Andrew James AJ000620 User manual

Andrew James AJ000620 User manual

Premium Soup Maker and Blender

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Please read the manual fully before using the appliance and keep the manual safe for future reference.

General safety instructions

the voltage in your home.

When using any followed, including: electrical appliance, basic safety precautions should always be

This appliance can be used by children aged from 8 years and above and persons with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities or lack of experience and knowledge if they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance in a safe way and understand the hazards involved. Children shall not play with the appliance.

Cleaning and user maintenance shall not be made by children unless they are older than 8 and supervised. Keep the appliance and its cord out of reach of children less than 8 years old.

 Always ensure the voltage on the rating label corresponds to

 Check the power cord and plug regularly for any damage. If the cord or the plug is damaged, it must be

 replaced by a qualified electrician or a service repair centre. If in doubt please contact our customer service team.

The appliance is intended for domestic use only. Industrial or commercial use will void the warranty. The supplier cannot be held responsible for injury or damage if the appliance has been used for anything other than its intended use.

Incorrect operation and use can damage the appliance and cause injury to the user.

 Do not use the appliance if it has been dropped or damaged in any way. If the unit has been damaged take the unit for examination and


 or repair by an authorised service agent.

Do not immerse or expose the motor assembly, plug or the power cord in water or any other liquid for any reason.

If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer or by someone who is suitably qualified to avoid a potential hazard. greater than the power consumption of the appliance to avoid overheating of the appliance and extension cord.

Do not use any other appliance on the extension cord. Do not place the extension cord in a position where it can be pulled on by children or animals or be tripped over.

Do not let the cord hang over the edge of a table or counter.

Ensure that the cord is not in a position where it can be pulled or tripped over accidentally.

Always operate the appliance on a smooth, even and stable surface. Do not place the unit on a hot surface.

 Do not allow the cord to touch hot surfaces and do not place the cord near hot gas, electric burners or in a heated oven.

 Always remove the plug of the appliance safely. Do not pull on the appliances cord to remove the appliance plug from the electrical socket.

Use of an extension cord with this appliance is not recommended. However if it is necessary to use an extension cord, ensure that the extension cord is equal to or

Never handle or operate the appliance with wet hands.

Product safety instructions

This appliance is to be used with solid or liquid food only.

 During and after cooking,


beware of steam that could escape from the appliance. hands away from the cover to avoid any risk of burning from liquids.

Never use food that is too big for the jug. Always remove any packaging, aluminum or cling film that can be attached to food.

Do not touch the appliance jug when it is hot.

Check that every component is correctly installed before starting the appliance.  Do not use any accessories other than those provided with the appliance as it can damage the appliance.

The stainless steel blades are very sharp. Always handle the jug with caution in order to avoid any risk of injury.

Always wait for the motor to completely stop moving before removing the jug from the motor unit or removing the cover.

Do not put the jug, the cover and the measuring cap into the refrigerator, the freezer or in a dishwasher.

 We recommend you use the measuring cap to put food in the soup maker whilst it is in operation. Never push food into the jug with your fingers, or any other cooking utensil.

Do not operate the appliance when it is empty.

Always use the appliance on a flat dry and level surface.

 If it’s necessary to remove the measuring cap, do so slowly and with caution when the appliance is mixing very hot liquids. Always keep your

 Do not use the appliance to blend very dry or hard food, as this could damage the blade as well as the motor.


 When the appliance is cooking the temperature of the touchable glass surface may become very hot.

 Before removing parts of the appliance please make sure the appliance isn't operating and has been fully turned off.

Only operate the appliance with the mixing jug in place and with the lid correctly fixed.

The appliance will not turn on until the lip is securely in place.

Unpacking the appliance

 Remove the device from its packaging.

 Remove all packaging materials from the appliance, this includes packaging materials, cable holders and carton packaging.

 Fully check the appliance for any damage before use. If the appliance is damaged please contact our customer service for replacement and repair of original parts.


Appliance components illustration



Supplied parts

1 X Base device with motor

1 X Cap

1 X lid with filler opening

1 X Mixing jug









1. Fill opening/

Measuring cap

6. Markings to attach the mixing jug

7. Display (Time) 2. Mixing jug lid with filling opening

3. Handle 8. Button “+/-”

11. TEMP

12. SPEED 1

13. SPEED 2

4. Mixing jug

5. Blade block



14. SPEED 3




16. ICE

17. ON/OFF

Assembling and using the appliance

1. Prepare the ingredients according to your recipe and fill the jug to the indicated markings on the jug. Do not exceed maximum marks indicated.

Always fill between the minimum and maximum marks indicated on the jug. operating, allow time for the measuring jug to cool down as it is fitted with a temperature sensor. To do this, place

1/2 pint of lukewarm water in the jug and leave to stand for 10 minutes. DO

NOT use cold water cold water as this could cause thermal shock to the heating element and damage the heating element.

2. Attach the mixing jug to the base unit using the markings on the appliance.

The marking underneath the handle of the jug will align with the markings on the base unit.

9. Switch the appliance off and remove the plug from the socket.

10.Serve according to your recipe.

3. Place the lid on the mixing jug and rotate the lid clockwise so that it locks into position. The lid is securely in place when the lip of the lid aligns with the lip of the jug and both side fittings have clipped into place. The appliance will not start until the lid is correctly fitted.

6. Press the “ON/OFF” button. The appliance will beep and the “ON/OFF” button will begin to flash.

Please note: Do not exceed the maximum marks indicated on the jug.

Cold liquids max– 1750ml

Soup max mark– 1400ml

4. Fit the measuring cap into the top of the jug.

5. Plug the appliances electrical cord into the electrical supply. Please ensure that the voltage of the electrical supply matches or exceeds that of the appliance.

Functions of the appliance

 The appliance operates using either the power control button or with the function buttons.

 A beep will signal the confirmation of the button selection.

SMOOTH - For making soup with a smooth texture.

Follow steps 1-6 in “Assembling and using the appliance”.

7. Select the function of the appliance.

Refer to section “Functions of the appliance”.

The soup maker will automatically blend and heat the ingredients to the pre-set programme time of 25 minutes.

8. Once the appliance has finished

CHUNKY - For making soups with a


chunky texture.

Follow steps 1-6 in “Assembling and using the appliance”.

SPEED 1– Low speed

SPEED 2– Medium speed

The soup maker will automatically heat the ingredients to the pre-set programme time of 28 minutes without blending.

SPEED 3– High speed

Follow steps 1-6 in “Assembling and using the appliance”.

TEMP– For cooking foods at different temperatures.

The blend programmes are automatically set at 3 minutes.

HIGH- For heating or keeping soups warm up to 100˚C, also used for cooking.

4 beeps will signal the appliance has completed its cycle.

MEDIUM- For heating or keeping soups warm up to 80˚C.

Note: Always ensure the measuring cup is attached to the lid and fitted correctly to the jug before blending.

LOW- For heating or keeping soups warm up to 60˚C.

 Press the “ON/OFF” button.

 Press “TEMP” button.

 Press the “TEMP” button again to scroll through the temperatures.

 The duration of the cooking programmes are pre-set at 25 / 28 minutes each. You can manually adjust the times during the process using the

“+/-” buttons between 1-90 minutes.

 You can also switch to another function during the process and the previous duration of the program will be kept.

 4 beeps will signal the appliance has finished operating.

DELAY– The DELAY button is used to start the function of the soup maker at a later time.

1. Follow steps 1-6 in “Assembling and using the appliance”.

2. Press the “DELAY” button.

3. Set the time by pressing the “+/-” to increase the delay time. E.g. if you would like your soup to be ready in

4 hours time, press “+/-” to increase the time. The soup maker will begin in 3 hours 30 mins, therefore ready to serve in 4 hours time.

4. Press either of the function buttons


5. Set the time by pressing the “+/-” button.

6. The soup maker will start


BLEND (mixing programme)


Please note:

The delay function can be set up to 12 hours, this incorporates the cooking time of the soup maker.

ICE– Ideal for crushing Ice damp cloth and dry it immediately afterwards.

 If water does enter the base of the appliance, dry the base of the appliance thoroughly. If the appliance does not work please contact our customer service department.

Follow steps 1-6 in “Assembling and using the appliance”.

Press the ice button to enter the programme, automatically stop after 50 seconds.


the appliance

OFF– Press the button once more. The indicator lights will go out. The appliance will now enter standby mode. will

ON– Press the button once. The indicator lights will come on.

Cleaning the appliance

 Always disconnect the appliance from the mains supply before beginning cleaning.

 Never immerse the appliance in water or liquid for any reason.

 Please be aware that the blades in the jug of the appliance are sharp.

 Do not use any materials or abrasive wire brushes on the appliance.

 The mixing jug is not dishwasher safe.

 Clean the base of the appliance with a

Cleaning the mixing jug

 Fill the mixing jug with water (approx.

1 litre) and add a few drops of washing liquid.

 Heat up the water in the jug for 8 minutes on a “HIGH” cooking setting.

 Press the blend button (after the 8 minute cooking time has ended) for a brief time.

 Allow the water inside the jug to cool.

 Rinse the jug with clean water and dry it off.

Lid & Cap

1. Clean the components in a rinsing bath.

2. Rinse with clean water.

3. Dry the parts off.




The device does not function.

Possible cause

The lid is not securely fitted on the appliance.


Ensure the lid is correctly fitted and clicked into place

Liquids are not mixed correctly.

Liquids are not mixed correctly.

The appliance may be defective

You have too much or too little liquid in the vessel.

The speed is too high.

The blades become blocked after turning the appliance on.

The selected speed is too low.

Contact our customer service department.

Vary the quantity of liquid.

Start with a lower speed which you can increase later.

Start at a higher speed.

Caution: High starch food/ ingredients like powder, flour, sugar, milk and cream will burn if they are put in at the beginning of the cooking process. We recommend adding them after the completion of cooking, then use the pulse function to mix the food/ ingredients for a few seconds. This will also prevent the non-stick element from burning off.




Roasted Tomato and Garlic Soup

Preparation time: 30 mins

4. Turn the soup maker on and press the

“ON/OFF” button, you will here a beep.

1 kg ripe, vine tomatoes

1 head of garlic

5. Select “SMOOTH” button. Allow to cook. This will take approximately 25 minutes.

1 tbsp. olive oil

1 tsp thyme

6. A beep will signal the soup maker has finished.

1 tsp oregano

1 large onion, diced

Thai Chicken and Sweet Potato Soup

300ml vegetable stock

Preparation: 15 minutes

3 tbsp. tomato puree

1 tsp olive oil

Salt and pepper to taste

2 garlic cloves


1. Preheat the oven to 200°C. Score a cross in the top of the tomatoes then place the tomatoes onto a foil lined baking tray. Separate the cloves of garlic and peel. Scatter the garlic cloves between the tomatoes. Drizzle the tomatoes and garlic with 1 tbsp. of olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Place in the oven and roast for 30 minutes until the tomatoes are dark and the skins are shriveled.

1/2 red chilli, deseeded and chopped

2cm cube of fresh ginger

1 tsp easy lemongrass

3 tbsp. red Thai curry paste

500ml chicken stock

160ml coconut cream

350g sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped

2 chicken breasts, cut into chunks

2. Add the onion, thyme, oregano and tomato puree into the soup maker with the vegetable stock. Remove the tomatoes and garlic from the baking tray and add to the soup maker.

3. Put the lid onto the jug and lock into

1/2 tsp fish sauce


1. In a pan fry garlic, chilli, ginger, lemongrass and red curry paste in 1 tsp of olive oil for 2 minutes to make a


Thai spice base. juice to the soup maker.

2. Add chicken stock, Thai spice base, coconut cream, sweet potatoes and chicken breast chunks into the soup maker.

3. Put the lid onto the jug and lock into place.

4. Press the “ON/OFF” button. You will hear a beep.

3. Lock the lid into place.

4. Turn the soup maker on and press

“CHUNKY” button. Allow to cook. This will take approximately 28 minutes.

5. Press the “SMOOTH” button. The beep will signal it has started and the light will flash on and off. Allow to cook. This will take approximately 25 minutes.

5. Turn off the soup maker and serve.

6. A beep will signal the soup maker has finished.

Spicy Parsnip Soup

Preparation: 10 minutes

Lentil and Paprika Soup

2 tbsp. olive oil

Preparation: 10 minutes

1 tsp ground coriander

1 small onion, diced

1 tsp cumin

2 peppers, diced

1/2 tsp turmeric

2 cloves of garlic, finely sliced

1 medium onion, cut into 8 chunks

1 tbsp. tomato puree

2 garlic cloves, chopped finely

2 tsp paprika

500g Parsnip

1 tsp cumin

1/2 tin of tomatoes

1/2 tin of tomatoes

350ml vegetable stock

50g red lentils

1 tbsp. lemon juice

200ml chicken stock


2 tbsp. chopped parsley

1. Peel and chop the parsnips.

Crème fraiche

2. Add the ground coriander, cumin, turmeric, onion, garlic, parsnip, vegetable stock, tomatoes and lemon


1. Rinse lentils in water.


2. Add onion, peppers, garlic, tomato 3. Press “ON/OFF” button. You will hear a puree, paprika, cumin, tomatoes, red lentils and chicken stock to the soup maker. beep.

4. Select soup “SMOOTH” function.

Allow to cook. This will take

3. Put the lid onto the jug and lock into place. approximately 25 minutes.

4. Press the “ON/OFF” button. You will hear a beep.

5. Serve with a sprinkling of peas and some shredded ham.

5. Press “SMOOTH” button. Allow to cook.

This will take approximately 25 minutes.

Red Onion Chutney

Preparation: 15 minutes

6. Once cooking is completed, the soup maker will beep. Pour soup into a bowl and serve with a spoonful of crème fraiche.

7 medium red onions

2 shallots

1 red pepper

1 red chilli

Pea and Ham Soup

200ml balsamic vinegar

Preparation: 10 minutes

50ml red wine vinegar

2 medium onions, diced

220g dark brown sugar

1 potato, peeled and chopped

1 tsp mixed spice

175g ham, chunks plus extra for serving

2 fresh bay leaves

400g frozen peas

1 sprig of rosemary

500ml ham/chicken stock


Salt and pepper, to taste


1. Chop onions, shallots, red pepper, chilli and rosemary. Scrape into the soup maker jug.

1. Place the onion, potato, ham, frozen peas, stock and seasoning into the soup maker jug.

2. Put the lid onto the jug and lock into place.

2. Pour balsamic vinegar and red wine vinegar into the jug. Add sugar, mixed spice and bay leaves then lock the lid in place.


3. Press “ON/OFF” button. You will hear a beep. red wine vinegar into the jug. Lock the lid in place.

4. Press “CHUNKY” button. Allow to cook.

To ensure the chutney is at the required consistency, run a spoon across the surface of the chutney, if the spoon leaves a channel for a few seconds, the chutney is ready.

5. Allow the chutney to cool slightly. Pour into sterilised jars, with plastic lids and cool completely. Store in a cool dark place. Once opened, keep in the refrigerator and consume within 4 weeks.

3. Press “ON/OFF” button.

4. Press “SMOOTH” button. Allow the jam to cook.

5. Allow the jam to cool slightly. Pour into sterilised jars with plastic lids and cool completely. Store in a cool dark place. Once opened keep in the refrigerator and consume within 4 weeks.


Cookie Monster milkshake

Chilli Jam

Instant preparation

Preparation: 20 minutes

Serves 2

4 red peppers, chopped

6 chocolate cookies with cream centers

7 red chillies, chopped

200ml milk

3cm fresh root ginger, peeled and chopped

2 scoops chocolate ice cream

Whipped cream

6 cloves of garlic

Coloured chocolate beans, to decorate

300g canned cherry tomatoes, without juice

Chocolate sauce

550g sugar


200ml red wine vinegar

1. Place milk and 4 chocolate cookies into the jug. Press “SPEED 1” until smooth.


1. Chop peppers, chillies, ginger and garlic finely. Scrape into the soup maker jug.

2. Add a scoop of chocolate ice cream and select “SPEED 1” until smooth.

2. Put canned cherry tomatoes, sugar and

3. Squirt chocolate sauce around an empty glass. Pour milkshake into the




4. Swirl whipped cream around the top of the milkshake until it forms a peak.

1. Cut in half the passion fruits and scoop out the inside. Place the inside of the passion fruit into the soup maker jug.

5. Place the coloured chocolate beans on cream for eyes and nose. Place a chocolate cookie in place of a mouth.

2. Cut the peaches into chunks, if fresh.

Place into the jug with the yogurt.

3. Lock the lid into place.

Iced milkshake

4. Press “ON/OFF” button and select

“SPEED 2”.

Instant preparation

Serves 1 person

5. Unplug the soup maker then pour the smoothie into a glass.

125ml milk

1 scoop of ice cream, flavour of your choice

Strawberry and blueberry


8 large strawberries

1 handful of blueberries

1. Pour the milk into the soup maker and select “SPEED 1”to make it foam. 1 sprig of mint

2. Add the ice cream and press “SPEED 1”. 200ml apple juice

Tip: To increase the flavour, add chopped, fresh fruit to the blender, with the ice cream and press “SPEED 1” until blended to the desired consistency.


1. Hull the strawberries and cut in half.

2. Place the strawberries, blueberries, mint leaves and apple juice into the soup maker jug.

Smoothie Recipes

3. Lock the lid into place.

Peach and Passion

4. Press “ON/OFF”.

3 passion fruits

2 fresh peaches (stones removed) or 1 tin of peaches (in juice)

5. Select “Speed 1”. Blend until at required consistency.

160ml low fat / fat free yogurt

6. Pour into a glass and top with a mint leaf and a blueberry.


Strawberry Soya

200ml soya milk 5. Blend until smooth.

1 banana

12 strawberries

Vanilla pod

A smoothie is a blended drink which can be made from fresh fruits / vegetables to which various food products such as water, ice, milk, fruit juice, yoghurt, herbs and spices can be added to it.


1. Half and quarter the strawberries and cut the banana into chunks. Place into the soup maker jug.

Make the following smoothies with the blend function. combination ideas:

Here are some

2. Slice the vanilla pod and scrape out the centre. Add to the jug.



3. Add the soya milk and a handful of ice.


4. Ensure the lid is locked. Turn the speed dial to setting 2.



5. Blend until smooth.



Kiwi Tang


4 kiwis


200g pineapple


250ml apple juice

Passion fruit/peach

Handful of ice




1. Peel and chop the kiwis into chunks.

Place into the soup maker jug.

Yellow pepper/carrot/cumin


2. Peel and chop the pineapple into chunks. Add to the jug.

3. Add the apple juice and a handful of ice.

Please note: The above quantities and times are a recommendation only, depending on the type of food being

4. Ensure the lid is locked. Turn the speed

16 dial to setting 2.

used and cooking/processing times will have to be adjusted accordingly.

If you wish to return your item for a full refund, you have the right to do so within the first 7 days. For our returns policy please go to:

UK and EU Guarantee

Your new Andrew James product comes with a 24 month guarantee and a 2 year fixed warranty, effective from receipt confirmation. Your receipt or order number is required as proof of purchase date so it is imperative that you keep it safe. This guarantee only applies if the item has been used solely for the use intended, and all instructions have been followed accordingly. Please note this product is only for domestic use only and is not for commercial use.

Abuse of your product will invalidate the guarantee. Returned goods can only be accepted if repackaged properly within the original colour product box, and presented with the original receipt of sale/order number. This does not affect your statutory rights.

Returned products must be cleaned and returned to us in as close to delivery condition as possible.

Customers are responsible for any taxes applied to our products when they are shipped outside of the EU.

All of our prices are inclusive of VAT.

Once a product has been returned to us, we will aim to repair or replace it within

30 days of receipt.

The guarantee does not cover any defect arising from improper use, damage, build

-up of lime scale or repair attempts made by third-parties. Also, the guarantee does not cover normal wear and tear of individual parts.

Electrical Information

Always ensure the voltage on the rating label corresponds to the power supply where the product is being used.

If your product develops a problem within the first 12 months of the fixed warranty, we will pay all shipping costs to have it returned to us. After 12 months the customer will be liable for the cost of returning the product to us. We will then pay to have the repaired/replaced item shipped back to the customer.

WARNING! This product must be connected to an earthed electrical power supply. The green/yellow conductor in the supply cord must be connected to the

Earth terminal in the plug. The power supply must have an Earth connection.

Precautions should be followed for safe cable management and connection to the power supply.


If a new mains plug needs to be fitted follow the fitting instructions supplied with good quality BS1363A plugs. If in doubt consult a qualified electrician or appliance repair agent.

Non-household waste. This product must not be disposed of together with ordinary household waste.

 Safely dispose of the old plug.

 Connect the brown lead to the live terminal “L” in the new plug.

Separate collection of used products, batteries and packaging allows the recovery and recycling of materials. Reuse of materials helps prevent environ­ mental pollution and reduces the demand for raw materials.

 Connect the blue lead to the neutral

“N” terminal.

Local authorities, retailers and collection organisations may provide for separate collection of elec­trical products, batteries and packaging.

 Connect the green/yellow lead to the earth “E” terminal.

Recommended fuse: 13 A.

If an extension cable is required, it must have an earth conductor. To avoid overheating the extension cable should be rated no less than 13A and be fully unwound before use.

Do not attempt to modify electrical plugs or sockets or attempt to make an alternative connection to the electrical supply.

Disposal of The Appliance

Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment

(WEEE) Waste & Recycling

Disposal of Electrical & Electronic Waste


Contact Details

Andrew James UK LTD

Unit 1

P C Henderson Premises

Bowburn North Industrial Estate


Co Durham


Customer Service / Technical Support

Telephone: 0844 335 8464

Email: [email protected]


Twitter: @andrewjamesltd

Facebook: Andrew James

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