The creation of the cooking table concept was made on the concept of combining the hearth and kitchen table as the focal point of home life. It is suitable whether indoors or outdoors during the summer and winter. Table top cooking enables you to enjoy and have fun as you cook and at the same time engage in talk with your friends at the table. You as the host get to spend lots of more time with the guests rather than being tied up in the kitchen preparing the next course. It is also suitable to have children involved in the cooking experience that is safer on the table top.There are a lot of different types of table top cooking appliances in the market today. They vary from small worktop electrical appliances that rely on an electrical outlet, to table top appliances that run on butane or kerosene for their source of power. One of the table top cooking appliances is the multicooker which is also referred in other different names like deep cooker or deep dryer, and it is mostly suitable for frying, casseroles and even baking. There is also the table top ovens which are comparable to the ordinary oven where by they perform similar tasks, but for the table top ovens perform tasks quicker and can be used to heat food to perfection or heat frozen foods.There are also slow cookers also referred to as crock pots. These are heavy duty cookers that more often than not have a removable ceramic inner container that is not dangerous to put in a dishwasher, and you can prepare a meal and place it and let it cook from the morning to the evening slowing at a steady low temperature while on the table top. Other appliance are the hotplates, burners and induction hobs that have surfaces that heat up like the eye or burner of a stove but this time on the table top. They heat a pan very quickly because of the material it is made of which is ceramic and metal. There are also the soup kettles that are used to warm or cook soup and can be used with wet heat such as hot water or dry heat such as electricity. They help in keeping the soup warm for long periods of time, and can also be used for the same purpose when cooking stew and casseroles.