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A new day for healthy eating. Hotpoint’s versatile Steam Blender releases 100°C steam into the cavity, cooking your vegetables in the healthiest way possible before blending them with stainless steel blades. Make healthy, additive-free baby food for your little bundle of joy. Or whip up crowd-pleasing soups like parsnip or carrot and squash, made in one easy-to-clean appliance. There's even a handy basket so you can cook asparagus or other veg to go alongside your meal. And you can use it without the steamer to make smoothies and milkshakes. Brilliant.
Cons:Complicated, lack of clear operatingt instructions
"First off, let's be positive about some of the very attractive features of this blender. first off it looks the part, sleek black and brushed steel make for a very sexy piece of kit, the motor is a monster and quickly pulverizes ice (always a good test) for example for those coffee house style blended coffees, it's quiet and doesn't jump around.
When it comes to blending veg for example it smashes through the task in mere seconds. The unique feature of this blender however is the steam feature.
The instructions, such as they are, are a bit on the sparse side and if i am to believe the booklet i must cook every thing first before blending and steaming into a lovely soup. i found this not to be the case, chuck it all in, steam and blend and you get a great soup.
The steam only function works well but as i was cooking for 4 i found the size to be a bit limiting, but it is ideal for say asparagus because it keeps it upright and stop it going soggy.
As for cleaning, as with any blender cleaning under the blades can be fiddly, especially as they are nice and sharp, they really slice rather than pounding the food into submission.
All in all a really nice blender with a novelty feature, ideal for people cooking for one or two, but if you need more than that stick to a big steamer and just use the blend feature.
My main moan is the lack of clarity in the instruction booklet, i work as a chef and i use blenders of various makes everyday and even i found the how to use the steam and blend feature a bit of a challenge."
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15 January 2015
Female / Large Family
Age: 35 to 44 / Sheffield
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Best dual action appliance
Pros:Good build quality, looks good
Cons:poor quality, Noisy
"Pros: Good build quality, looks good, powerful motor, sharp blades
Cons: Lack of clarity in the instruction booklet
This appliance has a solid, secure base and is heavy-duty which makes blending and crushing much easier.
It can be used either as an ordinary blender, or a steamer, or both.
It can also be used for making and blending soups, purees, desserts, and even crushed ice, i.e. anything a blender is required to do.
What makes this appliance unique is the steamer function which makes it easier to prepare healthy meal and preserve the nutrients.
The appliance comes with a removable stainless steel wire basket for placing food for steaming. It has a good 2l capacity to feed a family of 4 and contribute to healthy eating. Making nutritious homemade meals has never been made so easy and fun..
Whilst it does not come with step by step instructions, it’s very easy to use once you figure it out. I was unsure as to how to remove the jug after cooking. I realised that there was no release mechanism and you simply have to pull straight up whilst firmly gripping the handle.
The steamer and the blender make some loud weird sounding noises which may take getting used to.
The steam generation function has a separate control switch from the blending function and allows to switch from one function to another. The steam generator has a LED digital timer which can be set from 1 to 30 minutes and switches off automatically.
The blender has 4 speed settings, going from slow to very fast, as well as a pulse speed which lasts as long as you keep a finger on the knob.
The blender has six very sharp blades set at different angles for quick thorough cutting action. The only downside is that they are set and fixed in the jug base unit which make them difficult to clean.
The heat resistant glass jug, fits into a plastic base unit, made of a special non-stick material. However it doesn’t have a bottom and seals via a soft nylon ring, unscrews from the plastic base unit which makes making the cleaning much easier.
The overall impression is that this blender is very well built, has adequate power, and is likely to last for quite a few years."
We know a new appliance is an investment, whether your old one has broken down or you're kitting out a new home. That's why we offer the option to Pay on Finance. If you spend £249 or more online, you can choose to spread the cost of your purchase over a time to suit you, whether it's 6, 12, 24, 36 or 48 months. Just select the Pay on Finance option when you check out.
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Finance Terms and Conditions
If your application is successful, you'll be asked to verify your identity by authorising a 50p transaction against a credit or debit card that you own. This helps protect you and us against fraudulent finance contracts. No money will be taken from your card, the details are only used to check that they are valid and registered to your address.
Pay on Finance for interest-bearing credit products is available over 12, 24, 36 or 48 months, subject to status. From time to time, we may offer an interest-free credit product over 6 or 12 month terms, at our discretion. To be eligible to apply for finance, you must be 18 or older, in regular employment and have been a UK resident for more than 3 years. Other conditions may apply and we cannot guarantee that your application will be accepted. Stock will not be allocated until the application has been completed and approved. We reserve the right to withdraw finance on certain products at any time. Pay on Finance is provided through our external partner, V12. If your application is successful you’ll enter into a credit agreement with Secure Trust Bank Plc; V12’s parent company.
Should you cancel your credit agreement and have already received products from us, then you will be liable to pay us in full for the product (unless your cancellation rights apply).
Buy Now Pay Later and Interest Free finance options will be available on selected products as part of a specific promotion. These promotions are subject to availability and can be withdrawn at any time.
Who is eligible for finance?
Finance is available on orders of £249 or more, placed on our website. This amount includes any additional services and delivery options selected, however does not take into account any promotions, such as cashback.
You'll need to be:
18 years or older.
A UK resident for 3 years or more/Permanent UK resident.
Be able to make regular repayments by Direct Debit.
In regular employment (minimum of 16 hours per week) including self-employment, or in a permanent residence with your spouse/partner who's in regular employment*
Have a debit card or credit card in your name and registered to your address and have a bank or building society current account.
Other conditions may apply and we cannot guarantee that your application will be accepted.
* If you are retired and receive a pension, V12 Retail Finance may ask for proof of sufficient income.
How long will it take to apply?
You should get an instant answer on whether your application for finance has been successful. In some cases, V12 – our 3rd party financial services provider - will need to look at the application in more detail before making their decision.
What do I need to apply?
All you need to do is fill out the online form at the payment stage and add an electronic signature. It’s important you use your full name and address details and make sure everything is spelt correctly. Please note, this is an online only finance option.
If your application is successful, you'll be asked to verify your identity by authorising a 50p transaction against a credit or debit card that you own. This helps protect you and us against fraudulent finance contracts. No money will be taken from your card; the details are only used to check that they are valid and registered to your address.
What happens if my application is turned down?
Applications may not be accepted for a number of reasons, including mis-typed information, or not meeting the specified requirements. Please note that other conditions may apply and we cannot guarantee that your application will be accepted.
If your application isn’t successful, you can still purchase the item in full via PayPal or with a valid credit or debit card. If your application is declined, it’s usually for one of the following reasons:
you do not meet the eligibility criteria;
adverse credit reference agency information;
your credit score;
you are considered to be overcommitted financially; or
your existing account performance with other lenders.
If you wish to appeal the decision made by V12, it’s advised you obtain an up to date copy of your credit report before appealing directly to V12. Due to data protection, all customer appeals must be email to firstname.lastname@example.org or for more advice, call V12 on 02920 468916.
A little bit about V12 Retail Finance
Finance. Pure and simple.
We've teamed up with V12 Retail Finance Limited ("V12") to offer you a flexible and affordable option to pay on finance. V12 is the UK's only specialist provider of Retail Point of Sale Credit, providing finance options for more than 20 years through its industry leading online paperless processing system. If your application is successful, you will enter into a Credit Agreement with Secure Trust Bank Plc (V12's parent company) which will be administered by V12. V12 is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Secure Trust Bank Plc is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority under registration number 204550.
* TB060CAX0UK_SS was at the higher price between 01/10/2014 and 10/10/2014.