Panasonic – Cook with Precision

When you have the right tools, it’s amazing what you can accomplish. And According to Chef Craig Harding, the executive chef and owner of Campagnolo restaurant in Toronto, Panasonic’s new stylish suite of kitchen appliances will help you cook with precision and achieve professional culinary feats from the comfort of your home. The suite includes a high performance Induction Cooktop ($2,999), a sleek Built-In Convection Oven ($3,299) and a powerful Genius Prestige Inverter Microwave($399).

These new products come with advanced design and safety features and are easy to clean. Of course, cooking is also about style which is why Panasonic provides the lustrous finishes and illuminated displays that will have you redefining your vision of a “dream kitchen.”

Chef Harding' s Flapjacks with Peach and Lavender Preserve

Here is a recipe developed by Chef Harding for Panasonic’s Induction Cooktop. Cooking times may vary depending on the type of cooktop you use.

Flapjack Ingredients and Preparation
1 egg
1 cup buttermilk
2 tbsp canola oil
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tbsp. sugar
1 tsp. baking powder
½ tsp. soda
½ tsp. salt

– Beat the egg and add remaining ingredients in the order listed and whisk until smooth.
– Heat a nonstick pan to heat level 7 on the Panasonic Induction Cooktop, and make a small tester flapjack to see if it browns to your taste.
– Pour the batter from a ladle and flip when the batter becomes full of bubbles but before they break.

Peach and Lavender Preserve Ingredients and Preparation
2 cups of white sugar
2 cups of water
4 sprigs of fresh or dried lavender
8 fresh peaches
1 lemon

– Bring the water, sugar and lavender to a boil and simmer until it becomes syrupy.
– Fold in quartered peaches and soften for about 3-4 minutes.
– Add the juice of 1 lemon and chill before serving. Yields ten 4-inch portions

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