Perhaps you are admiring the simplicity of this lone burner—but confounded by its off-center placement. Or maybe you reject the idea of a solo hob altogether, judging it too minimal to be of much use in a working kitchen. Whatever your view, dear reader, I suggest you look very closely at the photo and reconsider, as you're actually seeing a five-burner cooktop. The Sense Premium C895iWH combines a gas-fueled wok ring with four induction burners, all in a sleek, white glass design. I call it the best of both worlds. caple.co.uk
Leslie Clagett is a seasoned yet passionate observer of the international kitchen
and bath industries, and the founder of KBCULTURE.com. An editor at publications ranging from Arts +
Architecture to Kitchens & Baths, she is also the author of The New
City Home [The Taunton Press], among other books. Leslie has a
tremendous respect for quality design and the people who labor in its
pursuit; her discerning eye has been known to get a little misty in the
presence of true beauty.