Operating instructions

Ovens and cookers
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. 05 043 340


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Summary of Contents for Miele H 255

  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating instructions Ovens and cookers 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. 05 043 340...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents General view ............4 Accessories .
  • Page 3 ............30 .
  • Page 4: Controls

    Description of the appliance Oven function selector Heating element for top heat Oven: display and pushbuttons and grilling with guard plate "+/–" button with indicator light Halogen lamp change slide Hob zone controls * Connection socket for core temperature probe (roast probe) Air inlet for fan Runner heights 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Door contact switch...
  • Page 5 Oven function selector Heating element for top heat Oven: display and pushbuttons and grilling with guard plate "+/–" button with indicator light Halogen lamp change slide Connection socket for core temperature probe (roast probe) Air inlet for fan Runner heights 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Door contact switch Oven door * depending on the model...
  • Page 6: Accessories

    The following accessories are supplied For "E" models a separate set of instruc- with all ovens tions is supplied with the hob which covers its use and installation. – 2 baking trays, – dual purpose grill pan / oven tray, –...
  • Page 7 Caring for the environment Old machines contain materials which can be reclaimed or recycled. Please The transport and protective packing contact your dealer, your local waste has been selected from materials collection centre or scrap merchant which are environmentally friendly for about potential recycling schemes, disposal and can normally be recycled.
  • Page 8 Warning and Safety instructions This appliance complies with all rele- vant legal safety requirements. Im- Before connecting the appliance to proper use of the appliance can, the mains supply make sure that however, present a risk of both per- the voltage and frequency correspond sonal injury and material damage.
  • Page 9 Miele Spare Parts dept. ing. Do not use force to pull it down as this can cause the element to...
  • Page 10 It also prevents necessary it can be obtained from the steam condensing and possibly lead- Miele Spare Parts dept or a Miele spe- ing to moisture damage in the oven. cialist dealer. After using do not remove...
  • Page 11 Always ensure that food is suffi- ciently cooked or reheated. Many Do not leave the appliance unat- factors will affect the overall cooking tended when cooking with oils and time, including the size and amount of fats as these can be a fire hazard if food, its temperature, changes to the allowed to overheat.
  • Page 12 Under no circumstances use a steam cleaner to clean this ap- Before discarding an old machine pliance. Pressurised steam could give switch off and disconnect it from rise to a short circuit. the power supply. This should be done Using alcohol in your recipes: by a competent person.
  • Page 13 Safety feature Turn the oven function selector to any oven function. The operating lock can be activated to prevent the oven or hob being Press the "p" until the key symbol in the switched on unintentionally, by children display field disappears. for example.
  • Page 14 Before using for the first time have a slight smell on first use. Running the oven for at least an hour at a high temperature will dissi- pate this more quickly. Wipe out the using Turn the oven function selector to warm water and a little washing up "Fan Heat D".
  • Page 15: Pre-Heating The Oven

    Description of the oven systems This system works by the circulation of This setting offers the "Fan Heat" with heated air. "Auto Roast". The oven heats initially to a high temperature which seals the A fan situated on the back wall of the meat to keep it succulent and tasty.
  • Page 16 Defrost can be operated without heat- The inner part of the upper heating ele- ing, or at a temperature of up to 50°C. ment acts as the grill. This will glow red When the defrost system is used with- for a few minutes after being switched out heating the air is circulated by the on, and it is then ready for use.
  • Page 17 Oven - use (depending on the model) The oven controls consist of the oven function selector and push buttons. With this control you select the oven function required. The selector can be turned clockwise or anti-clockwise.
  • Page 18 With the push buttons you can: All alterations to temperature and time are made via the Temperatures / times can be entered in – change the stages (short pushes on the button) and quickly (hold button down). In this way the following alterations can –...
  • Page 19 – Defrost G For gentle defrosting of deep frozen With the oven function selector the fol- foods. lowing settings can be chosen: – Intensive Bake F – Light H For recipes which require a moist Turns on the oven light inde- topping, and a crisp base, e.g.
  • Page 20 If you wish to retain the temperature suggested by the system this will be automatically adopted when the indica- tor light in the "+/–" button goes out. in the oven is now displayed. The temperature is shown rising in ° C steps, until it reaches the required tem- perature.
  • Page 21 Place food to be cooked in the oven. The oven usually only needs to be pre- heated in the following cases: Turn oven function selector to the re- quired function. With "Fan Heat D": – for baking bread made with dark The following will light up flour, –...
  • Page 22: Rapid Heat-Up

    For some dishes it may be desirable to With the "Fan Heat D", "Auto Roast switch off "rapid heat-up" (biscuits, E" and "Conventional A" heating sys- small cakes). tems, "rapid heat-up" is switched on automatically if the temperature re- Select the oven system and tempera- quired is ture for the cooking process.
  • Page 23: Energy-Save Function

    If you are programming a cooking pro- When the oven is in operation the oven cess, or if you are cooking with the lighting goes out approx. 15 seconds roast probe, the residual heat is auto- after pressing the last button, to save matically used to save energy.
  • Page 24 Select the required function and tem- perature. When an oven function is selected, the "g" button can be used to enter a cooking time. The oven will switch off automatically at the end of the cooking Press the "g" button. time.
  • Page 25 the oven heating switches off. (as de- scribed under "Oven – use") comes into action. Press the "g" button. "EC" shows in the oven display instead The cooking time entered or the of the actual oven temperature. amount of time left to run in a pro- The oven heating starts again if you gramme in progress is shown.
  • Page 26 Enter a short time (minute minder) The minute minder can be used to time any activity in the kitchen, e.g. boiling – an audible tone sounds for approx. 5 eggs. seconds. – At the same time the "g" symbol also flashes for approx. 1 minute. A short time can only be entered The audible tone and the flashing sym- when the function selector is at "0".
  • Page 27 Altering oven settings Additional functions can be pro- Proceed as follows: grammed. Turn the oven function selector to "0". Please consult the Chart for the different possibilities. Open the oven door fully. Turn the oven function selector to the "Light H" position. Press the "...
  • Page 28 (* marks the standard setting as delivered.) The oven function and temperature can The locking function for the oven is acti- be changed at any time. vated: after oven function and tempe- rature have been chosen, and the indi- cator light in the "+/– " button has gone out, the oven function set can no longer be altered.
  • Page 29: Baking Tray, Roasting / Grill Pan And Rack

    Accessories When roasting on the rack, in an open pot or using "Fan Heat D" or "Auto The baking tray, roasting / grill pan and Roast E" make sure that you fit the rack are fitted with non-tip safety not- roasting filter in front of the fan opening.
  • Page 30 Baking The following settings are recom- mended for baking: Several levels can be used at the same – Fan Heat D time for baking. The recommended po- – Intensive Bake F sitions are: – Conventional A 1 tray = 1st runner from the bottom 2 trays = 1st and 3rd runners from the bottom For the best baking results make sure...
  • Page 31 such as pizzas should be placed on baking paper on the rack. Avoid thin-walled and bright, non-re- flective metal moulds. These will Use the deeper roasting tray for give uneven browning results. , to minimize splashes in the oven. the oven for: –...
  • Page 32 Baking chart Sand cake 150 – 170 50 – 60 Dried fruit cake 150 – 170 70 – 80 Nut cake (tray) 150 – 170 20 – 25 Nut cake (tin) 150 – 170 60 – 70 Fresh fruit cake with topping (tray) 150 –...
  • Page 33 160 – 180 50 – 60 – – – 160 – 180 70 – 80 – – – 180 – 200 1 or 2 15 – 20 – – – 160 – 180 60 – 70 – – – 180 – 200 1 or 2 45 –...
  • Page 34 Roasting We recommend the following settings Place the covered pot on the rack into for roasting in the oven: the cold oven. Exception: Pre-heat the oven to the tem- – Auto Roast E: perature recommended in the recipe – Conventional A when cooking roast beef.
  • Page 35 The traditional British method is to allow 15 to 20 minutes to the lb, according to type of meat, plus approx. 20 minutes, Season the meat and place in the pot. adjusting length of time as roasting pro- Add some knobs of butter or margarine ceeds, to obtain the required result.
  • Page 36 Roasting with the Roast Probe Using the roast probe enables the The tip of the probe must reach the cen- roasting process to be monitored sim- tral area of the meat. ply and reliably. The tip of the probe measures the at the centre of the meat continuously.
  • Page 37 In order to do this: Press the "e" button. Enter the temperature using the "+" or "–" buttons. When the light in the +/– button goes out – the oven heating switches on. Insert the plug of the roast probe into the socket until you feel it engage.
  • Page 38 If, when the residual time is displayed: – the oven or core temperature is al- tered, – or a different oven function is chosen, this will cancel all the residual time infor- mation, and the actual temperature will reappear. If the oven door is held open for some time, the residual time will be recalcu- lated.
  • Page 39 As soon as the chosen core tempera- When finished, cover the meat with ture has been reached aluminium foil and allow to stand for – an audible tone sounds for approx. 5 approx. 10 minutes. During this time seconds, and the core temperature rises another –...
  • Page 40 Oven roasting chart Rib of beef (apprx. 1 kg) 180-200 100-120 220-240 100-120 75-85 Sirloin, steak (apprx. 1 kg) 190-210 35-45 240-260 35-45 50-70 Venison/game 180-200 90-120 220-240 90-120 65-75 (apprx. 1 kg) Leg of pork, (apprx. 1 kg) 170-190 100-120 210-230 100-120...
  • Page 41 Defrosting We recommend defrosting at room tem- perature, i.e. without selecting an oven temperature. The time needed for defrosting de- However, an oven temperature of up to pends on the type and weight of the 50°C can be selected. food, and at what temperature it was –...
  • Page 42 Conventional A ..190-210°C proper training in this method of pres- erving fruit and vegetables, and under- stands the implications of the chemical reactions involved. Consult your cook book. Instructions for bottling in this oven are available from the Miele Home Econo- mist.
  • Page 43 Grilling Pre-heat the grill for approx. 5 minutes with the oven door shut. Grilling with the oven door shut saves energy and minimizes cook- ing smells. The oven has three grill settings: For grilling large quantities of thin cuts and for browning food in large shaped dishes.
  • Page 44 Clean, wipe and season. Do not salt slices of meat beforehand as this de- tracts from the taste. Add a little oil if necessary. Other fats quickly become black or cause the food to smoke. A little butter can be added to chicken if desired.
  • Page 45 Pre-heat the grill for approx. 5 minutes with the oven door shut. It is best to grill food of a similar thick- Place the food to be grilled in the ness at the same time so that the grill pan and then the oven. for each item does not vary too greatly.
  • Page 46 Grilling chart Pre-heat the grill for about 5 minutes with the door shut before using. Beef steaks 3/4/5 5-10 Kebabs 8-12 8-12 Escalope 5-10 10-12 Liver 8-12 8-12 Burgers 10-15 10-15 Sausages 8-10 10-12 Chops 12-18 10-15 Fish fillet 10-15 12-16 Trout / Mackerel 16-20...
  • Page 47: Appliance Front And Control Panel

    Cleaning and care Use a mild cleaning agent or a dash of Wipe with a damp cloth. washing up liquid in hot water to wipe the appliance front and control panel. Do not put the roast probe into Dry with a soft cloth. water or clean in the dishwasher.
  • Page 48 Cleaning and care If an oven spray is used on the "Clean-Enamel", follow the manufac- The oven interior surfaces have been turer’s instructions carefully. designed to make cleaning easier. The oven cavity and door interior are Important: Oven spray must not finished in .
  • Page 49 Miele dealer Normally the catalytic liners can be left in place and wiped over. Use a or Miele Spare Parts dept.
  • Page 50 Cleaning and care To make cleaning easier – remove the oven door, – take out the runners, – take out the back panel – lower the top heating element.T Please note : the oven door is quite heavy. It should be gripped firmly at the sides when being removed or re- fitted.
  • Page 51 Select the "Light H" setting. Select the "Light H" setting. The oven heating elements must be The oven heater elements must be switched off, to avoid the danger of switched off, to avoid the danger of burning. burning. Take the runners out of the oven. Gently lift and pull out the catalytic side panels.
  • Page 52 the catalytic side panels, ensure they sit correctly. Ease the back lug into the opening in the rear wall panel. Put the runners back into place. Lift the front locating hole on to the guide pin behind the collar.
  • Page 53 Loosen the screws in the back panel and take it out. Select the "Light H" setting. The oven must not be used without The oven heating elements must be the back panel fitted. This could switched off, to avoid the danger of lead to injuries.
  • Page 54 Gently lower the grill element. If the is dirty it can also be removed for cleaning: Do not use force to lower it, as this Hold the guard plate firmly and un- screw the knurled knob. Take out the guard plate. in the reverse order, care- fully ensuring all parts are correctly in place.
  • Page 55 Contact a qualified electrician or the Miele Ser- vice Department. The halogen lights are faulty. Change as follows: Turn off the electricity supply to the oven.
  • Page 56 the roasting filter had been left in place in front of the fan when cook- ing with "Fan D" heat, "Intensive bak- This is not a fault. ing F" or "Auto roast E". In this If the door is opened during operation, case baking times might be leng- the door contact switch causes the thened by 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Page 57: Oven Interior

    Service dept. Please quote the fault message. The lamp needs changing. – appears The lamp must be changed by Miele in the display, this will need a service customer service. visit. Please quote the fault message. This combination indicates a fault...
  • Page 58 – your Miele Dealer are shown on the data plate, visible below the oven interior, with the oven door open. – the nearest Miele Service Depart- ment, (see address on the back If you have an oven and hob combina- page).
  • Page 59 – Telescopic carriage some appliances.) The following accessories are available at extra cost from your Dealer or the Miele Domestic Sales dept. – Handle The telescopic carriage with 5 levels of runners can be drawn right out of the oven.
  • Page 60 Please quote out in consultation with the relevant these data, and the model and serial Miele Service Dept. number when contacting the Miele Ser- vice dept. Connection of this appliance should be The version of the built-in oven with...
  • Page 61 are given Data relating to electrical connection on the data plate, visible when the will be found on the data plate, visible oven door is open. Please ensure that when the oven door is open. Make sure these match the household mains sup- that these figures comply with the main ply.
  • Page 62 Electrical connection Electrical connection of the The wall oven is suitable for connection appliance should be undertaken by a qualified electrician in strict ac- to an a.c. single phase 240 V, 50 Hz cordance with national and local electricity supply. safety regulations.
  • Page 63 ä ä Electrical connection Electrical connection of the The wall oven is suitable for connection appliance should be undertaken by a qualified electrician in strict ac- to an a.c. single phase 230 V, 50 Hz cordance with national and local electricity supply.
  • Page 64 Installation of hob and cooker controls Turn off the mains electricity supply to the isolator. Install the hob, see separate instruc- tions. Connect the cooker to the electricity supply by the isolator. Align the cooker in front of the base unit.
  • Page 65 Place the oven into the oven housing The plugs on the cooker / hob and unit as far as the oven trim and align. the sockets on the hob electronic control are coded with the same col- our for matching. Insert the hob control knobs into the control facia.
  • Page 66 The seal- ing strip offers additional protection from any liquids that might spill down from the worktop, and can be purchased from the Miele Spare Parts dept. Open the oven door and using two screws secure the oven to the side walls of the housing unit through the holes in the oven trim.
  • Page 68 Alteration rights reserved / 22 / 001 GB / IRL / AUS / NZ / ZA – 1398 M.-Nr. 05 043 340 (H 255, H 265) This paper consists of cellulose which has been bleached without the use of chlorine.

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