What’s your favorite pan? It is over 20 years old? Is it a solid cast-iron inherited from your grandmother? Is it something new and shiny? The stodgy yet lovable Financial Times recently asked 7 top chefs to nominate their favorites.

Nicholas Lander writes, “Knives steal the limelight because they are dangerous and sexy; in the hands of a maestro, they can be used to great effect. Chefs’ pans, however, do not get the attention they deserve – and it is they that impart flavour.”

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