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Operating and installation instructions
Steam oven with microwave
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.
en-GB, IR, SG
M.-Nr. 10 211 730


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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions Steam oven with microwave 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. en-GB, IR, SG M.-Nr. 10 211 730...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Warning and Safety instructions................ 7 Caring for the environment ................ 19 Guide to the appliance .................. 20 Steam oven front view................... 20 Accessories supplied .................... 21 Controls........................  22 Sensor controls ..................... 23 Touch display ......................24 Symbols...................... 25 Operation....................... 26 Description of functions ..................
  • Page 3 Contents Operation: Microwave function................ 46 Simple operation ....................46 Advanced operation ....................47 Switching on and off automatically .............. 47 Sequence of an automatic programme............ 48 Changing settings during a programme..............48 Cancelling cooking ....................49 MyMiele ........................  50 To add an entry...................... 50 To edit MyMiele .....................
  • Page 4 Contents Suitable containers....................62 Cooking containers .................. 62 Your own containers.................. 62 Condensate tray ....................62 Shelf level ......................63 Frozen food......................63 Temperature ......................63 Duration ......................... 63 Cooking with liquid....................63 Your own recipes....................63 Steam cooking.....................  64 Vegetables......................
  • Page 5 Contents Cook bacon......................106 Disinfect items ....................106 Heating damp flannels ..................107 Decrystallise honey ..................... 107 Making eierstich ....................107 Defrosting and reheating in combination mode ..........108 Microwave defrosting and reheating...............  109 Charts for defrosting and reheating food ............112 Settings ......................
  • Page 6 Problem solving guide .................. 134 Optional accessories .................. 138 Cooking containers ..................... 138 Cleaning and care products ................139 Miscellaneous...................... 139 Miele@home.......................  140 Safety instructions for installation.............. 142 Detailed dimensions of oven front.............. 143 Building-in dimensions .................. 144 Installation in a tall unit..................144 Installation in a base unit..................
  • Page 7: Warning And Safety Instructions

    They contain important notes on installation, safety, use and maintenance. Miele cannot be held liable for damage caused by non-compliance with these instructions. Keep these instructions in a safe place and ensure that new users...
  • Page 8 This special lamp must only be used for the purpose it is intended for. It is not suitable for room lighting. Replacement lamps may only be fitted by a Miele authorised person or by Miele Service.
  • Page 9 Warning and Safety instructions Safety with children  Activate the system lock to ensure that children cannot switch on the steam oven inadvertently.  Children under 8 years of age must be kept away from the appliance unless they are constantly supervised. ...
  • Page 10  Unauthorised installation, maintenance and repairs can cause considerable danger for the user. Installation, maintenance and repairs must only be carried out by a Miele authorised technician.  Radiation by microwaves: Service or repairs which necessitate the removal of any casing must only be carried out by a suitably trained service technician.
  • Page 11 Miele authorised service technician. Otherwise the guarantee is invalidated.  Miele can only guarantee the safety of the appliance when genuine original Miele replacement parts are used. Faulty components must only be replaced by Miele spare parts.
  • Page 12 Warning and Safety instructions  If the steam oven is installed behind a furniture panel (e.g. a door), ensure that the door is never closed whilst the steam oven is in use. Heat and moisture can build up behind a closed furniture panel and cause subsequent damage to the steam oven, the housing unit and the floor.
  • Page 13: Correct Use

    Warning and Safety instructions Correct use  Danger of burning. The steam oven becomes hot when in use. You could burn yourself on the heating elements, oven interior, cooked food, oven accessories or hot steam. Wear oven gloves when placing food in the oven or removing it and when adjusting oven shelves etc.
  • Page 14 Warning and Safety instructions  When using a small electrical appliance, e.g. a hand-held blender, near the steam oven, care should be taken that the cable of the appliance cannot get trapped by the steam oven door. The insulation on the cable could become damaged, giving rise to an electric shock hazard.
  • Page 15 Warning and Safety instructions  Microwave mode  is not suitable for cleaning or disinfecting items. Items can get extremely hot and there is a danger of burning when the item is removed from the appliance.  Do not cook or reheat food or liquids in sealed containers, jars or bottles.
  • Page 16 Warning and Safety instructions  Do not use the microwave function  to heat up cushions or pads filled with cherry kernels, wheat grain, lavender or gel, such as those used in aromatherapy. These pads can ignite when heated even after they have been removed from the oven. ...
  • Page 17 Warning and Safety instructions  The steam oven can suffer damage when using Microwave function  if it is empty or incorrectly loaded. For this reason please do not use the Microwave function  to pre-heat crockery or to dry herbs and do not start the Microwave function  when the steam oven is empty.
  • Page 18 Accessories  Only use genuine original Miele accessories and spare parts with this appliance. Using accessories or spare parts from other manufacturers will invalidate the guarantee, and Miele cannot accept liability.
  • Page 19: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of the packing Disposal of your old appliance material Electrical and electronic appliances often contain valuable materials. They The packaging is designed to protect also contain materials which, if handled the appliance from damage during or disposed of incorrectly, could be transportation.
  • Page 20: Guide To The Appliance

    Guide to the appliance Steam oven front view a Controls g Water container with removable spill guard b Ventilation outlet h Drip channel c Automatic door release for steam i Temperature sensor reduction d Door seal j Side runners e Compartment for water container k Steam inlet f Suction tube l Oven interior lighting...
  • Page 21: Accessories Supplied

    DGG 1/2-80L 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"). 1 solid cooking container   Gross capacity 4.2 litres / The steam cooking containers and Usable capacity 3.6 litres...
  • Page 22: Controls

    For switching the oven interior lighting on and off e  sensor To go back one step at a time f  sensor For starting the Popcorn function g  sensor For starting the Quick MW function h Optical interface (for Miele service technician use only)
  • Page 23: Sensor Controls

    Controls Sensor controls The sensors react to touch. Each touch is confirmed with a keypad tone. This keypad tone can be switched off (see "Settings – Volume – Keypad tone"). Sensor Function Notes  For activating and If a menu is showing in the display or if a cooking deactivating process is running, you can enter a minute minder minute minder /...
  • Page 24: Touch Display

    Controls Touch display Make sure that water cannot get behind the display. The display can be scratched by pointed or sharp objects, e.g. pens. Only touch the touch display with your finger tips. Touching the display with your finger creates a tiny charge which releases an electrical impulse.
  • Page 25: Symbols

    Controls Symbols The following symbols may appear in the display: Symbol Explanation  Some settings, e.g. display brightness and buzzer volume are selected using a bar chart.  This symbol indicates that there is additional information and advice about using the oven. Select OK to access the information.
  • Page 26: Operation

    Controls Operation Each time you touch a possible option the relevant field lights up orange. To select or open a menu  Touch the field you want once with your finger. Scrolling You can scroll left or right.  Swipe the screen, i.e. place your finger on the touch display and swipe it in the direction you want.
  • Page 27 Controls Entering numbers You can enter numbers by swiping and touching the roller or via the numerical keypad. To enter numbers using the roller:  Swipe the roller up or down to select the number you want. To enter numbers using the numerical keypad: ...
  • Page 28: Description Of Functions

    Description of functions Noises Steam cooking mode You will hear a pumping sound when Water container the appliance is switched on, during The maximum water level is 1.5 litres, use and after switching it off. This is the the minimum 0.5 litres. These levels are sound of water being pumped through indicated on the container.
  • Page 29: Steam Reduction

    Description of functions Steam reduction microwave energy, start to oscillate 2.5 thousand million times a second. If a cooking temperature above approx. The friction caused by this vibration 80 °C has been set, the appliance door creates heat, which first starts will automatically open a fraction just developing around the outside of the before the end of a cooking programme food and then slowly penetrates...
  • Page 30: Suitable Containers For Microwave Use

    Description of functions Suitable containers for microwave  Fire hazard. Non-microwave safe dishes can suffer damage or damage the steam oven. The material and shape of the containers used affect cooking results and times. Heat distribution is more even in round and oval shaped flat containers than in rectangular containers, providing better Microwaves are reflected by metal,...
  • Page 31 Description of functions – Plastic "Boil-in-the-bag" bags  Danger of burning. Plastic boiling bags can be used for Earthenware can get very hot and cooking and reheating. They should be may crack. pierced beforehand so that steam can Wear protective gloves when escape.
  • Page 32 Description of functions Unsuitable containers for microwave  Do not use the cooking containers and the rack supplied with microwave functions.  Dishes with hollow knobs or handles are not suitable for use with Glazes and colours microwave power. Moisture which has gathered in the hollow recesses Some glazes and colours contain metal can cause pressure to build up and...
  • Page 33 Description of functions Cover The cover should not form a seal with the container. If the cover is A cover: used with a container which only has – prevents too much steam escaping, a narrow diameter, there might not especially when cooking foods which be enough room for condensation to need longer to cook.
  • Page 34: Condensate Tray

    Description of functions Condensate tray Oven interior lighting Using with steam: For energy saving reasons, the oven When using perforated containers, compartment lighting has been set at place the condensate tray on the lowest the factory to go out after the shelf level to collect any drops of liquid programme has begun.
  • Page 35: Using For The First Time

    Using for the first time Set the date General settings Numbers can be entered by swiping the  The steam oven must not be roller or by using the numerical keypad. operated until it has been correctly  Set the day, month and year. installed in its housing unit.
  • Page 36: Cleaning For The First Time

    Using for the first time  Please stick the extra data plate for Time of day display the appliance supplied with this You will then be asked how you want documentation in the space provided the time of day to show in the display in the "After sales service, data plate, when the steam oven is switched off guarantee"...
  • Page 37: Set The Water Hardness Level

    Using for the first time Set the water hardness level Set the correct boiling point for water The steam oven is set ex-works for Hard water. It must be adjusted to local water Before cooking food for the first time, hardness to ensure trouble-free you must set the boiling point for water, operation and to ensure that descaling...
  • Page 38: Main And Sub-Menus

    Main and sub-menus Recommend Temperature range / temperature/ Power range Power level   Oven functions Steam cooking   100 °C 40–100 °C Suitable for all types of food, bottling, juicing and special applications Microwave   1000 W 80 W, 150 W, For rapid defrosting and reheating of food. 300 W, 450 W, 600 W, 850 W, 1000 W...
  • Page 39 Main and sub-menus Recommend Temperature range / temperature/ Power range Power level   Special applications Disinfect items – – Prove dough – – MyMiele   MyMiele can be used to personalise your steam oven by inputting frequently used processes. User programmes  ...
  • Page 40: Operation: Steam Cooking

    Operation: Steam cooking After the cooking duration has been set Simple operation the following also appears in the display  Switch the steam oven on using . – Ready at The main menu appears in the display. – Start at Only use cold mains tap water –...
  • Page 41 Operation: Steam cooking After use If you are cooking at a temperature above approx. 80 °C, Steam reduction  Remove the condensate tray and will appear in the display shortly empty it. before the end of the cooking time  and the door will automatically open a Danger of burning.
  • Page 42: Interrupting Operation

    Operation: Steam cooking Interrupting operation Operation is interrupted as soon as the door is opened. The heating will be switched off and the cooking duration remaining stored in memory.  Danger of burning. Steam can escape when the door is opened.
  • Page 43: Advanced Operation

    Operation: Steam cooking Switching on and off automatically Advanced operation To switch a cooking programme on and Setting further durations off automatically you have a choice of You have placed the food in the oven, how to enter the time parameters: selected a temperature and a duration.
  • Page 44: Sequence Of An Automatic Programme

    Operation: Steam cooking Sequence of an automatic Changing settings during a programme programme Up until the start the function, the  Select Change selected temperature, cooking duration The following will appear in the display: (time left), Start at and the start time will appear in the display.
  • Page 45: Cancelling Cooking

    Operation: Steam cooking Deleting a finish time Cancelling cooking  Set the time to "----" in the Ready at  Touch  twice. field. Cancel cooking? appears in the display.  Confirm with OK.  Select The finish time is now deleted. The main menu will appear.
  • Page 46: Operation: Microwave Function

    Operation: Microwave function At the end of the cooking duration Simple operation – Process finished appears in the  Switch the steam oven on using . display, The main menu appears in the display. – the fan remains switched on, ...
  • Page 47: Advanced Operation

    Operation: Microwave function Switching on and off automatically Advanced operation To switch a cooking programme on and Setting further durations off automatically you have a choice of You have placed the food in the oven, how to enter the time parameters: selected a microwave power level and –...
  • Page 48: Sequence Of An Automatic Programme

    Operation: Microwave function Sequence of an automatic Changing settings during a programme programme Up until the start the function, the  Select Change selected power level, the duration (time The following will appear in the display: remaining), Start at and the start time will appear in the display.
  • Page 49: Cancelling Cooking

    Operation: Microwave function Deleting a finish time Cancelling cooking  Select Open further settings  Touch  twice.  Set the time to "----" in the Ready at Cancel cooking? appears in the display. field.  Select  Select Start The main menu will appear.
  • Page 50: Mymiele

    MyMiele MyMiele can be used to personalise To add an entry your steam oven by inputting frequently You can add up to 20 entries. used processes.  Select  . MyMiele It is particularly useful with Automatic programmes as you do not need to ...
  • Page 51: To Edit Mymiele

    MyMiele To sort entries To edit MyMiele The order can be rearranged as long as After selecting Process you can there are more than 4 entries. – add entries as long as MyMiele  Select MyMiele  . contains fewer than 20 entries, ...
  • Page 52: Automatic Programmes

    Automatic programmes Your steam oven has a wide range of List of food types Automatic programmes to enable you Automatic programmes are accessed to achieve excellent results with ease. Automatic programmes  . Simply select the appropriate programme for the type of food you are –...
  • Page 53: To Use An Automatic Programme

    Automatic programmes – When placing food in an already hot To use an Automatic steam oven, be very careful when programme opening the door. Hot steam can  Select Automatic programmes  . escape. Step back from the steam oven and wait until the steam has A list of food types will appear in the dissipated.
  • Page 54: Search

    Automatic programmes Search You can search Automatic programmes   by food type and by the name of the Automatic programme. There is a full text search which can also be used to search for parts of words.  Select Automatic programmes  .
  • Page 55: User Programmes

    User programmes You can create and save up to 20 of To create a User programme your own programmes.  Select User programmes  . – Each one can have up to 10 cooking  Select Create programme stages. This enables you to save your favourite or most frequently used You can now specify the settings for recipes very accurately.
  • Page 56: To Start A User Programme

    User programmes  Once you have entered the To start a User programme programme name, select Save  Place the food in the oven. A message will appear in the display  Select User programmes  . confirming that the programme has been saved.
  • Page 57: To Change A User Programme

    User programmes Changing the name To change a User programme  Select User programmes  . Changing cooking stages  Select Process Cooking stages in an Automatic  Select Change programme programme that you have renamed as a User programme cannot be ...
  • Page 58: Quick Mw

    Quick MW  Touch  If you touch the Quick MW sensor  the oven will start with a set power level Touching it repeatedly increases the and duration, e.g. to reheat a drink. duration in set stages. The maximum power level of 1000 W The cooking programme will begin.
  • Page 59: Popcorn

    Popcorn  Place the condensate tray on the With the "Popcorn" sensor  the microwave starts with a set microwave lowest shelf level and place the power and cooking duration. microwave popcorn on it, taking note of the manufacturer's instructions. The power level is pre-set at 850 W and the duration at 2:45 minutes.
  • Page 60: Minute Minder + Alarm

    Minute minder + Alarm Using the  sensor you can set a At the set alarm time minute minder duration to time any –  will flash next to the time in the activity in the kitchen, e.g. boiling eggs, display. or set an alarm time.
  • Page 61: Using The Minute Minder

    Minute minder + Alarm At the end of the minute minder Using the minute minder  duration The minute minder can be used to time –  will flash in the display, other activities in the kitchen, e.g. boiling eggs. – the display will show the time counting upwards, The minute minder can also be used at the same time as a cooking programme...
  • Page 62: General Notes On Steam Cooking

    General notes on steam cooking This section contains general Your own containers information on steam cooking. You will You can also use your own containers. find more detailed information about However, please note the following: particular foods and how to cook them –...
  • Page 63: Shelf Level

    General notes on steam cooking Shelf level Duration You can select any shelf level for the In general, the cooking durations for cooking containers and the rack. You cooking with steam are the same as for can also cook on several levels at the cooking food in a saucepan.
  • Page 64: Steam Cooking

    Steam cooking Shelf level Vegetables To avoid any colour transfer when Fresh cooking vegetables with a distinctive Prepare fresh vegetables in the usual colour (e.g. beetroot) in a perforated way, i.e. wash, clean and cut them up. container, do not place other food underneath the perforated container.
  • Page 65 Steam cooking The durations given in the chart are guidelines for fresh vegetables. We recommend selecting the shorter cooking duration quoted. If food is not cooked sufficiently after the shorter duration it can be put back in the oven and cooked for longer.
  • Page 66 Steam cooking  [min] Vegetables Pumpkin, diced 2–4 Corn on the cob 30–35 Chard, chopped 2–3 Peppers, diced / cut into strips New potatoes, firm 30–32 Mushrooms Leeks, sliced 4–5 Leeks, halved lengthwise Romanesco, whole 22–25 Romanesco, florets 5–7 Brussels sprouts 10–12 Beetroot, whole 53–57...
  • Page 67: Meat

    Steam cooking Tips Meat – Use a perforated container to retain Fresh the juices when cooking meat. Place Prepare the meat in the usual way. a solid container underneath to catch the juices. You can use these to make Frozen food a gravy or freeze them for later use.
  • Page 68 Steam cooking The durations given in the charts are guidelines only. We recommend selecting the shorter cooking duration quoted to start with. If food is not cooked sufficiently after the shorter time it can be put back in the oven and cooked for longer. ...
  • Page 69: Sausages

    Steam cooking Sausages Fish Settings Fresh  | | ... Prepare fresh fish in the usual way, i.e. Automatic programmes Sausages Steam cooking clean, gut and fillet. Frozen food  |  Oven functions Steam cooking Fish does not need to be fully defrosted Temperature: 90 °C before cooking.
  • Page 70 Steam cooking Temperature – You can use any fish scraps, e.g. fish heads, bones, tails etc to make a fish 85 °C – 90 °C stock. Place the fish scraps together For gently cooking delicate types of with some mixed vegetables in a fish, such as sole.
  • Page 71 Steam cooking The cooking durations given in the chart are guidelines for fresh fish. We recommend selecting the shorter cooking duration quoted. If food is not cooked sufficiently after the shorter duration it can be put back in the oven and cooked for longer.
  • Page 72: Shellfish

    Steam cooking Shellfish Preparation Defrost frozen shellfish before cooking with steam. Peel, remove and discard the intestines, and then wash the shellfish. Cooking containers If using a perforated container, grease it first. Duration The longer shellfish are cooked, the tougher they become. Use the cooking durations given in the chart.
  • Page 73: Mussels

    Steam cooking Mussels Fresh  Warning - danger of food poisoning Only cook mussels which are closed. Do not eat mussels which have not opened after being cooked. Steep fresh mussels in water for a few hours before cooking to rinse out any sand. Then scrub the mussels thoroughly to clean them.
  • Page 74: Rice

    Steam cooking Rice Rice swells when cooked and needs to be cooked in liquid. The proportion of rice to liquid will vary depending on the type of rice. The rice absorbs all the liquid and so none of the nutrients are lost. Settings ...
  • Page 75: Pasta

    Steam cooking Pasta Dry pasta Dry pasta swells when it is cooked and needs to be cooked in liquid. The liquid must cover the pasta. Using hot liquid gives better results. Increase the cooking time stated by the manufacturer by approx. ¹/₃. Fresh Fresh pasta, such as you can buy from the supermarket chilled counter, does not need to absorb water.
  • Page 76: Dumplings

    Steam cooking Dumplings Ready made boil-in-the-bag dumplings need to be well covered with water as otherwise they can fall apart. This is because even though they have been soaked in water beforehand they will not absorb enough moisture. Cook fresh dumplings in a greased, perforated container. Settings ...
  • Page 77: Grain

    Steam cooking Grain Grain swells during cooking and needs to be cooked in liquid. The proportion of grain to liquid depends on the type of grain. Grain can be cooked whole or cracked. Settings  | | ... | Automatic programmes Grain Steam cooking ...
  • Page 78: Dried Pulses

    Steam cooking Dried pulses Soak pulses for at least 10 hours in cold water before cooking. Soaking makes the pulses more digestible and shortens the cooking duration required. Soaked pulses must be covered with liquid during cooking. Lentils do not need to be soaked before cooking. With unsoaked pulses a certain ratio of pulses to liquid is required depending on variety.
  • Page 79 Steam cooking Unsoaked  [min] Ratio Pulses : Liquid Beans Kidney beans 1 : 3 130–140 Adzuki beans 1 : 3 95–105 Black beans 1 : 3 100–120 Pinto beans 1 : 3 115–135 Haricot beans 1 : 3 80–90 Lentils Brown lentils 1 : 2 13–14 Red lentils 1 : 2 Peas Yellow split peas 1 : 3 110–130 Green split peas...
  • Page 80: Hen's Eggs

    Steam cooking Hen's eggs Use a perforated container to boil eggs in the steam oven. The eggs do not need to be pierced before cooking as they are gradually warmed during the heating up phase and so do not burst when they are cooked with steam.
  • Page 81: Fruit

    Steam cooking Fruit Cook fruit in a solid container so that none of the juice is lost. If you wish to cook fruit in a perforated container, place a solid container directly underneath it to collect the juice. Tip: You can use the juice which has collected in the solid container to make a glaze for a fruit flan.
  • Page 82: Menu Cooking (Cooking Whole Meals) - Manually

    Steam cooking of fish with a soft structure, e.g. sole Menu cooking (cooking whole and plaice will become very firm when meals) - manually cooked at 100 °C. Before cooking meals with the Menu Duration cooking function switch off the steam reduction system (see "Settings - If you are increasing the recommended Steam reduction").
  • Page 83 Steam cooking Procedure  Place the rice in the oven first.  Set the first cooking duration: 14 minutes.  After 14 minutes, place the fish in the steam oven.  Set the second cooking duration: 2 minutes.  After 2 minutes, place the broccoli in the steam oven.
  • Page 84: Sous-Vide (Vacuum) Cooking

    Sous-vide (vacuum) cooking With this gentle cooking method, food Use only fresh food which is in a is cooked slowly and at a low, constant good condition. temperature in vacuum packaging. Ensure hygienic conditions and that food has not been out of the With vacuum cooking, no moisture refrigerator too long, e.g.
  • Page 85 Sous-vide (vacuum) cooking – Cooking at a lower temperature and Important for a longer duration can result in For an optimum cooking result: increased residual water in the cooking compartment. This does not – Use fewer herbs and spices than for affect the cooking result.
  • Page 86 Sous-vide (vacuum) cooking – Use the brine or marinade of Tips vegetables, fish, or meat to make a – To reduce preparation times, you can sauce. vacuum food 1–2 days before – Serve the food on pre-warmed cooking. Store the vacuum sealed plates.
  • Page 87 Sous-vide (vacuum) cooking Procedure Possible reasons for unsatisfactory results  Rinse the food with cold water and dry it. The bag has opened:  Place the food in a vacuum sealing – The seal was not clean or strong bag and add spices or liquid if enough and has opened.
  • Page 88 Sous-vide (vacuum) cooking Food Added in advance  [°C]  [min] Sugar Salt Fish Atlantic cod fillet, 2.5 cm thick Salmon fillet, 3 cm thick Monk fish fillet Pikeperch fillet, 2 cm thick Vegetables Cauliflower florets, medium to large Hokkaido pumpkin, sliced Kohlrabi, sliced White asparagus, whole 22–27...
  • Page 89 Sous-vide (vacuum) cooking Food Added in  [°C]  [min] advance Sugar Salt Medium* Well done* Meat Duck breast, whole Saddle of lamb Beef fillet steak, 4 cm thick Beef rump steak, 2.5 cm – thick Pork fillet, whole  Temperature /  Duration * Degree of doneness The "Done"...
  • Page 90: Reheating

    Sous-vide (vacuum) cooking Reheating Only reheat brassicas, e.g. kohlrabi and cauliflower in combination with a sauce. Without sauce, an unpleasant cabbage- like taste and grey-brown colour may develop. Food with a short cooking duration or which continues cooking during reheating, e.g. fish, is not suitable for reheating.
  • Page 91 Sous-vide (vacuum) cooking Chart for reheating Sous-vide cooked food  [°C] Food  [min] Well Medium done Meat Saddle of lamb Beef fillet steak, 4 cm thick Beef rump steak, 2.5 cm thick – Pork fillet, whole Vegetables Cauliflower florets, medium to large Kohlrabi, sliced Fruit Pineapple, sliced...
  • Page 92: Special Applications

    Special applications – Reheat sauces separately, except for Reheating with steam dishes such as stew and casseroles To reheat food which was cooked where the sauce is part of the dish. using the Sous-vide method, use the Procedure Sous-vide function (see "Sous-vide (vacuum) cooking –...
  • Page 93: Defrosting With Steam

    Special applications Tips Defrosting with steam – Fish does not need to be fully It is much quicker to defrost food in the defrosted before cooking. Defrost so steam oven than at room temperature. that the surface is sufficiently thawed Temperature to take herbs and seasoning.
  • Page 94 Special applications Food to be defrosted Quantity  [°C]  [min]  [min] Dairy products Cheese slices 125 g Quark 250 g 20–25 10–15 Cream 250 g 20–25 10–15 Soft cheese 100 g 10–15 Fruit Apple sauce 250 g 20–25 10–15 Apple pieces 250 g 20–25 10–15 Apricots 500 g...
  • Page 95 Special applications Food to be defrosted Quantity  [°C]  [min]  [min] Goulash 1000 g 50–60 10–15 Liver 250 g 20–25 10–15 Saddle of hare 500 g 30–40 10–15 Saddle of roebuck 1000 g 40–50 10–15 Cutlets / chops / sausages 800 g 25–35 15–20 Poultry Chicken...
  • Page 96: Bottling

    Special applications Fill volume Bottling Fill the glass jars with produce up to a Only use unblemished, fresh produce maximum of 3 cm below the rim. Do which is in good condition for bottling. not pack it down as this will damage Glass jars the cell walls of the produce.
  • Page 97 Special applications Procedure  Place the rack on the lowest shelf level.  Place the jars on the rack (all the same size). Ensure that they do not touch one another. Settings  | Special applications Bottling  |  Oven functions Steam cooking Temperature: see chart...
  • Page 98 Special applications  [°C] * [min] Produce Beetroot  Temperature /  Duration * The durations quoted are for 1.0 litre jars. If using 0.5 litre jars, reduce the duration by about 15 minutes. If using 0.25 litre jars, reduce the duration by about 20 minutes.
  • Page 99: Extracting Juice With Steam

    Special applications Extracting juice with steam Procedure This appliance is ideal for extracting  Put the prepared fruit (cleaned, juice from soft and medium firm fruit. washed, chopped etc.) into a It is best to use overripe fruit, as the perforated cooking container.
  • Page 100: Menu Cooking (Cooking Whole Meals)

    Special applications After you have confirmed Start Menu Menu cooking (cooking whole cooking , the display will tell you which meals) food to put in the oven. At the end of You can cook up to three different types the heating-up phase, the display will of food, e.g.
  • Page 101: Make Yoghurt

    Special applications Possible reasons for unsatisfactory Make yoghurt results To make yoghurt, you will need either Yoghurt has not set: fresh live yoghurt or yoghurt culture, Incorrect storage of starter yoghurt, too obtainable from health food shops. much time out of the refrigerator, e.g. in Use natural yoghurt with live culture and transportation, damaged packaging, without additives.
  • Page 102: Prove Dough

    Special applications Procedure Prove dough  Mix 100 g yoghurt with 1 litre of milk Procedure or make up the mixture with yoghurt  Prepare the dough according to the enzyme, following the instructions on recipe. the packaging.  Place the dough in a covered bowl on ...
  • Page 103: Dissolve Gelatine

    Special applications Dissolve gelatine Melt chocolate You can use the steam oven for melting Procedure any type of chocolate.  Gelatine leaves: Completely cover the gelatine leaves with cold water Procedure and leave to soak for 5 minutes.  Break the chocolate into small Remove the gelatine leaves from the pieces.
  • Page 104: Skinning Vegetables And Fruit

    Special applications Skinning vegetables and fruit Apple storage You can treat homegrown apples in the Procedure steam oven to increase the length of  Cut a cross in the top of tomatoes, time for which you can store them. nectarines etc. This will allow the skin Once treated, the apples will keep for 5 to be removed more easily.
  • Page 105: Blanching

    Special applications Blanching Sweat onions Blanch vegetables before freezing Sweating means cooking the onions in them. Blanching helps maintain the their own juices, with the addition of a quality of the produce when it is frozen. little fat if necessary. Blanching vegetables also helps them Procedure retain their original colour.
  • Page 106: Cook Bacon

    Special applications Cook bacon Disinfect items The bacon does not brown. The steam oven can be used to disinfect baby bottles and other Procedure containers so that at the end of the programme they are as germ free as  Place the bacon (diced or rashers) in they would have been had they been a solid cooking container.
  • Page 107: Heating Damp Flannels

    Special applications Heating damp flannels Making eierstich Procedure Procedure  Moisten the flannels and then roll  Mix 6 eggs with 375 ml milk (do not them up. beat until foamy).  Place them beside one another in a  Season the egg and milk mixture and perforated cooking container.
  • Page 108: Defrosting And Reheating In Combination Mode

    Special applications Defrosting and reheating in combination mode Food can be defrosted and reheated using a combination of steam and microwave power. To do this you will need to create a User programme (see "User programmes"). Defrosting and reheating food using a combination of steam and microwave power has the advantage that food –...
  • Page 109: Microwave Defrosting And Reheating

    Microwave defrosting and reheating   Suitable for: Defrosting 80 W Very delicate food such as cream, butter, gateaux and filled sponge cakes, cheese 150 W All other types of food Reheating 450 W Food for babies and children 600 W All types of food; frozen ready meals which do not need browning.
  • Page 110 Microwave defrosting and reheating Before defrosting and After defrosting followed by reheating reheating  Place food (including frozen) in a dish During the standing time the that is suitable for microwave use, temperature is distributed evenly in the and cover it. food.
  • Page 111 Microwave defrosting and reheating Tips on reheating When heating liquids, milk, sauces etc, using microwave power, the  Danger of burning. boiling point of the liquid may be Food for babies and children must reached without the production of not be too hot. typical bubbles.
  • Page 112: Charts For Defrosting And Reheating Food

    Microwave defrosting and reheating Notes Defrosting large quantities of food at Put the food to be defrosted in a once, e.g. 2 kg fish microwave safe dish and place it on the condensate tray. Reheating food Always cover food when reheating it, except when reheating meat/fish coated in breadcrumbs.
  • Page 113 Microwave defrosting and reheating Chart for defrosting food  [W]  [min] * [min] Quantity Dairy products Cream 250 ml 10–13 10–15 Butter 250 g 12–14 5–10 Cheese slices 250 g 16–18 10–15 Milk 500 ml 22–24 10–15 Quark 250 g 12–14 10–15 Cakes / biscuits...
  • Page 114 Microwave defrosting and reheating  [W]  [min] * [min] Quantity Asparagus 250 g 8–12 10–15 Beans 500 g 13–18 10–15 Red cabbage 500 g 20–25 10–15 Spinach 300 g 12–14 10–15  Microwave power /  Defrosting duration /  Standing time * Allow the food to stand at room temperature for a few minutes to enable the heat to spread evenly throughout the food.
  • Page 115 Microwave defrosting and reheating Chart for reheating food  [W]  [min] Quantity  [min] Drinks Coffee, drinking temperature 60–65 °C 1 cup (200 ml) 1000 1:00–1:10 – Milk, drinking temperature 60–65 °C 1 cup (200 ml) 1000 – 1:20–1:40 Water, bringing to the boil 1 cup (125 ml) 1000 1:30–1:50...
  • Page 116: Settings

    Settings Opening the Settings menu From the main menu:  Select  Settings You can now check or change the settings. Settings cannot be changed while a cooking programme is in progress. Changing and saving settings  Select  Settings ...
  • Page 117: Settings Overview

    Settings Settings overview Option Available settings Language  ... / deutsch english / ... Country Time Display Night dimming Clock type Analogue Digital Clock format 24 h 12 h (am/pm) Date Lighting On for 15 seconds Start screen Main menu Oven functions Automatic programmes Special applications...
  • Page 118 Settings Option Available settings Safety System lock  Sensor lock Water hardness Soft Medium Hard  * Showroom programme Demo mode Factory default Settings User programmes MW power levels Recommended temperatures MyMiele Factory default setting...
  • Page 119: Language

    – Synchronise This option only appears if you are The display is switched off to save connected to the Miele@home system energy. The steam oven has to be (see separate instructions). switched on before you can use it. This also applies to using the following functions: Alarm + Minute minder , the oven interior...
  • Page 120: Date

    Settings Date Volume Set the date. Buzzer tones The volume setting is represented by a When the steam oven is switched off, bar with seven segments. the date will only appear in the display if the Time  | Clock type  | Digital ...
  • Page 121: Units

    Settings Units Quick MW The maximum power level of 1000 W Weight and the maximum duration of 1 minute – are pre-set for starting the microwave immediately. Weight in Automatic programmes is set using grammes. – Power level – The following power levels can be selected: 80 W, 150 W, 300 W, Weight in Automatic programmes is 450 W, 600 W, 850 W or 1000 W.
  • Page 122: Keeping Warm

    Settings Microwave Keeping warm – Please note that delicate food, especially fish, can continue cooking The keeping warm function is whilst being kept warm. activated as standard with the Microwave function , if a power Steam cooking level of at least 450 W and a cooking duration of at least 10 minutes are –...
  • Page 123: Steam Reduction

    Settings Steam reduction Recommended temperatures – If you cook with different temperatures a lot it makes sense to change the If a temperature above approx. 80 °C recommended temperature. was used for cooking, the steam oven door will automatically open Once an option has been selected the slightly shortly before the end of the function or special application will cooking duration.
  • Page 124: Safety

    Settings Sensor lock Safety The sensor lock prevents the oven System lock  being switched off by accident or The system lock prevents the appliance settings being altered whilst food is being switched on by mistake. cooking. Once activated, the sensor lock prevents the sensors working a The alarm and minute minder can still few seconds after a programme has...
  • Page 125: Water Hardness

    Settings Water hardness Showroom programme The steam oven is set ex-works for Hard This function enables the steam oven to water. It must be adjusted to local water be demonstrated in showrooms without hardness to ensure trouble-free heating up. It should not be set for operation and to ensure that descaling domestic use.
  • Page 126: Factory Default

    Settings Factory default – Settings Any settings that you have altered will be reset to the factory default setting. – User programmes All user programmes will be deleted. – MW power levels Power levels which have been changed will be reset to the factory default settings.
  • Page 127: Note For Test Institutes

    Note for test institutes Test food in accordance with EN 60350-1 (Steam cooking function)  Test food Cooking Quantity [g]     containers [min] [°C] Steam replenishment Broccoli (8.1) 2x DGGL ¹/₂-40L max. Steam distribution Broccoli (8.2) 1x DGGL ¹/₂-40L Performance at maximum capacity Peas (8.3) 4x DGGL¹/₂-40L...
  • Page 128 Note for test institutes Test food acc. to EN 60705 (Function: Microwave) Test food  [W]  [min] Notes   [min] Custard, 1000 g 25.5–27 Container: see Description (12.3.1) and Appendix B, dimensions at upper rim 250 x 250 mm, cook uncovered Sponge cake, 475 g Container: see Description (12.3.2)
  • Page 129: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Important information on Disconnect the appliance from the cleaning and care electricity supply and allow it to cool down to a safe temperature before  Danger of injury. cleaning. The steam from a steam cleaning  The appliance and accessories appliance could reach electrical should be cleaned and dried components and cause a short...
  • Page 130: Appliance Front

    Cleaning and care Unsuitable cleaning agents Appliance front  Clean the front with a solution of hot To avoid damaging the surfaces, do not use: water and a little washing-up liquid applied with a clean sponge or cloth. – cleaning agents containing soda, A clean, damp microfibre cloth ammonia, acids or chlorides without cleaning agent can also be...
  • Page 131: Water Container

    Cleaning and care Water container Side runners  Remove and empty the water The side runners are suitable for container after every cooking process cleaning in a dishwasher. with steam, taking out the spill guard before emptying.  Rinse the water container by hand and then dry it to prevent limescale.
  • Page 132: Maintenance

    Cleaning and care Descaling  The side runners fit into plastic bushes. Check the bushes carefully We recommend using Miele descaling for damage. If the bushes are tablets for descaling the appliance damaged, do not use any microwave (see "Optional accessories"). These...
  • Page 133  Fill the water container with cold fresh before emptying. tap water up to the level marker  and drop 2 Miele descaling tablets in  Dry the water container and the oven interior.  Push the water container into the ...
  • Page 134: Problem Solving Guide

    Do not open the casing of the appliance. Repairs and other work by unqualified persons could be dangerous and Miele cannot be held liable for unauthorised work. Problem...
  • Page 135 The door seal is damaged, e.g. cracks can be seen. The door seal needs to be replaced.  Call Miele Service.  Do not use any microwave modes / functions until the door seal has been replaced.
  • Page 136 The oven interior was too warm and/or too damp. popcorn has popped on The cooking duration was too short. the Popcorn function  See "Popcorn". . The oven interior The lamp is defective. lighting is not working.  Call Miele Service to have the lamp replaced.
  • Page 137  Switch the steam oven off and then back on again after a few minutes.  If the same message appears again, call the Service Department. and other fault codes Technical fault.  Switch the appliance off and contact Miele.
  • Page 138: Optional Accessories

    Perforated cooking container Gross capacity 2.2 litres / These can be ordered online or from Usable capacity 1.6 litres Miele (see end of this booklet for 375 x 197 x 40 mm (W x D x H) contact details). DGG 1/1-40L...
  • Page 139: Cleaning And Care Products

    Optional accessories Cleaning and care products Miscellaneous Descaling tablets (Qty 6) DMGS 1/1-30L Glass condensate tray For descaling the appliance For catching excess moisture in Steam Microfibre cloth cooking mode. Always place food or containers on this tray when using microwave power. 375 x 394 x 30 mm (W x D x H) DMSR 1/1L Removes finger marks and light soiling...
  • Page 140: Miele@Home

    Miele@home a Miele@home communication enabled appliance b Miele@home communication stick XKS3000Z or communication module XKM3000Z c Miele@home communication enabled Master appliance with SuperVision functionality d Miele@home Gateway XGW3000 e WiFi router f Connection to a Home automation system g Smartphone, Tablet PC, Laptop...
  • Page 141 Miele@home Please note that the Miele@home and – In Germany, network enabled SuperVision system is currently only appliances can be integrated into the available in selected countries. QIVICON Smart Home Platform instead of the Miele@home Gateway This appliance / is network enabled (
  • Page 142: Safety Instructions For Installation

    Safety instructions for installation  Incorrect installation can result in personal injury and damage to property.  Before connecting the appliance to the mains supply, ensure that the connection data on the data plate (voltage and frequency) match the mains electricity supply. This data must correspond in order to avoid the risk of damage to the appliance.
  • Page 143: Detailed Dimensions Of Oven Front

    Detailed dimensions of oven front PureLine front ContourLine front * Glass front / ** metal front...
  • Page 144: Building-In Dimensions

    Building-in dimensions Installation in a tall unit a Steam oven b Niche c Inlet for mains connection cable to the appliance d Recommended position for electrical socket. Important: Do not position behind the appliance. e Mains connection cable, L = 2000 mm * Glass front / ** metal front...
  • Page 145: Installation In A Base Unit

    Building-in dimensions Installation in a base unit a Steam oven b Niche c Inlet for mains connection cable to the appliance d Recommended position for electrical socket. Important: Do not position behind the appliance. e Mains connection cable, L = 2000 mm * Glass front / ** metal front...
  • Page 146: Installation

    Installation Installing the steam oven A malfunction can occur if the steam oven is not correctly aligned. For correct functioning of the steam generator please make sure that the steam oven is horizontally level. The maximum deviation tolerated is 2°. ...
  • Page 147: Electrical Connection

     Danger of injury. For extra safety, it is advisable to protect the appliance with a suitable Miele cannot be held liable for residual current device (RCD) with a trip unauthorised installation, range of 30 mA. maintenance and repair work as this can be dangerous to users.
  • Page 148 H 05 VV-F (PVC- Safety fuses insulated), available from Miele.  Completely remove fuses Automatic circuit breakers  Press the (red) button until the middle (black) button springs out.
  • Page 149: After Sales Service, Data Plate, Guarantee

    N.B. A call-out charge will be applied to service visits where the problem could have been resolved as described in these instructions. When contacting your Dealer or Miele, please quote the model and serial number of your appliance. Data plate Space in which to stick the extra data plate supplied with the appliance.
  • Page 150: Copyright And Licences

    You will need to enter the specific product name. Miele will provide the source code for all components of software licensed under the GNU General Public Licence and comparable Open Source licences. For source code requests, please email
  • Page 151 Citywest Business Campus, Dublin 24 Dubai Tel: (01) 461 07 10, Fax: (01) 461 07 97 Tel: +971-4-341 84 44 E-Mail:, Internet: Fax: +971-4-341 88 52 Manufacturer: Miele & Cie. KG E-Mail: Internet: Carl-Miele-Straße 29, 33332 Gütersloh, Germany...
  • Page 152 DGM 6800  en-GB, IR, SG M.-Nr. 10 211 730 / 01...

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