Freezing fresh food
In any 24 hour period you can freeze up to 12 kg of
Activate fast freeze by depressing the fast-freeze
- for more than one second - 24 hours
before you want to freeze your fresh food, the yellow
illuminates. This time can be shortened,
depending on the quantity of food to be frozen.
After the time has elapsed place the food to be frozen
in the top compartment of the freezer as this is the
In the top compartment, products must only be
stacked up to the mark on the cell so as to ensure
that air circulation is not obstructed.
You should never freeze more than 12 Kg. of fresh
food at anyone time.
Once the food is completely frozen (which could take
up to 24 hours) the fast freeze function can be ended
manually at any time by depressing the switch
again. The yellow light goes out. If the fast freeze
function is not ended manually, the appliance
electronics switch off the fast freeze function after 48
hours. The yellow light
Distribute the frozen food packages in the other
compartments, so that the top compartment can be
used for a further freezing operation.
Only freeze top quality, fresh and thoroughly cleaned
Do not allow fresh food to touch food which is already
During the freezing process, ensure that the freezer
door remains closed.
Frozen food storage
When you first start the freezer or if the freezer has
been out of use for some time, we advise you to run
your appliance for at least two hours in the «fast
freeze» mode before storing frozen food.
To obtain the best performance from this appliance,
we strongly recommend that you make sure that the
commercially frozen foodstuffs were adequately
stored by the retailer and, furthermore, be sure that
these frozen foodstuffs are transferred from the
foodstore to the consumer in the shortest possible
time (a temperature increase of the frozen food could
shorten its storage period).
It is also advisable not to exceed the storage period
indicated by the producer of the food.
Finally, do not open the door frequently or leave it
open longer than is absolutely necessary.
Do not put carbonated liquids, (fizzy drinks
etc.), in the freezer compartment.
Ice lollies, if consumed immediately after
removal from the freezer, can possibly result in
a low temperature skin burn.
Do not remove items from the freezer if your
hands are damp/wet, as this could cause skin
abrasions or "frost/freezer burns".
If there is a power failure during the storage of
frozen food, do not open the door during the
whole time of the power failure. If the freezer is
fully loaded, the frozen food will not be affected
if the power cut is of short duration; otherwise,
it is recommended to consume the food within
a very short time.
To remove the bottom drawer, proceed as follows: pull
the drawer out until it comes to a stop, then tilt it
upwards (see figure).
The symbols on the drawers show different types of
The numbers indicate storage times in months for the
appropriate types of frozen goods. Whether the upper
or lower value of the indicated storage time is valid
depends on the quality of the foods and pre-treating
Frozen food, prior to being used, can be thawed in
the fridge or at room temperature depending on the
time available. Small food items may even be cooked
from frozen; in this case cooking will take longer. Any
frozen food which is allowed to thaw accidentally
should either be eaten as soon as possible or thrown
away. Alternatively, if the food is uncooked and has
not been completely defrosted it can be cooked and
Defrosted cooked food must never be refrozen.