The Origin of Stove

As human civilization began, people have many who know the fire to process raw food into cooked food. Eastern nations (China, Korea, and Japan), was already familiar with the stove (furnace rather) than western nations.

Existing furnaces in China since the Qin Dynasty (221-206/207 BC) and made of clay. The design is similar to kamado in Japan in the Kofun period of the Kingdom of the century 3 to 6. Kamado itself has a square box shape which confine the fire with a hole on it to put the pot, and have an adult height around the knee. Fuel wood or coal that is inserted from the hole on the front. Kamado grow and continue to be used until the kingdom of Edo period (1603-1867).

Population of Europe in the Middle Ages, still cook with firewood openly. Developed later by making a lower floor for cooking. Furthermore, known also cook using a fireplace of stone structure. Then made a waist-high fireplace chimney is equipped. In this way the cooking can be done while standing. Cooking pot is placed directly above the fire, hung by a pole or tripod. To adjust the heat to live up or down position pot.

Portable kerosene stoves were first introduced in 1849 by Alexis Soyer.

This stove pressurized air that is mixed with kerosene (similar to the stove vendors in the past). Stove while the other is a kerosene stove that is not pressurized because using wick stove. But it is unclear exactly when the stove was found.

Gas stoves were first made in 1820, but still in experimental form and confidential. Really new appears first at the World Fair in London in 1851. Starting in 1880 a gas stove and more popular with the wider community to develop commercially, although somewhat hampered by the slow growth pipeline.

On 20 September 1859, George B. Simpson in Washington DC, United States patent for using the electric stove heating of the coil. In principle, electrical energy is converted into heat energy through the coil. Along with the development era, in 1970 came the idea to replace the coil of wire with glass-caramic, so that the current stove-to-date odorless, smokeless, and concise.

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