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  • Circulaire Circulaire

    The combination of the fan and circular element around it, gives uniform heat distribution with no cold spots. This results in many benefits - no preheat if cook time is more than 20 minutes, no flavour transfer when cooking different foods at the same time, less energy is needed, and it cooks at 10% quicker than a normal oven. All foods can be cooked on this function, and it is especially suitable for cooked chilled foods.

  • Circulaire + grill Circulaire + grill

    Circulaire + grill

  • Circulaire with lower element Circulaire with lower element

    The addition of the lower element adds extra heat at the base for food which requires extra cooking..

  • Circulaire with upper and lower elements Circulaire with upper and lower elements

    The use of the fan with both elements allows food to be cooked quickly and effectively on a number of shelves. Ideal for roasts and large joints that require thorough cooking. There is no transference of smells or flavours when using this function. This function offers a similar result to rotisserie, it moves the heat around the food, instead of moving the food itself, enabling any size or shape to be cooked, and not only items that will fit onto a rotisserie.

  • Defrost at time Defrost at time

    Defrost at time

  • Defrost at weight Defrost at weight

    Defrost at weight

  • ECO ECO

    The Eco setting is a fast preheat function, which combines grill, fan and lower element to achieve optimum energy efficiency. Only to be used prior to selecting the main cook function for a fast preheat.

  • Fan + circulaire + microwave Fan + circulaire + microwave

    Fan + circulaire + microwave

  • Fan with grill element Fan with grill element

    Please note: cooking in this mode is conducted with the door closed. The fan reduces the fierce heat from the grill, providing an excellent method for grilling a range of foods, chops, steaks, sausages etc. without having to turn the food during cooking. This gives good results, reduces drying out of foods, and gives even browning and heat distribution, the top two shelves being recommended for use. The lower area of the cavity can also be used to keep other items warm at the same time. An excellent facility to use when cooking a grilled breakfast.

  • Fan with grill element Fan with grill element

    Please note: cooking in this mode is conducted with the door closed. The fan reduces the fierce heat from the grill, providing an excellent method for grilling a range of foods, chops, steaks, sausages etc. without having to turn the food during cooking. This gives good results, reduces drying out of foods, and gives even browning and heat distribution, the top two shelves being recommended for use. The lower area of the cavity can also be used to keep other items warm at the same time. An excellent facility to use when cooking a grilled breakfast.

  • Fan with lower element Fan with lower element

    This combination completes cooking more quickly of foods that are ready on the surface, but require more cooking inside, without further browning. Suitable for any type of food.

  • Fan with upper and lower elements Fan with upper and lower elements

    The elements combined with the fan aim to provide more uniform heat. This is a similar method to conventional cooking, so pre-heat is required. This is not as effective as circulaire cooking but can also be used to cook biscuits and pastry.

  • Fish Cooking function Fish Cooking function

    Automatic cooking with 5 preset programs for different types of fish. The cooking time can be changed.

  • Grill element Grill element

    This allows rapid cooking and browning of foods. Best results can be obtained from using the top shelf for small items, the lower shelves for larger items, such as chops or sausages. Cooking using this method should be carried out with the door closed, unless instructed to do otherwise.

  • Half grill Half grill

    Heat is generated only at the centre of the element, so ideal for smaller quantities.

  • Lower heating element only Lower heating element only

    This function is ideal for foods that require extra base temperature without browning, e.g. pastry dishes, pizza. Also suitable for slow cooking of stews and casseroles.

  • Manual Steam function Manual Steam function

    Manual mode of steam cooking. Temperature and duration of cooking depends on the products.

  • Meat Cooking function Meat Cooking function

    Automatic cooking with 5 preset programs for different types of meat. The cooking time can be changed.

  • Microwave Microwave

    Penetrating straight into the food, microwaves cook very quickly and with considerable energy savings. Suitable for cooking without fat, they are also able to thaw and heat food without altering its original appearance and aroma. The microwave function can also be combined with conventional functions with all the resulting advantages. Ideal for all types of food.

  • Microwave + grill element Microwave + grill element

    To achieve a combined cooking with grill that cooks the outside whilst assuring an internal cooking thanks to the microwave function.

  • Microwave + grill element Microwave + grill element

    To achieve a combined cooking with grill that cooks the outside whilst assuring an internal cooking thanks to the microwave function.

  • Pizza function Pizza function

    The simultaneous operation of these three elements ensures an optimum cooking facility, ideal not only for pizza but also for cookies, quiches and flans.

  • Regenerating reheat Regenerating reheat

    This function allows to reheat food that has already been cooked and conserved in the fridge.

  • Rotisserie with full grill Rotisserie with full grill

    These symbols allow use of the rotisserie with full grill.

  • Snowflake Snowflake

    With the switch on this symbol, no heating is possible even if the thermostat is turned.

  • Steam Steam

    The steam oven system cooks any type of food very gently. Also ideal for quick thawing, for heating foods without making them tough or dry, and for naturally removing the salt from salted foods. Combined with conventional cooking modes, this function gives outstanding versatility with considerable savings in electricity and cooking time, preserving the foods nutritional qualities, taste and aroma. Ideal for all types of food.

  • Upper and lower element only Upper and lower element only

    This method is known as "conventional" cooking, and is suitable for dishes that require a more gentle heat, such as baking. The oven needs to be pre-heated to the required temperature, and is best suited for single items, such as large cakes e.g. Christmas cake. Best results are obtained by placing food in the centre of the oven.

  • Vegetable Cooking function Vegetable Cooking function

    Automatic cooking with 5 preset programs for different types of vegetables. The cooking time can be changed.