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OPERATION MANUAL
with COOKBOOK
R-898M
MICROWAVE OVEN
with TOP & BOTTOM GRILLS
and CONVECTION
900W (IEC 60705)
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OPERATION MANUAL
This operation manual contains important information which you
should read carefully before using your microwave oven.
IMPORTANT:
There may be a serious risk to health if this operation manual is
not followed or if the oven is modified so that it operates with the
door open.
If you require any advice or assistance regarding your
Sharp product, please visit our website:
www.sharp.co.uk/customersupport
Customers without Internet access may telephone:
08705 274277 (9am - 5pm)
(01) 676 0648 (from Ireland)
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CONTENTS
YOUR OVEN AND ACCESSORIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
CONTROL PANEL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
SAFETY:
Important Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 - 5
OPERATION:
Heating Category . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
How Your Oven Works . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
Before Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
Microwave Power Levels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
Energy Save Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Setting the Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
How to Operate Your Oven . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 - 11
Grill Cooking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Preheating the Oven . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
Convection Cooking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
Dual Cooking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 - 16
Express Cook / Express Defrost / Pizza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 - 20
CONVENIENT FUNCTIONS
Sequence Cooking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21
Less and More . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22
Kitchen Timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
Auto Minute . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
Information Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24
COOKING ADVICE:
Microwave Cooking Advice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25 - 26
Suitable Cookware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27
Defrosting Advice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28
Reheating Advice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29
AFTERCARE:
Cleaning and Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31 - 32
To Replace the Mains Plug . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33
Calling for Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33
COOKBOOK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34 - 61
GUARANTEE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .62
SPECIFICATIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .63
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YOUR OVEN AND ACCESSORIES
10 11
OVEN:
1. Control panel
2. Oven lamp
3. Waveguide cover (DO NOT REMOVE)
4. Bottom grill heating element
5. Turntable motor shaft
6. Oven cavity
7. Door seals and sealing surfaces
8. Door latches
9. Door opening handle
10. Top grill heating element
11. Convection fan
12. Ventilation openings
13. Outer cabinet
14. Power cord
1
2
9
8
7
6
5 4 3
12
14
13
ACCESSORIES:
Check to make sure the following accessories are
provided:
15. Turntable
16. High rack
17. Low rack
15
17
• Place the turntable on to the turntable motor
shaft, ensuring it is located firmly.
• To avoid turntable damage, ensure dishes or
containers are lifted clear of the turntable rim
when removing them from the oven.
• For use of the racks, refer to the grilling, dual
grilling and oven sections on pages 12 to 16.
Never touch the grills when they are hot.
16
NOTES:
• The waveguide cover is fragile. Care should be taken when cleaning inside the oven to ensure that it
is not damaged.
• After cooking fatty foods without a cover, always clean the cavity and especially the grill heating
elements thoroughly, these must be dry and free from grease. Built-up grease may overheat and
begin to smoke or catch fire.
• Always operate the oven with the turntable fitted correctly. This promotes thorough, even cooking.
A badly fitted turntable may rattle, may not rotate properly and could cause damage to the oven.
• The turntable rotates clockwise or anti-clockwise. The rotary direction may change each time you
start the oven. This does not affect cooking performance.
• When you order accessories, please quote both the PART NAME and MODEL NUMBER to
your dealer or SHARP approved service facility. The model number is located at the bottom of the
control panel.
WARNING:
The door, outer cabinet, oven cavity, turntable, dishes, accessories and especially the grills
will become very hot during operation. To prevent burns, always use thick oven gloves.
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CONTROL PANEL
1. DIGITAL DISPLAY
KEYS:
2. TIME
3. EXPRESS COOK
4. EXPRESS DEFROST
5. PIZZA
6. LESS/MORE
7. INFO
8. START/AUTO MINUTE
9. STOP/CLEAR
10. KITCHEN TIMER/CLOCK SET
11. WEIGHT UP/DOWN
12. COMBI
13. CONV. (0C)
14. GRILL
15. MICRO POWER
1
2
3
15
14
4
13
12
5
11
6
10
7
9
8
10
9
DIGITAL DISPLAY
INDICATORS:
1. LESS/MORE
2. INFO
3. MICROWAVE POWER LEVEL
4. WEIGHT
5. MICROWAVE
6. CONVECTION
7. BOTTOM GRILL
8. TOP GRILL
9. COOK
10. DEFROST
11. AUTO
11
1
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY AND KEEP FOR FUTURE REFERENCE
Oven Use:
• The oven is for domestic use only.
• Never operate when empty, except as directed
in the ‘Grill cooking’ section on page 12.
• Do not leave or store anything inside the oven
when not in use.
• Never attempt to use the oven with the door
open. It is important not to force or tamper
with the door safety latches.
• Never operate the oven with any object caught
in the door.
• Do not insert fingers or objects in the holes of
the door latches or air-vent openings as this may
damage the oven and cause an electric shock.
• If water or food drops inside the air vent
openings switch the oven off immediately,
unplug it and call a SHARP approved service
facility. (See page 33).
• Never move the oven while it is operating.
• The door, outer cabinet, oven cavity, turntable,
dishes, accessories and especially the grills will
become very hot during operation. Care
should be taken to avoid touching these areas.
To prevent burns, always use thick oven gloves.
Before cleaning make sure they are not hot.
Pacemaker: If you have a heart pacemaker,
consult your doctor or the pacemaker
manufacturer prior to oven use.
WARNING: Do not allow children
to use the oven without supervision
until adequate instructions have been
given, so that the child is able to use the
oven in a safe way and understands the
hazards of improper use.
LIQUIDS: Microwave heating of
beverages can result in delayed eruptive
boiling, therefore care has to be taken
when handling the container. Stir the
liquid prior to and during heating/
reheating, let liquid stand for at least 20
seconds in the oven after cooking.
FIRE: If smoke is observed, switch off
and unplug the appliance and keep the
door closed in order to stifle any flames.
INSTALLATION
•
•
•
•
•
1. Remove all packing materials including the
feature sticker (if present). Do not remove
the plastic film from the inside of the oven
window as this protects it from dirt. The
waveguide cover prevents food and grease
from entering the
waveguide area where it
could cause damage.
DO NOT REMOVE THE
WAVEGUIDE COVER.
WARNING:
Inspect the Oven:
Check the oven carefully for damage
before and regularly after installation.
Make sure the door closes properly,
that it is not misaligned or warped.
Check the hinges and door safety
latches are not broken or loose.
Ensure the door seal and sealing
surfaces are not damaged.
Inspect the oven interior and door for
dents.
2. The oven door will become hot during
cooking. Place or mount the oven so that the
bottom of the oven is 85cm or more above
the floor. Ensure the surface or mounting
position is strong enough to take the oven
weight, plus the heaviest item likely to be
cooked in the oven.
IMPORTANT:
If any damage is apparent, do not
operate the oven in any way, until it has
been repaired by a SHARP trained
engineer. (See page 33 for details).
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INSTALLATION
3. The minimum
height of free space
necessary above the
top surface of the
oven is 19cm.
ELECTRICAL CONNECTION.
• Do not allow water to come into contact with
the power supply cord or plug.
• Insert the plug properly into the socket.
• Do not connect other appliances to the same
socket using an adaptor plug.
• If the power supply cord is damaged, it must be
replaced by a SHARP approved service facility
or a similarly qualified person to avoid a hazard.
• When removing the plug from the socket
always grip the plug, never the cord as this may
damage the power supply cord and the
connections inside the plug.
• If the plug fitted to your oven is a rewireable
type and in the event of the socket outlet in
your home not being compatible with the plug
supplied, remove the plug properly (do not
cut off).
• If the plug fitted to your oven is a nonrewirable type and in the event of the socket
outlet in your home not being compatible with
the plug supplied, cut-off the mains plug.
• Refit with a suitable type, observing the wiring
code given in `To replace the mains plug’ on
page 33.
19cm
4. Do not place the oven where heat, moisture
or high humidity are generated, (for example,
near or above a conventional oven) or near
combustible materials (for example, curtains).
Do not block or obstruct air vent openings.
Do not place objects on top of the oven.
5. Make sure the power supply cord is
undamaged (See “ELECTRICAL
CONNECTION” opposite).
Do not allow the power supply cord to
run over any hot or sharp surfaces, such
as the hot air vent area at the top rear of
the oven.
6. The socket must be readily accessible so that
it can be easily unplugged in an emergency.
7. Do not use the oven outdoors.
BUILDING-IN-KIT.
An installation frame is available which enables
the microwave oven to be integrated within a
kitchen unit.
The microwave oven is not designed to be built
above or near a conventional oven.
SHARP recommend the use of the build in kit
EBR-5000, available from your SHARP dealer.
Only the use of this frame will guarantee the
quality and safety of the oven.
IMPORTANT!
• The fuse from the cut-off plug should be
removed and the plug disposed of in a safe
manner.
• Under no circumstances should the cut-off
plug be inserted into a socket outlet as a
serious electric shock may occur.
• The plug must not be used without the fuse
cover fitted.
• If you have any doubt about your microwave
oven obtain the help of a qualified electrician.
• When replacing the plug please ensure that
you use a BSI or ASTA approved plug to
BS1363, this should be fitted with a brown
coloured 13 amp fuse approved by BSI or
ASTA to BS1362. If you have any doubt about
electrical connection seek the help of a
qualified electrician.
WARNING: THIS APPLIANCE
MUST BE EARTHED
To wire an appropriate plug, follow the wiring
code given in `To replace the mains plug’ on
page 33.
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HEATING CATEGORY
Microwave output power
in Watts (based on
international (IEC 60705)
standard).
Letter representing the
oven heating category.
The heating category (a letter A to E) developed
by MAFF (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and
Food) with microwave oven and food
manufacturers indicates the ability of the oven to
heat small quantities of food (up to 500g [1lb
2oz]). It does not represent the general
performance of the oven.
Microwave Symbol.
OVEN
OUTPUT
POWER
OVEN
OUTPUT
CATEGORY
Food packs carry cooking instructions for heating
categories A to E. Follow instructions for the
letter corresponding to the oven’s heating
category. The higher the output power and
heating category of the oven the less heating time
is required as shown opposite.
Less heating time required
600 700 800 900 1000 Watts
More heating time required
Less heating time required
A
B
C
D
E
More heating time required
HOW YOUR OVEN WORKS
Microwaves are energy waves, similar to those
used for TV and radio signals.
Microwaves will pass through certain materials,
such as glass and plastic, to heat the food.
(See ‘Suitable Cookware’ on page 27).
Electrical energy is converted into microwave
energy, which is directed into the oven cavity via
a waveguide. To prevent food and grease entering
the wave guide it is protected by the waveguide
cover.
Water, sugar and fat in food absorb microwaves
which cause them to vibrate. This creates heat by
friction, in the same way your hands get warm
when you rub them together.
Microwaves cannot pass through metal, because
of this the oven cavity is made of metal and there
is a fine metal mesh on the door.
During cooking the microwaves bounce off the
sides of the oven cavity at random.
The outer areas of the food are heated by the
microwave energy, then the heat moves to the
centre by conduction, as it does in conventional
cooking. It is important to turn, rearrange or stir
food to ensure even heating.
Once cooking is complete, the oven
automatically stops producing microwaves.
Standing time is necessary after cooking, as it
enables the heat to disperse equally throughout
the food.
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BEFORE OPERATION
Your oven comes pre-set in Energy Save Mode (see page 8 for details).
To operate the oven in Energy Save Mode:
1. Plug in the oven. Nothing will appear on the display at this time.
2. Open the door.
The display will flash:
3. Close the door.
The display will show:
NOTES: In Energy Save Mode, if you do not operate the oven for 3 minutes or more (i.e. after
closing the door, pressing the STOP/CLEAR key, or at the end of cooking), you will not be
able to operate the oven until you open and close the oven door.
When new, the very first time the grills are used, smoke and odour will be given off.
To avoid this happening when food is being cooked, heat the grills without food for approx.
20 minutes. (Please refer to note on page 12.)
MICROWAVE POWER LEVELS
Power Level
Press the
MICRO
POWER key
Percentage
HIGH
x1
100%
MEDIUM HIGH
x2
70%
MEDIUM
x3
50%
MEDIUM LOW
(Defrost)
x4
30%
LOW
(Defrost)
x5
10%
• Your oven has 5 power levels, as shown
opposite.
• To change the power level for cooking, enter
the cooking time and then press the MICRO
POWER key.
Power level:
The microwave power level is varied by the
microwave energy switching on and off.
When using power levels other than 100% you
will be able to hear the microwave energy pulsing
on and off as the food cooks or defrosts.
IMPORTANT: The microwave power level will
cook at 100% unless you press the MICRO
POWER key to the desired setting.
Check the power level:
To check the microwave power level during
cooking, press the MICRO POWER key. As
long as your finger is pressing the MICRO
POWER key the power level will be displayed.
The oven continues to count down although the
display will show the power level.
MICRO POWER
KEY
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ENERGY SAVE MODE
1. Time of day appears on the display.
Your oven has an Energy Save Mode.
This facility saves electricity when the oven is not
in use.
• If the oven is not used, it will default to Energy
Save Mode after 3 minutes. The display is blank
and the oven cannot be operated.
2. Press the KITCHEN TIMER/CLOCK
SET key 3 times.
• To operate the oven, open and then close the
door. “0” will be displayed and the oven is
ready to use.
x3
To cancel Energy Save Mode, set the clock.
(Please refer to page 9.)
To cancel the clock, follow the procedure
opposite. (This will restart Energy Save Mode.)
Notes:
• If you unplug your oven at any stage you will
have to reset the clock to cancel Energy Save
Mode.
• If the clock has been set, cancelling Energy
Save Mode, then your oven has a safety feature
which prevents START/AUTO MINUTE
key from working if the oven has not been in
use for more than 3 minutes. Press the
STOP/CLEAR key or open and close the
door to re-use the oven.
3. Press the START/AUTO MINUTE key.
The power will be off and the display will
show nothing.
x1
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SETTING THE CLOCK
Your oven has a 12 hour clock.
1. Select the clock.
• To select the 12 hour clock, press the
KITCHEN TIMER/CLOCK SET key twice.
x2
x2
2. Enter the hours by pressing the TIME keys.
To set the time of day follow the instructions
opposite.
NOTES:
• Press the STOP/CLEAR key if you make a
mistake during programming.
• If you press any of the TIME keys too many
times, continue to press the key until the
desired time re-appears.
• To check the time of day during a cooking
process, press the KITCHEN
TIMER/CLOCK SET key and the time of
day will remain on the display as long as you
keep your finger on the key. This does not
affect the cooking process.
• If the clock is set, when cooking is complete,
the display will show the correct time of day.
If the clock has not been set, the display will
only show “.0” when cooking is complete.
• If the electrical power supply to your
microwave oven is interrupted, the display will
intermittently show “.0” after the power is
reinstated. If this occurs during cooking, the
programme will be erased. The time of day will
also be erased.
• When you want to reset the time of day,
follow the opposite example again.
3. Press the KITCHEN TIMER/CLOCK SET
key once.
x1
4. Enter the minutes by pressing the TIME keys.
5. To start the clock, press the KITCHEN
TIMER/ CLOCK SET key once.
x1
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HOW TO OPERATE YOUR OVEN
Opening and closing the door:
To open the oven door, pull the door opening
handle.
Example:
To cook for 2 minutes 30 seconds on 70%
microwave power.
Starting the oven:
Close the door and press
the START/AUTO
MINUTE key.
1. Enter the cooking time by pressing the
1 MIN. key twice, then the 10 SEC. key
three times.
x2
Stopping the oven:
If you want to stop the oven
during cooking, press the
STOP/CLEAR key once
or open the oven door.
If you want to cancel the
cooking programme, press
the STOP/CLEAR key
twice.
x3
2. Input the power level by pressing the MICRO
POWER key twice.
Your oven enables you to cook and defrost food
using the automatic programmes, or to cook and
defrost food manually.
Automatic cooking and defrosting allows you to
cook and defrost using preset programmes
where the timings have been calculated for you,
e.g Express Cook and Express Defrost.
x2
3. Press the START/AUTO MINUTE key
once to start cooking.
Manual cooking and defrosting allows you to
cook/defrost foods and weights which are not
included in the automatic programmes.
The following are examples of manual cooking
and defrosting.
For automatic cooking and defrosting refer to
pages 17 - 20.
x1
The display will count down
through the cooking time.
MANUAL COOKING
• Enter the cooking time and use microwave
power levels 10% to 100% to cook (refer to
page 7).
• Stir or turn the food, where possible, 2 - 3
times during cooking, if required.
• After cooking, cover the food and leave to
stand, if required.
• Refer to the cooking charts in the cookbook
section, pages 36 - 43.
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HOW TO OPERATE YOUR OVEN
MANUAL DEFROSTING
• Enter the defrosting time and use microwave
power levels 10% or 30% to defrost (refer to
page 7).
• Stir or turn the food, where possible, 2 - 3
times during defrosting.
• After defrosting, cover the food in foil and
leave to stand until thoroughly defrosted.
• Refer to the defrosting charts in the cookbook
section, page 35.
Example:
To defrost for 10 minutes on 30% microwave
power.
NOTES FOR MANUAL COOKING AND
DEFROSTING:
• When the oven starts, the oven lamp will light
and the turntable will rotate clockwise or
anti-clockwise.
• Your oven can be programmed up to 99
minutes, 90 seconds (99.90).
• If the door is opened during cooking/defrosting
to stir or turn over food, the cooking time on
the display stops automatically. The
cooking/defrosting time starts to count down
again when the door is closed and the
START/AUTO MINUTE key is pressed.
• When cooking/defrosting is complete, the time
of day will reappear on the display, if the clock
has been set.
• If you want to know the power level during
cooking, press the MICRO POWER key.
As long as your finger is touching the key, the
power level will be displayed.
2. Input the power level by pressing the MICRO
POWER key 4 times.
1. Enter the defrosting time by pressing the
10 MIN. key once.
x1
x4
3. Press the START/AUTO MINUTE key
once to start defrosting.
x1
The display will count down
through the defrosting time.
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GRILL COOKING
The oven has top and bottom grills which can be
used separately or combined. These have one
power setting only. The grill is assisted by the
turntable which rotates simultaneously to ensure
even browning.
Use the racks for grilling small items of food such
as bacon, gammon and teacakes, turn over
halfway through grilling.
Food can be placed either directly onto the
racks, or into a flan dish/heat-resistant plate on
the high rack.
Example:
To grill for 20 minutes, using GRILL-3.
To select the grill(s) required (Top, Bottom or
Combined), enter the grilling time and follow the
table below.
2. Select GRILL-3 by pressing the GRILL key
3 times.
Cooking Mode
1. Enter the cooking time by pressing the
10 MIN. key twice.
x2
x3
Press
GRILL key
GRILL-1 (Top Grill)
Once
GRILL-2 (Bottom Grill)
Twice
GRILL-3 (Top and
Bottom Grill)
3 Times
NOTE: When new, the very first time the
grills are used, smoke and odour will
be given off.
To avoid this happening when food is
being cooked, heat the grills without
food for approx. 20 minutes.
3. Press the START/AUTO MINUTE key
once to start grilling.
x1
NOTES:
• It is not necessary to preheat the grill before
cooking.
• Follow the recommended grilling times and
procedures in the charts on page 38 of the
cookbook section.
• When browning foods in a deep container,
place on the turntable or low rack.
• After cooking is complete the cooling fan will
continue working for a short time to lower the
temperature of the electrical and mechanical
parts. The display may show “NOW
COOLING”.
The display will count down
through the grilling time.
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PREHEATING THE OVEN
Example:
To preheat the oven to 180ºC.
Your oven can be preheated to a
desired temperature prior to
convection cooking.
1. Enter the temperature by pressing the
CONV. (ºC) key 5 times.
NOTES:
• When the oven reaches the desired
temperature, the audible signal will sound and
the temperature will be displayed in ºC.
Do not press the STOP/CLEAR key after
opening and closing the door, as this will
cancel the Convection mode.
• The preheated temperature will be maintained
for approximately 30 minutes.
After this time, preheat will be cancelled.
• During preheating and convection cooking, you
will hear the cooling fan cycling on and off.
This is completely normal and will not affect
the cooking.
• You can check the actual temperature during
preheating by pressing the CONV. (ºC) key.
The temperature will appear on the display.
This will not affect the oven operation.
• If you prefer not to preheat the oven where
recommended in the cookbook section, allow
extra cooking time.
x5
2. Press the START/AUTO MINUTE key
once to start preheating.
x1
3. When the oven reaches 180ºC, the audible
signal will sound and the oven will display
180ºC. Place food in the oven, enter the
desired cooking time and press the
START/AUTO MINUTE key.
WARNING:
The door, outer cabinet, oven cavity, turntable, dishes, accessories and especially the grills
will become very hot during operation. To prevent burns, always use thick oven gloves.
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CONVECTION COOKING
Your oven can be programmed
to cook with ten different
temperatures by combining the
top and bottom grills with the
convection fan. (Please refer to
the notes below.)
Example:
To cook for 20 minutes at 200ºC convection.
1. Enter the cooking time by pressing the
10 MIN. key twice.
x2
The temperatures available in ºC are:
250ºC, 230ºC, 220ºC, 200ºC, 180ºC,
160ºC, 130ºC, 100ºC, 70ºC, 40ºC.
2. Input the temperature by pressing the
CONV. (ºC) key 4 times.
• Convection cooking is ideal for roasting and
baking.
• When using the CONVECTION key, all
metal cookware can be used. (See ‘Suitable
Cookware’ on page 27).
x4
NOTES:
• Follow convection times and procedures in the
charts and recipes in the cookbook section.
• Food manufacturers instructions are only a
guideline, so cooking times may need to be
adjusted.
• Pressing the CONV. (ºC) key during cooking
will display the programmed temperature. This
will not affect the programme or cooking time.
• Temperature measurements taken whilst the
oven is in convection mode will differ from the
displayed level. This is due to the grill elements
turning on and off in order to regulate the
oven temperature. This will not affect the
cooking results as long as the operation manual
and cookbook are followed correctly.
• After cooking is complete the cooling fan will
continue working for a short time to lower the
temperature of the electrical and mechanical
parts. The display may show “NOW COOLING”.
• Heat generated by the oven during convection
cooking may cause the backplate of the oven
to discolour. This is completely normal and will
not affect the performance of the oven.
• This oven is not suitable for baking Yorkshire
Puddings.
3. Press the START/AUTO MINUTE key
once to start cooking.
x1
The display will count down
through the cooking time.
WARNING:
The door, outer cabinet, oven cavity, turntable, dishes, accessories and especially the grills
will become very hot during operation. To prevent burns, always use thick oven gloves.
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DUAL COOKING
Dual Cook combines microwave
power with convection or grill.
Example for Microwave and Convection:
To cook for 20 minutes using Dual-1, 230ºC,
10% microwave power.
1. Enter the cooking time by pressing the
10 MIN. key twice
The combination of microwave power with
convection or grill reduces cooking time and
provides a crisp, brown finish.
x2
There are three Dual Cook modes:
1. Dual-1 - Convection with microwave.
2. Dual-2 - Top grill with microwave.
3. Dual-3 - Bottom grill with microwave.
2. Select Dual-1 by pressing the COMBI key
once.
To select the dual cook mode required, enter the
cooking time and follow the table below.
Dual Cook Mode
DUAL-1 (Convection
and Microwave*)
Once
DUAL-2 (Top Grill
and Microwave*)
Twice
DUAL-3 (Bottom Grill
and Microwave*)
x1
Press COMBI
key
3. Change the temperature by pressing the
CONV. ºC key once.
3 Times
x1
NOTES:
• Dual Cook is preset with 30% microwave
power. If you wish to change the microwave
power level, press the MICRO POWER key
until the desired power level is shown on the
display.
* You can select power levels 10%, 30%, and
50% for DUAL-1.
* You can select power levels 10%, 30%, 50%,
70% and 100% for DUAL-2 and DUAL-3.
• DUAL-1 is preset with 250ºC convection.
To adjust the convection temperature, press
the CONV. ºC key.
4. Change the power level by pressing the
MICRO POWER key once.
x1
5. Press the START/AUTO MINUTE key
once to start cooking.
WARNING:
The door, outer cabinet, oven cavity,
turntable, dishes, accessories and
especially the grills will become very hot
during operation. To prevent burns,
always use thick oven gloves.
x1
The display will count down
through the cooking time.
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DUAL COOKING
Example for Microwave and Grill:
To cook for 15 minutes using Dual-2, 50%
microwave power.
NOTES:
• For DUAL-2 and DUAL-3 it is not necessary
to preheat the grill.
• Follow the recommended dual cooking times
and procedures in the charts on pages 39 - 42.
• When browning foods in a deep container,
place on the turntable or low rack.
• Temperature measurements taken whilst the
oven is in convection mode will differ from the
displayed level. This is due to the grill elements
turning on and off in order to regulate the
oven temperature. This will not affect the
cooking results as long as the operation manual
and cook book are followed correctly.
• After cooking is complete the cooling fan will
continue working for a short time to lower the
temperature of the electrical and mechanical
parts. The display may show “NOW
COOLING”.
1. Enter the cooking time by pressing the 10
MIN. key once and the 1 MIN. key 5 times.
x1
x5
2. Select Dual-2 by pressing the COMBI key
twice.
x2
3. Change the power level by pressing the
MICRO POWER key 4 times.
x4
4. Press the START/AUTO MINUTE key
once to start cooking.
x1
WARNING:
The door, outer cabinet, oven cavity,
turntable, dishes, accessories and
especially the grills will become very hot
during operation. To prevent burns,
always use thick oven gloves.
The display will count down
through the cooking time.
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EXPRESS COOK / EXPRESS DEFROST / PIZZA
EXPRESS COOK enables you to cook 6 popular menus from frozen or chilled.
Please refer to the chart on pages 18 - 19.
EXPRESS DEFROST enables you to defrost 3 popular menus.
Please refer to the chart on page 19.
PIZZA enables you to cook frozen and chilled pizzas.
Please refer to the chart on page 20.
Follow the examples below for details on how to operate these functions.
EXPRESS COOK Example:
To cook 0.6kg of Roast Beef from frozen.
EXPRESS DEFROST Example:
To defrost a 1.2kg Meat Joint.
1. Press the ROAST BEEF key once to select
cooking from frozen.
1. Press the MEAT JOINT
key once.
x1
x1
2. Enter the weight by pressing the WEIGHT
UP key once.
2. Enter the weight by pressing the WEIGHT
UP key 7 times.
x7
x1
3. Press the START/AUTO MINUTE key
once to start cooking.
3. Press the START/AUTO MINUTE key
once to start defrosting.
x1
x1
The display will count down
through the cooking time.
The display will count down
through the cooking time.
NOTES:
• If the DOWN ( ▼ ) WEIGHT key is pressed the display will count down from the highest weight
range, each time the key is pressed.
• If the UP ( ▲ ) WEIGHT key is pressed the display will count up from the lowest weight range,
each time the key is pressed.
• You can enter the weight by holding down or pressing the WEIGHT keys until the desired weight
is displayed.
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EXPRESS COOK / EXPRESS DEFROST / PIZZA
EXPRESS COOK CHART
MENU
WEIGHT RANGE
COOKING PROCEDURE
Crispy Chips
“Crispy Potatoes”
0.10kg - 0.40kg
• Place the crispy potatoes on the turntable.
• After cooking, remove from the turntable and
serve.
NOTES:
• For frozen oven chips (thick type), wedges
and rosti, use the MORE key.
• Frozen Roast Potatoes are not recommended.
x1: Frozen
x2: Chilled
Frozen:
e.g. Oven Chips, Waffles, Croquettes,
Fritters, Hash Browns, Potato Shapes
Frozen (MORE key):
e.g. Thick Oven Chips, Wedges, Rosti
Chilled:
e.g. Oven Chips, Wedges, Croquettes, Roast Potato
Roast Pork
0.6kg - 1.8kg
• Place meat in a flan dish on the low rack.
• Turn meat over when the audible signal sounds.
• After cooking, leave meat to stand wrapped in
aluminium foil for 10 minutes.
NOTE:
It is not possible to use the LESS key for pork.
0.10kg - 0.50kg
• Place the crispy crumb food on the turntable.
• After cooking, remove from the turntable and
serve.
x1: Frozen
x2: Chilled
Crispy Coated Foods
“Crispy Crumb Foods”
x1: Frozen
x2: Chilled
e.g. Fish Cakes, Fish Fillets, Fish Goujons,
Chicken Nuggets, Chicken Fillets, Vegetable Burger
Roast Poultry
x1: Frozen
x2: Chilled
1.2kg - 1.8kg
• Pierce skin (chilled only) a few times and place
poultry, breast side up, in a flan dish on the
low rack.
• Turn poultry over when the audible signal sounds.
When cooking frozen poultry with giblets,
remove the giblets at first or second turn over.
• After cooking, leave poultry to stand wrapped
in aluminium foil for 10 minutes.
NOTES:
It is not possible to use the LESS key for poultry.
This menu is only suitable for cooking whole
poultry.
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EXPRESS COOK / EXPRESS DEFROST / PIZZA
EXPRESS COOK CHART
MENU
WEIGHT RANGE
Rice/Pasta
0.1kg - 0.3kg (Dried)
0.2kg - 0.5kg (Fresh)
• Place rice/pasta in an appropriate sized bowl.
• Add 300ml (1/2 pint) of boiling water per
100g rice/pasta.
• Do not cover.
• Place in the centre of the turntable.
• Stir when the audible signal sounds.
• After cooking, stand for 2 minutes before draining
and rinsing in boiling water.
NOTES:
• For fresh spaghetti and fresh tagliatelle, use the
LESS key.
• For fresh fusilli, fresh shells, fresh penne and fresh
bows use the MORE key.
0.6kg - 1.8kg
• Place meat in a flan dish on the low rack.
• Turn meat over when the audible signal sounds.
• After cooking, leave meat to stand wrapped in
aluminium foil for 10 minutes.
NOTE: Select MORE for well done.
It is not possible to use the LESS key for beef.
x1: Dried Rice/Pasta
x2: Fresh Pasta
e.g. Filled pasta,
Spaghetti,
Tagliatelle, Fusilli,
Shells, Penne, Bows
Roast Beef
“Roast Beef/Lamb”
COOKING PROCEDURE
x1: Frozen
x2: Chilled
• Chilled foods are cooked from 5ºC.
• Frozen foods are cooked from -18ºC.
• For converting to Lb/oz see the conversion chart on page 34.
EXPRESS DEFROST CHART
MENU
WEIGHT RANGE
Meat Joint
(Beef/Lamb/Pork)
0.6kg - 1.8kg
COOKING PROCEDURE
• Place meat in a flan dish on the turntable.
• Turn meat over when the audible signal sounds.
• Stand, wrapped in foil, for 60 - 90 minutes until
thoroughly defrosted.
Chicken Quarters 0.3kg - 1.2kg
• Place quarters, best side-up, in a flan dish on the
turntable.
• Turn over and rearrange when the audible signal
sounds.
• Stand, wrapped in foil, for 15 - 30 minutes until
thoroughly defrosted.
Whole Poultry
• Place poultry, breast side-up, in a flan dish on the
turntable.
• Turn over when the audible signal sounds.
• Stand, wrapped in foil, for 60 - 90 minutes until
thoroughly defrosted.
1.2kg - 1.8kg
• Frozen foods are defrosted from -18ºC.
• For converting to Lb/oz see the conversion chart on page 34.
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EXPRESS COOK / EXPRESS DEFROST / PIZZA
PIZZA CHART
MENU
WEIGHT RANGE
COOKING INSTRUCTIONS
Pizza
0.1kg - 0.9kg
(Thin & Crispy or
Deep Pan type)
• Lightly grease the turntable with oil.
• Remove all packaging and place on the turntable.
• After cooking, remove from the turntable.
x1: Frozen
x2: Chilled
NOTE: Bake & Rise and Stuffed Crust Pizzas are
not recommended.
• Chilled foods are cooked from 5ºC.
• Frozen foods are cooked from -18ºC.
• For converting to Lb/oz see the conversion chart on page 34.
NOTES FOR EXPRESS COOK / EXPRESS DEFROST / PIZZA:
• Press the MORE or LESS keys before pressing the START/AUTO MINUTE key as instructed in
the charts.
• When action is required (example, to turn food over), the oven stops, the audible signals sound and
instructions will appear on the display. To continue cooking, press the START/AUTO MINUTE key.
• The final food temperature will vary according to the initial food temperature. Check food is
thoroughly heated after cooking. If necessary, you can extend the cooking time manually.
• EXPRESS COOK and PIZZA menus, except Rice/Pasta, use a combination of microwave power and
grill or convection.
• Do not use the AUTO MINUTE function during EXPRESS COOK/EXPRESS DEFROST/PIZZA, as
the food may be overcooked.
• Before freezing foods, ensure food is fresh and of good quality.
NOTES FOR EXPRESS DEFROST:
• If necessary, shield small areas of meat or poultry with flat pieces of aluminium foil. This will prevent
the areas from becoming warm during defrosting. Ensure the foil does not touch the oven walls.
• Do not cook the meat or poultry until thoroughly defrosted.
• Do not use the racks for defrosting.
WEIGHT RANGE FOR EXPRESS COOK / EXPRESS DEFROST / PIZZA:
• Weigh all meat and poultry prior to cooking/defrosting as the labelled weight is only approximate.
• Food weight should be rounded up to the nearest 0.1kg, for example, 0.65kg to 0.7kg.
Crispy Chips and Crispy Coated Foods should be rounded up to the nearest 0.05kg, for example,
0.34kg to 0.35kg.
• You are restricted to cook/defrost a weight within the range given in the charts.
• To cook/defrost weights or foods not included in these charts, please refer to the charts in the
cookbook section.
WARNING:
The door, outer cabinet, oven cavity, turntable, dishes, accessories and especially the grills
will become very hot during operation. To prevent burns, always use thick oven gloves.
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CONVENIENT FUNCTIONS
1. SEQUENCE COOKING
4. Select Grill-1 by pressing the GRILL key once.
This function allows you to cook using up to 4
automatic cooking stages for microwave mode and
2 automatic cooking stages for grill and dual
cooking modes.
Once programmed there is no need to interfere
with the cooking operation as the oven will
automatically move onto the next stage.
Example:
To cook for:
5 minutes on 70% microwave power (Stage 1)
6 minutes on Grill-1
(Stage 2)
3 minutes on Dual-1, 200ºC,
30% microwave power
(Stage 3)
x1
STAGE 3
5. Enter the cooking time by pressing the
1 MIN. key 3 times.
x3
STAGE 1
1. Enter the cooking time by pressing the
1 MIN. key 5 times.
6. Select Dual-1 by pressing the COMBI key
once, then change the convection
temperature by pressing the CONV. ºC key
3 times.
x5
x1
2. Input the power level by pressing the MICRO
POWER key twice.
x3
x2
7. Press the START/AUTO MINUTE key
once to start cooking.
STAGE 2
3. Enter the cooking time by pressing the
1 MIN. key 6 times.
x1
x6
NOTE: If 100% is required on the final stage, it
is not necessary to input the power level.
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CONVENIENT FUNCTIONS
2. LESS AND MORE
The LESS ( ▼ ) and MORE ( ▲ ) keys enable you to:
• Cook/defrost food for less or more time than the automatic programmes.
• Decrease or increase cooking/defrosting time whilst the oven is in use (manual cooking only).
TO USE WITH MANUAL COOKING:
TO USE WITH AUTOMATIC
PROGRAMMES:
Example:
To cook for 10 minutes on 50% microwave power
and then decrease the cooking time by 2 minutes.
1. Enter the cooking time by pressing the
10 MIN. key once.
AUTO COOK / EXPRESS DEFROST / PIZZA
Press the LESS ( ▼ ) / MORE ( ▲ ) key before
pressing the START/AUTO MINUTE key.
Example:
If you prefer Roast Poultry well cooked, use the
MORE ( ▲ ) key.
x1
NOTES:
• If you select MORE the display will show, ( ▲ ).
If you select LESS, the display will show, ( ▼ ).
• Some menus cannot use the LESS function.
If you select LESS for them, then press the
START/AUTO MINUTE key,
2. Input the power level by pressing the MICRO
POWER key 3 times.
x3
will be displayed.
• To cancel LESS / MORE, press the same key
again.
• To change MORE to LESS, press the
LESS ( ▼ ) key.
• To change LESS to MORE, press the
MORE ( ▲ ) key.
3. Press the START/AUTO MINUTE key
once to start cooking.
x1
4. Reduce the cooking time by pressing the
LESS key twice.
x2
The cooking time is reduced by 2 minutes and
continues to count down.
NOTES:
• The cooking/defrosting time will increase/
decrease in multiples of 1 minute.
• The overall time can be extended to a
maximum of 99 minutes.
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CONVENIENT FUNCTIONS
3. KITCHEN TIMER
Example:
To set the timer for 5 minutes.
Use the KITCHEN TIMER as a minute timer or to
monitor the standing time for cooked/defrosted
food.
1. Press the KITCHEN TIMER key once.
x1
NOTES:
• You can enter any time up to 99 minutes, 90
seconds.
• To cancel the KITCHEN TIMER simply press
the STOP/CLEAR key and the display will
return to the time of day, if set.
• The KITCHEN TIMER function cannot be used
whilst the oven is in use.
2. Enter the desired time by pressing the
1 MIN. key 5 times.
x5
3. Press the START/AUTO MINUTE key
once to the timer.
x1
4. AUTO MINUTE
AUTO MINUTE enables you:
• To cook on 100% microwave power in multiples
of 1 minute.
• To extend cooking time in multiples of 1 minute.
NOTE: The overall time can be extended to a
maximum of 99 minutes.
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Example: To cook for 2 minutes, press the
START/AUTO MINUTE key twice.
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CONVENIENT FUNCTIONS
5. INFORMATION GUIDE
The INFO key provides a step-by-step information guide to the keys on the oven.
Your oven comes set with the Information Guide ON.
There are two options (A and B) when you use the INFO key:
A. GUIDE OF KEYS allows you to press a
B. GUIDE ON/OFF allows you to turn
key to display information about it.
the information guide on or off.
1. Press the INFO key twice.
Example:
To display the information for EXPRESS COOK
“Frozen Roast Pork”.
1. Press the INFO key once.
Info will appear on the display.
2. Press the ROAST PORK
key once to select Frozen
Roast Pork.
x2
x1
2. Press the START/AUTO MINUTE key to
turn the information guide on, or, press the
STOP/CLEAR key to turn the information
guide off.
x1
x1 OR
x1
The display will return to the time of day, if set.
NOTES:
• The display will flash a series of messages,
including weight range and action required
during or after cooking, e.g. when to stir or
turn food.
• The message will be repeated twice, then the
display will return to the time of day, if set.
• If you want to cancel the guide, press the
STOP/CLEAR key.
NOTE: Whenever Info is lit on the display, it is
possible to press the Info key to obtain
further information. (This is possible
even when the information guide has
been turned off.)
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MICROWAVE COOKING ADVICE
Microwaves cook food faster than conventional
cooking. It is therefore essential that certain
techniques are followed to ensure good results.
Many of the following techniques are similar to
those used in conventional cooking.
WARNING:
Liquids and foods must not be heated in
sealed containers or jars/containers with
lids on, as pressure will build up inside and
may cause the jar/container to explode.
COOKING ADVICE NOTES:
• Always attend the oven when in use.
• Ensure that the utensils are suitable for
use in a microwave oven. (See ‘Suitable
Cookware’ on page 27).
• Refer to the charts in the cookbook section for
recommended cooking times and power levels.
• Do not place hot foods/utensils on a cold
turntable or cold foods/utensils on a hot
turntable.
• Only use microwave popcorn within the
recommended packaging (follow the
manufacturers instructions). Never use oil
unless specified by the manufacturer and never
cook for longer than instructed.
WARNING:
Follow instructions in the SHARP operation manual at all times.
If you exceed recommended cooking times and use power levels that are too high, food
may overheat, burn and, in extreme circumstances, catch fire and damage the oven.
Cooking Techniques
Arrange
Place the thickest parts of food towards the outside of the
dish. e.g. Chicken drumsticks.
Foods that are placed towards the outside of the dish will
receive more energy, so cook quicker, than those in the
centre.
Cover
Certain foods benefit from being covered during microwave cooking, follow
recommendations where given (see pages 39 - 47).
Use vented microwave cling film or a suitable lid.
Pierce
Foods with a shell, skin or membrane must be pierced in
several places before cooking or reheating as steam will
build up and may cause food to explode.
e.g. Potatoes, Fish, Chicken, Sausages.
NOTE: Eggs should not be heated using microwave power as they
may explode, even after cooking has ended.
e.g. poached, fried, hard boiled.
Stir, turn and
rearrange
For even cooking it is essential to stir, turn and rearrange food during
cooking. Always stir and rearrange from the outside towards the centre.
Stand
Standing time is necessary after cooking so it enables the heat to disperse
equally throughout the food.
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MICROWAVE COOKING ADVICE
Food Characteristics
Composition
Foods high in fat or sugar (e.g. Christmas pudding, mince pies) require less
heating time. Care should be taken as overheating can lead to fire.
Bones in food conduct heat, making the food cook more quickly. Care must
be taken so that the food is cooked evenly.
Density
Food density will affect the amount of cooking time needed.
Light porous foods, such as cakes or bread, cook more quickly than heavy,
dense foods, such as roasts and casseroles.
Quantity
The number of microwaves in your oven remains the same regardless of how
much food is being cooked. The cooking time must be increased as the
amount of food placed in the oven increases.
e.g. Four potatoes will take longer to cook than two.
Size
Small foods and small pieces cook faster than large ones, as microwaves can
penetrate from all sides to the centre. For even cooking make all the pieces
the same size.
Shape
Foods which are irregular in shape, such as chicken breasts or drumsticks,
take longer to cook in the thicker parts. For even cooking, place the thickest
parts to the outside of the dish where they will receive more energy.
Round shapes cook more evenly than square shapes when microwave cooking.
Temperature of
food
The initial temperature of food affects the amount of cooking time needed.
Chilled foods will take longer to cook than food at room temperature.
The temperature of the container is not a true indication of the temperature
of the food or drink. Cut into foods with fillings, for example jam doughnuts,
to release heat or steam.
Face & Hands: Always use oven gloves to remove food or cookware from the
oven. Stand back when opening the oven door to allow heat or steam to
disperse. When removing covers (such as cling film), opening roasting bags or
popcorn packaging, direct steam away from face and hands.
Check the temperature of food and drink and stir before serving. Take special
care when serving to babies, children or the elderly. The contents of feeding
bottles and baby food jars are to be stirred or shaken and the temperature is
to be checked before consumption to avoid burns.
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SUITABLE COOKWARE
To cook/defrost food in a microwave oven, the
microwave energy must be able to pass through
the container to penetrate the food. Therefore it
is important to choose suitable cookware.
Cookware
Round/oval dishes are preferable to
square/oblong ones, as the food in the corners
tends to overcook. A variety of cookware can be
used as listed below.
Microwave Grill Dual ConvSafe
Cook ection
Comments
Aluminium foil
Foil Containers
✔/✘
✔
✔/✘
✔
Small pieces of aluminium foil can be used to
shield food from overheating. Keep foil at least
2cm from the oven walls, as arcing may occur.
Foil containers are not recommended unless
specified by the manufacturer, e.g. Microfoil ®,
follow instructions carefully.
Browning dishes
✔
✘
✘
✘
Always follow the manufacturers instructions.
Do not exceed heating times given. Be very
careful as these dishes become very hot.
✔/✘
✘
✔
✔
Porcelain, pottery, glazed earthenware and
bone china are usually suitable, except for
those with metallic decoration.
China and
ceramics
Dual Conv.
only
Glassware
e.g. Pyrex ®
✔
✔
✔
✔
Care should be taken if using fine glassware
as it can break or crack if heated suddenly.
Metal
✘
✔
✘
✔
It is not recommended to use metal
cookware when using microwave power as it
will arc, which can lead to fire.
Plastic/Polystyrene
E.g. fast food
containers
✔
✘
✘
✔/✘
Care must be taken as some containers warp,
melt or discolour at high temperatures.
Cling film
✔
✘
✘
✘
Freezer/Roasting
bags
✔
✘
✘
✔/✘
Must be pierced to let steam escape. Ensure
bags are suitable for microwave or convection
use. Do not use plastic or metal ties, as they
may melt or catch fire due to the metal arcing.
Paper plates/cups
and kitchen paper
✔
✘
✘
✘
Only use for warming or to absorb moisture.
Care must be taken as overheating may cause
fire.
Straw and wooden
containers
✔
✘
✘
✘
Always attend the oven when using these
materials as overheating may cause fire.
Recycled paper
and newspaper
✘
✘
✘
✘
May contain extracts of metal which will
cause ‘arcing’ and may lead to fire.
Racks
✔
✔
✔
✔
The metal racks supplied have been specially
designed for all cooking modes and will not
damage the oven.
Should not touch the food and must be
pierced to let the steam escape.
WARNING: When heating food in plastic or paper containers, monitor the oven
due to the possibility of ignition.
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DEFROSTING ADVICE
Using your microwave oven is the quickest
defrosting method.
It is a simple process but the following
instructions are essential to ensure the food is
thoroughly defrosted.
• Remove all packaging and wrapping before
defrosting.
• To defrost food, use microwave power levels
30% or 10%.
• Please refer to the defrosting chart on page 35
for further information.
Rearrange
Foods that are placed towards the outside of the dish will defrost quicker than
foods in the centre. It is therefore essential that the food is rearranged up to 4
times during defrosting.
Move closely packed pieces from the outside to the centre and rearrange
over-lapping areas.
This will ensure that all parts of the food defrosts evenly.
Separate
Foods may be stuck together when removed from the freezer. It is important
to separate foods as soon as it is possible during defrosting.
e.g. bacon rashers, chicken fillets.
Shield
Some areas of food being defrosted may become warm. To prevent them
becoming warmer and starting to cook, these areas can be shielded with small
pieces of foil, which reflect microwaves, e.g. legs and wings on a chicken.
Stand
Standing time is necessary to ensure food is thoroughly defrosted.
Defrosting is not complete once the food is removed from the microwave
oven. Food must stand, covered, for a length of time to ensure the centre has
completely defrosted.
Turn over
It is essential that all foods are turned over up to 4 times during defrosting.
This is important to ensure thorough defrosting.
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REHEATING ADVICE
For the reheating of foods, follow the advice and guidelines below to ensure food is thoroughly
reheated before serving.
Plated meals
Remove any poultry or meat portions, reheat
these separately, see below.
Place smaller items of food to the centre of the plate,
larger and thicker foods to the edge. Cover with vented
microwave cling film and reheat on 50%, stir/rearrange
halfway through reheating.
NOTE: Ensure the food is thoroughly reheated before
serving.
Sliced meat
Cover with vented microwave cling film and reheat on
50%. Rearrange at least once to ensure even reheating.
NOTE: Ensure the meat is thoroughly reheated before
serving.
Poultry portions
Place thickest parts of the portions to the outside of the
dish, cover with vented microwave cling film and reheat
on 70%.
Turn over halfway through reheating.
NOTE: Ensure the poultry is thoroughly reheated
before serving.
Casseroles
Cover with vented microwave cling film or a suitable lid
and reheat on 50%.
Stir frequently to ensure even reheating.
NOTE: Ensure the food is thoroughly reheated before
serving.
To achieve the best results when reheating, select a suitable microwave power level appropriate to the
type of food. e.g. A bowl of vegetables can be reheated using 100%, while a lasagne which contains
ingredients that cannot be stirred, should be reheated using 50%.
NOTES:
• Remove food from foil or metal containers before reheating.
• Reheating times will be affected by the shape, depth, quantity and temperature of food together with
the size, shape and material of the container.
Never heat liquids in narrow-necked containers, as this could result in the
contents erupting from the container and may cause burns.
• To avoid overheating and fire, special care must be taken when reheating foods with a high sugar or
fat content, e.g. mince pies or Christmas pudding.
• Never heat oil or fat for deep frying as this may lead to overheating and fire.
• Canned potatoes should not be heated in the microwave oven, follow the manufacturer’s
instructions on the can.
The contents of feeding bottles and baby food jars are to be stirred or shaken
and the temperature is to be checked before consumption to avoid burns.
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CLEANING & MAINTENANCE
OVEN INTERIOR
• It is important to clean the interior of your
microwave oven after each use.
• Food will release steam during cooking and
cause condensation inside the oven and door.
It is important to wipe the oven dry. A buildup of condensation will eventually lead to rust
forming on the oven interior.
• To clean the oven interior, use a mild detergent
solution, such as washing-up liquid, with warm
water on a soft cloth.
• Do not allow grease or dirt to build-up
on the door seals or areas around the
door. This may prevent the door from
closing correctly and may cause a
leakage of microwaves (follow the
cleaning instructions opposite).
• Food and liquid splashes will build-up on the
oven walls and ceiling. If grease, fat and food
debris is allowed to build-up in the oven
interior it may overheat, smoke or even catch
fire when next using the oven.
• Keep the waveguide cover clean at all times.
The waveguide cover is constructed from a
fragile material and should be cleaned with
care (follow the cleaning instructions above).
NOTE: Excessive soaking may cause
disintegration of the waveguide cover.
The waveguide cover is a consumable part and
without regular cleaning, will need to be
replaced.
• Ensure the turntable and accessories are
cleaned after every use with a mild washing-up
liquid solution and dried. This will prevent the
build-up of grease and food debris.
The turntable and accessories are dishwasher
safe.
Cleaning tip - For easier cleaning of your oven:
Place half a lemon in a bowl, add 300ml (1/2 pint) water and heat on 100% for 10 - 12 minutes.
Wipe the oven clean using a soft, dry cloth.
OUTER CABINET
GRILLS
• Wipe the outside of the microwave oven with
a mild detergent solution, such as washing-up
liquid, with warm water on a soft cloth.
• It is important to keep the grills clean at all
times.
• Food and liquid splashes build-up and stick to
the grills, which may cause smoke and possibly
fire when next using the oven (follow the
cleaning instructions above).
• The control panel must be wiped clean and
dried with the door open, therefore
inactivating the oven.
NOTES:
• Never use spray cleaners, oven pads or abrasive scourers as these damage the surface of the oven.
• A steam cleaner should not be used.
• Take care not to let soapy water drip through the small holes in the oven walls and the cavity floor.
Excess water spillage through these holes will cause damage to the oven interior.
• Slight tarnishing of the oven cavity, around the area of the grills, is likely to occur. This is normal and
will not affect the ovens performance.
• Failure to maintain your oven in a clean condition could adversely affect the life of the oven and
possibly result in a hazardous situation.
WARNING:
The door, outer cabinet, oven cavity, turntable, dishes, accessories and especially the grills
will become very hot during operation. To prevent burns, always use thick oven gloves.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
If you think the oven is not working properly
there are some simple checks you can carry out
yourself before calling an engineer. This will help
prevent unnecessary service calls if the fault is
something simple.
Follow this simple check below:
Place half a cup of water on the turntable and
close the door. Programme the oven to cook for
1 minute using 100% microwave power.
1. Does the oven lamp come on when it is
cooking?
2. Does the turntable rotate?
3. Does the cooling fan work? (Check by placing
your hand above the air vent openings.)
4. After 1 minute does the audible signal sound?
5. Is the water in the cup hot?
Take the cup of water out of the oven and close
the door. Programme the oven to cook for 3
minutes using the top and bottom grills.
6. After 3 minutes, do both the grill heating
elements become red?
Programme the oven to cook for 3 minutes using
the convection on 180ºC.
7. After 3 minutes, is the oven cavity hot?
If you answer “NO” to any question first check
that the oven is plugged in properly and the fuse
has not blown. If there is no fault with either,
check against the troubleshooting chart on the
following page.
WARNING:
Never adjust, repair or modify the oven
yourself. It is hazardous for anyone other
than a SHARP trained engineer to carry
out servicing or repairs.
This is important as it may involve the
removal of covers that provide protection
against microwave energy.
• The door seal stops microwave leakage during
oven operation, but does not form an airtight
seal. It is normal to see drops of water, light or
feel warm air around the oven door. Food with
a high moisture content will release steam and
cause condensation inside the door which may
drip from the oven.
• Repairs and Modifications: Do not attempt to
operate the oven if it is not working properly.
• Outer Cabinet & Lamp Access: Never remove
the outer cabinet. This is very dangerous due
to high voltage parts inside which must never
be touched, as this could be fatal.
Your oven is not fitted with a lamp access
cover. If the lamp fails, do not attempt to
replace the lamp yourself, call a SHARP
approved service facility.
IMPORTANT:
If the display is blank and has gone dark, even if
the power plug is properly connected, the oven
may be in Energy Save Mode. To cancel it, open
and then close the oven door, see page 8.
NOTES:
• If you cook food for more than the standard
time (see chart opposite) using the same
cooking mode, the oven’s safety mechanisms
automatically activate. The microwave power
level will be reduced or the grill heating
elements will turn on and off.
• After manual or automatic cooking using the
Grill, Dual Cook or Convection modes, the
cooling fan will switch on to cool the oven
cavity. When the cooling fan works, the display
may show “NOW COOLING”. To clear it,
press the STOP/CLEAR key and the display
will return to the time of day, if set.
During these modes, the cooling fan will carry
on working after you have pressed the
STOP/CLEAR key. You may feel hot air
blowing out of the air-vent openings.
Cooking Mode
Standard Time
Microwave 100%
cooking
Grill-1
Grill-2
Grill-3
20 Minutes
Dual Cook-2
Microwave 100%
Microwave 10 - 70%
Dual Cook-3
Microwave 100%
Microwave 10 - 70%
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15 Minutes
15 Minutes
Top Grill 6 Minutes
Btm Grill 6 Minutes
Microwave 20 Minutes
Top Grill 15 Minutes
Top Grill 15 Minutes
Microwave 20 Minutes
Btm Grill 15 Minutes
Btm Grill 15 Minutes
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TROUBLESHOOTING
TROUBLESHOOTING CHART
QUERY
ANSWER
Draught circulates
around the door.
When the oven is working, air circulates within the cavity.
The door does not form an airtight seal so air may escape from the door.
Condensation forms in
the oven, and may drip
from the door.
The oven cavity will normally be colder than the food being cooked, and so
steam produced when cooking will condense on the colder surface.
The amount of steam produced depends on the water content of the food
being cooked. Some foods, such as potatoes have a high moisture content.
Condensation trapped in the door glass should clear after a few hours.
Flashing or arcing from
within the cavity when
cooking.
Arcing will occur when a metallic object comes into close proximity to
the oven cavity during cooking. This may possibly roughen the surface of
the cavity, but would not otherwise damage the oven.
Arcing potatoes.
Ensure all “eyes” are removed from the potatoes and that they have been
pierced, place directly onto the turntable or in a heat resistant flan dish or
similar.
The display is lit but the
control panel will not
work when pressed.
Check the door is closed properly.
Oven cooks too slowly.
Ensure correct power level has been selected.
Oven makes a noise.
The microwave energy pulses ON and OFF during cooking/defrosting.
Outer cabinet is hot.
The cabinet may become warm to the touch - keep children away.
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TO REPLACE THE MAINS PLUG
The wires in the mains cable are colour coded as
shown:
Green and yellow stripes = EARTH
Blue
= NEUTRAL
Brown
= LIVE
Make sure the terminal screws are tight and the
cable is held securely by the cable grip where it
enters the plug.
Like most appliances in your home, your oven
must be connected to a single phase 230-240V,
50Hz alternating current supply.
As the colours in the mains lead of your oven
may not correspond with the coloured marking
identifying the terminals in your plug, connect the
wires as described:
• The green and yellow wire to the plug terminal
marked E or
or coloured green or
coloured green and yellow.
• The blue wire to the plug terminal marked N
or coloured black or coloured blue.
• The brown wire to the plug terminal marked L
or coloured red or coloured brown.
If you do not make the proper electrical
connections you might damage the oven or injure
yourself. Neither SHARP nor the supplier will be
liable if this happens.
WARNING: THIS APPLIANCE
MUST BE EARTHED
If you have any doubts about your
electrical supply ask a qualified
electrician.
CALLING FOR SERVICE
• If you are unable to resolve a problem using
the checks covered on the last few pages, do
not attempt to service this microwave
oven yourself.
• For general information and assistance with
oven queries, please contact our
Customer Information Centre:
U.K.: 08705 274277 (office hours)
Ireland: 01 676 0648 (office hours)
Website: www.sharp.co.uk/customersupport
• Contact the dealer or supplier from whom the
oven was purchased in order to obtain service.
Where this is not possible, please contact the
SHARP Customer Information Centre.
Telephone: 08705 274277 (office hours).
• Replacement accessories may be obtained
from our main parts distributor:
Willow Vale Electronics Ltd.
Telephone: 0121 766 5414
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COOKBOOK
CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION & CONVERSION CHARTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34
DEFROSTING CHART:
Meat, Poultry, Fish and Fruit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35
COOKING CHART
Fish, Fresh & Frozen Vegetables and Fruit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .36
Rice, Pasta and Eggs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37
GRILLING CHART . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38
DUAL - 1 COOKING CHART . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39
DUAL - 2 COOKING CHART . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40 - 42
REHEATING CHART . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43
RECIPES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44 - 61
INTRODUCTION
This Cookbook contains a wide variety of recipes developed specifically for your microwave oven. These will
give you successful results and will save time and electricity. The recipes demonstrate the capabilities of your
oven and prove that microwave technology is the efficient and effective alternative to conventional cooking.
The cookery notes below compliment all cooking procedures in this cookbook and should be read in
advance of recipe preparation.
COOKERY NOTES
• Please weigh all meat and poultry prior to defrosting and cooking, as labelled weights are only approximate.
• Where dishes are covered use vented microwave cling film unless otherwise stated. Where dishes are
lined, use greaseproof paper unless otherwise stated.
• Please note that all preparation times and serving quantities are approximate.
• All ingredients are given in both metric and imperial measures. Use either set but not a combination of
both measures.
• Cooking times in the charts and recipes are based on standard conditions. Cooking results will vary
according to the condition of foods, utensils and the oven. Please check the cooking result and, if
necessary, adjust cooking times accordingly.
• Serve all dishes immediately unless otherwise stated.
• Butter and margarine can be interchanged on recipes, as preferred.
• Half-fat, skimmed or full-fat milk may be used in all recipes, as preferred.
• Where it is necessary to blend foods, use a food processor, liquidiser or press through a sieve.
• Chilled foods are to be cooked from 5°C. DO NOT COOK FROM FROZEN.
• Ambient/fresh/dried/canned foods are to be cooked from 20°C. DO NOT COOK FROM FROZEN.
• Frozen foods are to be cooked from -18°C.
CONVERSION CHARTS
WEIGHT MEASURES
1/2oz
15g
25g
1oz
50g
2oz
100g
4oz
175g
6oz
225g
8oz
450g
1lb
VOLUME MEASURES
30ml
1floz
100ml
3floz
150ml
5floz (1/4 pint)
300ml
10floz (1/2 pint)
600ml
20floz (1 pint)
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SPOON MEASURES
1/4 teaspoon
1.25ml
1/2 teaspoon
2.5ml
5ml
1 teaspoon
15ml
1 tablespoon
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DEFROSTING CHART
FOOD
DEFROST
MICRO
TIME
POWER LEVEL
▼ METHOD
● STANDING
TIME
22 - 23 Minutes/
450g
10%
Place in a flan dish. Turn over 4 - 5
times during defrosting. Shield.
60 - 90 Minutes
5 - 8 Minutes/
450g
30%
Place on a plate.
Turn over 3 - 4 times, removing
defrosted mince each time.
15 - 30 Minutes
Steak
2cm (3/4”) thick
11 - 12 Minutes/
450g
30%
Place in a flan dish. Turn 2 - 3 times, 15 - 30 Minutes
separate during defrosting. Shield.
Chops and Sausages
16 - 18 Minutes/
450g
30%
Place in a flan dish. Turn 2 - 3 times, 15 - 30 Minutes
separate during defrosting. Shield.
Bacon
11 - 12 Minutes/
450g
30%
❖ Whole Poultry
(Chicken,Turkey,Duck)
20 - 21 Minutes/
450g
10%
Place in a flan dish. Turn 4 - 5 times, 60 - 90 Minutes
during defrosting. Shield.
8 - 9 Minutes/
450g
30%
Place in a flan dish. Turn 2 - 3 times, 25 - 30 Minutes
separate during defrosting. Shield.
Chicken/Turkey
(Breasts & Fillets)
11 - 12 Minutes/
450g
30%
Place in a flan dish. Turn 2 - 3 times, 25 - 30 Minutes
separate during defrosting. Shield.
Minced Turkey
11 - 12 Minutes/
450g
30%
15 - 20 Minutes
Place in a bowl. Turn 3 - 4 times,
removing defrosted mince each time.
Whole Fish
(Trout, Mackerel)
9 Minutes/
450g
30%
Place in a flan dish. Separate and re- 15 - 30 Minutes
arrange twice during defrosting.
Shield.
Fish Fillets/Steaks
7 - 8 Minutes/
450g
30%
Place in a flan dish. Separate and re- 15 - 30 Minutes
arrange twice during defrosting.
Shield.
Apples
8 - 9 Minutes/
450g
30%
Place in a dish. Stir during defrosting. 15 - 20 Minutes
Shield.
Blackcurrants/Redcurrants/
Raspberries/Blackberries
6 - 7 Minutes/
450g
30%
Place in a dish. Stir during defrosting. 15 - 20 Minutes
Shield.
Gooseberries/Rhubarb/
Strawberries
7 - 8 Minutes/
450g
30%
Place in a dish. Stir during defrosting. 15 - 20 Minutes
Shield.
Bread (sliced)
6 Minutes/
400g
30%
Place on the turntable. Separate and
rearrange during defrosting.
Pastry
(Puff or Shortcrust)
5 Minutes/
450g
30%
Place on a plate. Turn over half way 10 - 15 Minutes
through defrosting.
7 - 8 Minutes/
large pie
30%
Remove from foil container. Place in 15 - 20 Minutes
a flan dish.
Meat Joints
(Beef,Lamb,Pork)
Minced Meat
Chicken Legs
Meat & Fruit Pies
(cooked)
Place on a plate. Separate and rearrange twice during defrosting.
Shield.
NOTE: Do not use the racks for defrosting.
▼ Method: If shielding is necessary, use small pieces of foil.
❖ Poultry: Chicken, turkey and duck must be defrosted without giblets.
● Standing Time: During recommended standing time, wrap or cover food in foil.
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5 - 10 Minutes
5 - 10 Minutes
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COOKING CHART
FOOD
Fish Fillets
COOKING
MICRO
TIME
POWER LEVEL
7 Minutes/
450g
METHOD
STANDING
TIME
100%
Place in a single layer in a flan dish.
Cover and cook.
2 - 3 Minutes
100%
Place in a single layer in a flan dish.
Cover and cook.
2 - 3 Minutes
5 Minutes/
225g
100%
Slice. Add 30ml (2 tbsp) water. Cover dish.
Stir halfway through cooking.
2 Minutes
5 - 6 Minutes/
225g
100%
Add 30ml (2 tbsp) water. Cover dish.
Stir halfway through cooking.
2 Minutes
5 Minutes/
225g
100%
Slice or break into florets
Add 30ml (2 tbsp) water. Cover.
Stir halfway through cooking.
2 Minutes
Corn on the Cob
(fresh)
6 - 7 Minutes/
225g
100%
Add 45ml (3 tbsp) water. Cover.
Stir halfway through cooking.
2 Minutes
Courgettes &
Leeks (fresh)
4 - 5 Minutes/
225g
100%
Slice. Add 30ml (2 tbsp) water. Cover dish.
Stir halfway through cooking.
2 Minutes
Parsnips & Spinach
(fresh)
5 - 6 Minutes/
225g
100%
Slice. Add 45ml (3 tbsp) water. Cover.
Stir halfway through cooking.
2 Minutes
Potatoes, Jacket
(250g/9oz - each)
(fresh)
10 - 12 Minutes/
2 potatoes
100%
Pierce in several places.
Place on the edge of the turntable.
5 Minutes
Potatoes, Boiled
(old & new - fresh)
9 - 10 Minutes/
450g
100%
Cut into quarters. Add 60ml (4 tbsp) water.
Cover. Stir halfway through cooking.
4 Minutes
Swede & Turnips
(fresh)
7 - 8 Minutes/
225g
100%
Dice. Add 45ml (3 tbsp) water. Cover dish.
Stir halfway through cooking.
2 Minutes
Beans & Cabbage
(green - frozen)
5 - 6 Minutes/
225g
100%
Place in dish. Add 15ml (1 tbsp) water.
Cover dish. Stir halfway through cooking.
2 Minutes
Broccoli/
Leaf Spinach
/Brussels Sprouts
(frozen)
6 - 7 Minutes/
225g
100%
Place in dish. Add 15ml (1 tbsp) water.
Cover dish. Stir halfway through cooking.
2 Minutes
6 Minutes/
225g
100%
Place in dish. Add 15ml (1 tbsp) water.
Cover dish. Stir halfway through cooking.
3 Minutes
5 - 6 Minutes/
225g
100%
Place in dish. Add 15ml (1 tbsp) water.
Cover dish. Stir halfway through cooking.
2 Minutes
10 - 11 Minutes/
2 cobs
100%
Place in dish. Cover dish.
Turnover halfway through cooking.
3 Minutes
Peas, Sweetcorn &
Mixed Vegetables
(frozen)
5 - 6 Minutes/
225g
100%
Place in dish. Cover dish.
Stir halfway through cooking.
2 Minutes
Apples & Rhubarb
(fresh)
5 - 6 Minutes/
450g
100%
Peel & slice. Place in a dish and cover.
Stir during cooking.
2 Minutes
Blackberries/
Raspberries/
Redcurrants
5 - 6 Minutes/
450g
100%
Place in a dish and cover.
Stir during cooking.
2 Minutes
Whole Fish & Steaks 7 - 8 Minutes/
450g
Aubergines &
Broccoli (fresh)
Green Beans and
Sprouts (fresh)
Cabbage, Carrots,
Cauliflower, Celery
(fresh)
Carrots - sliced
(frozen)
Cauliflower florets
(frozen)
Corn on the Cob
(frozen)
NOTE:
• Prior to cooking fresh vegetables and fruit are at ambient temperature (20°C)
• Frozen vegetables are cooked from -18°C.
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COOKING CHART
FOOD
❇ COOKING
MICRO
TIME
POWER LEVEL
▼ METHOD
● STANDING
TIME
White rice
(long grain)
14 - 15 Minutes
70%
Add 300ml (1/2 pint) boiling water/100g rice.
Do not cover. Stir twice during cooking.
2 Minutes
Brown rice
21 - 22 Minutes
70%
Add 400ml (14fl.oz) boiling water/100g rice.
Do not cover. Stir twice during cooking.
2 Minutes
Spaghetti
(short cut)
11 - 12 Minutes
70%
Add 300ml (1/2 pint) boiling water/100g pasta.
Do not cover. Stir twice during cooking.
2 Minutes
Macaroni
(short cut)
12 - 13 Minutes
70%
Add 300ml (1/2 pint) boiling water/100g pasta.
Do not cover. Stir twice during cooking.
2 Minutes
Tagliatelle
10 - 11 Minutes
70%
Add 300ml (1/2 pint) boiling water/100g pasta.
Do not cover. Stir twice during cooking.
2 Minutes
Pasta shells
11 - 12 Minutes
70%
Add 300ml (1/2 pint) boiling water/100g pasta.
Do not cover. Stir twice during cooking.
2 Minutes
Spaghetti/
Tagliatelle
8 Minutes
70%
Add 300ml (1/2 pint) boiling water/100g pasta.
Do not cover. Stir twice during cooking.
2 Minutes
Fusilli/Penne/
Conchiglie/
Farfalle
8 Minutes
70%
Add 300ml (1/2 pint) boiling water/100g pasta.
Do not cover. Stir twice during cooking.
2 Minutes
Ravioli
12 Minutes
70%
Add 300ml (1/2 pint) boiling water/100g pasta.
Do not cover. Stir twice during cooking.
2 Minutes
Tortellini
(white)
12 Minutes
70%
Add 300ml (1/2 pint) boiling water/100g pasta.
Do not cover. Stir twice during cooking.
2 Minutes
Tortellini
(brown)
14 Minutes
70%
Add 300ml (1/2 pint) boiling water/100g pasta.
Do not cover. Stir twice during cooking.
2 Minutes
Scrambled Eggs
15g butter
2 eggs (medium)
30ml (2 tbsp) milk
salt & pepper
70%
1 Melt the butter in a bowl on 70%
for 30 seconds.
2 Add the eggs, milk and seasoning and
mix well.
3 Cook on 70% for 3 minutes, stirring
every 30 seconds.
Omlette
15g butter
4 eggs (medium)
90ml (6 tbsp) milk
salt & pepper
100%
1 Whisk together eggs and milk. Season.
2 Place butter in a 25cm flan dish.
Heat on 100% for 1 minute, until melted.
Coat the dish with the melted butter.
3 Pour omelette mixture into flan dish. Cook
on 100% for 2 minutes. Whisk mixture and
cook again on 100% for 4 minutes.
DRIED PASTA
FRESH PASTA
30 Seconds
• Ensure you read all cookery notes on page 38.
• Eggs and Fresh Pasta are cooked from chilled (5°C).
❇ Cooking Time: Cooking time is constant for any quantity of rice or pasta, quantity of boiling water has to be
adjusted according to quantity of rice or pasta, see Method.
● Standing Time: After standing, rinse rice and pasta in boiling water prior to serving.
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GRILL - 3 COOKING CHART
FOOD
COOKING
TIME
METHOD
COOKING
MODE
Tea Cakes and
Muffins
4 - 5 Minutes for
1 - 6 halves
Slice in half. Place directly onto the turntable.
Turn over halfway through cooking.
GRILL - 3
Crumpets
5 - 6 Minutes for
1 - 6 crumpets
Place directly onto the turntable.
Turn over halfway through cooking.
GRILL - 3
6 Minutes for
2 slices
Place bread directly onto the turntable.
Grill for 3 minutes.
Turn over and cover with 80g (3oz) grated cheese.
Grill for 3 minutes.
GRILL - 3
Oven Chips
(thin cut)
6 - 7 Minutes for 100g
8 - 9 Minutes for 200g
10 - 11 Minutes for 300g
Place directly onto the turntable.
Turn over 3/4 of the way through cooking.
GRILL - 3
Oven Chips
(standard cut)
6 - 7 Minutes for 100g
8 - 9 Minutes for 200g
10 - 11 Minutes for 300g
Place directly onto the turntable.
Turn over 3/4 of the way through cooking.
GRILL - 3
Oven Chips
(thick cut)
8 - 9 Minutes for 200g
11 - 12 Minutes for 300g
13 - 14 Minutes for 400g
Place directly onto the turntable.
Turn over 3/4 of the way through cooking.
GRILL - 3
9 - 10 Minutes for
1 - 6 rashers
Place in a flan dish on the turntable.
Turn over 3/4 of the way through cooking.
GRILL - 3
Gammon Steak
8 - 9 Minutes for 225g
13 - 14 Minutes for 450g
Place directly onto the turntable.
Turn over halfway through cooking.
GRILL - 3
Sausages (thin)
8 Minutes for 225g
12 Minutes for 450g
Pierce skin, place directly onto the turntable.
Turn over twice during cooking.
GRILL - 3
Sausages (thick)
9 Minutes for 225g
12 Minutes for 450g
Pierce skin, place directly onto the turntable.
Turn over twice during cooking.
GRILL - 3
Beefburgers
(chilled)
9 Minutes for 225g
(2 burgers)
Place directly onto the turntable.
Turn over 3/4 of the way through cooking.
GRILL - 3
Place directly onto the turntable.
Turn over 3/4 of the way through cooking.
GRILL - 3
Place directly onto the turntable.
Turn over halfway through cooking.
GRILL - 3
Cheese on Toast
Bacon
12 Minutes for 450g
(4 burgers)
Beefburgers
(frozen)
9 Minutes for 225g
(4 burgers)
12 Minutes for 450g
(8 burgers)
Fish Fingers
(frozen)
10 - 11 Minutes for
1 - 12 fingers
NOTES: • Chilled foods are cooked from 5°C.
• Frozen foods are cooked from -18°C.
• No standing time is required for the foods in this chart.
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DUAL -1 COOKING CHART
FOOD
COOKING
TIME
METHOD
COOKING
MODE
Beef (rare)
(chilled)
10 - 11 Minutes
per 450g
Place on the low rack.
Calculate cooking time.
DUAL - 1
160°C, 50%
Beef/Lamb
(medium)
(chilled)
13 - 14 Minutes
per 450g
Place on the low rack.
Calculate cooking time.
DUAL - 1
160°C, 50%
Beef/Lamb
(well done)
(chilled)
17 - 18 Minutes
per 450g
Place on the low rack.
Calculate cooking time.
DUAL - 1
160°C, 50%
Pork
(chilled)
20 - 21 Minutes
per 450g
Place on the low rack.
Calculate the cooking time.
DUAL - 1
160°C, 50%
Poultry*
(Max. 31/2kg)
(chilled)
10 - 11 Minutes
per 450g
Place breast side up on the low rack.
Stand for 10 minutes after cooking.
DUAL - 1
200°C, 50%
15 Minutes
per 450g
Preheat oven to 200°C.
Place in a flan dish on the low rack.
Stand for 2 - 3 minutes after cooking.
Preheat 220°C
DUAL - 1
220°C, 30%
Sausage Rolls
(uncooked,
frozen)
14 - 15 Minutes
for 6 sausage
rolls (approx.
50g each)
Preheat oven to 220°C.
Glaze and place in a flan dish on the low rack.
Stand for 3 - 4 minutes after cooking.
Preheat 220°C
DUAL - 1
220°C, 30%
Garlic Bread
(chilled)
6 Minutes for 1
baguette
Preheat oven to 250°C. Remove any packaging.
Place in a flan dish on the low rack.
No standing time is required.
Preheat 250°C
DUAL - 1
250°C, 10%
Garlic Bread
(frozen)
6 Minutes for 1
baguette
Preheat oven to 250°C. Remove any packaging.
Place in a flan dish on the low rack.
No standing time is required.
Preheat 250°C
DUAL - 1
250°C, 30%
Baked
Potatoes
19 - 20 Minutes
for 2 potatoes
(250g each)
Preheat oven to 250°C.
Pierce each potato in several places.
Place on the low rack.
No standing time is required.
Preheat 250°C
DUAL - 1
250°C, 50%
Roast
Potatoes
30 - 35 Minutes
for 675g
potatoes
Preheat oven to 250°C.
Cut into even sized pieces. Brush with oil.
Place in a flan dish on the low rack.
No standing time is required.
Preheat 220°C
DUAL - 1
220°C, 30%
Fish
(Fillets, Steaks,
whole) (chilled)
* For poultry weighing 2.4kg or more, place in a flan dish on the turntable.
NOTES: • Chilled foods are cooked from 5°C.
• Frozen foods are cooked from -18°C.
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DUAL - 2 COOKING CHART
FOOD
Beef rare
(chilled)
COOKING
TIME
METHOD
10 - 11 Minutes Place fat side down in a flan dish on the low rack.
Calculate the cooking time.
per 450g
Use Sequence cooking. (Page 21).
COOKING
MODE
Stage 1: 70%
Stage 2:
DUAL - 2, 70%
Stage 1: Cook on 70% throughout cooking time, apart
from the last 4 minutes. Turn over, remove juices
halfway through Stage 1.
Stage 2: Cook on DUAL - 2, 70% for the final 4 minutes of
cooking time. Stand for 10 minutes after cooking.
Beef/Lamb
medium
(chilled)
12 - 13 Minutes
per 450g
As above
As above
Beef/Lamb
(Well done)
(chilled)
16 - 17 Minutes
per 450g
As above
As above
Pork
(chilled)
17 - 18 Minutes Place fat side down in a flan dish on the low rack.
Calculate the cooking time.
per 450g
Use Sequence cooking. (Page 25).
Stage 1: 70%
Stage 2:
DUAL - 2, 70%
Stage 1: Cook on 70% throughout, apart from the last 4
minutes. Turn over, remove juices halfway through
Stage 1.
Stage 2: Cook on DUAL - 2, 70% for the final 4 minutes
of cooking time. Stand for 10 minutes after cooking.
Poultry
(Max. 1.8kg/4lb)
(chilled)
11 - 12 Minutes Place breast side down in a flan dish on the low rack.
Calculate the cooking time.
per 450g
Use Sequence cooking. (Page 21).
Stage 1: 70%
Stage 2:
DUAL - 2, 70%
Stage 1: Cook on 70% throughout cooking time, apart
from the last 3 minutes. Turn over, remove juices
halfway through Stage 1.
Stage 2: Cook on DUAL - 2, 70% for the final 3 minutes of
cooking time. Stand for 10 minutes after cooking.
Chicken Fillets
(with skin)
(chilled)
10 - 11 Minutes Place skin side down in a flan dish on the low rack.
Calculate the cooking time.
per 450g
Use Sequence cooking. (Page 21).
Stage 1: 70%
Stage 2:
DUAL - 2, 70%
Stage 1: Cook on 70% for the first half of cooking time.
Turn over, remove juices after Stage 1.
Stage 2: Cook on DUAL - 2, 70% for the second half of
cooking time. Stand for 2 minutes after cooking.
Chicken Legs
(chilled)
9 - 10 Minutes
per 450g
As above
As above
Chicken Breasts
(chilled)
13 - 14 Minutes
per 450g
As above
As above
NOTES: • Chilled foods are cooked from 5°C.
• Frozen foods are cooked from -18°C.
• No standing time is required for the foods in this chart.
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DUAL - 2 COOKING CHART
FOOD
Lamb Chops
(chilled)
COOKING
TIME
10 Minutes
per 450g
METHOD
Place in a flan dish on the low rack.
Calculate the cooking time.
Use Sequence cooking. (Page 21).
Stage 1: Cook on DUAL - 2, 70% throughout, apart from the
last 3 minutes. Turn over, remove juices after Stage 1.
Stage 2: Cook on GRILL - 1 for the final 3 minutes of
cooking time.
Pork Chops
(Boneless)
(chilled)
14 Minutes
per 450g
Place in a flan dish on the low rack.
Calculate the cooking time.
Use Sequence cooking. (Page 21).
Stage 1: Cook on DUAL - 2, 70% throughout, apart from the
last 3 minutes. Turn over, remove juices after Stage 1.
Stage 2: Cook on GRILL - 1 for the final 3 minutes of
cooking time.
Pork Chops
(with bone)
(chilled)
Crispy Crumb
Foods
(chilled)
Crispy Crumb
Foods
(frozen)
Pizza
(thin and deep)
(chilled)
As above
16 Minutes
per 450g
7 - 8 Minutes
for 100g
Place in a flan dish on the low rack.
Use Sequence cooking. (Page 21).
Stage 1: Cook on DUAL - 2, 30% for the first half of cooking
time. Turn over after Stage 1.
Stage 2: Cook on GRILL - 1 for second half of cooking time.
COOKING
MODE
Stage 1:
DUAL - 2, 70%
Stage 2:
GRILL - 1
Stage 1:
DUAL - 2, 70%
Stage 2:
GRILL - 1
As above
Stage 1:
DUAL - 2, 30%
Stage 2:
GRILL - 1
11 - 12 Minutes As above.
for 300g
As above.
14 - 15 Minutes As above.
for 500g
As above.
8 - 9 Minutes
for 100g
Place in a flan dish on the low rack.
Use Sequence cooking. (Page 21).
Stage 1: Cook on DUAL GRILL - 1, 50% for the first half of
cooking time. Turn over after Stage 1.
Stage 2: Cook on GRILL - 1 for second half of cooking time.
Stage 1:
DUAL GRILL 1, 50%
Stage 2:
GRILL - 1
11 - 12 Minutes As above.
for 300g
As above.
15 - 16 Minutes As above.
for 500g
As above.
Remove all packaging and place directly onto the turntable.
Use Sequence cooking. (Page 21).
Stage 1:
DUAL - 2, 100%
4 Mins. 30 Secs. Stage 1: Cook on DUAL - 2, 100% for 1 min and 30 secs.
Stage 2: Cook on GRILL - 3 for 3 minutes.
for 200g
Stage 2:
GRILL - 3
6 Mins. 30 Secs. Stage 1: Cook on DUAL - 2, 100% for 2 Mins and 30 secs.
Stage 2: Cook on GRILL - 3 for 4 minutes.
for 400g
As above.
8 Mins. 30 Secs. Stage 1: Cook on DUAL - 2, 100% for 3 mins and 30 secs.
Stage 2: Cook on GRILL - 3 for 5 minutes.
for 800g
As above.
NOTES: • Chilled foods are cooked from 5°C.
• Frozen foods are cooked from -18°C.
• No standing time is required for the foods in this chart.
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DUAL - 2 COOKING CHART
FOOD
Pizza
(thin and deep)
(frozen)
COOKING
TIME
METHOD
COOKING
MODE
Remove all packaging and place directly onto the turntable.
Use Sequence cooking. (Page 21).
Stage 1:
DUAL - 2, 100%
4 Mins. 30 Secs. Stage 1: Cook on DUAL - 2, 100% for 1 min and 30 sec.
Stage 2: Cook on GRILL - 3 for 3 minutes.
for 200g
Stage 2:
GRILL - 3
6 Mins. 30 Secs. Stage 1: Cook on DUAL - 2, 100% for 2 min and 30 sec.
Stage 2: Cook on GRILL - 3 for 4 minutes.
for 400g
As above.
8 Mins. 30 Secs. Stage 1: Cook on DUAL - 2, 100% for 3 min and 30 sec.
Stage 2: Cook on GRILL - 3 for 5 minutes.
for 800g
As above.
Baked Potatoes
(fresh)
16 - 17 Minutes
for 2 Potatoes
(250g each)
Pierce each potato in several places.
Place in a flan dish on the low rack.
Turn over halfway through cooking time.
DUAL - 2, 50%
Roast Potatoes
(fresh)
20 - 25 Minutes
675g
Potatoes
Cut into even sized pieces. Brush with oil.
Place in a flan dish on the low rack.
Turn over halfway through cooking time.
DUAL - 2, 50%
Garlic Bread
(chilled)
5 Minutes
for 1 baguette
Remove any packaging.
Place in a flan dish on the low rack.
DUAL - 2, 10%
Garlic Bread
(frozen)
6 Minutes
for 1 baguette
Remove any packaging.
Place in a flan dish on the low rack.
DUAL - 2, 30%
Toasted
Sandwich
5 Minutes
for 1 sandwich
Prepare sandwich:
Place two slices of ham and 50g grated cheese between
2 slices of bread and butter.
Place sandwich directly onto the turntable.
Use Sequence cooking. (Page 21).
Stage 1:
GRILL - 3
Stage 2:
DUAL - 3, 30%
Stage 1: Cook on GRILL - 3, for 4 minutes.
Stage 2: Cook on DUAL - 3, 30% for 1 minute.
Prepare sandwich:
6 Minutes
for 2 sandwiches As above, double the ingredients.
Place sandwiches directly onto the turntable.
Use Sequence cooking. (Page 21).
Stage 1: Cook on GRILL - 3, for 4 minutes.
Stage 2: Cook on DUAL - 3, 30% for 2 minutes.
NOTES: • Chilled foods are cooked from 5°C.
• Frozen foods are cooked from -18°C.
• No standing time is required for the foods in this chart.
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REHEATING CHART
FOOD
COOKING
TIME
Canned foods
(soups, beans,
vegetables, etc.)
6 - 7 Minutes for
425g can
Remove from the can. Place in a dish, cover. Stir
halfway through cooking.
Stand for 2 minutes after cooking.
70%
40 - 50 seconds for
125g slice
Place in a flan dish. Do not exceed cooking time
advised by food manufacturer.
Stand for 30 seconds after cooking.
70%
1 Minute for
175g pudding
As above
70%
4 - 5 Minutes for
450g pudding
Place in a flan dish. Do not exceed cooking time
advised by food manufacturer.
Stand for 1 minute after cooking.
70%
Sausage rolls
(cooked, chilled
approx. 50g (2oz)
each)
5 Minutes for
6 sausage rolls
Place in a flan dish on the low rack.
Stand for 2 minutes after cooking.
DUAL - 1
220°C, 30%
Quiche,
(cooked, chilled)
6 Minutes for
225g quiche
Remove foil container.
Place in a flan dish on the turntable.
Stand for 3 minutes after cooking.
DUAL - 1
220°C, 50%
Remove foil container.
Place in a flan dish on the low rack.
Stand for 3 minutes after cooking.
DUAL - 1
250°C, 30%
15 - 30 Seconds for
50g - 70g pie
Remove foil container. Place in a flan dish on the
turntable. Stand for 1 minute after cooking.
50%
6 Minutes for
225g pie
Remove foil container.
Place in a flan dish on the low rack.
Stand for 3 minutes after cooking.
DUAL - 1
250°C, 10%
Place in a flan dish on the low rack.
Stand for 3 minutes after cooking.
DUAL - 1
220°C, 50%
Christmas
pudding
8 Minutes for
450g quiche
Meat Pie
(cooked, chilled)
8 Minutes for
225g pie
12 Minutes for
450g pie
Fruit Pie
(cooked, chilled)
10 Minutes for
450g pie
Cornish Pasties
(cooked, chilled)
4 Minutes for
175g
METHOD
COOKING
MODE
5 Minutes for
225g
Bread rolls/
Croissants
20 - 30 seconds
for 2
Place on the turntable.
70%
Garlic bread
(cooked, chilled)
3 Minutes for 1
(25cm) baguette
Place on the turntable, uncovered.
100%
Pizza
(cooked, chilled)
4 - 5 Seconds for
125g
Place on a plate, uncovered.
100%
2 - 3 Minutes for
400g
Place on a plate, uncovered.
2 - 3 Minutes for
125g
Place on a plate, uncovered.
5 - 6 Minutes for
400g
Place on a plate, uncovered.
Pizza
(cooked, frozen)
100%
NOTES:
• Take care when heating foods with high sugar or fat content, for example, Christmas pudding and mince pies.
• DO NOT EXCEED THE REHEATING TIMES GIVEN IN THE CHART ABOVE.
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RECIPES
VEGETABLE & BEAN SOUP
Serves 4 - 6
75g celery, sliced
125g carrots, chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed (see tip, page 47)
100g leeks, sliced
125g black eyed beans, cooked
125g chick peas, chopped
125g kidney beans, cooked
100g sweetcorn, canned
400g chopped tomatoes, canned
1 pint hot vegetable stock
salt and pepper to taste
1 Place the celery, carrots, garlic and leeks in a 2.5 litre
bowl and cook on 100% for 3 minutes.
2 Place the remaining ingredients into the bowl and
mix well.
3 Cook on 50% for 35 minutes, stirring 2 - 3 times
during cooking.
BROCCOLI & CHEESE SOUP
Serves 4
15ml (1 tbsp) sunflower oil
225g onion, finely chopped
400g broccoli, broken into small florets
25g plain flour
1 litre (13/4 pints) hot vegetable stock
300ml (1/2 pint) milk
225g Double Gloucester cheese, grated
salt and pepper to taste
1 Place oil, onion and broccoli in a large bowl, mix well.
Cover and cook on 100% for 5 minutes.
2 Stir in the flour to form a paste, add the stock, milk
and cheese, mix well. Cover and cook on 100% for
10 minutes.
3 Blend in a food processor. Return to bowl and
season. Heat on 70% for 18 minutes, stir 3 - 4 times.
AVOCADO AU GRATIN
Serves 2 - 4
50g butter
50g fresh brown breadcrumbs
75g cooked ham, finely chopped
90ml (6 tbsp) double cream
salt and pepper to taste
5ml (1 tsp) fresh parsley, chopped
2 large ripe avocados
15ml (1 tbsp) lemon juice
75g Double Gloucester cheese, grated
fresh parsley sprigs to garnish
1 Place the butter in a bowl and heat on 100% for 30
seconds. Stir in the breadcrumbs and ham, add
enough cream to bind the mixture. Season with salt
and pepper to taste and stir in the parsley.
2 Cut the avocados in half, remove the stone and brush
the flesh with lemon juice. Fill each avocado half with
the breadcrumb mixture.
3 Place the avocados in a large flan dish and sprinkle
with the grated cheese.
4 Place the dish on the low rack, use sequence
programming to cook on 100% for 2 minutes, then
on GRILL - 1 for 8 minutes until brown and crispy.
Serves 2 - 3
6 medium open cap mushrooms
75g butter
2 cloves garlic, crushed (see tip, page 47)
75g fresh breadcrumbs
50g cheese, grated
1 Remove and chop mushroom stalks. Place mushroom
caps on the turntable, open side up.
2 Heat butter with garlic on 100% for 1 minute, stir in
chopped mushroom stalks and breadcrumbs. Fill
mushrooms with mixture, sprinkle with cheese.
3 Cook on GRILL - 3 for 10 minutes.
CRISPY STUFFED MUSHROOMS
Stilton stuffed mushrooms: Omit garlic and grated cheese. Add 100g Stilton crumbled at Stage 2.
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RECIPES
PAELLA
Serves 4
200g white long grain rice
600ml (1 pint) hot chicken stock
2.5ml (1/2 tsp) turmeric
salt and pepper to taste
1 red pepper, seeded and sliced
100g prawns, peeled and cooked
100g peas
100g cockles, cooked
100g mussels, cooked
100g whole baby corn
225g chicken, cooked and chopped
1 Place the rice in a large bowl and add the stock,
turmeric and seasoning. Cook on 70% for 14 - 15
minutes, until the rice is tender, stir 2 - 3 times
during cooking. Drain.
2 Stir in the red pepper, prawns, peas, cockles, mussels,
baby corn and chicken. Cook on 100% for 8 minutes,
stirring after 4 minutes.
POACHED SALMON WITH MUSTARD SAUCE
Serves 4
4 salmon steaks (approx. 200g each
45ml (3 tbsp) dry white wine
300ml (1/2 pint) mustard sauce (see page 60)
sprig of fresh rosemary to garnish
1 Place the salmon steaks in a flan dish, pierce in
several places and add the wine. Cover and cook on
70% for 12 minutes. Allow to stand whilst preparing
the sauce.
2 Place salmon steaks in a serving dish, reheat on 70%
for 2 minutes. Serve the sauce separately.
SALMON & CHEESE PARCELS
Serves 4
200g canned asparagus, chopped
350g salmon fillet, cooked, flaked
200g cream cheese and chives (see tip, page 50)
salt and pepper to taste
15ml (1 tbsp) fresh dill, chopped
450g puff pastry
1 egg, to glaze
1 Drain asparagus, place in a bowl with the salmon,
cream cheese, seasoning and dill, mix well.
2 Preheat the oven to convection 200°C.
3 Divide pastry into four and roll out to 17cm squares.
4 Place equal amounts of mixture into the centre of
each square. Brush edges with egg. Form parcels by
folding the corners over the filling. Pinch edges to
form a raised edge. Brush with egg. Place in two
large, greased flan dishes.
5 Place one dish on the low rack, the other on the high
rack. Cook on convection 200°C for 20 minutes.
Swap the trays over and cook for a further 20
minutes until golden.
GARLIC PRAWNS
Serves 6
50g butter
3 cloves garlic, crushed (see tip, page 47)
250g tiger prawns, cooked and peeled
5ml (1 tsp) fresh parsley, chopped
Garlic mushrooms:
1 Heat the butter on 100% for 30 seconds. Stir in the
garlic and cook on 100% for a further minute.
2 Stir in the prawns and cook on 50% for 7 minutes,
stirring every minute. Sprinkle with parsley to serve.
Serve in ramekin dishes with French bread.
Substitute prawns with 250g mushrooms, cut into quarters.
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RECIPES
FISH PIE
Serves 4
450g white fish fillets (Cod or Haddock)
50g butter
275g courgettes, sliced
100g mushrooms, sliced
450ml (3/4 pint) white sauce (see tip, page 60)
2.5ml (1/2 tsp) dried tarragon (see tip, page 54)
2.5ml (1/2 tsp) dried basil (see tip, page 54)
10ml (2 tsp) English mustard powder
TOPPING:
900g potato, peeled and quartered
300ml (1/2 pint) water
100g margarine
60ml (4 tbsp) milk
salt and pepper to taste
100g cheddar cheese, grated
1 Arrange fish in a single layer in a flan dish.
Cover and cook on 100% for 7 minutes.
2 Place butter, courgettes and mushrooms in a 2.5 litre
(approx. 4 pint) casserole dish. Cover and cook on
100% for 3 minutes.
3 Break the fish into flakes and add to the vegetables.
4 Stir herbs and mustard powder into the sauce.
5 Add to fish mixture.
6 Place the potatoes into a bowl with 300ml (1/2 pint)
water and cook on 100% for 20 minutes, stirring twice.
7 Drain the potatoes and mash with butter, milk and
seasoning.
8 Spread over the fish mixture and sprinkle with the
cheese.
9 Place on the low rack and cook on DUAL - 1, 200°C,
30% for 35 minutes.
Serves 4
5ml (1 tsp) green peppercorns, crushed
15ml (1 tbsp) fresh tarragon
2.5ml (1/2 tsp) salt
4 fresh tuna steaks (approx. 200g each)
juice and grated rind of 2 medium oranges
olive oil to sprinkle
15ml (1 tbsp) cornflour mixed with
15ml (1 tbsp) water
1 Mix together peppercorns, tarragon and salt. Rub
evenly onto the steaks and arrange in a flan dish, add
orange juice and rind. Sprinkle generously with oil.
Marinade in fridge for 2 - 3 hours.
2 Remove fish from the marinade and place in a flan dish.
3 Place on the low rack and cook on DUAL - 2, 70% for
10 minutes.
4 Stir cornflour mixture into marinade. Heat on 100%
for 4 minutes until thickened, stir after 2 minutes.
5 Return the fish steaks to the sauce and heat on 70%
for 3 - 4 minutes.
GRILLED TUNA STEAK WITH ORANGE
Serve with new potatoes and fresh vegetables.
FISH KEBABS
Serves 2 - 4
4 wooden skewers (see tip, page 52)
2 courgettes, cut into 8 chunks
4 medium mushrooms, stalks removed
450g firm fleshed fish skinned and cut
into 16 cubes
4 slices of orange
2 firm medium tomatoes, halved
5ml (1 tsp) fresh dill, chopped
50g butter
1 Thread pieces of courgette, mushroom, fish, orange
and tomato onto each skewer in a regular sequence.
Leave no wood exposed.
2 Heat the dill and butter in a small bowl on 100% for
30 seconds. Brush kebabs with the dill butter, place in
a flan dish on the low rack.
3 Cook on DUAL - 2, 50% for 18 minutes. Turn over
and rearrange the kebabs every 6 minutes.
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RECIPES
CITRUS PORK CASSEROLE
Serves 6
225g carrots, diced
150g celery, sliced
175g onion, finely chopped
600g pork, cubed
400g chopped tomatoes, canned
400g canned apricot halves, drained
2 cloves garlic, crushed (see tip below)
juice and rind of half a lemon
150ml (1/4 pint) hot stock
salt and pepper to taste
1 Place the carrots, celery and onion into a 2.5 litre
casserole dish and cook on 100% for 4 minutes.
2 Add the remaining ingredients and stir thoroughly.
3 Place the dish on the low rack and cook on
DUAL - 1, 180°C, 50% for 35 minutes.
Microwave Tip: Peeling garlic easily
Place 3 - 4 cloves of garlic on the turntable. Heat on 100% for 30 seconds, squeeze at one end until
the clove pops out.
CHILLI CON CARNE
Serves 4
45ml (3 tbsp) vegetable oil
150g onion, finely chopped
100g celery, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed (see tip above)
75g bacon, finely chopped
1 bay leaf
400g canned, chopped tomatoes
30ml (2 tbsp) tomato purée
450g lean minced beef
15ml (1 tbsp) dried mixed herbs (see tip, page 54)
450g canned red kidney beans
5 - 15ml (1 - 3 tsp) chilli powder, to taste
300ml (1/2 pint) red wine
300ml (1/2 pint) hot beef stock
salt and pepper to taste
1 Place oil, onion, celery, garlic and bacon into a large
bowl, mix well. Cover and cook on 100% for 7 - 8
minutes.
2 Add the bay leaf, tomatoes, purée and minced beef to
the vegetable mixture. Cook on 100% for 9 - 10
minutes, stir 2 - 3 times during cooking.
3 Add herbs, kidney beans, chilli powder, wine and
stock. Season, mix well. Cover and cook on 100%
for 5 minutes, then for 21 - 22 minutes on 50% until
sauce is thick. Stir 2 - 3 times during cooking.
Sheperds Make as above, omit the wine. Place in a
Pie:
dish and top with 700g mashed potato.
Place on turntable and cook on DUAL - 2,
70% for 9 - 10 minutes until evenly brown.
MEXICAN TACOS
Serves 4
225g lean minced beef, pork or lamb
2 cloves garlic, crushed (see tip above)
75g onion, chopped
2 fresh, green chillis, chopped
225g canned, chopped tomatoes
100g canned, red kidney beans
8 taco shells, pre-cooked
175g Cheddar cheese, grated
1 Place the mince, garlic and onion in a bowl, mix well.
Cook on 100% for 7 - 8 minutes, stir twice.
2 Stir in chillis, tomatoes and beans. Cook on 100% for
18 minutes. Place taco shells on kitchen paper on
turntable. Heat on 100% for 2 minutes. Fill with chilli
bean mixture, sprinkle with cheese.
3 Pack tacos together, open end up in a large casserole
or flan dish. Place on turntable, cook on DUAL - 2,
30% for 7 - 8 minutes.
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RECIPES
STEAK & KIDNEY PUDDING
Serves 4
450g stewing steak, chopped
100g kidney, chopped
125g onion, chopped
2.5ml (1/2 tsp) dried mixed herbs (see tip, page 54)
450ml (3/4 pint) beef stock
15ml (1 tbsp) cornflour mixed with a little water
PASTRY:
225g self-raising flour
2.5ml (1/2 tsp) salt
5ml (1 tsp) baking powder
100g suet
150ml (1/4 pint) cold water
15ml (1 tbsp) milk to glaze
1 Place steak, kidney, onion, mixed herbs and stock in a
casserole dish. Cover and cook on 70% for 40
minutes. Stir after half the cooking time and add the
cornflour to thicken.
2 To make the pastry, place the flour, salt, baking
powder and suet in a bowl, mix well.
3 Add enough cold water to form a soft dough. Roll
out 2/3 of the pastry and use it to line the base and
sides of a greased 1.2 litre (2 pint) pudding basin.
4 Fill pastry lined basin with meat leaving room for the
lid. Roll out remaining pastry, cut out a circle to
cover pudding. Brush with milk. Make a slit in the
centre. Cover with cling film, pierce and cook on
100% for 14 minutes.
CASSEROLE
Serves 6
60ml (4 tbsp) plain flour
salt and pepper
15ml (1 tbsp) dried mixed herbs (see tip, page 54)
500g braising steak, sliced thinly
75g streaky bacon rashers, chopped
25g butter
225g carrots, sliced
225g courgettes, sliced
100g baby onions, whole
225g potatoes, par-boiled and chopped
300ml (1/2 pint) hot beef stock
300ml (1/2 pint) red wine
30ml (2 tbsp) cornflour blended with water
1 Mix together the flour, salt, pepper and herbs. Toss
the beef and bacon in the seasoned flour until well
coated.
2 Put the butter in a 2.5 litre (approx. 4 pint) casserole
dish and melt on 100% for 30 seconds. Stir in the
beef, bacon, carrots, courgettes, onions and potatoes.
3 Pour in the beef stock, wine and blended cornflour,
mix well. Cover with lid, place on low rack and cook
on DUAL - 1, 180°C, 30% for 50 minutes. Stir 2 - 3
times.
4 Leave to stand for 5 minutes before serving, so that
the meat relaxes to improve the texture.
PORK MUSTARD SURPRISE
Serves 6
30ml (2 tbsp) cornflour
150ml (1/4 pint) soured cream
45ml (3 tbsp) clear honey
45ml (3 tbsp) wholegrain mustard
150ml (1/4 pint) white wine
900g pork, cubed
250g fresh apples, chopped
125g onion, chopped
175g puff pastry
eggwash to glaze
1 Mix the cornflour and cream together in a 2.5 litre
(approx. 4 pint) casserole dish.
2 Stir in the honey, mustard, wine and stock thoroughly.
3 Add the pork, apples and onion, mixing well.
4 Place the dish on the low rack and cook on
DUAL - 1, 180°C, 50% for 35 minutes, stirring twice
during cooking.
5 Roll out the pastry to fit the top of the dish. Cover
the filling wth the pastry and brush with egg to glaze.
6 Place the dish on the low rack and cook on 220°C
for 15 minutes.
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RECIPES
CHICKEN SATAY
Serves 4
MARINADE:
15ml (1 tbsp) groundnut oil
15ml (1 tbsp) lemon juice
60ml (4 tbsp) satay sauce
1 clove garlic, crushed (see tip, page 47)
Tabasco sauce to taste
450g chicken fillets, cubed
4 wooden skewers (see tip, page 52)
1 Place all the marinade ingredients in a large bowl, mix
well. Stir in the chicken, refrigerate for 2 hours to
marinate.
2 Thread the chicken onto skewers leaving no wood
exposed. Place in a large flan dish on the high rack.
Cook on DUAL - 2, 70% for 12 - 14 minutes. Turn
over and rearrange skewers every 3 - 4 minutes.
CHICKEN & CAMEMBERT ROLLS
Serves 4
4 large chicken breast fillets, skinned
(approx. 200g each)
100g Camembert, finely chopped
3 spring onions, finely chopped
2.5ml (1/2 tsp) dried parsley
salt and pepper to taste
cocktail sticks to secure
75g Cheddar cheese, grated
1 Open out chicken breasts, flatten with a rolling pin.
2 Place Camembert, onions, parsley and
seasoning in a bowl, mix well. Place a quarter of the
mixture at one end of each breast. Roll up tight and
secure with cocktail sticks. Ensure no filling is visible.
3 Place the breasts seam side upwards in a flan dish.
4 Place on the low rack and cook on DUAL - 2, 70% for
18 minutes, turn over and add cheese after 8 minutes.
Sprinkle with toasted almonds to serve.
Microwave Tip: Toasting Almonds
Place 25g (1oz) almonds in a shallow flan dish with a knob of butter, heat on 100% for 3 minutes, stir
every minute until golden.
THAI CHICKEN
Serves 6
1 red chilli, chopped
2 green chillies, chopped
125g onion, chopped
2.5cm root ginger, chopped
1 piece lemon grass, chopped
10ml (2 tsp) paprika
2.5ml (1/2 tsp) ground turmeric
2.5ml (1/2 tsp) cumin seeds
2.5ml (1/2 tsp) coriander seeds
30ml (2 tbsp) thai fish sauce
6 chicken fillets (approx. 200g each)
400ml (14 fl.oz) coconut milk
150ml (1/4 pint) hot chicken stock
salt and pepper to taste
Fresh coriander, chopped, to garnish
1 Place the chillies, onion, ginger, lemon grass, spices
and seeds into a 2.5 litre (approx. 4 pints) casserole
dish, mix well and cook on 100% for 3 minutes.
2 Add the remaining ingredients, stirring thoroughly.
3 Place the dish on the low rack and cook on DUAL -1,
180°C, 30% for 45 minutes.
Sprinkle with coriander and serve with rice.
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RECIPES
GARLIC CHICKEN
Serves 4 - 6
125g green peppers, chunks
125g red peppers, chunks
125g yellow peppers, chunks
head of garlic, seperate cloves and peel
150g onion, sliced
800g chicken fillets, cubed
400g chopped tomatoes, canned
5ml (1 tsp) caster sugar
10ml (2 tsp) fresh basil, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
1 Place the peppers, garlic, onion and chicken into a 2.5
litre (approx. 4 pints) bowl and cook on 100% for 4
minutes.
2 Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
3 Place on the low rack, cook on DUAL - 1, 180°C,
30% for 45 minutes, stirring 3 - 4 times during
cooking.
Garnish with black olives and fresh basil.
HONEYED CHICKEN
Serves 4
4 chicken fillets (200g each)
45ml (3 tbsp) clear honey
5ml (1 tsp) whole grain mustard
2.5ml (1/2 tsp) dried tarragon (see tip, page 54)
15ml (1 tbsp) tomato purée
150ml (1/4 pint) chicken stock
15ml (1 tbsp) cornfour
salt and pepper
1 Place the chicken breasts in a casserole dish.
2 Mix all remaining ingredients together and pour over
the chicken.
3 Cook on 70% for 22 minutes. Turnover and coat the
chicken with the sauce several times during cooking.
Microwave Tip: Softening crystalised honey
Place 100g honey in a bowl. Heat on 100% for 1 minute until runny.
Microwave Tip: Softening cream cheese
Place 225g cream cheese on a plate. Heat on 30% for 1 minute until soft.
CHICKEN & MUSHROOM BAKE
Serves 4
600g chicken, cubed
225g button mushrooms, sliced
225g leeks, sliced
salt and pepper
50g butter
SAUCE:
25g butter
25g plain flour
5ml (1/2 tsp) cayenne pepper
30ml (2 tbsp) English mustard powder
300ml (1/2 pint) milk
salt and pepper
250g mascarpone cheese
1 Place the chicken, mushrooms, leeks, salt and pepper
into a 2.5 litre (approx. 4 pints) bowl with 50g butter
and cook on 100% for 8 minutes, stir twice.
2 Place 25g butter in a bowl and heat on 100% for 30
seconds until melted.
3 Stir in the flour, cayenne pepper and mustard.
4 Whisk in the milk and cook on 100% for 6 minutes,
stir every 2 minutes until thick and smooth. Season
with salt and pepper.
5 Mix the mascarpone cheese into the sauce and pour
the sauce over chicken mixture. Mix well.
5 Place on the low rack and bake on DUAL - 1, 200°C,
50% for 20 minutes. Stir halfway through the cooking
time.
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RECIPES
VEGETABLE CHILLI
Serves 4 - 6
30ml (2 tbsp) olive oil
175g onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed (see tip, page 47)
75g tomato purée
225g carrots, chopped
1 red pepper, seeded and sliced
1 green pepper, seeded and sliced
150g fresh baby sweetcorn, chopped
4 sticks celery, sliced
225g courgettes, sliced
5ml (1 tsp) ground cumin
10ml (2 tsp) mild chilli powder
2.5ml (1/2 tsp) cayenne pepper
400g canned, chopped tomatoes
225g canned haricot beans, drained
400g canned red kidney beans in chilli sauce
300ml (1/2 pint) hot vegetable stock
15ml (1 tbsp) cornflour blended with water
1 Place the oil, onion, garlic and tomato purée in a
large bowl. Heat on 100% for 2 minutes.
2 Add the carrots, red and green pepper and
sweetcorn, mix well. Cover and cook on 100% for 3
minutes.
3 Stir in the remaining ingredients (apart from the
cornflour). Mix well and cook on 70% for 20 minutes,
stir 3 - 4 times during cooking.
4 Add the blended cornflour, mix well and cook on
100% for 5 - 6 minutes.
Serve hot with rice or as a filling for tacos.
Microwave Tip: Heating taco shells
Place 8 - 10 pre-cooked crisp taco shells on kitchen
paper on the turntable. Heat on 100% for 11/2 - 2
minutes until warm. Spoon in filling as preferred.
RED LENTIL LASAGNE
Serves 4 - 6
10ml (2 tsp) olive oil
175g onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed (see tip, page 47)
175g leeks, sliced
100g mushrooms, thickly sliced
10ml (2 tsp) chopped fresh basil
10ml (2 tsp) chopped fresh oregano
225g red split lentils
45ml (3 tbsp) tomato purée
800g canned chopped tomatoes
300ml (1/2 pint) hot vegetable stock
1 bay leaf
salt and pepper to taste
12 sheets lasagne (spinach)
600ml (1 pint) cheese sauce (see page 60)
50g cheddar cheese, grated
1 Place the oil, onion and garlic in a bowl, cook on
100% for 2 minutes.
2 Add the leeks, mushrooms, basil, oregano and lentils
and then cook on 100% for a further 5 minutes.
3 Stir in the purée, tomatoes, vegetable stock and the
bay leaf.
4 Cover and cook on 70% for 20 minutes.
5 Season with salt and pepper then remove the bay leaf.
6 Make the cheese sauce.
7 Put a layer of the lentil mixture into the base of a
deep, 25cm square dish. Cover with some lasagne
and then some of the cheese sauce.
Repeat, making the last layer cheese sauce, add the
grated cheese.
8 Place on low rack and cook on DUAL - 1, 180°C,
30% for 25 minutes.
Serves 4
500g tofu, drained
100g Mozzarella, thinly sliced
75g Danish Blue, thinly sliced
1 quantity Spicy Tomato Sauce (see page 60)
1 Cut tofu in half to make 4 pieces.
2 Slice each piece horizontally along one side to make a
pocket. Fill each pocket with sliced cheese, place in a
large flan dish. Pour in sauce.
3 Place on turntable, cook on 50% for 12 - 14 minutes.
STUFFED TOFU WITH SPICY TOMATO SAUCE
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RECIPES
CHEESY JACKETS
Serves 2
2 baking potatoes (approx. 250g each)
50g butter
100g Double Gloucester cheese, finely
chopped
15ml (1 tbsp) chives, chopped
50g mushrooms, finely chopped
salt and pepper to taste
Cheese & sweetcorn
jackets:
1 Prick each potato in several places. Place in a flan dish on
low rack. Cook on DUAL - 1, 250°C, 50% for 20
minutes until brown and crispy. Turnover after 7 minutes.
2 Halve each potato and scoop the flesh into a bowl, add
the butter, cheese, chives and mushrooms, mix well.
Season. Pile the mixture back into the potato skins.
3 Place the filled potatoes in a flan dish on the low
rack. Cook on DUAL - 2, 30% for 10 minutes until
brown and crispy.
Omit the Double Gloucester cheese, chives and mushrooms.
Add 100g of grated Cheddar cheese and 50g sweet corn kernels at Stage 2.
Cook’s Tip: Wooden Skewers
To remove food easily from wooden skewers, soak the skewers in water for 30 minutes prior to using them.
TOMATO, PASTA LAYER
Serves 4
600g canned, chopped tomatoes
150g red pesto
300g sun-dried tomatoes, drained and chopped
salt and pepper to taste
600g fresh ravioli (meat or vegetarian)
600ml (1 pint) cheese sauce (see page 60)
150g mozzarella cheese
1 Empty the tomatoes into a large bowl and cook on
100% for 8 minutes to reduce the juice.
2 Combine the Pesto and sun-dried tomatoes with the
tomatoes and season.
3 Spread a 1/2 of this sauce over the base of a greased
25cm square dish, then place a single layer of ravioli.
Next, spread 1/2 of the cheese sauce over the ravioli.
Layer until all ingredients have been used, with the
last layer being cheese sauce.
4 Sprinkle the grated mozzarella all over and place on
the low rack. Cook on DUAL - 1, 220°C, 30% for 25
minutes.
QUICHE LORRAINE
Serves 4 - 6
300g short crust pastry
6 rashers of bacon, chopped
125g onion, finely chopped
4 eggs (medium)
300ml (1/2 pint) milk
salt and pepper to taste
5ml (1 tsp) dried mixed herbs (see tip, page 54)
225g Cheddar cheese, grated
1 Preheat the oven to 200°C.
2 Line a 25cm flan dish with pastry, place on the low
rack and cook on 200°C for 10 minutes.
3 Place bacon and onion in a bowl, cook on 100% for 3
minutes.
4 Place eggs, milk, seasoning in a bowl, mix well.
5 Spread bacon and onion evenly over the pastry. Pour
egg mixture over, top with grated cheese.
6 Place on the low rack, and cook on DUAL - 1,
220°C, 30% for 25 minutes until set and brown.
Stilton & mushrooms: Replace bacon with 125g sliced mushrooms and Cheddar with Stilton.
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RECIPES
MEDITERRANEAN PASTA
Serves 4
1 aubergine, thickly sliced
cooking salt
3 x 30ml (2 tbsp) vegetable oil
1 red pepper, large chunks
1 yellow pepper, large chunks
3 courgettes, thickly sliced
125g onion, sliced
100g mushrooms, thickly sliced
225g leeks, sliced
2 cloves garlic, crushed (see tip, page 47)
350g pasta (bows, shells, or tubes), cooked
100 g feta cheese, crumbled
1 Place the aubergines in a colander, sprinkle with salt
and leave to drain for 30 minutes, pat dry with
kitchen paper.
2 Grease the turntable with 30ml (2 tbsp) oil and
spread the peppers evenly on the turntable.
3 Cook using GRILL - 3 for 10 minutes, turnover
halfway through cooking, leave on one side until
needed. Repeat this process for the courgette and
aubergine slices.
4 Place the onion, mushrooms, leeks and garlic into a
2.5 litre (approx. 4 pint) casserole dish, mix well and
cook on 100% for 5 minutes, stirring once.
5 Add the peppers, cougettes, aubergine, pasta and
cheese to the bowl and cook on 100% for 8 minutes,
stirring twice.
CANNELLONI
Serves 4
125g onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed (see tip, page 47)
25g butter
450g lean minced beef
100g mushrooms, chopped
15ml (1 tbsp) tomato purée
400g canned chopped tomatoes
150ml (1/4 pint) hot beef stock
salt and pepper to taste
12 pieces of lasagne
300ml (1/2 pint) cheese sauce (see page 60)
extra grated cheese to sprinkle
15ml (1 tbsp) fresh oregano, chopped to
garnish
1 Place onion, garlic and butter in a bowl, heat on 100%
for 2 minutes. Add the mince, cook on 100% for 7
minutes, stir halfway through cooking.
2 Add mushrooms, purée, tomatoes, stock and
seasoning. Cook on 70% for 25 minutes until
thickened, stir every 5 minutes.
3 Place 3 - 4 pieces of lasagne in a bowl, cover with
boiling water. Cook on 100% for 4 minutes until
tender enough to bend. Remove from water, dry on
kitchen paper. Repeat for the remaining lasagne.
4 Place a large spoonful of meat mixture at one end of
a piece of lasagne, roll up and place seam side down
in a deep, square 25cm dish. Repeat for remaining
lasagne. Place any remaining meat around the filled
lasagne.
5 Pour the cheese sauce on top of the filled lasagne.
Sprinkle generously with cheese and oregano.
6 Place on low rack, cook on DUAL - 1, 220°C, 70%
for 20 minutes until brown and crispy.
STUFFED TOMATOES
Serves 4
4 beef tomatoes
125g white long grain rice, cooked
50g cooked ham, chopped
50g peas
15ml (1 tbsp) fresh oregano, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
75g Mozzarella cheese, chopped
15ml (1 tbsp) fresh oregano, chopped to garnish
1 Slice the top of each tomato and scoope out the flesh
into a bowl, stir in the rice, ham, peas, oregan, salt
and pepper.
2 Fill each tomato shell with the rice mixture and place
in a large flan dish. Sprinkle generously with the
Mozzarella cheese and oregano.
3 Place on the low rack and cook on DUAL - 2, 50%
for 10 minutes until the tomatoes are tender and the
cheese is brown and crispy.
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RECIPES
VEGETABLE COUS COUS
Serves 4 - 6
450g carrots, sliced
450g swede, diced
350g celery, sliced
225g onion, sliced
1.2 litres (2 pints) hot vegetable stock
250g cous cous
1 Place the carrots, swede, celery, onion and stock into a
3 litre (5 pint) casserole dish, mix well and cook on
70% for 20 minutes, stirring twice.
2 Add the cous cous, mix well and cook on 70% for 10
minutes.
Serve hot as an accompaniment or cold as a salad.
Microwave Tip: Drying breadcrumbs
Spread 100g fresh breadcrumbs evenly over a large plate. Heat on 100% for 2 - 3 minutes, stir every
minute until crispy.
SPICY POTATOES
Serves 4
30ml (2 tbsp) vegetable oil
10ml (2 tsp) ground cinnamon
10ml (2 tsp) ground coriander
5ml (1 tsp) cayenne pepper
10ml (2 tsp) sesame seeds
5ml (1 tsp) caraway seeds
50g butter
1.3cm fresh root ginger, peeled & grated
2 cloves garlic, crushed (see tip, page 47)
675g cooked potatoes, cut into
2.5cm pieces
pinch of salt
1 Place the oil, cinnamon, coriandar, cayenne pepper,
sesame and caraway seeds in a 2.5 litre (approx. 4 pint)
casserole dish, mix well. Heat on 100% for 1 minute.
2 Add the butter, ginger and garlic. Cook on 70% for 3
minutes. Stir in the potatoes and salt.
3 Place the dish on the turntable, cook on 50% for
8 - 10 minutes, stir every 2 - 3 minutes.
Garnish with fresh chopped coriander, serve with
grilled or roasted meats.
Microwave Tip: Drying herbs
Place a handful of fresh herbs between two sheets of kitchen paper on the turntable. Heat on 70% for
3 minutes until dry. Ensure the herbs do not become too dry. Woody herbs will take a little longer.
SWEET & SOUR VEGETABLES
Serves 4
15ml (1 tbsp) sunflower oil
1 clove garlic, crushed (see tip, page 47)
2 medium carrots, cut into strips
150g fresh baby sweetcorn
100g button mushrooms, halved
50g beansprouts
100g mange-tout
1 red pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
1 yellow pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
6 spring onions, chopped
100g canned water chestnuts, sliced
2 sticks celey, sliced
225g canned pineapple chunks
300g cabbage, shredded
1 quantity of sweet and sour sauce (see page 60)
1 Place the oil, garlic, carrots and sweetcorn in a large
bowl and mix well. Cover and cook on 100% for 4 - 5
minutes.
2 Stir in the mushrooms, beansprouts, mange-tout, red
and yellow pepper, spring onion, chestnuts, celery,
pineapple and cabbage.
3 Cover and cook on 100% for 6 - 8 minutes until the
vegetables are tender, stir thoroughly halfway through
cooking and add the sweet and sour sauce.
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RECIPES
FIGGY PUDDING
Serves 6
125g dried figs, roughly chopped
125g dried apricots, roughly chopped
100g raisins
100g currants
60ml (4 tbsp) brandy
75g plain flour
2.5ml (1/2 tsp) allspice
2.5ml (1/2 tsp) grated nutmeg
2.5ml (1/2 tsp) ground cinnamon
50g fresh breadcrumbs
75g shredded suet
100g soft brown sugar
50g blanched almonds, roughly chopped
grated rind of 1 medium orange
grated rind of 1 medium lemon
1 eating apple, grated
15ml (1 tbsp) black treacle
1 egg (medium), beaten
1 Place figs, apricots, raisins, currants, and brandy in a
large bowl, mix well. Leave for 2 hours.
2 Place the flour, spices, breadcrumbs, suet, sugar,
almonds, orange and lemon rind and apple in a bowl,
mix well. Stir into the dried fruit mixture along with
the treacle and beaten egg.
3 Grease 1.2 litre (2 pints) pudding basin and line the
base with a circle of kitchen paper. Spoon in the
pudding mixture, smooth the surface and cover with
cling film.
4 Cook on 50% for 16 - 17 minutes until firm to the
touch.
Serve with brandy sauce, see page 68.
Microwave Tip: Reheating Christmas pudding
Place a 500g (1lb 2oz) pudding in a shallow flan dish.
Cover and heat on 70% for 3 - 4 minutes.
APPLE PIE
Serves 6
PASTRY:
150g butter
350g flour
50g caster sugar
2 egg yolks (medium)
cold water to mix
FILLING:
1kg cooking apples, peeled and sliced
100g demerara sugar
10ml (2 tsp) ground cinnamon (optional)
grated rind of 1 orange (optional)
1 egg (medium) mixed with a little milk to glaze
demerara sugar
1 For pastry, rub butter into flour until mixture
resembles breadcrumbs. Stir in sugar and bind with
egg yolk. Add enough cold water to make a soft, but
not sticky, dough. Chill whilst making the filling.
2 For filling, combine apple, sugar, cinnamon (optional)
and orange rind (optional) in a large bowl. Cook on
100% for 8 minutes, stirring twice.
3 Line the base of a greased 20cm x 2.5cm pie dish
with half the pastry. Cook the pastry base on 50% for
7 - 8 minutes. Spoon in apple mixture, roll out
remaining pastry and cover.
4 Pinch pastry edges to seal amd make a slit in the
centre with a sharp knife. Brush with egg mixture to
glaze and prinkle generously with sugar.
5 Place on the low rack, cook on DUAL - 1, 220°C,
10% for 20 - 25 minutes, until golden brown.
CHOCOLATE FUDGE
Makes 675g
150g milk chocolate, broken into pieces
100g butter, melted
450g icing sugar, sieved
45ml (3 tbsp) milk
1 Place the chocolate in a bowl and heat on 100% for 2
minutes, stir every 30 seconds until melted.
2 Stir in butter, icing sugar and milk. Heat on 100% for
2 - 3 minutes, stir vigorously every minute until the
mixture is thick and glossy.
3 Pour into a greased, rectangular 20 x 15cm dish, chill
to set before cutting.
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RECIPES
MOIST CARROT CAKE
Serves 6 - 8
150ml (1/4 pint) sunflower oil
225g soft brown sugar
3 eggs (medium), beaten
175g self raising flour
5ml (1 tsp) bicarbonate of soda
1.25 ml (1/4 tsp) salt
10ml (2 tsp) cinnamon
300g carrots, grated
100g walnut halves, roughly chopped
ICING:
225g cream cheese (see tip, page 50)
grated rind of 1 lemon
5ml (1 tsp) lemon juice
30ml (2 tbsp) icing sugar
25g walnuts, finely chopped to sprinkle
1 Combine the oil, sugar and eggs. Fold in the flour,
bicarbonate of soda, salt and cinnamon. Add the
carrots and walnuts, mix well.
2 Grease and line a 20cm soufflé dish with greaseproof
paper, pour in the cake mixture.
3 Place on turntable, cook on DUAL - 1, 180°C, 30%
for 26 minutes. Allow to cool before decorating.
4 To prepare icing, combine cream cheese, lemon rind,
lemon juice and icing sugar until smooth. Spread on
top of the cake, sprinkle with walnuts.
Serves 6 - 8
225g margarine
225g caster sugar
7.5ml (11/2 tsp) vanilla essence
4 eggs (medium), beaten
100g plain flour
50g cocoa powder
2.5ml (1/2 tsp) baking powder
150g cooking chocolate, chunks
1 Combine the margarine, sugar, vanilla essence and
eggs together until smooth.
2 Stir in the remaining ingredients.
3 Grease and line the base of a deep, square 20cm dish
with greaseproof paper, spoon in the brownie
mixture and smooth the surface.
4 Place on the turntable, cook on DUAL - 1, 180°C,
30% for 15 minutes.
If iced with cream cheese, keep cake refrigerated.
Eat within 2 days.
Carrot & Courgette:
Substitute 150g of the carrots with 150g grated
courgettes. Add with the carrots and walnuts in
stage 1.
CHOCOLATE BROWNIES
RASPBERRY & CHOCOLATE CAKE
Serves 8
250g self raising flour
Large pinch of salt
175g butter, cut into small pieces
100g ground almonds
100g caster sugar
2 eggs (medium), beaten
60ml (4 tbsp) milk
10ml (2 tsp) almond essence
150g white chocolate, chopped
300g fresh raspberries
Icing sugar, for dusting
1 Grease a 20cm round cake tin and line the base with
greaseproof paper.
2 Sift the flour and salt into a large bowl. Rub the
butter into the flour until the mixture resembles
breadcrumbs. Stir in the ground almonds and sugar.
3 Beat the eggs, milk and almond essence together and
mix into the flour mixture. Add the chocolate and
raspberries and mix in gently.
4 Spread the mixture into the cake tin, place on the
low rack and cook on DUAL - 1, 180°C, 50% for
25 - 30 minutes. Allow the cake to cool. Dust with
icing sugar.
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RECIPES
PLAIN MICROWAVE CAKE
Serves 4 - 6
100g margarine
100g caster sugar
2 eggs (medium), beaten
100g self raising flour
30 - 45ml (2 - 3 tbsp) water
1 Cream margarine and sugar, beat in the eggs. Fold in
the flour and water. Grease and line the base of a
18cm cake dish with kitchen paper. Spoon mixture
into dish and smooth.
2 Cook on 100% for 4 - 5 minutes until firm. Allow to
cool slightly before turning out.
CHERRY & ALMOND CAKE
Serves 6
175g butter
175g caster sugar
3 eggs (medium)
175g plain flour
5ml (1 tsp) baking powder
100g glacé cherries, quartered
75g ground almonds
5ml (1 tsp) almond essence
15ml (1 tbsp) milk
1 Cream the butter and sugar together until light and
fluffy, beat in the eggs.
2 Fold in flour and baking powder, stir in the cherries,
ground almonds, almond essence and milk.
3 Grease and line the base of a 18cm cake dish with
greaseproof paper. Spoon in the cake mixture and
smooth the surface.
4 Place on the turntable, cook on DUAL - 1, 200°C,
30%, for 17 minutes.
CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES
Serves 6 - 8
175g margarine
100g caster sugar
225g self raising flour
50g milk chocolate, finely chopped
25g walnuts, finely chopped
The biscuits will be soft when hot but
will harden as they cool.
1 Cream margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Stir
in the flour, chocolate and walnuts to make a soft but
firm dough.
2 Divide mixture into 8 even sized balls, place apart in
two large flan dishes and flatten slightly.
3 Place one dish on low rack and the other on the high
rack. Bake on CONVECTION 180°C for 30 minutes
until golden brown around the edges. Swap the
dishes round after 20 minutes.
4 Allow to cool before removing from the dish.
GINGERBREAD
Serves 4 - 6
100g butter
75g golden syrup
175g black treacle
225g plain flour
10ml (2 tsp) ground ginger
5ml (1 tsp) bicarbonate of soda
25g caster sugar
150ml (1/4 pint) milk
2 eggs (medium), beaten
1 Place the butter, syrup and treacle into a bowl, heat
on 100% for 2 minutes and stir well.
2 In a separate bowl, place the flour, ginger, bicarbonate
and sugar.
3 Add the milk into the melted syrup mixture then add
the eggs and mix well.
4 Stir into the dry ingredients and beat thoroughly.
5 Pour into a greased and lined 20cm square dish.
6 Place on the low rack and cook on DUAL - 1, 180°C,
30%, for 18 minutes.
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RECIPES
POTATO BREAD
Serves 4
325g potato, cooked and mashed
325g parsnips, cooked and mashed
225g self raising flour
2 cloves garlic, crushed (see tip, page 47)
10ml (2 tsp) whole grain mustard
2 eggs (medium), beaten
75ml (5 tbsp) milk
5ml (1 tsp) fresh parsley, chopped to sprinkle
1 Place the potato, parsnips, flour, garlic and mustard in
a large bowl, mix well.
2 Add the egg and milk, mix to form a soft dough.
Knead the dough into a round shape approx. 20cm in
diameter. Place in a 25cm flan dish, sprinkle with
parsley.
3 Place on the low rack and cook on DUAL - 1, 220°C,
30% for 25 minutes until golden.
Serve with soup, cheese or salad.
FIG & WALNUT BREAD
Serves 6 - 8
175g figs, chopped
150ml (1/4 pint) boiling water
225g plain flour
125g wholemeal flour
125g caster sugar
2.5ml (1/2 tsp) salt
2.5ml (1/2 tsp) bicarbonate of soda
100g butter
125g walnuts, roughly chopped
150ml (1/4 pint) milk
1 egg (medium), beaten
1 Place figs in a large bowl, add the boiling water, leave
aside to cool.
2 Preheat the oven to Convection 180°C.
3 Place flours, sugar, salt and bicarbonate of soda in a
bowl, mix well. Rub in butter until mixture resembles
fine breadcrumbs, stir in walnuts.
4 Add the fig mixture, milk and egg, mix well.
5 Grease and line the base of a 1.5 litre (21/2 pint),
straight-sided loaf dish with greaseproof paper. Spoon
in loaf mixture and smooth the surface.
6 Place on the low rack, cook in a preheated oven on
DUAL - 1, 180°C, 50% for 20 minutes, until a skewer
comes out cleanly.
Serve sliced, spread generously with butter.
Microwave Tip: Toasting coconut
Spread 100g desiccated coconut on a plate. Heat on 100% for 2 - 3 minutes, stir every minute.
SODA BREAD
Serves 4
225g wholemeal self raising flour
150g medium oatmeal
2.5ml (1/2 tsp) salt
2.5ml (1/2 tsp) bicarbonate of soda
50g butter
120ml (4fl.oz) natural yoghurt
90ml (6 tbsp) milk
1 egg (medium), beaten to glaze
sesame seeds to sprinkle
1 Combine flour, oatmeal, salt, bicardonate of soda in a
large bowl. Rub in the butter.
2 Add the yoghurt and milk, mix to form a soft but not
sticky dough.
3 Knead lightly into a round shape approx. 20cm in
diameter. Place in a greased 25cm flan dish.
4 Use a knife to mark into 8 wedges, cut only halfway
through the dough. Glaze surface with egg, sprinkle
with sesame seeds.
5 Place on low rack, bake in a preheated oven on
DUAL - 1, 200°C, 10% for 17 - 18 minutes until golden.
Serve with cheese and a salad.
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RECIPES
CHOCOLATE CREAMS
Makes 8 biscuits
BISCUITS:
100g butter
50g caster sugar
100g self raising flour
25g cocoa powder
2.5ml (1/2 tsp) vanilla essence
BUTTERCREAM:
50g butter
75g icing sugar
30ml (2 tbsp) cocoa powder
1 Grease two small round baking trays
2 Combine all the biscuit ingredients in a bowl, rub in
then mix well.
3 Preheat the oven to CONVECTION 200°C.
4 Divide the mixture into 16 even sized pieces and roll
into balls, Place apart on two greased baking trays.
Flatten each ball slightly with a fork.
5 Place one tray on the low rack and the other on the
high rack. Bake at CONVECTION 200°C for 12
minutes. Rotate and change the trays over halfway
through cooking time.
6 To prepare the butter cream, cream the butter and
icing sugar until fluffy. Add the cocoa and mix well.
7 When biscuits are cool, spread with butter cream
and sandwich together to make 8 chocolate creams.
RICE PUDDING
Serves 4
1.5 litres (2 pints) milk
200g pudding rice
75g caster sugar
50g butter
5ml (1 tsp) ground nutmeg (optional)
1 Place the milk into a 1.5 litre (21/2 pint) casserole dish.
heat on 100% for 8 minutes.
2 Stir in the rice, sugar and butter. Heat on 100% for 5
minutes.
3 Place on the low rack and cook on DUAL - 1, 180°C,
30% for 60 minutes. Stir 2 - 3 times during cooking
and again at the end of cooking.
4 Sprinkle with ground nutmeg to serve.
Makes 12 scones
450g self raising flour
100g butter
100g caster sugar
100g sultanas
2 eggs (medium), beaten with milk to
make 300ml (1/2 pint)
1 egg (medium), beaten to glaze
1
2
3
4
5
FRUIT SCONES
6
7
8
9
Preheat the oven to 220°C.
Place the flour in the bowl and rub in the butter.
Add the sugar and the fruit.
Mix together the milk and egg.
Make a well in the flour, add almost all of the liquid
and mix with a round bladed knife.
On a floured surface, knead the dough very lightly
until it is just smooth.
Divide the mixture in two, flatten until approx. 2cm
thick, then cut each peice of dough into seven rounds
(approx. 6.2cm each).
Grease two flan dishes, place seven scones in each
dish. Place one dish on the high rack and the other
dish on the low rack.
Cook at 220°C for 12 minutes, then swap the
position of the dishes and cook for a further 10
minutes, until well-risen and brown.
Wholemeal scones:
Substitute white self raising flour with wholemeal self raising flour, omit raisins.
Cheese & chive scones: Omit sugar and sultanas. Add 175g grated Cheddar cheese, 15ml
(1 tbsp) dried chives, salt and pepper at Stage 2.
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RECIPES
WHITE SAUCE
Makes 300ml
25g butter
25g plain flour
300ml (1/2 pint) milk
salt and pepper to taste
(1/2
pint)
1 Place the butter in a bowl and heat on 100% for 1
minute, until melted.
2 Stir in the flour and whisk in the milk. Cook on
100% for 8 minutes, stir every 2 minutes until thick
and smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Cheese sauce:
Stir in 75g grated cheese and 5ml (1 tsp) mustard powder at Stage 2.
Serve with vegetables, fish or meat.
Parsley sauce:
Stir 15 - 30ml (1 - 2 tbsp) chopped parsley into the finished sauce. Serve with fish.
Onion sauce:
Stir 225g cooked onion, finely chopped, into the finished sauce.
Heat on 100% for 1 minute before serving. Serve with meat or vegetables.
Sweet white sauce: Omit salt and pepper from basic recipe. Add 15 - 30ml (1 - 2 tbsp) caster sugar
at Stage 2. Serve with puddings as an alternative to custard.
SWEET & SOUR SAUCE
Makes 600ml (1 pint)
125g onion, finely chopped
1 green pepper, finly chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed (see tip, page 47)
30g butter
30g plain flour
30ml (2 tbsp) white wine vinegar
30ml (2 tbsp) soy sauce
300ml (1/2 pint) hot chicken stock
50g soft dark brown sugar
1 Place the onion, green pepper, garlic and butter in a
bowl, mix well. Cook on 100% for 2 minutes.
2 Stir in the flour, gradually add the vinegar, soy sauce,
stock and sugar. Cook on 100% for 3 - 4 minutes, stir
every minute until the mixture has thickened. Blend
in a food processor for a smoother sauce.
Makes 600ml (1 pint)
3 rashers bacon, chopped (optional)
150g carrot, chopped
225g onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed (see tip, page 47)
800g canned, chopped tomatoes
300ml (1/2 pint) red wine
45 - 60ml (3 - 4 tsp) medium chilli sauce
10ml (2 tsp) whole grain mustard
30ml (2 tbsp) tomato purée
1 Place bacon, carrot, onion and garlic in a large bowl,
cover and heat on 100% for 3 minutes.
2 Add all other ingredients to bacon mixture and mix
well. Cook 70% for 35 minutes.
3 Blend in a food processor until smooth, return to
bowl and cook on 70% for 3 minutes.
Makes 300ml (1/2 pint)
25g butter
45ml (3 tbsp) whole grain mustard
200ml (7fl.oz) soured cream
salt and pepper to taste
1 Place butter in a bowl, heat on 100% for 30 seconds. Add
the mustard, soured cream, salt, and pepper, mix well.
2 Cook on 100% for 4 minutes, stir every minute, until
smooth and thick.
SPICY TOMATO SAUCE
Serve with stuffed tofu, see page 58.
MUSTARD SAUCE
Serve with meat or fish.
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RECIPES
BLUE CHEESE SAUCE
(3/4
Makes 450ml
pint)
75g Blue Stilton cheese, finely chopped
300ml (1/2 pint) soured cream
150ml (1/4 pint) white wine
15ml (1 tbsp) cornflour blended with water
30ml (2 tbsp) fresh parsley, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
1 Place the cheese, cream wine, cornflour and parsley
in a bowl, mix well. Season.
2 Heat on 100% for 8 minutes, stir twice during
cooking and again before serving.
Makes 600ml (1 pint)
50g butter
50g plain flour
75g brown sugar
15ml (1 tbsp) golden syrup
150ml (1/4 pint) double cream
300ml (1/2 pint) milk
60ml (4 tbsp) brandy to taste
1 Place butter in a bowl, heat on 100% for 1 minute
until melted. Stir in flour, heat on 100% for 1 minute.
2 Combine sugar, syrup, cream and milk, heat on 100%
for 2 minutes.
3 Gradually add cream mixture to the butter and flour
mixture. Heat on 100% for 5 - 6 minutes, stir every
minute until smooth and thick. Stir in brandy.
Ideal served with pasta.
BRANDY SAUCE
Serve hot with Figgy Pudding (page 55).
Microwave Tip: Softening avocados
Pierce an unpeeled avocado in several places. Place on the turntable and heat on 100% for 1 minute.
Allow to cool before peeling.
STRAWBERRY JAM
Makes 675g
675g strawberries, washed, hulled and
quartered
45ml (3 tbsp) lemon juice
675g preserving sugar
Raspberry jam:
1 Place strawberries and lemon juice in a very large bowl.
2 Heat on 100% for 5 minutes until strawberries have
softened. Add the sugar, mix well.
3 Cook on 70% for 40 minutes until setting point (*) is
reached, stir every 4 - 5 minutes.
4 Pour into hot, clean jars. Cover, seal and label.
Replace 675g strawberries with 675g raspberries.
* Setting point
To determine, place 5ml (1 tsp) jam onto a saucer. Chill.
Move surface of jam with finger, if it wrinkles, setting point has been reached.
LEMON CURD
Makes 675g
100g butter
450g caster sugar
45ml (3 tbsp) cornflour
juice of 4 medium lemons
grated rind of 2 lemons
4 egg yolks (medium), beaten
1 Place butter and sugar in a bowl. Heat on 100% for 2
minutes until melted.
2 Mix cornflour, lemon juice and rind. Stir into the
butter and sugar mixture. Heat on 100% for 2
minutes until sugar has dissolved. Cool slightly.
3 Beat in the egg yolks, cook on 50% for 10 - 12
minutes, stir every 2 minutes until thickened.
4 Pour into hot, clean jars. Cover, seal and label.
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GUARANTEE
Sharp Electronics (UK) Ltd. (“Sharp”) guarantees that for a period of 12 months from the date of
purchase the enclosed product will be free from defects in materials and workmanship. Sharp agrees to
provide for the repair or, at its option, the replacement of a defective product. Sharp reserves the right
to replace defective parts, or the product, with new or refurbished items. Items that are replaced
become the property of Sharp.
To benefit from this guarantee, any fault that occurs must be notified to Sharp, or its appointed Service
Facility, within one year from the date the product was purchased. Proof of purchase, such as a receipt
or invoice, must be provided.
If the product is exchanged, the replacement shall be covered by the unexpired portion of the original
guarantee.
In the unlikely event of the product requiring repair, please contact the supplier from whom it was
purchased. Where this is not possible, please contact an appointed Service Facility. Details of Service
Facilities appointed by Sharp can be obtained from www.sharp.co.uk/customersupport/service or
by contacting the Sharp Customer Information Centre whose details are given below.
This guarantee shall only apply to faults that are due to inferior workmanship or materials. It does not
cover faults or damage caused by accident, misuse, fair wear and tear, neglect, tampering with the
product, or repair other than by a Service Facility appointed by Sharp.
The product is intended for private domestic use only. The guarantee will not apply if the product is
used in the course of a business, trade or profession.
The guarantee does not cover:
• Glass/ceramic turntables, as they can be damaged by handling/cleaning methods.
• Faults resulting from inadequate cleaning. Regular cleaning is required to prevent a build up of food
residue that can also affect the performance of the product.
• Carriage costs to or from the repair centre.
No person has any authority to vary the terms or conditions of this guarantee.
This guarantee is offered as an additional benefit to your statutory rights, and does not affect these
rights in any way.
You may not transfer your rights or obligations under this warranty to anyone else.
If you have any difficulty operating the product, or would like information on other Sharp products,
please telephone the Sharp Customer Information Centre on the number given below.
Sharp Customer Information Centre
Website:
www.sharp.co.uk/customersupport
Telephone:
08705 274277 (01 676 0648 in Southern Ireland)
Sharp Electronics (UK) Ltd is a company registered in England under number 965877
whose registered office is at
Sharp House, Thorp Road, Newton Heath, Manchester, M40 5BE.
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SPECIFICATIONS
AC Line Voltage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Single phase 230-240V, 50Hz
Power Consumption:
Microwave . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1.50kW
Top Grill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1.25kW
Bottom Grill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0.70kW
Convection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1.91kW
Top and Bottom Grill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1.90kW
Microwave/Top Grill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.70kW
Microwave/Bottom Grill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.15kW
Microwave/Convection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2.16kW
Input Current:
Microwave . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6.5A
Output Power:
Microwave . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .900W (IEC 60705)
Top Grill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1200W
Bottom Grill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .650W
Convection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1850W
MAFF Heating Category . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E
Microwave Frequency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2450MHz * (Group 2/Class B)
Outside Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .520(W) x 309(H) x 486(D)mm
Cavity Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .353(W) x 207(H) x 357(D)mm **
Oven Capacity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26 litres **
Cooking uniformity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Turntable diameter 325mm
Weight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Approx. 19kg
* This Product fulfils the requirement of the European standard EN55011.
In conformity with this standard, this product is classified as group 2 class B equipment.
Group 2 means that the equipment intentionally generates radio-frequency energy in the form of
electromagnetic radiation for heating treatment of food.
Class B equipment means that the equipment is suitable to be used in domestic establishments.
** Internal capacity is calculated by measuring maximum width, depth and height.
Actual capacity for holding food is less.
This oven complies with the requirements of
Directives 89/336/EEC and 73/23/EEC as
amended by 93/68/EEC.
The illustrations, technical information and data
contained in this publication are, to our best
knowledge, correct at the time of going to print.
The right to change specifications, at any time,
without notice, is reserved a part of our policy of
continuous development and improvement.
As part of a policy of continuous improvement,
we reserve the right to alter design and
specifications without notice.
No part of this publication may be reproduced,
stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in
any form, electronic, mechanical,
photocopying, recording, translating or other
means without prior permission from SHARP
Electronics (U.K.) Ltd.
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