Elgento has come up with quite a many products in the small appliance segment which adds to the convenience of the cooking and the lifestyle as well. Steamers make it a worthy addition which promises healthy way of steaming the food. It is one among those which retains the maximum nutrients present in the food. The various compartments present in the appliance makes it effortless to cook different foods without the transfer of flavour and aroma. One can cook the hard one in the lower case while the tender ones can take place in the top compartment where the steam produced is less compared to the bottom. The close look of Elgento E240 3 Tier Round Food Steamer can be obtained in the review that follows.
Models of Steamers are many and the idea of its functionality gives the perfect cooking process that proves competitive to most other forms of cooking in terms of ease and health. Elgento E240 400 Watts Food Steamer is the compact appliance which the simple controls that transforms the mundane cooking to an interesting one.
- Size – The said compactness is this steamer in the dimension of 290 x 225 x 240 mm that corresponds to the height, width and depth of the appliance. It is rather light in weight with 1.16kg that can be easily transported and shifted places.
- Shape – This model comes with 3 compartments stacked on to each other and they are round which gives a perfect steaming eliminated the notice of any hot or cold spots.
- Capacity – The overall capacity which includes all the three tiered is 7 litres which is great for handling the family requirement of steaming.
Available in this model is the timer control which is a dial that allows you to set up to 60 minutes. Based on the food type and the quantity along with the time consideration the timer can be set. On the setting up the timer and putting the appliance to function is been indicated with the indicator light that keeps you informed the functioning of the steamer. On the completion of the programme it intimated with the alarm for the immediate attention. However features like the delay start and the automatic cooking are absent.
- The handles of this model are inbuilt and are designed on both sides of each compartment for easy loading and unloading. It is made of heat resistant high grade material which keeps it cool to handle.
- The baskets in the round shape are made of high grade plastic material and they are transparent which is both attractive and serves as the viewing window.
- The baskets are dishwasher safe which makes the maintenance process simple and trouble free and so is the lid.
Elgento E240 7 Litre Capacity Food Steamer works with the power of 400 Watts which is quite nominal and serves to be an energy efficient appliance. Elgento makes sure that all its products adhere to the UK standards of safety regulations giving the user better peace in mind.
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Elgento E240 3 Tier Food, Vegetable Steamer – Technical Specification Table
|Model Name||E240 3 Tier Round Food Steamer|
|Dimension (H x W x D)mm||290 x 225 x 240 mm|
|Steamer style / shape||Three compartment / round|
|Number of baskets||Three|
|Timer||Dial – 0 to 60 minutes|
|Dishwasher proof baskets||Yes|
|Delay start feature||No|
|Auto keep warm||No|
|External water level gauge||Yes|
|Automatic shut off||Yes|
|Removable basket bases||No|
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