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Miele DG 1050 Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating instructions

Steam oven

DG 1050
en - GB
To avoid the risk of accidents or
damage to the appliance it is
essential to read these
instructions before it is installed
and used for the first time.
M.-Nr. 06 643 810


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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating instructions Steam oven DG 1050 en - GB To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the appliance it is essential to read these instructions before it is installed and used for the first time. M.-Nr. 06 643 810...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Description of the appliance ......... 4 Front view.

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    Oven interior ........

  • Page 4: Description Of The Appliance

    Duration Function selector Ventilation outlet Door seal Steam channel Compartment for water container Water container (with insert) Contact point Side runners Steam inlet Floor heater Temperature sensor Outlet for air from oven interior Drip channel in the door Door release...

  • Page 5: Accessories Supplied

    Accessories supplied The accessories supplied with your appliance as well as a range of optional ones are available to order from Miele (see "Optional accessories"). Condensate tray To catch excess moisture, GN 1/2 325x265x40 mm (WxDxH) DGGL 1 2 perforated cooking containers, GN 1/3 gross capacity 1.5 litres / useable capacity 0.9 litres...

  • Page 6: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Do not use the appliance if the cable is damaged in any way. If the connection cable is faulty it must only be replaced by a Miele approved ser- vice technician to protect the user from danger.

  • Page 7: Correct Use

    Correct use This appliance is intended for domestic use only and is not to be used for commercial purposes. This appliance must only be used as described in these instructions. Any other usage is at the owner's risk and could be dangerous. The manufacturer cannot be held liable for damage resulting from incorrect or improper use or operation.

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    Do not store cooked food in the oven. The moisture in the food can lead to corrosion in the appliance. Do not use metallic containers or utensils in the oven which are likely to rust.

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    If the oven is still hot, steam will escape when the door is opened. Stan- d back away from the appliance and wait until the steam has dissipated.

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    It must not be used again until it has been repaired. Switch off at the socket and withdraw the plug. Contact the Miele Service Department. Do not reconnect the appliance to the mains electricity supply until after it has been repaired.

  • Page 11: Caring For The Environment

    Disposal of the packing material The transport and protective packing has been selected from materials which are environmentally friendly for disposal and can normally be recycled. Packaging, e.g. cling film, polystyrene and plastic wrappings, must be kept out of the reach of babies and young children.

  • Page 12: Before Using For The First Time

    Before using for the first time Setting the water hardness The steam oven is set at the factory to water hardness setting IV (Very hard 4). If your water hardness level differs from this, you will need to re-programme the appliance.

  • Page 13: Cleaning And Heating Up For The First Time

    Take all accessories out of the steam oven and wash them in a mild solution of washing-up liquid and hot water or in the dishwasher (this does not apply to the water container and insert - see above).

  • Page 14: Operation

    Operation Before each use ^ When using a perforated cooking container, place the condensate tray on the floor of the oven to catch any drips. ^ Fill the water container. You do not need to remove the insert. Only use mains tap water. Never use distilled or mineral water.

  • Page 15: Switching On And Setting A Temperature

    Switching on and setting a temperature ^ Switch the appliance on by pressing the function selector briefly. "100°C" will appear in the display. "°C" will start flashing. The temperature can be set in 5 °C steps in a range from 40 °C to 100 °C. ^ Turn the function selector to set the temperature you want.

  • Page 16: Setting A Cooking Duration

    Operation Setting a cooking duration After confirming the temperature, 3 zeros will appear in display and "h" will start flashing. ^ Set the required duration, e.g. 20 minutes, by turning the function selector. A duration of between 1 minute (0:01) and 4 hours 59 minutes (4:59) can be set.

  • Page 17: After Starting A Programme

    Do not come into contact with hot steam and do not touch the hot oven sides. Danger of burning and scalding. You can continue the programme by closing the door.

  • Page 18: At The End Of The Cooking Duration

    ^ Switch the appliance off by pressing the function selector. The fan will continue to run for a while after the oven has been switched off. If you want to reduce the run-on time, you can do so by removing the water container as soon as you have switched the appliance off.

  • Page 19: Practical Tips

    – To ensure even results when cooking with more than one container, do not use more than one gastronorm size GN 1/2 container. – The steam oven is designed to cook quantities of up to 6-8 portions. Be careful not to exceed the amounts quoted.

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    Practical tips Heat-resistant glass, ceramic, porcelain, plastic, stainless steel and enamel dishes are all suitable. Important: – If using plastic cooking containers, make sure that they are heat-resistant to 100 °C and able to withstand hot steam. – Food will take considerably longer to cook than the time quoted if the dish has thick sides.

  • Page 21: Steaming

    Steaming Food Vegetables Asparagus, green Baby Carrots (whole) Beans (french) Beans (runner, sliced) Beetroot (whole) Broccoli Brussels sprouts Cabbage (shredded) Carrots (stick) Cauliflower (florets) Courgettes (sliced) Fennel (quartered) Leeks (sliced) Mangetout Mushrooms (whole) Parsnips (halved) Peas Peppers (strips) Potatoes (halved) Potatoes, new (baby whole) Spinach (fresh) Sugar snap peas...

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    Practical tips Food Meat Beef goulash Chicken breast Chicken, whole Knuckle of pork Lamb ragout Turkey escalope Turkey roulade Veal escalope Fish (fresh) Cod steaks Salmon (fillets) Trout (fillets) Tuna steak Mussels Plaice, fillet Monk fish Trout, 250 g Miscellaneous Blanching vegetables Disinfecting baby bottles Melting chocolate (use a...

  • Page 23

    Food Dried beans and pulses Red kidney beans (pre-soaked) Chick peas Millet Pearl Barley Buckwheat Red split lentils (un-soaked) Yellow split lentils (pre-soaked) Rice White basmati Brown basmati Long grain Brown Wild Thai fragrant / Jasmine Risotto / Arborio Mixed basmati and wild rice Eggs Soft boiled Medium boiled...

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    The sauce can then be thickened or added to after cooking. – You can thicken sauces in the steam oven by adding flour and butter to liquid (40 g flour and 40 g butter to 0.5 litres liquid). full with...

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    (e.g. spinach) in a perforated container, place the container directly above the condensate tray to avoid any transfer of tastes or colour to other food. Practical tips – Yeast dough can be put in the oven to rise. Cover the dough.

  • Page 26: Reheating

    Roast pork with potatoes and vegetables Spaghetti with tomato sauce Soups/casseroles Casseroles Soup Your steam oven is very effective at reheating dishes which have been Duration in prepared previously. minutes Proceed as follows: ^ Place the food on a flat plate and cover it with a deeper plate or some heat-resistant foil.

  • Page 27: Defrosting

    Defrosting Food to be defrosted Meat Stew Minced meat Cutlets, chops, sausages Poultry Chicken Chicken drumsticks Chicken schnitzel Fish, seafood Fish fillets Prawns Vegetables Frozen in a block Frozen in small portions Fruit Apple sauce/stewed apples Strawberries/raspberries Dairy products Cheese Cream Baking Puff pastries...

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    Practical tips Frozen food can be defrosted in this appliance in much less time than when defrosting at room temperature. Proceed as follows: ^ Place the food in a suitable container or on the rack. ^ Select the temperature (see chart). ^ Select the defrost duration (see chart).

  • Page 29: Bottling

    ^ Select the temperature (see chart). ^ Set the duration (see chart). ^ Make use of residual heat by leaving the jars in the oven for 30 minutes after it has switched off. ^ Cover the jars with a cloth and allow to cool for approx.

  • Page 30: Cooking Whole Meals

    In general, cooking durations will vary according to the type of food. This means that you will need to open the steam oven at different times to add a particular dish. See example below: Rice Fish fillet...

  • Page 31: Blanching

    Blanching You can use your steam oven to blanch vegetables and fruit for freezing. Proceed as follows: ^ Put the prepared vegetables/fruit (cleaned, washed, chopped etc.) into a perforated cooking container. ^ Select and confirm a temperature of 100 °C.

  • Page 32: Disinfecting Baby Bottles

    Practical tips Disinfecting baby bottles The steam oven can be used to disinfect baby bottles and other containers. Check beforehand that all parts, teats etc., are declared by the manufacturer to be heat-resistant to 100 °C. Proceed as follows: ^ Place the condensate tray on the...

  • Page 33: Cleaning And Care

    Appliance front and housing The appliance front and controls and the housing can be cleaned using a Miele E-Cloth, or a mild solution of hot water with a little washing-up liquid applied with a damp cloth. Wipe the surfaces dry using a soft cloth.

  • Page 34: Oven Interior

    The door seal can become porous and brittle over time. If this is the case, it should be replaced with a new seal. Door seals can be ordered from the Miele Spare Parts Department. See back page for contact details. Condensate tray, rack and cooking containers...

  • Page 35: Water Container

    Water container Remove, empty and dry the water container after each use. Also remove the insert from the water container. ^ Release the insert by pushing the catches on the sides in towards each other and then pull it out of the container.

  • Page 36: Coupling Seal

    Coupling seals can be ordered from the Miele Spare Parts Department. See back page for contact details. Only use the silicone grease supplied. On no account must...

  • Page 37: Descaling

    Descaling Use the descaling tablets supplied with the appliance (see "Optional accessories" for reordering details.) or a proprietary citric acid based descaling agent to descale the appliance. Follow the manufacturer's instructions on the packaging. The water container will need descaling after a certain number of operating hours.

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    Cleaning and care An audible tone will sound and the p symbol will start flashing ten minutes before the end of the descaling process. The water container needs to be filled with fresh water. ^ Remove the water container and empty it.

  • Page 39: Programming

    The standard settings listed in the chart can be altered. Several settings can be altered in succession. Programme P 1 Demo-mode P 2 Audible tone volume P 3 Water hardness * The factory default settings are shown in bold. Proceed as follows: Before you begin, ensure that the appliance is switched off.

  • Page 40: Problem Solving Guide

    Reconnect to the mains supply and switch the appliance on. If it still will not start, contact a qualified electrician or the Miele Service Department..the appliance does not heat up. Check whether you set the demo mode setting by mistake (see "Programming").

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    "Coupling seal". If the appliance still will not start, switch it off and contact the Miele Service Department..after a period of time, the door makes a noise when it is opened and closed.

  • Page 42: Optional Accessories

    Optional accessories Miele offers a range of useful accessories as well as cleaning and conditioning products for your appliance. These can be ordered via the internet at or from Miele (see back cover for contact details) or from your Miele dealer.

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    DGGL 5 Perforated cooking container, GN 1/3 Gross capacity 2.5 litres / Usable capacity 2.0 litres 325x175x65 mm (WxDxH) DGGL 6 Perforated cooking container, GN 1/3 Gross capacity 4.0 litres / Usable capacity 2.8 litres 325x175x100 mm (WxDxH) DGG 7 Solid cooking container, GN 1/3 Gross capacity 4.0 litres / Usable capacity 2.8 litres 325x175x100 mm (WxDxH)

  • Page 44: Cleaning And Care Products

    Optional accessories Rack For placing your own cooking containers on Cleaning and care products Miele descaling tablets 6 tablets For descaling the water container. Ceramic and stainless steel hob cleaner 250 ml Removes discolouration from the floor heater caused by drops of liquid.

  • Page 45: Miscellaneous

    Multi-purpose casserole dish KMB 5000-S A die cast aluminium casserole dish with anti-stick surface and stainless steel lid. Also suitable for use on induction hobs and with all Miele ovens. Not suitable for use on gas hobs. Maximum capacity: 2.5 kg...

  • Page 46: After Sales Service, Data Plate

    Please note that telephone calls may be monitored and recorded to improve our service. When contacting Miele, please quote the model and serial number of your appliance. These are given on the data plate. N.B. A call-out charge will be applied for service visits where the problem could have been resolved as described in these instructions.

  • Page 47: Electrical Connection

    All electrical work should be carried out by a suitably qualified and competent person, in strict accordance with current local and national safety regulations (BS 7671 in the UK). Installation, repairs and other work by unqualified persons could be dangerous. The manufacturer cannot be held liable for unauthorised work.

  • Page 48

    Electrical connection Non-rewireable plugs BS 1363 The fuse cover must be refitted when changing the fuse, and if the fuse cover is lost, the plug must not be used until a suitable replacement is obtained. The colour of the correct replacement cover is that of the coloured insert in the base of the plug, or the colour that is embossed in words on the base of the...

  • Page 49: Technical Data

    Technical data This appliance is supplied with a mains cable and moulded plug ready for connection to an a.c. single phase 230-240 V 50 Hz supply. Dimensions (H x W x D): - Appliance see illustration - Cooking compartment 24.0 x 33.5 x 27.5 cm Weight: 19.3 kg Test certificate awarded: VDE Inlet for mains connection cable to the appliance...

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