Food Steamer / Cuiseur à vapeur - Instruction Booklet Livret d'instructions

 
Food Steamer / Cuiseur à vapeur
Instruction Booklet Livret d’instructions
               BFS600XL

                                            1
CONGRATULATIONS
on the purchase of your new Breville Digital Food Steamer

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CONTENTS

           4    Breville Recommends Safety First

           6    Know Your Breville
                Digital Food Steamer

           8    Operating Your Breville
                Digital Food Steamer

           14   Care and Cleaning

           16   Steaming Guide

           24   Recipes

           38   One Year Limited Warranty

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BREVILLE RECOMMENDS SAFETY FIRST

We at Breville are very safety conscious. We design and manufacture consumer products with
the safety of you, our valued customer foremost in mind. In addition we ask that you exercise a
degree of care when using any electrical appliance and adhere to the following precautions:

Important safeguards
• Carefully read all instructions before          • Do not leave the appliance unattended
  operating the appliance and retain for            when in use.
  future reference.                               • Do not move the food steamer
• Remove any packaging material and                 during operation.
  promotional labels before using the food        • Do not touch hot surfaces. Use the
  steamer for the first time.                       handles to remove the lid, steamer
• To eliminate a potential choking hazard           baskets and rice/sauce cooking bowl.
  for young children, remove and safely             Take care to avoid any steam escaping
  discard the protective cover fitted 		            from the steam outlet holes on the
  over the pins of the power plug when              steamer lid. Use dry oven mitts to
  unpacking appliance for the first time.           protect hands.
• Do not place the food steamer near              • Always lift the lid away from you,
  the edge of a table, counter or bench top         when removing from steamer basket,
   during operation. Ensure that the 		             to avoid steam escaping from under
  surface is level, clean and free of water.        the lid. Carefully lift and remove the
• Do not place this appliance on or near a          steamer baskets and rice/sauce cooking
  hot gas or electric burner, or where it           bowl by the handles to avoid scalding
  could touch a heated oven.                        from escaping steam. Use dry oven mitts
                                                    to protect hands.
• Do not place any part of the food
  steamer in a gas, electric or microwave         • Always ensure the food steamer’s power
  oven or on a hot gas or electric burner.          plug is removed from the power outlet
                                                    before attempting to move the appliance,
• Keep food steamer clear of walls,
                                                    when the appliance is not in use and
  curtains and other heat or steam
                                                    before cleaning or storing. Allow the
  sensitive materials. Minimum 1ft distance.
                                                    steamer base and removable drip tray to
• Do not use food steamer on metal 		               cool before disassembling for cleaning
  surfaces, for example, a sink drain board.        and discarding liquid.
• Always ensure the food steamer is 		            • To disconnect, turn any controls to “off”,
  properly assembled before use. Follow             then remove plug from wall outlet.
  the instructions provided in this book.
                                                  • Do not use harsh abrasives or caustic
• The appliance is not intended to be               cleaners when cleaning this appliance.
  operated by means of an external timer
                                                  • Keep the appliance clean. Follow the
  or separate remote control system.
                                                    care and cleaning instructions provided
• Do not put any food or liquid other               in this book (Page 15).
  than water into the water reservoir in
  the steamer base. Only the steam
  baskets and rice/sauce cooking bowl
  are designed to cook food.

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BREVILLE RECOMMENDS SAFETY FIRST

Important safeguards for all                    • The use of accessory attachments not
electrical appliances                             recommended by Breville may result in fire.
• Fully unwind the cord before use.
                                                Short Cord Instructions
• Do not let the cord hang over the edge
  of a table or counter, touch hot surfaces     Your Breville appliance is fitted with a short
  or become knotted                             power supply cord as a safety precaution to
• To protect against electric shock, do not     prevent personal injury or property damage
  immerse the power cord, power plug            resulting from pulling, tripping or becoming
  or food steamer base in water or any          entangled with a longer cord. Do not allow
  other liquid.                                 children to use or be near this appliance
                                                without close adult supervision.
• This appliance is not intended for use by
  persons (including children) with reduced     Longer detachable power-supply cords or
  physical, sensory or mental capabilities,     extension cords are available and may be
  or lack of experience and knowledge,          used if care is exercised in their use. If an
  unless they have been given supervision or    extension cord is used,
  instruction concerning use of the appliance   1. the marked electrical rating of the cord
  by a person responsible for their safety.        set or extension cord should be at least
• Children should be supervised to ensure          as great as the electrical rating of the
  that they do not play with the appliance.        appliance,
  Close supervision is necessary when any       2. the cord should be arranged so that it will
  appliance is used by or near children.           not drape over the countertop or tabletop
• This appliance is intended for household         where it can be pulled on by children or
  use only. Do not use this appliance for          tripped over unintentionally
  anything other than its intended use. Do      3. the extension cord must include a 3-prong
  not use in moving vehicles or boats. Do          grounding plug.
  not use outdoors.
• It is recommended to regularly inspect
  the appliance. Do not use the appliance
  if power supply cord, plug or appliance
  becomes damaged in any way. Return
  the entire appliance to the nearest
  authorized Breville Service Center for
  examination and/or repair.
• Any maintenance other than cleaning
  should be performed at an authorized
  Breville Service Center.
      TO ENSURE CONTINUED PROTECTION AGAINST ELECTRIC SHOCK,
  !   CONNECT TO PROPERLY GROUNDED OUTLETS ONLY.
      DO NOT OPERATE THE FOOD STEAMER ON AN INCLINED SURFACE.
  !   DO NOT MOVE THE FOOD STEAMER WHILE IT IS OPERATING.

SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
                                                                                            5
KNOW
your Breville Digital Food Steamer

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KNOW YOUR BREVILLE DIGITAL FOOD STEAMER

    Steamer Lid                                         Rice/sauce cooking bowl
                                                        Capacity 1 ½ cups uncooked white rice,
                                                        4 ½ cups cooked white rice.

                                                                         3 stackable steamer
                                                                         baskets with
                                                                         removable bases for
                                                                         cooking versatility
     Ergonomic
handles for easy
           lifting

                                                                         Removable drip tray
                                                                         with side handles
                                                                         Easy to collect juices and
                                                                         fats during steaming
   Steamer base
      with water                                                         Water level indicator
       reservoir                                                         Combined with
  33.5oz (1L) MAX,                                                       pull out spout
11.5oz (350ml) MIN

    Non-slip feet

                                                                         Hour/Min buttons
     SET button                                                          Press to select time for
    Press once for                                                       Steaming and Preset
   Steaming Timer
         selection
                                                                         Control Panel –
    Press twice for
                                                                         LCD Screen
      Preset Timer
         selection.
                                                                         On/Off
                                                                         indicator light

                                                                         POWER button

 FEATURES NOT SHOWN:
 Removable filter plug
 Basket divider – separated food in the basket
 Steamer baskets are marked –, =, on handles for easy stacking.
 Steaming baskets have removable bases.

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OPERATING
your Breville Digital Food Steamer

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OPERATING YOUR BREVILLE DIGITAL FOOD STEAMER

Before first use
Remove any packaging material and
promotional labels from the food steamer.
Wash the lid, steamer baskets, rice/sauce
cooking bowl, drip tray, steam diffuser
and filter plug in warm soapy water, rinse
and dry thoroughly, also wipe the inside of
the water reservoir, before using the food
steamer for the first time.

      DO NOT IMMERSE THE POWER                                                               Fig.1
 !    CORD OR STEAMER BASE IN WATER
      OR ANY OTHER LIQUID.                         Step 3
                                                   Correctly position the drip tray into place
                                                   on top of the steamer base by ensuring the
Operation of your Food Steamer                     indent (on one long side of the drip tray)
Step 1                                             fits over control panel mechanism in water
                                                   reservoir.
Remove the lid, steamer baskets and drip
tray from the steamer base and ensure              Step 4
the filter plug is correctly positioned in the     Steamer baskets are numbered –, =,
water reservoir.                                   on the steamer basket handle for easy
Step 2                                             stacking. Prepare the food steamer and
                                                   food as follows:
Pour sufficient clean, tap water, up to 1
liter (33.8 oz), into the water reservoir of the   One layer cooking:
steamer base and ensure the maximum                • Insert steamer basket (–) into position on
MAX level on the water window is not                 top of the drip tray
exceeded. Also ensure the water level does
not fall below the minimum MIN level during        • Place the food into steamer basket (–)
operation. If cooking for long periods of          • Cover with lid.
time, allow the water to reach the MIN level,      Two layer cooking:
then add extra water to align with the
TOP-UP level on the water window. This             • Insert steamer basket (–) into position on
may need to be repeated when steaming                top of the drip tray
for extended periods of time.                      • Place the food into steamer basket (–)
Do not refill past the TOP-UP line when            • Insert steamer basket (=) into position on
the food steamer is in operation. The                top of steamer basket (–)
extra water can be poured into the water           • Place second layer of food into steamer
reservoir through the pull-out water spout           basket (=)
on the right-hand side of the steamer base.
                                                   • Cover with lid
For easy access, ensure the water spout
is in the pull-out position during steaming
                                                    NOTE:
(See Figure 1).                                     Ensure the steamer baskets, drip tray
                                                    and lid are correctly assembled before
                                                    steaming commences.

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OPERATING YOUR BREVILLE DIGITAL FOOD STEAMER

Three layer cooking:                           To adjust steaming time
• Insert steamer basket (–) into position on   1. Press POWER button on control panel
  top of the drip tray                            and LCD screen will show the time
                                                  as 00:00.
• Place the food into steamer basket (–)
                                               2. Press SET button once on control panel
  Insert steamer basket (=) into position on
                                                  and LCD screen time changes to 00:20
  top of steamer basket (–)
                                                  with STEAMER flashing in top
• Place second layer of food into steamer         right hand corner.
  basket (=)                                   3. Immediately press the HOURS or MIN
• Insert steamer basket ( ) into position         button and continue pressing until the
  on top of steamer basket (=)                    required time is reached. Steaming can
                                                  be set from 1 minute to 1 hour and
• Place third layer of food into steamer          59 minutes.
  basket ( )
                                               4. After approx 10 seconds, the word
• Cover with lid                                  STEAMER stops flashing, the timer colon
                                                  starts flashing and the red light above
 NOTE:                                            power button illuminates, hence heating
 Always use the drip tray when steaming.          commences and the time starts counting
                                                  down in 1 minute increments. Steaming
                                                  commences within 30 seconds.
Step 5
Insert power plug into a 120V power outlet      NOTE:
and switch on.                                  If a lesser time than 20 min is desired,
                                                continue pressing the MIN button until the
Steaming function                               timer reverts to 00:00 then continue until
To select a Steaming function, press set        desired time is reached.
once. The steamer is already preset to
steam for 20 minutes:
                                               Keep Warm setting
To begin steaming:                             At the end of steaming, five beeps will
1. Press POWER button on control panel         sound and the time on the LCD screen
   and LCD screen will show the time           shows 00:00 with KEEP WARM written
   as 00:00.                                   underneath. The time on the LCD screen
2. Press SET button once on control panel      will then start to count up in 1-minute
   and LCD screen time changes to 00:20        increments (for up to 1 hour). The food
   with STEAMER flashing in top 		             steamer will cycle on and off during this
   right hand corner.                          time to maintain an even temperature.
                                               However, it is not recommended to use
3. After approx 10 seconds, the word
                                               Keep Warm for extended periods of time as
   STEAMER stops flashing, the timer colon
                                               food will deteriorate.
   starts flashing and the red light above
   power button illuminates, hence heating
   commences and the time starts counting
   down in 1 minute increments. Steaming
   commences within 30 seconds and will
   continue for 20 minutes.

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OPERATING YOUR BREVILLE DIGITAL FOOD STEAMER

Preset Timer
                                                    DO NOT STEAM LARGER PIECES OF
The Preset Timer function can be used           !   MEAT OR FISH, ESPECIALLY FOODS
along with the Steaming function. Set your          WITH HIGH FAT CONTENT AS THIS
desired Preset Time, and upon completion            MAY CAUSE THE DRIP TRAY TO
of the countdown, the Steaming function             OVERFLOW.
will commence.
To select the Preset Timer function together   Step 3
with a Steaming function as described,
                                               Unplug the power cord from the power
press the SET button on the control
                                               outlet. Allow the food steamer to cool
panel twice and the LCD screen time will
                                               before dismantling and cleaning.
change to 00:00 with TIMER flashing in
top left-hand corner. Immediately press the
HOURS and/or MIN button and continue            NOTE:
                                                Denser foods or foods that take longer
pressing until the required time is reached.    to cook should be placed in the lower
The preset time can be set from 1 minute        steamer basket as this gets a higher
to 12 hours and 59 minutes.                     concentration of steam.

Instant steam
The instant steam function enables steam       However, foods such as meat or chicken
to be produced within 30 seconds.              should be placed in the lower steamer
                                               basket to avoid juices dripping onto foods
Step 1                                         below. Place lighter foods, such as leafy
Press the POWER button at any time             vegetables, in the upper steaming basket.
to stop the STEAMER, KEEP WARM or
PRESET TIMER functions.                         NOTE:
                                                Avoid unnecessary removal of the lid and
Step 2                                          steamer baskets during cooking, as steam
Allow the steamer to stop producing steam       surrounding the food will escape.
for a few seconds, and then dismantle the
steamer baskets to remove the cooked
food, taking care as lid, steamer baskets,
rice/sauce cooking bowl, steam and water
condensation will be very hot. Allow the
steamer base and drip tray to cool before
dismantling and discarding liquid.

     ALWAYS TAKE CARE WHEN LIFTING
 !   THE LID, STEAMER BASKETS AND
     RICE/SAUCE COKING BOWL AND
     DRIP TRAY AS THE STEAM AND
     WATER CONDENSATION CAN CAUSE
     SCALDING . USE DRY OVEN MITTS TO
     PROTECT HANDS. ALWAYS ALLOW
     THE STEAMER BASE AND DRIP TRAY
     TO COOL BEFORE DISMANTLING
     AND DISCARDING LIQUID.

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OPERATING YOUR BREVILLE DIGITAL FOOD STEAMER

Steamer baskets
The food steamer comes with three           When using the three steamer baskets
steamer baskets that can be stacked on      at the same time, the smaller basket has
top of each other (See Figure 2), or used   symbols (–) marked on handles and must
with two baskets or with just one basket.   be placed on the bottom. The steamer
(See Figure 3).                             basket with the symbols marked (=) on the
                                            handles is to be placed in the middle and
                                            the larger steamer basket with the symbols
                                            ( ) marked on the handles is to be placed
                                            on the top.
                                            The three steamer baskets have removable
                                            bases.
                                            The three steamer baskets can be used
                                            as egg cooking trays. The base of each
                                            steamer basket has six indents for standing
                                            eggs upright for cooking. Eggs should be
                                            pierced once through shell before cooking.
                                            Rice/sauce cooking bowl
                                            Use the rice/ sauce cooking bowl to cook
                                            rice or sauces by following the steaming
                                            charts and recipes provided in this book.
                                            The rice/sauce cooking bowl should be
                                            inserted into the ( ) steaming basket then
                                            covered with the lid. (See Figure 4).
                                            Do not insert the rice/sauce cooking bowl
Fig.2
                                            into a lower steamer basket (when stacking
                                            two or three steamer baskets) as this
                                            partially blocks the effective movement of
                                            steam around the steamer baskets.

Fig.3

                                            Fig.4

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OPERATING YOUR BREVILLE DIGITAL FOOD STEAMER

Tips for using your Digial Food                  • For food requiring longer cooking times,
Steamer                                            refill the water reservoir to the TOP-UP
• For good results, follow these 		                line to ensure it does not fall below the
  suggestions: Cooking times provided              MIN marking. The reservoir can be
  in this instruction book are a guide 		          refilled by pouring water through the
  only. Specific foods may require varied          easy-to-fill spout to the TOP-UP line.
  steaming times depending on size,              • Foods such as meat or chicken should
  quality and temperature of food.                 be placed in the lower steamer basket to
• Avoid unnecessary removal of the lid             avoid juices dripping onto foods below.
  and steamer baskets during cooking, as         • Do not steam larger pieces of meat
  steam surrounding the food will escape.          or fish, especially foods with high fat
• Food should be evenly spread in all three        content, as this may cause the drip tray
  steamer baskets. A single layer of food          to overflow.
  steams faster than multi layers.               • Remove food once the steaming time
• Steaming time for food in the upper              has elapsed, otherwise food will continue
  basket is slightly longer, so allow an extra     to cook in the accumulated steam of the
  few minutes.                                     food steamer.

• If foods with varying cooking times are to
  be steamed, place the food requiring the
  longest cooking time in the lower basket.
  When that food has partially cooked,
  carefully remove the lid using a dry oven
  mitt or cloth and add the upper steaming
  baskets. Replace lid and continue
  steaming until all layers are cooked.

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CARE AND CLEANING
of your Breville Digital Food Steamer

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CARE AND CLEANING

Cleaning                                      or power plug in water or any other liquid
                                              as this may cause electrocution.
Step 1
                                              To prevent damage to the appliance do not
Always unplug the power cord of the food
                                              use alkaline cleaning agents when cleaning,
steamer from the outlet, and allow the
                                              use a soft cloth and a mild detergent.
steamer base and drip tray to cool down
before disassembling and cleaning.            Removal of mineral deposits
Step 2                                        Mineral deposits may accumulate in
                                              the steamer base and attachments. It
Disassemble the removable bases from
                                              is recommended to de-scale regularly
steamer baskets. Wash the lid, steamer
                                              to prolong the life of your food steamer.
baskets, bases and rice/sauce cooking
                                              Prepare a de-scaling solution by mixing
bowl in warm soapy water, rinse and
                                              2 cups of water and 1 tablespoon of
dry thoroughly.
                                              lemon juice or white vinegar. Pour the
Step 3                                        de-scaling solution into the water reservoir,
When completely cool, carefully discard the   insert the drip tray then a steamer basket
remaining liquid in the drip tray and water   with lid on top. Set the steaming time
reservoir. Remove the filter plug then wash   to approximately 15 minutes and allow
the drip tray and filter plug in warm soapy   steam to circulate. Allow the food steamer
water, rinse and dry thoroughly. Wipe the     and liquid to cool before dismantling for
interior of the water reservoir with a damp   cleaning. If excess scale build-up still
cloth then dry thoroughly. Reassemble the     remains, repeat the process.
filter plug in the water reservoir.           Storage
                                              Ensure the food steamer has been
     DO NOT WASH ANY PART OF THE              unplugged from the power outlet and
 !   FOOD STEAMER, INCLUDING
     STEAMER BASKETS, RICE/SAUCE              all parts have been cleaned, dried and
     COOKING BOWL OR DRIP TRAY, IN A          assembled before storing. Ensure the
     DISHWASHER.                              steam diffuser and filter plug have been
                                              re-inserted into the water reservoir then
     DO NOT USE ABRASIVE CLEANERS,            insert the drip tray onto the steamer base.
 !   STEEL WOOL OR SCOURING PADS              When stacking baskets, ( ) should be on
     AS THESE CAN DAMAGE THE                  the bottom, followed by the basket marked
     SURFACE.
                                              (=) and then (–). Insert the rice/sauce
                                              cooking bowl and cover with lid. Wrap the
     CLEAN THE FOOD STEAMER                   power cord around the steamer base and
 !   AFTER EACH USE.
                                              stand the appliance upright. Do not store
                                              anything on top.
To clean the exterior
The steamer base can be wiped over with
a damp cloth then dried thoroughly. Do
not use abrasive cleaners, steel wool or
scouring pads as these can damage the
surface of the food steamer.
Do not immerse steamer base, power cord

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STEAMING GUIDES
for your Breville Digital Food Steamer

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STEAMING GUIDES

Steaming Guides                                        firmest in the lower steamer, basket and
All recipes assume that the proceeding                 the other lighter or leafy vegetables in the
assembly instructions have been followed.              top steamer baskets.
When steaming, be sure to fill the water           3. Steaming time will decrease slightly,
reservoir to MAX level (Water level indicator         if steaming smaller portions. If steaming
located on Pull Out Spout).                           vegetables that have been frozen, always
Vegetables                                            separate and stir once during steaming.

Follow these suggestions for steaming              4. Estimated steaming times are listed
vegetables:                                           in chart below, however freshness,
                                                      quality and size of the food as well as
1. Wash the vegetables thoroughly. Cut off            personal preference will effect how
   stems, trim, chop and peel if required.            quickly ingredients will take to steam.
2. Smaller, even-sized pieces of vegetables           Adjust cooking times as desired.
   will steam faster than larger pieces.
   When steaming different size vegetables
   at the same time, place the largest and

                                                                   TIME TO COOK
 VEGETABLE TYPE                   WEIGHT/MEASUREMENT
                                                                   APPROXIMATELY
 Asparagus spears                 2 bunches                        10 –12 minutes
 Artichokes whole                 3                                25-30 minutes
 Beans, cut or whole              8.5oz - 1lb (250g – 500g)        10 minutes
 Beetroot, cleaned, trimmed       1 bunch (approx 4)               30-35 minutes
 Broccoli, florets                1lb (500g)                       10 minutes
 Bok Choy                         12oz (350g)                      5 minutes
 Brussels Sprouts                 1lb (500g)                       12-14 minutes
 Cabbage, cut into wedges         1lb (500g)                       10 minutes
 Peppers, trimmed, sliced (red,
                                  3 or 4                           8-9 minutes
 green, yellow)
 Carrots, sliced                  1lb (500g)                       12-14 minutes
 Cauliflower, florets             1lb (500g)                       10-12 minutes
 Celery, thickly sliced           8.5oz - 1lb (250g-500g)          9-10 minutes
 Choko, peeled, cut into
                                  2-3                              12-14 minutes
 wedges
 Corn, whole                      3                                9-10 minutes
 Eggplant, thickly sliced         1lb (500g)                       10-12 minutes
 Mushrooms, whole button          1lb (500g)                       7-8 minutes
 Onions, peeled, sliced           8.5oz - 1lb (250g-500g)          10 - 11 minutes
 Parsnips, sliced                 1lb (500g)                       8-10 minutes

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STEAMING GUIDES

                                                                        TIME TO COOK
 VEGETABLE TYPE                     WEIGHT/MEASUREMENT
                                                                        APPROXIMATELY
 Peas, shelled                      1lb/500g (8.5oz/250g shelled)       4-5 minutes
 Potatoes, peeled, quartered        2lbs (1kg)                          20-25 minutes
 Potatoes, whole                    2lbs (1kg)                          30-35 minutes
 Pumpkin, peeled chunks             1lb (500g)                          22-25 minutes
 Snow Peas                          8.5oz (250g)                        4-5 minutes
 Spinach, English                   8.5oz (250g)                        5-6 minutes
 Spinach                            8.5oz (250g)                        7-8 minutes
 Squash, whole baby                 1lb (500g)                          10-12 minutes
 Sweet Potatoes,1.5cm slices        1lb (500g)                          12-15 minutes
 Turnips, quartered                 1lb (500g)                          20-25 minutes
 Zucchini, thickly sliced           1lb (500g)                          5-6 minutes
 All frozen vegetables              1lb (500g)                          7-9 minutes

Rice
To cook rice in the food steamer, follow                 4. Cover with the lid and set the steamer to
these simple suggestions:                                   the required steaming time.
1. Wash rice in a fine sieve under cold                  5. To produce firmer rice, slightly decrease
   running water until rice water runs clear.               the water specified in the rice
   Drain well.                                              cooking chart.
2. Place measured rice and water quantities              6. For softer rice slightly increase water
   into the rice/sauce cooking bowl.                        quantity and cook a little longer
3. Place the rice/sauce cooking bowl into a              7. Rice may be seasoned with salt, pepper
   steamer basket.                                          or butter after steaming.

 VARIETY                    CUPS OF RICE         CUPS OF             APPROX COOKING TIME
                                                 WATER
 Brown: medium grain        ½ cup                1 cup               55-60 minutes
 Brown: long grain          1 cup                2 cups              60 minutes
 Wild Rice                  ½ cup                1 cup               55-60 minutes
 White: long grain,         1 cup                1¼cups              25 minutes
 Basmati, Jasmine
 White: medium grain        1 cup                1¼ cups             25-30 minutes

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Grains and cereals                                 2. Place the rice/sauce cooking bowl into a
To cook grains and cereals in the food                steamer basket.
steamer, follow these simple suggestions:          3. Cover with lid and set the steamer to the
1. Place measured grains or cereal, plus              required steaming time.
   water, as shown in the chart below, into        4. For softer grains or cereals slightly
   the rice/sauce cooking bowl.                       increase water quantity and cook a
                                                      little longer.

 VARIETY           METHOD                                 APPROX COOKING TIME
 Oats              1 cup rolled oats with 2 cups water    15 min
                   into rice/sauce cooking bowl
 Cracked Wheat     1 cup cracked wheat with 1 ½           12min
                   cups of water. Place into rice/sauce
                   cooking bowl

 NOTE:
 When steaming for a longer time ensure              level during operation. Allow the water
 the water reservoir is filled to the                to reach the MIN level then add extra
 maximum MAX level on the water window               water to align with the TOP-UP level on
 before operation commences. During                  the water window. (This may need to be
 the longer cooking time ensure the water            repeated when steaming for extended
 does not fall below the minimum MIN                 periods of time). Do not refill past the
 level. However, do not refill to the MAX            TOP-UP line when the food steamer is in
                                                     operation.

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STEAMING GUIDES

Fish and seafood
Follow these suggestions for steaming fish     4. Most seafood cooks very quickly. Steam
and seafood:                                      in small portions or in amounts as
1. Steaming guidelines in the chart below         specified in chart below.
   are for fresh and fully thawed seafood.     5. Fish fillets can be steamed in steamer
2. Frozen seafood should be completely            baskets, however to retain juices cook
   thawed before steaming.                        fish in rice /sauce cooking bowl but
                                                  cooking times will be longer.
3. Always clean and prepare fresh seafood
   and fish before steaming.                   6. Adjust steaming times according to
                                                  various textures and sizes.

 VARIETY                       WEIGHT/SIZE         APPROX COOKING TIME
 Clams                         1lb (500g)          5-6 minutes
 Crab,whole                    12oz (350g)         12-15 minutes
 Cutlets                       1lb (500g)          7-8 minutes
 Fish, whole                   14oz (400g)         10-12 minutes
 Fish Fillets                  8.5oz (250g)        6-8 minutes
 Mussels                       1lb (500g)          5-6 minutes
 Octopus, baby                 1lb (500g)          10 minutes
 Oysters on shell              6                   5 minutes
 Prawns, shelled               10.5oz (300g)       5 minutes
 Scallops on shell             6                   4-5 minutes

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STEAMING GUIDES

Meat & poultry
Follow these suggestions for cooking meat              4. Arrange the smaller pieces of meat or
and poultry:                                              poultry in a single layer.
1. Steaming guidelines in the chart below              5. Steam until the meat or poultry is well
   are for fresh and fully thawed meat                    done. Check by piercing the thickest
   and poultry.                                           part of the poultry or roast with a meat
2. Frozen meat and poultry should be                      thermometer or with a knife or skewer to
   completely thawed before steaming.                     check that the centre is cooked
3. Always clean and prepare fresh meat                    and juices run clear.
		and poultry before steaming. It is
   recommended to remove any fat and
   skin from the poultry and fat and gristle
   from meat before steaming.

 VARIETY                                  WEIGHT/SIZE              APPROX COOKING TIME
 Chicken, pieces (skin removed)           1lb (500g)               35 minutes
 Chicken, breast fillets (skin removed)   1lb (500g)               20-25 minutes
 Hot dogs                                 1lb (500g)               6-7 minutes
 Sausages, thin                           1lb (500g)               12 minutes

 NOTE:
 When steaming for a longer time,                       during operation. Allow the water to reach
 ensure the water reservoir is filled to the            the MIN level then add water to align with
 maximum MAX level on the water window                  the TOP-UP level on the water window.
 before operation commences. During                     Do not refill past the TOP-UP line when
 the longer cooking time ensure the water               the food steamer is in operation. Excess
 does not fall below the minimum MIN level.             cooking juices will collect in the drip tray
 However, do not refill to the MAX level                and should be discarded once cooled.

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STEAMING GUIDES

Other foods                                        3. Steam variety foods for recommended
Follow these suggestions for cooking                  times in chart below, as recommended
variety foods:                                        on the packaging or until well cooked.
1. Steaming guidelines in the chart below
   are for pre-packaged variety foods               NOTE:
                                                    When heating softer style tofu, use the
2. Always remove variety foods from 		              rice/sauce cooking bowl
   packaging and arrange in a single layer
   in a steamer basket.

 VARIETY                         WEIGHT/SIZE PIECES           APPROX COOKING TIME
 Asian Dumplings/Pot Stickers,   8.50z - 1lb (250-500g)       18-20 minutes
 frozen
 Asian Pork Buns, frozen         4                            20 minutes
 Mini Dim Sims, frozen           8.5oz (250g)                 18-20 minutes
 Tofu, whole piece, very firm    10.5oz (300g)                8-10 minutes

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STEAMING GUIDES

Eggs
The following are some handy guidelines            2. Set the timer to preferred cooking time
when cooking eggs. The steamer is ideal               and monitor firmness of poached eggs
for poaching, scrambling and cooking eggs             during steaming.
in the shell.
                                                   For scrambled eggs:
For cooking eggs in the shell:                     1. Prepare eggs, milk and seasonings for
1. Eggs must be pierced with a clean pin or           scrambled eggs by lightly beating in the
   fine skewer through the top or base of             rice/sauce cooking bowl. Place rice/
   the egg shell before cooking.                      sauce cooking bowl into steamer basket
2. Place eggs into egg indents in steamer             and cover with lid.
   baskets, pierced side up.                       2. Set the timer to preferred cooking time.
3. Cover with lid.                                    Remove lid during steaming time and stir
4. Set the timer to preferred cooking time.           the eggs.

For poached eggs:
                                                    NOTE:
1. Place a tablespoon of water into 		              Larger eggs will require slightly longer
   individual-sized heatproof dishes, cups          cooking times.
   or ramekins (small enough for 1 egg)
   then crack an egg into each. Insert 4
   prepared ramekins into each steamer                  WARNING: DO NOT BOIL EGGS IN
   basket, then cover with lid.                     !   THE WATER RESERVOIR.

 TYPE                       QUANTITY               APPROX COOKING TIME
 Steamed in shell, Soft     1-8 (x 2oz/60g)        8-9 minutes
 Steamed in shell, Medium   1-8 (x 2oz/60g)        11-12 minutes
 Steamed in shell, Hard     1-8 (x 2oz/60g)        15-16 minutes
 Poached, Soft              4 (x 2oz/60g)          5-6 minutes
 Poached, Medium            4 (x 2oz/60g)          7-8 minutes
 Poached, Hard              4 (x 2oz/60g)          10-12 minutes
 Scrambled                  6 (x 2oz/60g) eggs     9-10 minutes
                            with 1⁄3 cup milk or
                            cream and seasoning

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RECIPES
for your Breville food steamer

24
RECIPES

Bok choy with chilli and                        Spring vegetables with
ginger sauce                                    lemon dressing
Serves 2 to 4                                   Serves 4 to 6

1 bunch bok choy or Chinese broccoli            3 carrots, peeled and thinly sliced
                                                8.5oz (250g) cauliflower florets
Sauce:
                                                2 cobs corn, husks removed
1 tablespoon peanut oil or vegetable oil
                                                8.5oz (250g) broccoli florets
3 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
                                                1 bunch asparagus, trimmed
2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh ginger
                                                3.5oz (100g) snow peas, trimmed
1 small red chili, finely chopped
2 tablespoons Chinese cooking wine              Dressing:
  (Shao hsing)                                  1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 tablespoons oyster sauce                      2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon sesame oil, for serving              1 teaspoon honey
                                                2 tablespoons light olive oil
1. Wash bok choy well and separate              Salt and pepper, optional
   leaves. If using Chinese broccoli slice
   into 2in (5cm) lengths.                      1. Fill water reservoir to MAX level, insert
2. Fill water reservoir to MAX level, insert       the drip tray then place steamer
   the drip tray then place steamer basket         basket (–) on top.
   (–) on top.                                  2. Place carrots and cauliflower into
3. Place bok choy into steamer basket,             steamer basket and cover with lid.
   and cover with lid.                          3. Set steaming timer 4 minutes. Steam
4. Set steaming timer to 5 minutes. 		             until partially cooked.
   Adjust for shorter or longer cooking         4. Place corn into steamer basket (=),
   time as required.                               remove lid and place on top of steamer
5. While bok choy is cooking, heat a wok           basket (–) on steamer cover with lid.
   or frying pan, add oil then garlic, ginger      Set steaming timer to 3 minutes.
   and chilli, stir fry for 1 minute or until      Steam until partially cooked
   garlic is just beginning to turn golden      5. Place broccoli, asparagus and snow
   in color.                                       peas into steamer basket ( ), remove
6. Add wine and simmer 20 seconds.                 lid and place on top of steamer
   Stir in oyster sauce, bring to boil and         basket (=) on steamer. Cover with lid.
   remove from heat.                            6. Set steaming timer to 7 minutes (14
7. Remove bok choy when cooked and                 minutes total steaming time). Adjust for
   place onto a serving plate, drizzle with        shorter or longer cooking time
   sesame oil and ginger and chili sauce.          as required.
   Serve hot.                                   7. Combine dressing ingredients together
                                                   in a clean, screw top jar and shake well.
                                                8. Remove vegetables when cooked and
                                                   place into a serving bowl. Pour dressing
                                                   over vegetables and toss to coat.
                                                   Serve immediately.

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RECIPES

Potato salad with                            Potato salad with
creamy pesto dressing                        mint and dill dressing
Serves 4 to 6                                Serves 4 to 6

2lbs (1kg) red skinned or waxy potatoes,     2lbs (1kg) red skinned or waxy potatoes,
			        peeled, halved and                			        peeled, halved and
			        cut into 0.5in (1cm) slices       			        cut into 0.5in (1cm) slices
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar             2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
8.5oz (250g) small button mushrooms          2 cobs corn, husks removed
1.5oz (50g) pine nuts, toasted               1 cup green onion, thinly sliced
5oz (150g) pancetta, chopped and fried       Mint and Dill Dressing:
Creamy Pesto Dressing:                       ½ cup light sour cream
1 cup sour cream                             ½ cup mayonnaise
  cup prepared pesto                         ½ cup mint leaves
Salt and pepper (optional)                   ½ cup dill, chopped
                                             2 teaspoons lemon rind, finely grated
1. Fill water reservoir to MAX level and
   insert the drip tray.                     Salt and pepper (optional)
2. Divide potatoes equally into steamer      1. Fill water reservoir to MAX level and
   baskets (–) and (=). Place steamer           insert the drip tray.
   baskets onto steamer and cover
                                             2. Divide potatoes equally into steamer
   with lid.
                                                baskets (–) and (=). Place steamer
3. Set steaming timer to 15–17 minutes or       baskets onto steamer and cover
   until potatoes are just cooked. Adjust       with lid.
   for shorter or longer cooking time
                                             3. Set steaming timer to 15–17 minutes or
   as required.
                                                until potatoes are just cooked. Adjust
4. Remove potatoes when cooked, place           for shorter or longer cooking time
   into a serving bowl and sprinkle with        as required.
   the vinegar. Allow to cool.
                                             4. Remove potatoes when cooked, place
5. Place mushrooms into steamer basket,         into a serving bowl and sprinkle with the
   place onto steamer and cover with lid.       vinegar. Allow to cool.
6. Set steaming timer to 4 minutes. Adjust   5. Place corn into steamer basket, place
   for shorter or longer cooking time as        onto steamer and cover with lid.
   required.
                                             6. Set steaming timer to 7 minutes. Adjust
7. Remove mushrooms when cooked,                for shorter or longer cooking time
   drain well. Add mushrooms, pine nuts         as required.
   and pancetta to potatoes.
                                             7. Remove corn when cooked, drain well
8. Combine dressing ingredients and mix         and cool slightly. Cut corn kernels from
   in a small bowl. Add dressing to potato      the cobs and add to potatoes with
   salad, toss lightly to coat. 		              green onion.
   Serve warm or chilled.
                                             8. Combine dressing ingredients and mix
                                                in a small bowl. Add to potato salad,
                                                mix lightly and serve warm or chilled.

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RECIPES

Rice and spinach salad
Serves 6

1 cup brown rice
½ cup wild rice
2½ cups / 21oz (625ml) water
1 small red onion, peeled and finely chopped
4 oz (125g) roasted red peppers, diced
¼ cup currants
½ cup chopped flat leaf parsley
1.5oz (50g) baby spinach leaves, washed and dried
1.5oz (50g toasted pine nuts
4oz (125g) feta cheese, crumbled, for serving

Dressing:
  cup olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 teaspoons whole grain mustard
2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
Salt and pepper, optional
1. Fill water reservoir to MAX level, insert    5. Combine dressing ingredients in a
   the drip tray then place steamer 		             clean, screw top jar and shake well.
   basket (–) on top.                           6. Drizzle dressing over rice mixture and
2. Place brown rice, wild rice and water           top with crumbled feta.
   into the rice/sauce cooking bowl and            Serve immediately.
   stir. Insert into steamer basket and
   cover with lid.                               NOTE:
3. Set steaming timer to 55 - 60 minutes         When steaming for a longer time,
                                                 ensure the water reservoir is filled to the
   or until both rices are almost cooked,        maximum MAX level on the water window
   but still a little firm. Remove rice from     before operation commences. During
   steamer and stand covered for 		              the longer cooking time ensure the water
   5 minutes. Rinse rice under cold 		           does not fall below the minimum MIN
   running water, drain well.                    level. However, do not refill to the MAX
                                                 level during operation. Allow the water
4. Place cooled rice into a large serving        to reach the MIN level then add extra
   bowl with onion, peppers, currants,           water to align with the TOP-UP level on
   parsley, spinach leaves and pine nuts.        the water window. Do not refill past the
                                                 TOP-UP line when the food steamer is in
   Toss to combine.
                                                 operation.

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RECIPES

Moroccan style chicken with spiced lentils
Serves 4

1lb (500g) chicken breast fillets
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon mild paprika
1 teaspoon red chilli, finely chopped
1 teaspoon sea salt, optional
1 cup green lentils
1½ cups/12.7oz (375ml) water
1 lemon, sliced and deseeded
1 cup parsley, chopped
½ cup mint leaves, chopped
2 tomatoes, finely diced
3 shallots, finely chopped

Dressing:
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
1 teaspoon mild paprika
½ teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon honey
Salt and freshly ground pepper (optional)

1. Place chicken fillets into a bowl. Add oil,   6. Place chicken into steamer basket (–),
   paprika, chilli and sea salt, mix well.          place onto steamer base, arrange slices
   Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate          of lemon over chicken and cover with lid.
   until ready to cook.                          7. Set steaming timer to 20-25 minutes.
2. Fill water reservoir to MAX level, insert        Adjust for shorter or longer cooking time
   the drip tray then place steamer (–)             as required.
   basket on top                                 8. Remove chicken when cooked, set aside
3. Wash lentils and drain well. Place lentils       and keep warm.
   and water into the rice /sauce cooking        9. Combine dressing ingredients together in
   bowl and stir. Insert into steamer basket,       a clean, screw top jar and shake well.
   cover with lid.
                                                 10. Combine lentils, parsley, mint,
4. Set steaming timer to 45-50 minutes or          tomatoes and shallots. Add dressing,
   until lentils are cooked but still slightly     mix lightly and spoon onto serving plates.
   firm. Adjust for shorter or longer cooking
                                                 11. Slice chicken, place over lentils
   time as required.
                                                   and serve.
5. Remove lentils from steamer, drain, set
   aside and keep warm.

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RECIPES

BBQ pork with garlic soy rice
Serves 4

½ cup dried sliced shitake mushrooms
2 cups/17oz (500ml) boiling water
1 cup medium grain rice
2 cups/17oz (500ml) water
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon peanut oil or vegetable oil
2 teaspoons ginger, finely chopped
3 teaspoons garlic, finely chopped
10.5oz (300g) Chinese style cooked barbequed pork, thinly sliced
½ cup green onions, thinly sliced
¼ cup Char Siu sauce*
2 tablespoons water

1. Soak mushrooms in the boiling water for       7. Set steaming timer to 5-10 minutes or
   30 minutes. Drain mushrooms and                  until rice is cooked and ingredients are
   reserve ½ cup of liquid. Slice 		                heated through. Adjust for shorter or
   mushrooms, set aside.                            longer cooking time as required.
2. Fill water reservoir to MAX level, insert     8. Heat Char Siu sauce and water in a
   the drip tray then place steamer 		              small saucepan, bring to the boil
   basket (–) on top.                            9. Serve BBQ Pork with Garlic Soy Rice
3. Wash rice and drain well. Place rice,            drizzled with hot Char Siu sauce.
   water, soy sauce and sesame oil into
   rice/sauce cooking bowl and stir. Insert       *NOTE:
   into steamer basket, cover with lid.           Char Siu sauce (Chinese Barbecue Sauce)
                                                  is available at Asian food stores and some
4. Set steaming timer to 25-30 minutes.           supermarkets
   Adjust for shorter or longer cooking time
   as required.
5. Meanwhile heat peanut oil or vegetable
                                                  NOTE:
   oil in a frying pan, add ginger and garlic,    When steaming for a longer time,
   fry 1–2 minutes or until garlic begins to      ensure the water reservoir is filled to the
   turn golden. Remove from heat.                 maximum MAX level on the water window
                                                  before operation commences. During
6. When rice is cooked, carefully remove
                                                  the longer cooking time ensure the water
   lid and stir ginger and garlic mixture,        does not fall below the minimum MIN
   together with pork, shallots and 		            level. However, do not refill to the MAX
   mushrooms into rice, mix well. 		              level during operation. Allow the water to
   Cover with lid.                                reach the MIN level then add extra water
                                                  to align with the TOP-UP level on the water
                                                  window. Do not refill past the TOP-UP line
                                                  when the food steamer is in operation.

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RECIPES

Scallops with herb lime butter                 Whole snapper with salsa verde
Serves 2                                       Serves 2

8 scallops, on half shell                      1lb (500g) whole snapper,
1 tablespoon finely chopped dill               			        cleaned and scaled
1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley            1 lemon, quartered
1 tablespoon finely chopped green onions       Salsa Verde:
Salt and freshly ground pepper (optional)      2 tablespoons green onions, finely chopped
1oz (30g) butter                               2 tablespoons parsley, finely chopped
2 slices lime, cut into quarters               1 tablespoon chopped capers
1. Clean scallops and return to half shell.    2 teaspoons lemon rind, finely grated
2. Mix together dill, parsley and green        2 tablespoons lemon juice
   shallots, sprinkle over onions, season      2 tablespoon light olive oil
   to taste.                                   Salt and freshly ground pepper (optional)
3. Place a dot of butter and lime quarter
   onto the scallops.                          1. Fill water reservoir to MAX level, insert
                                                  the drip tray then place steamer
4. Fill water reservoir to MAX level and
                                                  basket (–) on top.
   insert the drip tray.
                                               2. Place lemon quarters inside fish. Place
5. Divide prepared scallops equally into
                                                  fish into steamer basket and cover
   steamer baskets (–) and (=). Place
                                                  with lid.
   steamer baskets onto steamer and
   cover with lid.                             3. Set steaming timer to 14 minutes.
                                                  Adjust for shorter or longer cooking
6. Set steaming timer 4 minutes or until
                                                  time as required.
   scallops are cooked. Do not overcook
   as scallops will toughen.                   4. For the Salsa Verde, combine all
                                                  ingredients in a small bowl, mix well.
7. Remove scallops when cooked and
   serve immediately.                          5. Remove the fish when cooked and
                                                  place onto a serving platter.
 NOTE:
 When steaming for a longer time,
                                               Serve fish immediately, drizzled with
 ensure the water reservoir is filled to the   Salsa Verde.
 maximum MAX level on the water window
 before operation commences. During
 the longer cooking time ensure the water
 does not fall below the minimum MIN
 level. However, do not refill to the MAX
 level during operation. Allow the water to
 reach the MIN level then add extra water
 to align with the TOP-UP level on the water
 window. Do not refill past the TOP-UP line
 when the food steamer is in operation.

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RECIPES

Marinated salmon with
coconut rice
Serves 2

¼ cup soy sauce
¼ cup mirin
1-2 tablespoons ginger, finely chopped
1 teaspoon brown sugar
2 Atlantic salmon cutlets

Coconut Rice:
1 cup jasmine rice
1 cup/8.5oz (250ml) coconut milk
¾ cup/6.5oz (190ml) water
1 teaspoon sea salt
Fresh coriander leaves, for serving
Finely sliced red chilli, for serving
Lime wedges, for serving

1. Place soy sauce, mirin, ginger and          7. Set steaming timer to 10–12 minutes.
   brown sugar into a shallow container.          Adjust for shorter or longer cooking time
   Add salmon and coat well with soy              as required.
   sauce mixture. Cover and refrigerate        8. Remove salmon when cooked, place
   1-2 hours.                                     onto serving plates.
2. Fill water reservoir to MAX level, insert
   the drip tray then place steamer 		         Serve salmon with coconut rice, fresh
   basket (–) on top.                          coriander leaves, sliced red chili and
                                               wedges of lime.
3. Wash rice and drain well. Place rice,
   coconut milk, water and salt into the
   rice/sauce cooking bowl and stir. Insert
   into the steamer basket, cover with lid.
4. Set steaming timer to 35-40 minutes
   or until rice is cooked and liquid is
   absorbed. Adjust for shorter or longer
   cooking time as required.
5. Remove rice/sauce cooking bowl from
   steamer when rice is cooked, set aside
   and keep warm until ready to serve.
6. Remove salmon from marinade, place
   into steamer basket (–) and cover
   with lid.

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RECIPES

Greek style meatballs with tomato sauce
Makes approx 32

Tomato Sauce:
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 large onion, peeled and finely chopped
½ green pepper, finely chopped
5 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
2 x 14oz (400g) cans peeled, diced tomatoes
2 teaspoons brown sugar, firmly packed
1 teaspoon sea salt (optional)
Meatballs:
3 slices white bread, crusts removed
1 cup/8.4oz (250ml) milk
1lb (500g) lean minced lamb
1 medium onion, peeled and finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
2 teaspoons dried oregano leaves
¼ cup parsley, chopped
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon sea salt
Freshly ground black pepper (optional)

1. For the tomato sauce, heat oil in a          6. Divide meatballs equally into steamer
   saucepan, add onion, green pepper and           baskets (–) and (=). Place steamer
   garlic, sauté gently for 12-15 minutes or       baskets onto steamer and cover with lid.
   until onion is soft. Add tomatoes, sugar     7. Set steaming timer to 15 minutes. Adjust
   and salt, cover with a lid, bring to the        for shorter or longer cooking time
   boil, lower heat and simmer for 30              as required.
   minutes, stirring occasionally.              8. Remove meatballs when cooked and
2. For the meatballs, place bread and milk         serve hot, drizzled with tomato sauce.
   together in a bowl and soak until bread
   is very soft and milk has been absorbed,      NOTE:
   about 20 minutes.                             When steaming for a longer time,
3. Remove bread from milk, place into a          ensure the water reservoir is filled to the
                                                 maximum MAX level on the water window
   colander and press bread until most of
                                                 before operation commences. During
   the liquid is removed. Discard liquid and     the longer cooking time ensure the water
   place bread into a large bowl.                does not fall below the minimum MIN
4. Add remaining meatball ingredients            level. However, do not refill to the MAX
                                                 level during operation. Allow the water to
   to bread, mix well. Roll into balls, about
                                                 reach the MIN level then add extra water
   1-1.5in (3–4cm) in diameter.                  to align with the TOP-UP level on the water
5. Fill water reservoir to MAX level and         window. Do not refill past the TOP-UP line
   insert the drip tray.                         when the food steamer is in operation.

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RECIPES

Laksa with rice noodles and tofu
Serves 2 – 4

¼ cup prepared laksa paste
2 cups/17oz (500ml) coconut milk
½ cup/4oz (125ml) water
1 tablespoon fish sauce
2 teaspoons brown sugar
7oz (200g) firm tofu, cubed
3.5oz (100g) dried rice noodles
1 cup fresh bean shoots, for serving
½ cup fresh mint leaves, for serving
½ cup fresh coriander leaves, for serving

1. Fill water reservoir to MAX level, insert
   the drip tray then place steamer
   basket (–) on top.
2. Place laksa paste, coconut milk, water,
   fish sauce and brown sugar into
   rice /sauce cooking bowl and stir.
3. Carefully insert the rice/sauce cooking
   bowl into the steamer basket, cover
   with lid.
4. Set steaming timer to 15 minutes or until
   liquid is hot. Add tofu pieces, cover with
   lid, Set steaming timer to 12 minutes or
   until tofu is heated through.
5. Meanwhile, place rice noodles into
   a heatproof bowl and pour in sufficient
   boiling water to cover the noodles, stand
   5 minutes, and drain well.
6. Divide noodles into 2–4 bowls. Remove
   laksa and tofu from steamer and spoon
   over noodles.

Serve hot laksa, topped with bean shoots,
mint and coriander.

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RECIPES

Prawn and rice balls
Makes approx. 32

½ cup long grain white rice
1¼ cups/10.5oz (295ml) water
0.5oz (15g) sliced dried Chinese mushrooms
8.5oz (250g) pork mince
6oz (175g) green prawn meat, finely chopped or minced
½ bunch coriander leaves, finely chopped
¾ cup green shallots, finely chopped
½ cup sliced bamboo shoots, finely chopped
1 tablespoon fresh ginger, finely chopped
2 tablespoons fish sauce
1 x 2oz (60g) egg, lightly beaten
Soy sauce or sweet chilli sauce, for serving

1. Fill water reservoir to MAX level, insert     7. Divide prepared rice balls equally in
   the drip tray then place steamer 		              single layers into steamer baskets (–)
   basket on top                                    and (=) . Place onto steamer and cover
2. Wash rice and drain well. Place rice and         with lid.
   water into rice/sauce cooking bowl and        8. Set steaming timer to 12 minutes.
   stir. Insert into steamer basket (–), cover      Adjust for shorter or longer cooking
   with lid.                                        time as required.
3. Set steaming timer to 25 - 30 minutes         9. Remove prawn and rice balls when
   or until rice is cooked. Remove from             cooked and place onto a
   steamer, drain and allow to cool.                serving platter.
4. Soak mushrooms in boiling water for 30
                                                 Serve with a small bowl of soy sauce or
   minutes. Drain well and chop finely.
                                                 sweet chili sauce for dipping.
5. Place mushrooms in a bowl with pork
   mince, prawn meat, coriander leaves,
   shallots, bamboo shoots, ginger, fish
   sauce and egg, mix well.
6. Roll mixture into balls, about 1.2in (3cm)
    in diameter, then roll in cooked rice
   until well coated.

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RECIPES

Desserts
Berry lemon puddings
Serves 6

Softened butter, for greasing
White sugar, for coating
4.5oz (125g) butter, softened
  cup sugar
Finely grated rind of 1 lemon
3 x 60g eggs
1½ cups/8oz (225g) self-raising flour
¼ cup/2oz (60ml) milk
4.5oz (125g) frozen mixed berries
¼ cup sugar, extra

1. Grease 6 small (1-cup) heatproof 		         7. Fill water reservoir to MAX level and
   pudding basins with softened butter,           insert the drip tray.
   sprinkle a little sugar into each basin     8. Divide pudding basins equally into
   and shake gently to evenly coat the            steamer baskets (–) and (=). Place
   insides. Set aside.                            steamer baskets onto steamer and
2. Cut a piece of baking paper/parchment          cover with lid.
   paper to fit the top shape of each basin.   9. Set steaming timer to 40 minutes. Adjust
   Cut a piece of foil to fit the top shape       for shorter or longer cooking time
   of each basin and extend 1.2in (3cm)           as required.
   over the edges. Set aside.
                                               10. Carefully remove puddings
3. Cream butter, sugar and lemon rind until        when cooked.
   light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time
   beating well after each addition.           Serve puddings in basins or turned out
4. Add flour and milk alternately and mix to   onto serving plates and accompanied with
   a smooth batter. Set aside.                 custard or ice cream.
5. Combine berries and extra sugar and
   divide equally into prepared basins
6. Spoon sufficient batter into each
   pudding basin until three quarters full.
   Cover each basin with a piece of baking
   paper, then with a piece of foil. Gather
   the edge of the foil and press towards
   the outer edge of the basin to form
   a seal.

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RECIPES

Date and walnut puddings with caramel sauce
Serves 6

4.5oz (125g) pitted dates, chopped               Caramel Sauce:
1 teaspoon baking soda                           1.5oz (45g) butter, cubed and softened
2.5oz (75g) butter, cubed                        1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1¼ cups/10.5oz (295ml) boiling water             ½ cup/4.50z (125ml) cream
Softened butter, for greasing
White sugar, for coating
¾ cup brown sugar, firmly packed
2 x 20z (60g) eggs, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
1 cup/5oz (150g) self-raising flour
½ cup roughly chopped walnuts

1. Place dates, bicarbonate of soda and          7. Divide pudding basins equally into
   butter into a heatproof bowl and pour            steamer baskets (–) and (=). Place
   boiling water over. Allow to stand for           steamer baskets onto steamer and
   20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally.            cover with lid.
2. Meanwhile, grease 6 small (1-cup)             8. Set steaming timer to 25 minutes.
   heatproof pudding basins with butter,            Adjust for shorter or longer cooking time
   sprinkle a little sugar into each basin          as required.
   and shake gently to evenly coat the           9. Meanwhile, place caramel sauce
   insides. Set aside.                              ingredients into rice/sauce cooking bowl
3. Cut a piece of baking paper to fit the           and stir.
   top shape of each basin. Cut a piece of       10. When cooking time for puddings has
   foil to fit the top shape of each basin           elapsed, carefully remove lid and insert
   and extend 1.2in (3cm) over the edges.            steamer basket ( ) onto steamer
   Set aside.                                        basket (=). Insert rice/sauce cooking
4. Add brown sugar to date mixture, mix              bowl into steamer basket ( ) and cover
   well. Add beaten eggs and vanilla, mix            with lid.
   well. Add flour and walnuts, stirring until   11. Set steaming timer to 15–20 minutes.
   all ingredients are well combined.                Remove lid and stir sauce during
5. Spoon sufficient mixture into each                cooking. Adjust for shorter or longer
   pudding basin until three quarters full.          cooking time as required for puddings
   Cover each basin with a piece of baking           to be cooked and sauce melted and
   paper, then with a piece of foil. Gather          smooth. Carefully remove the rice/sauce
   the edge of the foil and press towards            cooking bowl and puddings when
   the outer edge of the basin to form               cooked.
   a seal.
                                                 Serve puddings in basins or turned out
6. Fill water reservoir to MAX level and
                                                 onto serving plates and drizzled with
   insert the drip tray.
                                                 caramel sauce

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RECIPES

Vanilla risotto
Serves 4

1 cup Arborio rice
2½ cups/21oz (625ml) milk
¼ cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
½ cup/4oz (125ml) cream

1. Fill water reservoir to MAX level, insert
   the drip container and place steamer
   basket (–) on top.

2. Place rice, milk and sugar into
   rice/sauce cooking bowl. Carefully insert
   rice/sauce cooking bowl into steamer
   basket. Cover with lid.

3. Set steaming timer to 60 minutes
   or until rice is cooked and liquid is
   absorbed. Adjust for shorter or longer
   cooking time as required.

4. Remove lid and add vanilla extract and
   cream, stirring gently until incorporated.
   Cover with lid and steam a further 5-8
   minutes or until thick and creamy.

Serve hot with poached or fresh fruit.

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ONE YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY

Breville ®* warrants this Breville ® appliance   foregoing disclaimer may not apply to you.
against defects that are due to faulty
                                                 This warranty gives you specific legal rights
material or workmanship for a period
                                                 and you may also have other legal rights
of one (1) year from the date of original
                                                 which vary from state to state or province
consumer purchase. This warranty does
                                                 to province.
not cover damage from abuse, neglect, use
for commercial purposes, or any other use        If the appliance should become defective
not found in the printed “Instructions for       within the warranty period, do not return
use” booklet. There is no warranty for glass     the appliance to the store. Please contact
parts, glass containers, filter basket, blades   our Customer Service Center.
and agitators. HWI Breville ® expressly
disclaim all responsibility for consequential    Toll free phone number:
damages for incidental losses caused             1-866-BREVILLE (1-866-273-8455)
by use of this appliance. Some states or
provinces do not allow this exclusion or         Internet email:
limitation for incidental or consequential       AskUs@BrevilleUSA.com
losses, so the foregoing disclaimer may not
apply to you.                                    AskUs@Breville.ca (in Canada)

ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY
OR FITNESS WITH RESPECT TO THIS
PRODUCT IS ALSO LIMITED TO THE ONE
YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY PERIOD.

Some states or provinces do not allow            *HWI Breville® products are distributed in Canada
disclaimer of the implied warranty with          by Anglo Canadian Housewares, L.P. and in USA
respect to consumer goods, so the                by Metro/Thebe Inc.

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FÉLICITATIONS
pour l’achat de votre Cuiseur à vapeur digital de Breville

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TABLE DES MATIÈRES

                     42   Breville vous recommande la sécurité
                          avant tout

                     44   Faites la connaissance de votre cuiseur
                          à vapeur digital de Breville

                     46   Fonctionnement de votre Cuiseur à
                          vapeur digital de Breville

                     54   Entretien et nettoyage

                     56   Guide de cuisson à la vapeur

                     64   Recettes

                     80   Garantie limitée d’un an

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BREVILLE RECOMMANDE LA SÉCURITÉ AVANT TOUT

Chez Breville, nous sommes très soucieux de sécurité. Nous concevons et fabriquons des
produits de consommation en pensant en premier lieu à la sécurité de notre précieuse clientèle
dont vous faites partie. Nous vous demandons également de prendre garde lorsque vous
utilisez des appareils électriques et d’observer les précautions suivantes:

MESURES IMPORTANTES
DE SÉCURITÉ
• Lisez soigneusement toutes les instructions             que de l’eau dans le réservoir d’eau dans
   avant de mettre l’appareil en service et               la base du cuiseur à vapeur. Seuls les
   conservez-les pour référence.                          paniers de cuisson à la vapeur et les bols
• Enlevez l’emballage et les étiquettes                   pour la cuisson du riz ou des sauces sont
   publicitaires avant d’utilisez votre cuiseur la        conçus pour être utilisés pour la cuisson à
   première fois.                                         la vapeur.
• Afin de prévenir tout risque éventuel de           •   Ne laissez pas cet appareil sans
   suffocation pour vos enfants, enlevez                 surveil-lance lorsqu’il est en service.
   et jetez les protections recouvrant les           •   Ne déplacez pas le cuiseur à vapeur
   broches de la prise lors du déballage de              lorsqu’il est en service.
   votre nouvel appareil.                            •   Ne touchez pas les surfaces chaudes.
• Ne déposez pas le cuiseur à vapeur sur le               Utilisez les poignées pour soulever
  bord d’une table, d’un comptoir ou d’un                 le couvercle, les paniers ou le bol de
  plan de travail lorsqu’il est en service.               cuisson. Faites attention à ce que de la
  Assurez-vous que la surface soit plane,                 vapeur ne s’échappe pas des trous sur le
  propre et sans eau.                                     couvercle du cuiseur. Utilisez des gants
• Ne déposez pas cet appareil sur une                     de cuisine secs pour protéger vos mains.
   cuisinière à gaz ou une plaque électrique         •   Lorsque vous soulevez le couvercle pour
   ou en tout autre endroit où il pourrait                retirer le panier de cuisson, faites-le
   toucher un four chaud.                                 toujours en l’éloignant de vous pour ne
• Ne déposez aucune partie du cuiseur                     pas que de la vapeur s’échappe par-
  à vapeur chaud dans un four à gaz,                      dessous le couvercle. Soulevez et enlevez
  électrique ou à micro-ondes, sur une                    prudemment les paniers de cuisson et le
  cuisinière à gaz ou sur une plaque                      bol de cuisson en utilisant les poignées
  électrique.                                             pour cela afin de ne pas vous ébouillanter
• Gardez le cuiseur à vapeur à distance des               sous l’effet de la vapeur. Utilisez des gants
  parois, des rideaux et de tout autre                    de cuisine secs pour protéger vos mains.
  matériau sensible à la chaleur ou à la             •   N’oubliez jamais de vous assurer que la
  vapeur. Distance minimale de 30 cm.                     prise du cuiseur est bien débranchée
• N’utilisez pas votre cuiseur à vapeur sur des           avant d’essayer de déplacer l’appareil
  surfaces métalliques, par exemple sur                   lorsque celui-ci n’est pas en service ou
  l’égouttoir d’un évier.                                 avant de le nettoyer ou de le ranger.
                                                          Attendez que la base du cuiseur et le
• Vérifiez toujours que le cuiseur soit correc-
                                                          plateau amovible d’égouttage refroidissent
   tement monté avant de l’utiliser. Suivez les
                                                          avant de démonter l’appareil pour le
   instructions contenues dans ce manuel.
                                                          nettoyer ou avant de jeter le contenu
• L’appareil n’est pas conçu pour fonctionner             liquide.
   avec une minuterie externe ou un système
                                                     •   N’utilisez pas d’agents de nettoyage très
   distinct de télécommande.
                                                          abrasifs ou caustiques pour nettoyer
• Ne déposez aucun aliment ou liquide autre               cet appareil.
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