In one of our apartments we have a mirror as a splash back in the kitchen,
behind the two plates on the oven. Today it cracked when one of the guests
boiled an egg on one of the plates. Is this possible?? It has had a lot of
cooking done over the winter and no problem ( we did not put the mirror).
Has any one else had this happen to them??
Or is there special mirrors that are steam proof??
Winter and Summer holidays in the alps!!!
If, the mirror was very hot from previous cooking and the saucepan
contained cold water and some splashed the glass, very easily.
If the mirror was cold and some boiling water was splashed onto it, very
You can certainly get toughened, silvered, glass but, IIUC, it is very
expensive. Most people use mirror-finish stainless steel and are careful
not to scratch it.
Bathroom mirrors are "steamproof" - but won't take large, rapid,
temperature changes, either.
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