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Miele H 136 MB Operating Instructions Manual

Microwave combination oven
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Operating Instructions

Combination Oven
H 136 MB, H 146 MB
It is
to read these
operating instructions before
installing or using the machine, to
avoid the risk of accident, or damage
to the machine.
M.-Nr. 05 237 640


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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating Instructions Microwave Combination Oven H 136 MB, H 146 MB Q\}@ä It is to read these operating instructions before installing or using the machine, to avoid the risk of accident, or damage to the machine. M.-Nr. 05 237 640...
  • Page 2 Description of the appliance...
  • Page 3 Function selector for: Light Fan heat D Grill Microwave + Grill Microwave + Fan heat Microwave mode Indicator light for heating Temperature selector for functions with Fan heat Rack, Glass tray, Boiling rod Display Minute minder button l Time entry button g Button h for setting microwave power and time of day A glass panel and grease filter can be...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents ......... 2 Accessories .
  • Page 5 ............38 Fan Heat D .
  • Page 6 Miele approved service technician. sonal injury and material damage. Do not use the microwave function of the appliance if...
  • Page 7 Always ensure that food is suffi- qualified and competent service techni- ciently cooked or reheated. Many cial approved by Miele in accordance factors will affect the overall cooking with local and national safety regula time, including the size and amount of tions.
  • Page 8: Accessories

    Always remember that cooking Food left in the oven to take ad- times in a microwave oven are vantage of residual heat should al- usually considerably shorter than with ways be covered to avoid it drying out, traditional methods of food preparation. and to avoid a possible build-up of con- Excessively long cooking times can densation which could adversely affect...
  • Page 9 Do not use the oven to heat up the When heating liquids, the boiling room. Due to the high tempera- rod provided should be placed tures radiated, objects left near the into the container. oven could catch fire. When using kitchen appliances connected to sockets near the oven ensure that the cable cannot get trapped in a hot oven door, which...
  • Page 10 Do not use any containers or cut- Food with a thick skin or peel, lery made from or containing met- such as tomatoes, sausages, al, aluminium foil, lead crystal glass- jacket potatoes, aubergines, should be ware, temperature-sensitive plastics, pierced or cut in several places to wooden utensils or cutlery, metal clips allow steam to escape and prevent the or wire ties.
  • Page 11 Wait until the element has cooled down before lowering it for clean- Bottling should only be undertaken by ing. an experienced cook who has received Do not use force to pull it down as proper training in this method of this can cause the element to preserving fruit and vegetables in an break.
  • Page 12 Caring for the environment Old appliances may contain materials which can be reclaimed or recycled. The transport and protective packing Please contact your dealer, your local has been selected from materials waste collection centre or scrap mer- which are environmentally friendly for chant about potential recycling disposal and can normally be recycled.
  • Page 13 Operating modes All food contains moisture molecules which, when subjected to microwave Microwave cooking offers the benefits energy, start to oscillate 2.5 thousand of speed, convenience and nutritional million times a second. The friction advantages when food does not re- caused by this vibration creates heat, quire browning or crisping.
  • Page 14 Fan Heat Microwave + Fan Heat Grill Microwave + Grill These cook and brown the food. The combination programmes enable the grill or the fan setting to be used in conjunction with the microwave facility. The fan circulates heat constantly A microwave power level and cooking time are programmed together with around the oven, giving a very even...
  • Page 15 Time of day After the appliance has been con- nected to the power supply or after a · power cut 0 00 with on the left will A U TO · Midnight (24 hours) is shown as 0 flash in the display. Press the g and h buttons at the same time.
  • Page 16 Before using for the first time Wipe out the oven interior with hot water and a little washing up liquid. Dry using a soft cloth. Do not shut the oven door until the interior is completely dry, to avoid odours and the possibility of corro- sion developing.
  • Page 17 Suitable containers for microwave ovens Microwaves The material and shape of containers used affect cooking results and times. Heat distribution is more even in round and oval shaped dishes than in rectan- gular containers, providing better results. – are reflected by metal, Metal containers, aluminium foil and metal cutlery, or china with metallic decoration such as gold rims or co-...
  • Page 18 Decorated earthenware is only suitable Make sure that the aluminium foil is if the decoration is beneath an all-over at least 2 cm from the oven walls at glaze. all times. It must not touch the walls. Earthenware can get very hot, and Metal meat skewers or clamps should may crack.
  • Page 19 Plastic containers must only be used Roasting tubes should be about 40 cm for Microwave mode alone and not in longer and roasting bags about 20 cm conventional oven mode. longer than the food being roasted, and carefully tied with string. Turn the Plastics must be heat-resistant to a ends over and secure them.
  • Page 20 symbol appears above the dot. If in doubt as to whether glass, earthen- Press the Start/Stop button. ware or porcelain plates or dishes are The oven interior light comes on. The suitable for use in a microwave oven, a time entered counts down in the dis- simple test can be performed: play in second steps.
  • Page 21 Sealed glass containers, such as – prevents too much steam escaping, jars of food, must be opened before especially when cooking food which they are placed in the oven. needs longer to cook, such as pota- toes, – shortens and evens out the cooking –...
  • Page 22 Using microwave mode Enter a time for the microwave process as follows: Press the g button. · 00 appears in the display for ap- prox. 4 seconds. Within these 4 seconds set the re- quired time using the + or – button. You can enter a maximum of 99 minutes 59 seconds.
  • Page 23 If the food is still not cooked, leave the function selector pointing to Microwave mode. Repeat the other steps in the fol- The cooling fan prevents the build- lowing order: up of condensation in the warm ap- pliance. Leave the cooling fan on Press the button.
  • Page 24: Traditional Oven Functions

    Using traditional functions The traditional oven functions can be used with or without the timer. You can use the timer at any time to set If you have set the timer for a specific the length of time for the fan heat to be time the appliance will heat during this on.
  • Page 25: Grill

    At the end of the time a beep sounds three times and the symbol AUTO flashes. Press any button to cancel them. The heating and the oven lighting go out. If the food is still not cooked: set a new time, and press the Start/Stop button.
  • Page 26 You can enter a maximum of 99 minutes 59 seconds. The cooling fan prevents a build-up of condensation in the warm ap- pliance. Leave the cooling fan on until the oven has cooled down suffi- ciently. The time entered appears in the dis- Turn the function selector to "0".
  • Page 27: Combination Programmes

    Using combination programmes Microwave mode is combined with one If this power level is not suitable alter it of the traditional oven functions, (Fan using the + or – button. heat or Grill). The following power levels can be se- lected: A microwave process can only start 80 W, 150 W, 300 W, 450 W.
  • Page 28 symbols stay on con- A U TO stantly and the time entered counts down. The oven door is locked. To deactivate the door lock, you have At the end of the set time the micro- to interrupt the process. wave function, the heating and the Press the Start/Stop button.
  • Page 29 To enter the time: Press the g button. Before starting the combination pro- · 00 appears in the display for ap- gramme you must first select the micro- prox. 4 seconds . wave power level and the time for the process.
  • Page 30 If the food is still not cooked, leave the function selector pointing to Microwave + Grill and repeat the other steps in the The cooling fan prevents a build-up following order: of condensation in the warm ap- pliance. Leave the cooling fan on Press the button.
  • Page 31 Altering entered data If you discover before the start of a pro- If you discover after the process has cess that you have made an error with begun that you have made an error the data entry then this can be cor- with the data entry, press the Start/Stop rected.
  • Page 32 Minute Minder You can set the minute minder to time other activities in the kitchen, e.g. boil- If you have entered a wrong time, this ing eggs on a hob. You can also set the can be corrected. minute minder after a process has started.
  • Page 33 Defrosting The microwave function can be used to defrost food gently and quickly. Allow the food to stand at room tem- The following settings are recom- perature long enough to allow the tem- mended as a general guide: perature to spread evenly throughout the food.
  • Page 34 Cream – 15 – 20 10 – 15 Butter 250 g – 8 – 10 5 – 10 Cheese slices 250 g – 6 – 8 10 – 15 Milk 12 – 14 – 10 – 15 Quark (Cream cheese) 250 g 10 –...
  • Page 35 Reheating The microwave function can be Always use a lid or cover for reheating used to reheat food. food, except when a drier finish is needed, e.g. breaded poultry / meat. Select the following microwave power settings to reheat food When reheating liquids place the boil- ing rod supplied into the cup or glass.
  • Page 36 For more detailed information on reheating consult a good micro- Be careful when removing a dish wave or microwave combi-oven from the oven. It may be hot. cookbook. Although heat is not normally produced in the container itself by the micro- waves, (apart from stoneware and simi- lar dishes), heat transfer from the food to the container may be considerable,...
  • Page 37 Coffee, drinking temp 60 – 65 °C 1 cup, 0.2 l 1 – 1 – – Milk, drinking temp 60 – 65 °C 1 cup, 0.2 l 1– 1 – – Water to the boil 1 cup, 1 – 1 –...
  • Page 38 Cooking Microwave, traditional and combination Eggs can be cooked without their programmes are all suitable for cook- shells in the microwave oven only if the ing. yolk membrane has been punctured several times first. The pressure could otherwise cause the egg yolk to ex- plode.
  • Page 39 For more detailed information on cooking consult a good microwave or microwave combi-oven cook- book. is suitable if you want a shorter cooking time. is suitable for cooking food which re- quires a crisp finish or browning. Place the cooking container on the glass tray and slide into the lowest run- ner level.
  • Page 40 Goulash (with 750 g of meat) 24 – 26 3 – 5 Liver 200 g – – Chicken in wine sauce approx. 900 g 13 – 18 5 – 8 Chicken in curry sauce approx. 800 g 6 – 8 3 –...
  • Page 41 Paprika boats 10 – 12 Root veg.-Lasagne 22 – 24 Emmental-Noodles – 8 – 12** Vegetable Burger 28 – 30 Potato Dauphinoise – 25 – 27 Breaded fish – 8 – 12** Fish in Cheese Sauce – 14 – 18** 1000 g 45 –...
  • Page 42: Ready Made Meals

    Defrosting and Reheating / Cooking For simultaneous defrosting and reheat- ing or cooking the following functions This method is suitable for defrosting are suitable: and then reheating or cooking deep frozen ready made meals, which are to be crisped and browned. Microwave This method is suitable for defrosting output is limited to 450 watts when and then reheating or cooking deep...
  • Page 43 Cream soups 0.75 l 8 – 10 Clear beef broth 0.8 l 10 – 12 with vegetables White fillet 400 g 10 – 12 Sea trout 400 g 10 – 12 in herb sauce Burgers 160 g – Roast 450 g 7 –...
  • Page 44 Bistro Baguettes 250 g 8 – 10 Lasagne 450 g 14 – 16 Potatoes, broccoli and ham in sauce 350 g 14 – 16 Wholemeal pasta bake with vegetables and ham 350 g 16 – 18 Fish fillet 450 g 18 –...
  • Page 45 Grilling The following grill settings are suitable Slide the glass tray with the rack for browning food: – into the upper (2nd) runner level for flat pieces of food is suitable for browning dishes – into the lowest runner level for such as cauliflower cheese.
  • Page 46 Pre-heat the grill for approx five minutes. Steaks 25 – 30 Burgers 30 – 35 Sausage 20 – 25 Fish fillet 16 – 20 Toast 2 – 4 Toast with topping 5 – 7 Tomatoes 8 – 10 Peaches 7 – 10 1) upper runner level 2) Turn the food half way through grilling.
  • Page 47 Baking This method is suitable for baking small This combination programme is suit- cakes, swiss roll, pastry doughs. able for doughs which require longer baking, such as rubbed in and beaten Most types of heat-resistant tins or mixtures, yeast recipes and cheese- dishes are suitable, including thin- cake.
  • Page 48 With metal baking tins there may be Temperature settings, times and micro- sparking. Try positioning the tin differ- wave power settings in the Baking ently on the glass tray, and make sure Chart are suggestions only. Select an the tin does not touch the interior walls. average temperature and time for first attempts and adapt accordingly.
  • Page 49 Victoria sandwich 160 – 165 20 – 25 – – – Farmhouse fruit cake – – 60 – 70 Nut cake (glass tray) 150 – 170 25 – 30 20 – 25 Nut cake (tin) 150 – 170 60 – 70 40 –...
  • Page 50: Stainless Steel

    Cleaning and care Turn the function selector to the Light Never use abrasive cleaning agents setting and clean using a solution of or those containing sand, soda, acids hot water and washing up liquid or mild or chlorides, as these will damage detergent applied with a sponge, soft the surface.
  • Page 51 Carefully refit the glass pane as follows: The glass floor pane can be removed for cleaning. Holding the pane with both hands position it over the supports on the in- terior back wall, and lower gently at Insert the spatula provided between the front.
  • Page 52 If the oven interior roof is particularly Always keep the door interior clean. Do soiled, the grill element can be lowered not use any scouring agent. Check the to make cleaning easier. door and door seal at regular intervals for any sign of damage. Wait until the grill element has cooled down before lowering it to If any damage is noticed, the oven...
  • Page 53 Problem solving guide Repairs to this appliance should only be carried out by a suitably qualified and competent service technician approved by Miele. Un- authorised repairs could be dan- gerous. The following can be corrected without calling the Miele Service Department: Loosen and remove the lamp cover (1.).
  • Page 54 Check whether: When cooked by microwaves, food – the correct temperature was set. begins to cook from the outside first, – there has been a change to the the inside of the food relying on the recipe. The addition of more liquid or slower conduction of heat.
  • Page 55 In the events of any faults which you cannot easily remedy, please contact – your Miele dealer – the Miele Service Department. See address on the back page. – When contacting the Service depart- ment please quote the model and...
  • Page 56 30 mA (in accordance with DIN VDE 0664, VDE 0100 Section 739). If the cable is damaged a new cable must be fitted by a Miele approved ser- vice engineer.
  • Page 57 (as applicable to the design of plug fitted). The correct rating of the replacement fuses that are ASTA approved to BS 1362 should be fitted. Replacement covers may be purchased from your local electrical supplier, electricity show- room or Miele service agent.
  • Page 58 Electrical connection AUS, NZ All electrical work should be carried out by a competent person, in accordance with national and local safety regulations. The wires in the mains lead are col- oured in accordance with the follow- Depending on the version, the ap- ing code: pliance is supplied with a mains cable, Green / yellow = earth...
  • Page 59 Installation The appliance is suitable for installa- tion: – in a tall unit in combination with an oven, – in a tall unit, – in a base unit. If fitted in combination with a hob, the installation instructions for the hob must also be taken into ac- count.
  • Page 60 Turn off the mains electricity supply for connecting to an isolator. Connect the oven to the electricity supply. Push the oven into the furniture unit as far as the oven trim and align. Open the oven door, and with two screws secure the oven to the side walls of the furniture unit through the holes in the oven trim.
  • Page 64 Alteration rights reserved / 22 / 002 GB / IRL / ZA / AUS / NZ – 3700 M.-Nr. 05 237 640 (H 136 MB, H 146 MB) This paper consists of cellulose which has been bleached without the use of chlorine.

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