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Ballarini Cookware Reviews 


About Ballarini

The Italian brand Ballarini is a leader in nonstick cookware. The family-owned brand is 130 years old and hails from Rivarolo, Italy. The company produces over 12 million pans per year, and they have more than 300 employees at their facility in Italy.

Ballarini takes pride in designing cookware, and each piece is crafted with care. They have a passion for family, food, and a shared love of cooking. The company takes pride in designing and creating the best nonstick cookware.

They feature many products from delightful serving pieces to their nonstick cookware collections. They have everything you need for your kitchen when you get ready for easy and fun everyday cooking.


If you are looking for frying pans specifically, here is our Ballarini pan review article.

Ballarini Cookware Sets Reviewed 

We have included detailed reviews of the 10-piece Parma cookware set in Granite color with ceramic reinforced titanium coating and the 10-piece Como set which comes in black and features a triple layer ceramic reinforced nonstick coating.

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#1

1. Ballarini Parma 10-Piece Granitium Nonstick Cookware Set

- Base material: cold-forged aluminum
- Interior: Granitium ceramic coating
- Cooktops: gas, electric, glass top

Our Rating

9.5

#2

2. Ballarini Como 10-Piece Forged Aluminum Nonstick Cookware Set

- Base material: cold-forged aluminum
- Interior: Keravis Plus nonstick
- Cooktops: gas, electric, glass top

Our Rating

9.0

#1

1. Ballarini Parma 10-Piece Granitium Nonstick Cookware Set

- Base material: cold-forged aluminum
- Interior: Granitium ceramic coating
- Cooktops: gas, electric, glass top

Our Rating

9.5

#2

2. Ballarini Como 10-Piece Forged Aluminum Nonstick Cookware Set

- Base material: cold-forged aluminum
- Interior: Keravis Plus nonstick
- Cooktops: gas, electric, glass top

Our Rating

9.0

Ballarini Parma 10-Piece Granitium Nonstick Cookware Set

Design: 

This 10-piece Ballarini Parma set comes in a granite color with a nonstick coating that quickly releases food and makes cooking easy. This attractive set is original with a super durable surface that feels like stone. It’s also scratch-resistant, meaning you can use forks and metal spatulas for cooking.

You are going to love the color-changing handles on this cookware set. They are heat sensitive and will turn red when the pan is hot and green when it’s cool, making it easy to check to see when the pan is hot enough to start cooking.

Materials:

This cookware set is constructed from cold-forged aluminum on the exterior. The aluminum helps the pan to heat evenly across the whole surface of the pan. It also has a reinforced titanium nonstick coating that has ceramic particles making it resistant to scratches so that you can even use metal utensils like whisks, forks, and spatulas while cooking.

Ballarini cookware has a unique Thermopoint technology that guarantees precise temperature control that will cut down on any overheating or damage. It changes color when it heats up.

You can rest easy in knowing that this cookware uses a PFOA free nonstick coating. It also browns food well and requires less oil for healthier meals.

Usability:

The Ballarini Parma set has all of the hallmarks of high quality and well-crafted cookware. It is heavier than traditional nonstick cookware and offers superior heat distribution and retention throughout the pots and pans. The inside of the set is coated with three layers of ceramic for the ultimate in nonstick cooking.

The nonstick coating is made from Granitium, and it’s safe and PFOA-free so that food doesn’t stick at all, and you can use less oil for cooking.

Ballarini uses a Thermopoint technology that makes this cookware set truly special because the indicator lets you know when the cookware is hot enough to cook and when it’s reached a temperature cool enough for you to touch.

The cookware is oven safe to 300 degrees Fahrenheit and can be used on gas and electric stove cooktops.

It also comes with a limited manufacturer’s lifetime warranty, and the cookware is made in Italy.

Cleaning:

This cookware set is dishwasher safe.


The set contains:

  • 8-inch frying pan
  • 10-inch frying pan
  • 1.5-quart saucepan with lid
  • 2.8-quart saucepan with lid 
  • 2.9-quart sauté pan with lid 
  • 4.8-quart Dutch oven with lid

Pros

  • Oven safe to 300 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Can be used on gas and electric stoves
  • High quality nonstick cookware
  • Thermopoint technology

Cons

  • One reviewer noted that the cookware is not dishwasher safe
  • A few users complained about the lids not fitting perfectly

Ballarini Como 10-Piece Forged Aluminum Nonstick Cookware Set

Design:

The 10-piece Ballarini Como cookware set in black is very sleek and functional. It is crafted from thick, cold forged aluminum that ensures your food will be evenly cooked. It heats uniformly across the surface of the pan. There is a triple layer Keravis Plus nonstick coating in the interior of the cookware so that food browns properly and does not stick. This cookware is durable and built to last.

The Thermopoint heat-sensitive handles help to prevent the pans from overheating or to keep food from undercooking. It’s also useful when you need to see if the pots and pans are cool enough to wash.

Materials:

The exterior of this cookware set is smooth and made from cold-forged aluminum, and the insides of the pots and pans are designed with a triple layer keravis plus nonstick coating material. This coating is reinforced with ceramic and PFOA-free.

Ballarini cookware also has the Thermopoint heat-sensitive handles. They have color indicators that turn red when they are hot and green when they are cool.

Usability:

This cookware set is oven safe to 300 degrees Fahrenheit. It can be used on gas and electric cooktops, although it is not to be used on induction stovetops. The lids fit securely on the pots and pans, and they can be stacked to save on cabinet space.

The triple Keravis Plus nonstick interior is free of PFOA, and you can use metal utensils like whisks, spoons, forks, and spatulas. The outside surface of the cookware is constructed with aluminum, which makes this cookware light, and the insides heat up evenly without any odd hot or cold spots.

The cookware is also easy to clean and durable. The handles have a heat indicator so that you know when the cookware is ready to use or if it is cool to the touch.

This set comes in a sleek black color that is perfect for displaying in the kitchen, or you can stack them in the kitchen cabinets and store them away conveniently.

Cleaning:

The cookware is dishwasher safe. They can also be hand washed easily. Food doesn’t stick, so they are easier to clean.


The set contains:

  • 8-inch skillet
  • 10-inch skillet
  • 1.5-quart saucepan with lid
  • 2.8-quart saucepan with lid
  •  2.9-quart sauté pan with a lid
  • 4.8-quart Dutch oven with lid

Pros

  • This cookware set is oven safe to 300 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Limited lifetime warranty from the manufacturer
  • Cooking surfaces heat up evenly
  • Thermopoint heat-sensitive handles

Cons

  • A few buyers noted warped cookware
  • Some people suggested not using dishwasher to clean the cookware as it was too harsh
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