IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be followed. These instructions should be saved for future reference: • Check that the voltage indicated on the data plate corresponds with that of the local network before connecting the appliance to the mains power supply. • Read and familiarise yourself with all operating instructions before using this Egg Cooker • Do not immerse the appliance or its cord in water or any other liquids. • Close supervision is required when using this appliance near children. • Never leave this appliance within reach of children. • 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 without supervision. • Do not leave the appliance unattended during use. • Do not leave the appliance unattended whilst connected to the mains supply. • Always use this appliance on a solid, level, non-flammable surface. • Do not use this appliance outdoors. • It is imperative to unplug the power cord after the appliance has been used, before it is cleaned and whilst being repaired. • Repairs to electrical appliances should only be performed by a qualified electrician. Improper repairs may place user at serious risk. • Do not operate this appliance with a damaged plug or cord, after a malfunction or after being dropped or damaged in any way. • Regular, periodic checks should be carried out on the mains cable to ensure no damage is evident. Should there be any signs of damage the appliance should not be used. • Do not allow the mains cable to hang over sharp edges or come in contact with hot surfaces. • Do not run the mains cable under carpets, rugs, etc. • Allow the unit to cool before storage. • Never place the appliance near to flammable material or high pressure containers. • This appliance is intended for household use only and should not be used for industrial purposes. • If the power cable is damaged, it should only be replaced by the manufacturer or a suitable qualified after-sales-service in order to avoid a hazard. • Do not use any accessories or attachments with this appliance other than those supplied or recommended by supplier. • Do not use this appliance for anything other than its intended use. • Do not push objects into any openings as damage to the appliance and/or electric shock may occur. • Ensure appliance is situated in an open area, do not allow it to come in contact with Cupboards, Curtains, wall coverings, clothing or other flammable materials. • Unplug after each use. Grasp the plug, not the cord. • Do not cover this appliance or steam vents. • WARNING: The measuring cup contains a piercing pin and should be handled with care. • This Egg Cooker is only designed to cook eggs, any other foodstuffs may cause damage to the appliance. Description of Parts 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 1 Lid Heating Plate Measuring Cup Piercing Pin Egg Rack Power Button Power Indicator Light Poaching Tray 2 3 4 8 7 6 5 Before First Use 1. Remove all packaging materials 2. Wash the egg rack and poaching tray in warm soapy water and dry thoroughly. Using your Egg Cooker Using the measuring cup The measuring cup has markings on the side to make it simple to cook your eggs exactly as you want them. (See Fig.1). In the bottom of the measuring cup there is a piercing pin to pierce the shell of your eggs prior to cooking. Fig.1 Firmness Soft Medium Hard Symbol 1. Fill the measuring cup to the firmness mark required, taking into account the number of eggs to be cooked. 2. Pour the water onto the heating plate then follow the instruction according to the style of cooking required. Caution: The piercing pin is sharp and care must be taken when using it Boiling: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Fill the measuring cup to the desired level with cold water. Pour the water onto the heating plate. Sit the egg rack in position. Use the piercing pin to pierce the larger end of each egg and place onto the egg rack with the pierced holes uppermost. Close the lid Plug the egg cooker into a suitable wall socket. Press the On button, the indicator light will illuminate to indicate that the Egg Cooker is working. The indicator light will turn off when cooking is complete. Unplug the Egg Cooker and remove the lid. Take the eggs from the egg rack and serve. Caution: The eggs will be hot, use a suitable oven glove or similar to remove them from the egg cooker. Poaching: 1. Fill the measuring cup with cold water to the level marked Medium – 1 egg. 2. Pour the water onto the heating plate and place the egg rack into position. 3. Lightly grease the poaching tray with butter or margarine. 4. Break 1-2 eggs into the poaching tray. 5. Place the poaching tray onto the egg rack and close the lid. 6. Plug the egg cooker into a suitable wall socket. 7. Press the On button. The indicator light will illuminate to indicate the Egg Cooker is working. 8. The indicator light will turn off when the eggs are cooked, unplug the Egg Cooker and remove the lid. 9. Using a suitable oven glove remove the poaching tray and serve. Omelette: 1. Beat the egg(s) in a bowl and add your omelette ingredients such as cheese, onion, peppers or cooked meats. 2. Lightly grease the poaching tray using butter or margarine and pour the omelette mixture in. 3. Follow the instructions for poaching eggs. Note: Allow the Egg Cooker to cool for 30 minutes before reuse. Unplug the Egg Cooker to switch off. The On button is a resettable thermostat that switches on when pressed once and resets itself after a cooking cycle. Pressing the On button will not switch off the Egg Cooker. Do Not remove the lid during the cooking cycle as this allows steam to escape and reduces the cooking temperature and will affect the cooking result. Tips: Use fresh eggs for best results. Allow eggs to reach room temperature before cooking. Eggs are best served immediately. If you are setting aside boiled eggs for later, run under cold water and remove the shell before storing. Approximate cooking times: See table below for approximate cooking times using the Egg Cooker. Firmness Soft Medium Hard Approximate cooking times 71/2 Minutes 81/2 Minutes 91/2 Minutes Electrical Connections This appliance is fitted with a fused three-pin plug to BS 1363. If the plug has to be removed, it should be cut off and carefully disposed of immediately. To avoid a possible shock hazard, do not insert the discarded plug into a mains socket. Fitting a new plug The mains lead must be connected as shown below. The wires are coloured with the following code - Brown wire = Live (L), Blue wire = Neutral (N), Green & Yellow = Earth (E). Connect Green & Yellow to Earth (E) Connect Blue to Neutral (N) Connect Brown to Live (L) Ensure the outer sheath of the mains lead is securely held by the cable clamp • The Blue wire must be connected to the terminal marked N or coloured Black. • The Brown wire must be connected to the terminal marked L or coloured Red. • The Green & Yellow wire must be connected to the terminal marked E or coloured Green. • Check that there are no cut or stray strands of wire inside the plug. • Use a 13 Amp BS 1362 fuse, only use BSI or ASTA approved fuses. • If you are in any way unsure which plug or fuse to use, always refer to a qualified electrician. • After replacing or changing a fuse on a moulded plug, the cover must be refitted to the plug; the appliance must not be used without a fuse cover. Troubleshooting Problem The eggs are under or overcooked 3 in 1 egg cooker will not switch on Solution Ensure you are filling the measuring cup to the correct level for the required amount of eggs The eggs may be larger or smaller than used in the cooking guide or may have been stored in the fridge. For best results use medium sized eggs at room temperature. Check the Egg Cooker is switched on at the mains. Check that the On button has been pressed and the indicator light is on. Technical Data Voltage Rated power Protection class Model . : : : : 220-240V AC 50Hz 360 W 1 (This appliance must be earthed) SDA1194 Recipes Ham & Cheese Omelette Ingredients • • • • • • • • 1 egg 1 onion, peeled and chopped 1 slice ham, finely chopped ½ tomato, finely chopped 1 tablespoon grated cheese 1 pinch of pepper 1 pinch of mixed herbs ¼ bag mixed salad 1. Lightly beat the egg in a bowl before combining all the ingredients together. 2. Fill the measuring cup with cold water to the level marked ‘medium – 1 egg’. 3. Pour the water onto the cooking plate and place the egg rack on top. 4. Grease the poaching tray and pour the omelette mixture into the poaching tray. 5. Place the poaching tray on top of the egg rack. 6. Close the lid. 7. Plug the Egg Cooker in and switch on at the wall. 8. Press the On button. The indicator light will illuminate to indicate that the Egg Cooker is now working. 9. The indicator light will turn off when the eggs are ready. Unplug the Egg Cooker and remove the lid. 10. Remove the poaching tray and turn the omelette onto a plate, sprinkle with more grated cheese, and serve with salad. Soft Boiled Eggs with Parmesan Soldiers Ingredients • • • • 4 eggs 4 slices of bread Butter Grated parmesan Eggs Benedict with homemade Hollandaise and crispy Parma Ham Ingredients 1. Begin by making the sauce. Put the egg yolk into a glass bowl and lightly • 1 Breakfast muffin whisk. • 2 slices Parma Ham 2. Add 1 tbsp. hot water and the salt. • 1 egg 3. Continue to whisk as you add the • Hollandaise sauce lemon, until the mixture is pale in • 1 egg yolk colour. • 1 tbsp. hot water 4. Add the butter. • 1 tbsp. Lemon Juice 5. Place the glass bowl over pan with • 1 tbsp. butter simmering water on a low heat. • Pinch of pepper 6. Continue to whisk and cook for a few • Pinch of salt minutes until the butter has fully melted and everything combines. 7. When the sauce begins to thicken, take off the heat and season with a pinch of pepper. 8. Now the sauce is done, cut your English muffins in half ready to be toasted. 9. Plug in your Egg Cooker and follow the instructions for poaching. 10. Whilst your egg is poaching, fry your slices of parma ham in a hot pan until crispy and toast your English muffin. 11. To serve, lay your slices of crispy parma ham on top of the toasted muffin and top with poached egg. Spoon the hollandaise sauce over the eggs and serve at once.