoy flavorful meals in a fraction of the time it would take using other cooking methods.
  2. Energy-efficient: Pressure cookers use less energy compared to conventional cooking methods, making them an eco-friendly choice.
  3. Nutrient retention: The sealed environment of a pressure cooker helps to retain more vitamins and minerals in your food, ensuring healthier meals for you and your family.
  4. Versatility: Pressure cookers can be used for a wide range of cooking techniques, including steaming, sautéing, and even baking.

Stovetop Pressure Cooker FAQs

What are pressure cookers best for?

Pressure cookers excel at cooking dishes that require long cooking times, such as stews, soups, and braised meats. They are also perfect for cooking grains, legumes, and tough cuts of meat, which would typically take hours to cook using traditional methods.

Slow cooker vs. Pressure cooker?

While slow cookers are great for hands-off, all-day cooking, pressure cookers offer the advantage of speed. Pressure cookers can prepare meals in a fraction of the time it takes a slow cooker, making them ideal for busy individuals or families who want delicious meals in a hurry. Take an in-depth look at the differences between a slow cooker and a pressure cooker in our comprehensive comparison guide.

What Other Cooking Pots Can I Find at Harris Scarfe?

Harris Scarfe offers a wide range of cooking pots purpose-built for specific uses:

  • Casserole pots: Ideal for slow-cooked dishes that require long, gentle cooking, such as casseroles, stews, and braises.
  • Stock pots: Perfect for making large batches of soup, stock, or boiling pasta.
  • Dutch ovens: Known for their excellent heat retention, Dutch ovens are great for slow-cooked dishes, roasts, and even baking bread.
  • Slow cookers: As mentioned earlier, slow cookers are perfect for those who prefer low and slow cooking, allowing flavours to develop over time.

Shop Pressure Cookers + More Innovative Cookware at Harris Scarfe

Pressure cookers are a versatile and efficient appliance to add to your kitchen collection, and with brands like Tramontina and Tefal available at Harris Scarfe, you're guaranteed a quality product that has multiple benefits to offer. Tefal offers a stovetop pressure cooker that is perfect for smaller families or those with limited kitchen space. It boasts an all-in-one design that includes a locking lid, pressure regulator, and a safety valve. Tramontina also offers a small stovetop pressure cooker that is perfect for cooking for one or two people. So, whether you're cooking for a small family or batch cooking for the week ahead, the quick, nutritious, and flavourful way to cook is with a pressure cooker. Shop our kitchen range online or in-store today to find the perfect one for you!