Panasonic who are already the #1 microwave supplier in Australia is set to release a premium steam oven that is also a convection, grill and microwave oven in one.
A new capability delivers steam injected from a high-efficiency boiler unit directly into the upper area of the microwave, and a grill plate divides the oven in two, stopping steam from diffusing throughout the microwave which retails for $1,209.
The result is powerful, high-density steam which enables a new and fast way to cook a wide range of meals, retaining flavour and keeping food moist.
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In addition to the new steam function, the NN-CS894S also allows users to choose from a wide range of cooking modes, including 1,350W convection, 1,300W grill, 1,000W micro power and defrost.
Nicolas Cauzac, Product Marketing Manager, Microwaves, Panasonic Australia, said: “”Representing our 50 years of experience in microwave oven engineering, this latest model in our range offers ease of use and versatility. Whether you’re looking to steam fish or vegetables, bake a cake, grill sausages or defrost meat, Panasonic’s new microwave oven will provide outstanding results.”
The microwave has a contemporary look for the modern kitchen, with a single tinted sheet glass door featuring built-in controls, and a slim stainless steel frame.
Convenient and fast cooking capabilities
It features split-level convection cooking, which allows you to cook on two levels simultaneously, providing more space. An integrated fan circulates the hot air throughout the entire oven producing a quicker, more even cooking result – ideal for roasting or baking larger meals.
Multiple cooking functions can be used simultaneously for faster results. The microwave power cooks food quickly whilst the oven and grill provides traditional browning and crispiness.
Similarly, with a simple press of the ‘Turbo-Cook’ button when using the convection or grilling settings, 300W of micro power will be added to the cooking process. This significantly speeds up cooking times without impacting on quality or taste.
The microwave also boasts a stylishly simple control panel with blue LED display and ‘Swipe & Touch’ user interface. You can easily swipe to scroll through menus and options, tap for precise control and press and hold to easily increase and decrease settings.
Pricing and availability
NN-CS894S RRP $1,209 Available late August 2014
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