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How To Use Your Cooker Or Oven

So, you’ve finally bought that new oven or cooker and it fits beautifully in your kitchen. But now you want to know what all those fancy new buttons do, and more importantly, how they’ll turn you into a master chef. Don’t worry, we’ve put together some handy videos that’ll explain all the main features and settings, so you can get the most out of your new cooking appliance.

How to get the most out of your fan oven or cooker

A fan oven or cooker combines a fan with a heating element at the back to spread heat evenly around the cavity for perfect cooking across all shelves. This means that roast and all the trimmings will be beautifully cooked all at the same time. Find out more about fan cooking in our short video.

Get to know the different settings

With so many settings on your new oven or cooker, it’s easy to be overwhelmed with choice. From standard grill and fan functions for day to day cooking, to more premium options such as the much-loved pizza mode and pyrolytic cleaning. These settings can make your life a lot easier. Check out our handy video to find out the names and benefits behind the symbols.

How to clean your oven or cooker

From pyrolytic cleaning which burns away food stains to catalytic liners that absorb grease, modern cookers and ovens come packed with a host of great self-cleaning features that’ll make life easier. Find out more about the different cleaning methods in this quick video.

How to use the smart features on your appliance

You might have noticed that your new oven has some clever smart features. Yep, a lot of new ovens now let you control your appliance from your phone, using special apps. Check out this quick video that’ll help you make the most of these cool smart features.

Using your appliance FAQs

Is a fan oven better than conventional?
Can I use my oven without the fan?
What is a multifunctional oven?
What is the drawer under my oven for?

Caring for your appliance FAQs

Do I need to clean catalytic liners?
How often should I use the self-clean function?
Is pyrolytic cleaning safe?

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