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Siemens HB36D.70B Instruction Manual

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Please read this instruction manual. This will ensure that you
make full use of all the technical benefits the steam oven has
to offer.
It will provide you with important safety information. You will
be familiarised with the individual components of your new
appliance. And we will show you how to make settings step
by step. It is quite simple.
The tables list the adjustment values and shelf levels for
numerous well known dishes. All these dishes are tested in
our cooking studio.
In the unlikely event of a malfunction, look here for
information on how to rectify minor faults yourself.
A detailed table of contents will help you to find your way
around quickly.
And now - enjoy cooking with your steam oven!
Instruction manual
HB36D.70
HB36D.70C
HB36D.70B
en
9000 217 710
S010687

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  • Page 1 A detailed table of contents will help you to find your way around quickly. And now - enjoy cooking with your steam oven! Instruction manual HB36D.70 HB36D.70C HB36D.70B 9000 217 710 S010687...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Important information ..... . . Before installation ......Safety precautions .
  • Page 3 Table of contents Setting a duration ......Changing the end time ......Setting tips .
  • Page 4 Table of contents Troubleshooting ......Replacing the cooking compartment bulb ..Replacing the seal .
  • Page 5: Important Information

    Important information Read this instruction manual carefully. This will enable you to operate your appliance safely and correctly. Please keep the instruction manual and assembly instructions in a safe place. Please pass on this instruction manual and assembly instructions to the new owner if you sell the appliance.
  • Page 6: Safety Precautions

    Safety precautions This appliance is intended only for domestic use. This appliance must only be used for food preparation. Adults and children must not operate the appliance without supervision - if they are physically or mentally incapable of doing so - or if they lack the knowledge and experience required to operate the appliance correctly and safely.
  • Page 7: Important Information About The Use Of The Appliance

    Repairs Danger of electric shock. Incorrect repairs are dangerous. Repairs may only be carried out by one of our experienced after sales engineers. If the appliance is faulty, switch it off using the fuse in the fuse box or disconnect the appliance at the mains. Contact the after sales service.
  • Page 8: Causes Of Damage

    Causes of damage Very dirty seal If the seal on the outside of the cooking compartment is very dirty, the cooking compartment door will no longer close properly during operation. The fronts of adjacent units could be damaged. Keep the seal clean.
  • Page 9: The Steam Oven

    The steam oven Use this section to familiarise yourself with your new appliance. The control panel and its buttons, selectors and displays are explained, and information is provided about the types of heating, the cooking compartment, the water reservoir and the accessories. Control panel Heat selection Programme...
  • Page 10: Heat Selection Buttons And Function Selector

    Heat selection buttons and You use these to set the type of heating and temperature for your steam oven. The type of heating function selector appears in the first line of the text display and the temperature appears in the second line. Heat selection buttons Function selector You can use these buttons to select the most...
  • Page 11: Types Of Heating

    Types of heating Types of heating Temperature Application range ë Hot air 30 230 ºC for moist cakes, sponge, pot roasts. A fan in the back wall of the oven distributes the heat evenly inside the cooking compartment. Steam 40 100 ºC for vegetables, fish, side dishes, for juicing fruit and for blanching.
  • Page 12: Rotary Selector

    Rotary selector Use the rotary selector to set the clock, cooking time, end time, timer and, if required for the automatic programming, the weight of the food. Ranges Duration 1 sec 10.00 h Time 0:00 24:00 Timer period 1 sec 10.00 h Weight Depending on the programme Operating switches...
  • Page 13: Heating Indicator

    Heating indicator The heating indicator next to the temperature displays the rising temperature in the cooking compartment. The set temperature is reached once all bars are lit The heating indicator is not shown during the automatic programmes. Hot air Fold away control knobs The control knobs fold away.
  • Page 14 Accessories You can obtain accessories from the after sales service. Please specify the HZ number. Use only the accessories supplied with the product or available from the after sales service. They are specially designed for your appliance. Accessories Wire rack HZ 36DR for ovenware, cakes and casserole dishes and for roasting...
  • Page 15: Water Tank

    Optional accessories You can obtain optional accessories from the after sales service. They are specially designed for your appliance. Please specify the HZ number. Optional accessories Large cooking container, solid, 40 mm deep, GN 2/3 HZ 36D533 for bakes and pot roasts and for catching condensation.
  • Page 16: Cooling Fan

    Empty the water tank after Pull the water tank out of the appliance slowly. Pulling each use it out quickly may cause water to spill. Hold the water tank horizontally, so that no remaining water can drip out of the valve seat. Empty out the water.
  • Page 17: Automatic Calibration

    Automatic calibration The boiling temperature of water depends on the air pressure. During calibration, the appliance is set to the pressure ratios at the place of installation. This occurs automatically when steaming for the first time at 100 ºC. This causes more steam to develop than usual - this is normal.
  • Page 18: Setting The Time

    Setting the time Use the rotary selector to set the current time. Press the j button to confirm. The steam oven is ready for operation. Selecting the language for the The texts appearing in the display are in German. You can choose from 13 different languages for the text display text display.
  • Page 19: Heating Up The Cooking Compartment

    Changing the water Press and hold the "M" button until "Select hardness language" appears in the display. Turn the function selector until "Water hardness 2 medium soft" appears. Use the BA button to move to the second line. Use the function selector to change the water hardness.
  • Page 20: Setting The Steam Oven

    Setting the steam oven The overview shows you how to set the individual types of heating. Following this, you will find some illustrated examples. Press the ë Use the function Press the Start Hot air button selector to change button the temperature, if required Steam...
  • Page 21: Steaming Example

    Steaming example Steam 80 ºC, cooking time 18 minutes Press the heat selection button. The type of heating appears in the 1st line and a default temperature in the 2nd line. A default cooking time of 20 minutes appears in the clock display.
  • Page 22: Slow Cooking Example

    Press the Start button. When steaming, the cooking time does not start to count down until the heating up time has finished. With all other types of heating, the cooking time starts counting down immediately. Steam 80 ºC When the cooking time has A signal sounds.
  • Page 23 Use the BA button to move to the second line. Slow cooking 80 ºC Use the function selector to set the temperature. Slow cooking 90 ºC Press the Start button. Slow cooking 90 ºC Switching off Press the Stop button twice or open the cooking compartment door and press the Stop button once.
  • Page 24: Setting A Duration

    Setting a duration Hot air, Slow cooking, For these types of heating, which function without Plate warming, Keep warm steam, you should not normally set a duration. Switch the steam oven on and off manually. If you want the steam oven to switch off automatically, you should enter a duration.
  • Page 25 Use the function selector to set the temperature. Hot air 190 ºC Press the j button. A default cooking time of 20 minutes appears in the display. Hot air 190 ºC Set the required cooking time using the rotary selector. Hot air 190 ºC Press the Start button.
  • Page 26: Changing The End Time

    Changing the end time It is possible to change the end time for all types of heating. You can, for example, put a dish in the steam oven in the morning and set the cooking time so that it is ready at lunch time.
  • Page 27: Setting Tips

    Confirm the end time with the Start button. Hot air 190 ºC The end time is shown in the display. The ! end time symbol lights up. The steam oven is on standby. It will start at the correct time and switch off automatically. In the example, the steam oven starts automatically at 12.00 p.m.
  • Page 28: After Every Operation

    Changing the temperature This is possible at any time. Use the function selector to change the temperature. Changing the cooking time Change the cooking time using the rotary selector. Press the Stop button once or carefully open the Pausing cooking compartment door. Start again after closing. The programme will then continue.
  • Page 29: Automatic Programmes

    Automatic programmes You can prepare food particularly easily with the automatic programmes. There are 11 programme groups with a total of 52 programmes. Notes about the programmes All programmes are designed for cooking on one level. The cooking result can vary according to the size and quality of the food.
  • Page 30 Cooking poultry Do not place chicken breasts or thighs on top of each other in the ovenware. Marinate the chicken thighs beforehand, if desired. Baked goods Plaited loaf: Leave the yeast dough to prove in the combination steam oven for half an hour at 40 ºC. Preparing desserts Stewed fruit: the programme is only suitable for fruits with stones and kernels.
  • Page 31 Preserving Use one litre glass jars. For larger or smaller glass jars, you must adjust the cooking result individually, as described. After the end of the programme, open the cooking compartment door to prevent subsequent cooking. Leave the jars to cool down for a few minutes in the appliance.
  • Page 32: Programme Table

    Programme table Programme Programme Notes Ovenware/accessories Level group Vegetables Cauliflower florets, Florets of equal size 2/3 perforated container, steamed and baking tray Cauliflower, whole, 2/3 perforated container, steamed and baking tray Broccoli florets, Florets of equal size 2/3 perforated container, steamed and baking tray Green beans,...
  • Page 33 Programme Programme Notes Ovenware/accessories Level group Fish Fish fillet, fresh, Max. 2.5 cm thick 2/3 perforated container, steamed and baking tray Trout, whole, 2/3 perforated container, steamed and baking tray Fish fingers, Weight range Baking tray deep frozen, cooked 500 g 1 kg Mussels Cook with a little Baking tray...
  • Page 34 Programme Programme Notes Ovenware/accessories Level group Pastries/ Plaited loaf Weight range dough Baking tray greased 600 g 1.8 kg dessert Sponge cake Weight range dough Greased springform cake 800 g 2 kg tin with a 26 cm diameter ring mould base on the wire rack Bread Weight range...
  • Page 35 Programme Programme Notes Ovenware/accessories Level group Preserve Pumpkin 2/3 perforated container, and baking tray Stone fruits 2/3 perforated container, and baking tray Apples/pears 2/3 perforated container, and baking tray Hard boiled Eggs size M 2/3 perforated container, Eggs and baking tray Soft Eggs size M 2/3 perforated container,...
  • Page 36: Setting The Programme

    Setting the programme Example in the picture: Meat/poultry, Chicken thigh, fresh, roast, 1 kg Press the P button. The first programme group appears. Vegetables Use the function selector to select the programme group. Meat/poultry Press the BA button. The first programme and default weight appear in the display.
  • Page 37 Use the function selector to set the programme required. Chicken thigh, fresh, roast You can now call up information about the accessories using the "M" button. The information is displayed for a few seconds. Use the rotary selector to set the weight required. For some of the programmes, it is not necessary to enter a weight.
  • Page 38: Adjusting The Cooking Result To Suit Individual Tastes

    The programme has A signal sounds. The steam oven switches off. elapsed "End time" and "Oven cooling" appear. Carefully open the cooking compartment door or press the Stop button once. Hot steam can escape when the cooking compartment door is opened. Delaying the end of the Caution.
  • Page 39: Memory

    Memory You can store 6 individual programmes in the memory and call them up at any time. The memory is useful if you prepare one dish particularly frequently. You can also store one dish from the automatic programmes. Storing memory settings Press the "M"...
  • Page 40: Starting The Memory Function

    Starting the memory function It is very easy to start the stored programme at any time. Example in the picture: Memory location 1, Hot air and steam, 180 ºC, 35 minutes. Place the dish in the steam oven. Press the "M" button. 1 appears for memory location 1.
  • Page 41 The cooking time has A signal sounds. The steam oven switches off. elapsed "End time" and "Oven cooling" appear. Carefully open the cooking compartment door or press the Stop button once. Hot steam can escape when the cooking compartment door is opened. Pausing Press the Stop button once or carefully open the cooking compartment door.
  • Page 42: Setting The Clock

    Setting the clock When the appliance is first connected or after a power cut, three zeros flash and the j "Set time" symbol appears in the display. Example in the picture: current time 10.45. Set the time using the rotary selector. Set time Press the j button to confirm.
  • Page 43: Childproof Lock

    Hiding the clock The appliance is set so that the clock is permanently displayed. You can change this setting in "Clock only when in use". The clock is hidden and only appears when the steam oven is in use. Press and hold the "M" button until "Select language"...
  • Page 44: Setting The Timer

    Setting the timer You can use the timer as a kitchen timer. It runs independently of other settings and has a special signal. You can also set the timer if the childproof lock is active. Example in the picture: 20 minutes Press the a button.
  • Page 45: Auto Start

    Press the a button to confirm. The time counts down in the display. A signal sounds. Press the a button. The clock will The time has elapsed appear. Press the a button. Change the duration using the Changing the timer time rotary selector and press the a button to confirm.
  • Page 46: Basic Settings

    Basic settings Your steam oven has many different basic settings. Before you use the appliance for the first time, you should change the language for the text display if necessary. The basic setting is English. You can change all the basic settings individually at any time.
  • Page 47: Changing The Basic Settings

    Changing the basic settings Example in the picture: Change the language of the text display from German to English. Press and hold the "M" button until "Sprache auswählen" appears in the first line and "Deutsch" appears in the second line. Use the BA button to move to the second line.
  • Page 48: Safety Switch Off Function

    Changing other basic Press and hold the "M" button until "Select language" settings appears. Use the function selector to select the desired basic setting. Make the changes as described in points 2 to 4. Safety switch off function If you do not change the settings on your appliance for several hours, the safety switch off function will be activated.
  • Page 49: Care And Cleaning

    Care and cleaning Do not use high pressure cleaners or steam jets. There is a danger of short circuiting. Do not use caustic or abrasive cleaning agents. The surface could be damaged. If an abrasive substance comes into contact with the frontage, wash it off immediately with water.
  • Page 50: Cleaning Aid

    Vinegar solution, do not clean in the dishwasher. Water tank Tank shaft Rub dry after every use. Seal in the lid Thoroughly dry after every use. Shelf supports Hot, soapy water, or clean in the dishwasher. Glass cleaner. Door panel Accessories Soak in hot soapy water.
  • Page 51 Wipe out the loosened soiling in the cooking compartment and evaporator dish with a soft dish brush and the enclosed sponge. To do this, you can remove the rails, as described under the section "Detaching the shelf supports". Fill the water tank and reinsert it. A signal sounds.
  • Page 52: Removing The Cooking Compartment Door

    Removing the cooking You can remove the cooking compartment door for easier cleaning. compartment door Do not reach into the door hinges. There is a risk of injury. Open the cooking compartment door fully. Move the two locking levers up on the left and right hand sides.
  • Page 53: Detaching The Shelf Supports

    Detaching the shelf supports The shelf supports can be removed for cleaning. To do this, pull the shelf supports forward and unhook them. Clean the shelf supports using either detergent and a sponge or a brush. You can also clean the shelf supports in the dishwasher.
  • Page 54: Descaling Programme

    Fitting the door panels Slide the glass panel back in. Ensure that the smooth surface is on the outside and the printed surface on the inside. Replace the cover and screw it back on. Refit the cooking compartment door. The appliance must not be used again until the panels have been correctly installed.
  • Page 55 "Empty evaporator dish" and "Refill water tank" appear in the display. A signal sounds after the cooking compartment door is opened. "Rinse" and "Press Start button" appear in the display. Remove the descaler from the evaporator dish using the enclosed sponge. Rinse the tank thoroughly, fill with water, insert and restart.
  • Page 56: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Should a malfunction occur, it is often only due to a minor fault. Please read the following instructions before calling the after sales service: Problem Possible cause Notes/remedy The appliance does not work The plug is not plugged in Connect the appliance to the to the mains electricity supply.
  • Page 57 Problem Possible cause Notes/remedy "Fill water tank" appears, even The tank is dirty. The Shake and clean the tank. If the parts though the tank is not yet empty moving water level can not be released, obtain a new indicators are jammed water tank from the after sales The tank is empty.
  • Page 58: Replacing The Cooking Compartment Bulb

    Replacing the cooking Heat resistant 230 V/25 W halogen bulbs with seals are available from the after sales service. Please compartment bulb specify the E number and FD number of your appliance. Use a dry cloth to remove a new halogen bulb from the packaging.
  • Page 59: Replacing The Seal

    Replacing the seal If the seal around the outside of the cooking compartment is faulty, it must be replaced. Replacement seals for your appliance are available from our after sales service. Please specify the E number and FD number of your appliance. Open the cooking compartment door.
  • Page 60: After Sales Service

    After sales service Our after sales service is there for you if your appliance should need to be repaired. You will find the address and telephone number of your nearest after sales service centre in the phone book. The after sales service centres listed will also be happy to advise you of a service point in your local area.
  • Page 61: Tables And Tips

    Tables and tips The tables contain a selection of dishes which are particularly suitable for your steam oven. You can find out which type of heating and accessories to use and the optimum cooking times to select. Unless otherwise stated, the information given applies to inserting accessories when the appliance is cold.
  • Page 62: Steam

    Steam Steaming is a particularly gentle way of preparing dishes. The steam surrounds the dish thereby preventing a loss of nutrients from the food. As a result, the shape, colour and typical aroma of the dishes are retained. Cooking times When steaming, cooking times are not affected by the amount of food being cooked.
  • Page 63: Vegetables

    Vegetables Place the vegetables in the perforated cooking container. Always insert the baking tray underneath. Any dripping liquid will be caught. If no shelf position is specified, you can choose any level you wish. Skinning tomatoes: preheat the steam oven. Score the tomatoes and steam for 1 2 minutes at 100 ºC.
  • Page 64 Food Size Accessories Type of Tempera Cooking time heating ture ºC in minutes Boiled potatoes Quartered Perforated + Steam 20 25 baking tray Potato gratin Baking tray Hot air 170 180 35 45 at level 2 Green asparagus* Whole Perforated + Steam 7 12 baking tray...
  • Page 65: Rice, Pulses, Cereals

    Rice, pulses, cereals Add water or liquid in the proportion specified. Example: Proportion 1:1,5 = add 150 ml liquid per 100 g rice. You may select any shelf position you wish for the baking tray. Food Proportion Accessories Type of Temperature Cooking food/...
  • Page 66 Meat Food Amount/ Accessories Level Type of Tempera Cooking weight heating ture in time ºC in min. Beef Wellington 1 1.5 kg Baking tray Hot air and 180 200 40 60 steam Roast pork + 1.5 kg Wire rack with Steam 20 25 crackling...
  • Page 67 Poultry Food Amount/ Accessories Level Type of heating Tempera Cooking weight ture in ºC time in min. Chicken, whole 1 kg Wire rack with Hot air and steam 180 190 50 60 baking tray Chicken breast Each Wire rack with Steam 15 25 150 g...
  • Page 68: Slow Cooking Meat

    Roasting tips How can you tell when the roast is Use a meat thermometer (available from specialist shops) or ready? carry out a "spoon test". Press down on the roast with a spoon. If it feels firm, it is ready. If the spoon can be pressed in, it needs to be cooked for a little longer.
  • Page 69: Bakes, Puddings, Soup Ingredients

    Bakes, puddings, soup ingredients... Food Accessories Level Type of Tempera Cooking time heating ture ºC in minutes Lasagne Baking tray Hot air and 160 170 35 45 steam Soufflé Mould in the Hot air and 180 200 15 25 perforated container steam Vegetable terrine Bain marie dish 1.5 l...
  • Page 70: Cakes And Pastries

    Cakes and pastries It is best to use dark coloured metal baking tins. The temperature and cooking time depend on the quantity and composition of the dough. For this reason, temperature ranges are quoted in the tables. First set the lower temperature. This will brown the dish more evenly.
  • Page 71: Baking Tips

    Small baked Accessories Level Type of heating Temperature Cooking time products in ºC in minutes Biscuits Baking tray Hot air 150 160 12 17 150 160 12 17 Meringue Baking tray Hot air 80 90 180 200 180 200 Macaroons Baking tray Hot air 140 160...
  • Page 72: Proving Dough

    Proving dough When the Dough proving type of heating is used, dough will prove considerably more quickly than at room temperature. Stand the dough bowl on the wire rack. Do not cover the dough. Food Ovenware Level Temperature Cooking time in ºC in minutes Yeast dough, 1 kg...
  • Page 73: Defrosting

    Defrosting Place the frozen food in the perforated cooking container. Always insert the baking tray underneath. The food is then not left lying in the defrost water and the cooking compartment remains cleaner. Defrost the food individually, laying it as flat as possible.
  • Page 74: Deep Frozen Foods

    Food Accessories Level Temperature Cooking time in ºC in minutes Block frozen vegetables, 400 g Perforated + 45 50 20 30 (e.g. spinach) baking tray Soft fruit, 300 g Perforated + 45 50 baking tray Fish fillet, 400 g Perforated + 45 50 15 20 baking tray...
  • Page 75 Food Accessories Level Type of heating Tempe Cooking time rature ºC in minutes Pretzels Baking tray* Hot air 180 200 18 22 Croissant Baking tray* Hot air and steam 180 200 20 25 Fruit strudel Baking tray Hot air and steam 160 180 45 60 Salmon fillet**...
  • Page 76: Preserving, Juicing

    Preserving, juicing Preserving Preserve food which is as fresh as possible. When foods are stored for a relatively long period, their vitamin content is reduced and they cook more readily. Only use fruit and vegetables which are in perfect condition. Check preserving jars, rubber ring, clips and springs.
  • Page 77: Test Dishes

    Juicing Before juicing, place the berries in a bowl and sprinkle with sugar. Leave to stand for at least one hour to draw out the juice. Pour the berries into the perforated cooking container and insert at level 3. Slide the baking tray into level 1 to catch the juice.
  • Page 78: Tips For Saving Energy

    Tips for saving energy Only preheat the cooking compartment if this is specified in the recipe or in the instruction manual table. As far as possible keep the cooking compartment closed. When the cooking compartment door is opened, steam escapes and more energy has to be supplied.
  • Page 79 Notes...
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