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Kenwood K25MMS14 Instruction Manual

25 litre silver conventional microwave
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25 Litre Silver Conventional Microwave
K25MMS14
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  • Page 1 25 Litre Silver Conventional Microwave K25MMS14 instruction manual...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    contents safety warnings ........................3 unpacking ..........................8 getting ready ........................9 introducing microwave cooking ..................10 cooking with a microwave ......................10 checking your cooking utensils ......................11 using aluminium foil in your microwave ..................11 materials that can be used in the microwave .................12 microwave heating categories .......................13 steam .............................14 condensation ..........................14...
  • Page 3: Safety Warnings

    safety warnings IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS READ CAREFULLY AND KEEP FOR FUTURE REFERENCE general safety • Switch off and unplug before fitting or removing parts/attachments, after use and before cleaning. • Keep your fingers away from moving parts and fitted attachments. •...
  • Page 4 • If smoke is emitted, switch off and unplug the microwave and keep the door closed in order to stifle any flames. • If the mains cord is damaged, it must be replaced by a qualified service agent. • If you have a pacemaker, please contact your doctor before using a microwave.
  • Page 5 cooking use • As the power of different microwaves can vary considerably, care must be taken when first using this microwave as it may cook faster than expected. • Do not leave the microwave unattended during use. • Take care when cooking food with a high sugar or fat content, such as Christmas pudding or fruitcake.
  • Page 6 - Metal plates or trays - Wire twist ties - Crockery with metal trims - Meat thermometer • Never use equipment made of metal, except aluminium foil in your microwave. The microwave energy cannot pass through metal so it bounces off and sparks against the inside of the microwave. •...
  • Page 7: Earthing Instructions

    • When warming baby food or milk ensure the food is thoroughly stirred and at a safe consumable temperature. caution! hot surface During cooking the outer surface will become hot. Do not touch the outer casing of the microwave. Care should be taken not to store any items on top of your microwave.
  • Page 8: Unpacking

    Thank you for purchasing your new Kenwood Microwave. These operating instructions will help you use it properly and safely. We recommend that you spend some time reading this instruction manual in order that you fully understand all the operational features it offers.
  • Page 9: Getting Ready

    getting ready This microwave is designed for home use only. It should not be used for commercial catering. 1. After unpacking your microwave, check that it has not been damaged whilst in the box. Make sure there are no dents, and the door closes properly. A damaged microwave could allow microwave energy to escape.
  • Page 10: Introducing Microwave Cooking

    introducing microwave cooking Always remember the basic safeguards you would follow when using any cooking equipment or handling hot food. This page gives some of the basic guidelines for microwave cooking. If you are unfamiliar with using a microwave, there is more information at the back of this instruction manual. cooking with a microwave Cooking with a microwave is much faster than conventional cooking and, whilst you should make sure that food is fully cooked, you should be careful not to overcook it.
  • Page 11: Checking Your Cooking Utensils

    checking your cooking utensils Most heat-resistant, non-metallic cooking utensils are safe to use in your microwave. If made of plastic or glass, utensils will be marked as “microwave safe” or similar. If you are not sure and/or there is no “microwave safe” marking on the utensil, do NOT use it in the microwave.
  • Page 12: Materials That Can Be Used In The Microwave

    materials that can be used in the microwave utensils remarks Aluminium foil Shielding only. Small smooth pieces can be used to cover thin parts of meat or poultry to prevent overcooking. Arcing can occur if the foil is too close to oven walls.
  • Page 13: Microwave Heating Categories

    microwave heating categories Your microwave has been tested and labelled to meet the UK government’s voluntary agreement on the reheating of pre-cooked food. The heating characteristics and output power levels of microwaves are usually calculated using a relatively large portion of food (1000 gram load, IEC 60705) but many packs of pre-cooked food are sold in smaller packs, often about 350 grams.
  • Page 14: Steam

    steam When you microwave food, steam is created as water in the food heats up and evaporates. The steam formed during microwave cooking is entirely safe. It has to escape from the microwave to prevent pressure from building up inside the microwave. It does this through the vents on the back of the microwave and from around the door.
  • Page 15: Product Overview

    product overview the main unit control panel door handle the control panel LED Display Shows the clock, cooking time and setting. Clock Button Microwave Button Use this button to set the Use this button to select clock. the microwave function and power level.
  • Page 16: Checking Your Microwave

    checking your microwave Check your microwave after unpacking. For your safety, the microwave stops if the door is opened during cooking. Close the door and press the Start/+30Sec./Confirm. button to continue the cooking cycle. 1. Open the door. 2. Place a cup of water on the glass turntable plate. Make sure the cup is microwave-safe (it should not have any decorative metal trim).
  • Page 17: Clock Setting

    clock setting When the microwave is connected to the mains power, the LED display will show “0:00”, and the microwave will sound once. Please ensure that you have set the clock prior to use. Please follow the steps below to set the clock. 1.
  • Page 18: Kitchen Timer

    kitchen timer When the kitchen timer is running, other functions cannot be used. When the microwave is not in use, this feature allows you to use the microwave as a timer. To set the kitchen timer, follow the steps below. 1.
  • Page 19: Microwave Cooking

    microwave cooking For simple microwave cooking, please follow the steps below. For instance: If you want to use 80% microwave power to cook for 20 minutes: 1. Press the Microwave button once. The LED display will show “P100”. 2. Press the Microwave button again to select 80% microwave power (“P80”).
  • Page 20: Quick Cooking

    quick cooking This feature allows you to quickly cook your food at 100% microwave power. Please follow the steps below. 1. Press the Start/+30Sec./Confirm button to start the quick cooking. Press the Start/+30Sec./Confirm button again to add another 30 seconds. 2.
  • Page 21: Auto Cooking

    auto cooking This feature allows you to cook most of your food based on the food category and weight. Select the category and choose the default weight of your food. For quick reference of the cooking time and weight, please refer to the Auto-Cook Menu table. auto-cook menu 1.
  • Page 22: Auto-Cook Menu Table

    auto-cook menu table cooking menu display weight comments time 200g 1’20” This setting is designed for cooking pizza slices. Additional cooking time Pizza may be required for thicker or frozen pieces of pizza. 400g 2’30” 250g 4’00” Make sure food is thoroughly cooked before consuming. Additional cooking 350g 5’30”...
  • Page 23: Defrosting

    defrosting This feature allows you to defrost your frozen foods simply by entering the weight or the time. Please follow the steps below. defrost by weight 1. Press the Weight Defrost button once; the LED will display “dEF1”. 2. Turn the Timer/Weight/Auto Menu dial to select the desired weight;...
  • Page 24: Checking The Cooking Function

    checking the cooking function This feature allows you to check and view the current cooking settings. to find out the current cooking setting 1. While the microwave is in operation, press the Clock button to check the current time. It will last for 2-3 seconds then return to its original display, if you have previously set the clock.
  • Page 25: Cleaning Your Microwave

    cleaning your microwave Cleaning your microwave each time you use it will help to prevent a build up of stubborn marks that can be difficult to clean. Unplug your microwave from the mains and wait for it to completely cool down before cleaning. On the right hand side wall of the cavity is the wave guide cover.
  • Page 26: Frequently Asked Questions

    frequently asked questions If a problem does occur, it may often be due to something very minor. The following Q & A may be able to resolve the issue. questions answers Why doesn’t the food seem to Check that: cook? •...
  • Page 27: Specifications

    K25MMS14 input 230-240V~ 50Hz microwave output 850-900 W microwave frequency 2450 MHz outside dimensions 306 x 430 mm x 513 mm (height x depth x width) power consumption microwave input 1400-1450 W Complies with EC directives 2004/108/EC and 2006/95/EC.
  • Page 28 Manufactured for DSG Retail Limited under a Trademark License from Kenwood Limited DSG Retail Limited is responsible for after sales service. If you have a query about the product please contact our product support line 0844 561 6263 (Currys).