• Putting a lid on pans cuts the amount of energy
used by half (compared to cooking without lids).
• Using pans with flat bases saves 25% energy
(compared to uneven based pans).
• Make sure the hob is clean and dry. Dirt and mois-
ture reduce heat transfer between pans and hotplates.
• Turn the hotplates off and finish cooking using the
• Save energy by steaming and pressure-cooking.
Cleaning the ceramic hob
Use the scraper supplied to remove spillages
immediately, while the hob is still hot, especially
sugar and foods with a high sugar content (e.g.
jam), melted plastics and foil, all of which can
damage the hob if left.
IF THE HOB IS VERY SOILED
Remove soilage using the razor blade scraper (see
Use the hob cleaner supplied when the hot-hob warning
lights have all gone out. Shake the bottle and apply a
small quantity of cleaner directly onto the hob. Rub
clean using a damp cloth or paper towels.
Use a damp cloth to remove all remaining traces of the
cleaner, which could otherwise burn on when the hob is
next used. Wipe the hob dry.
The razor blade scraper:
KEEP THE SCRAPER AWAY FROM CHILDREN
razor blade scraper carefully. The razor blade is
Use the scraper to remove spillages from the ceramic hob. You
will have to turn the razor blade round before using it for the
first time since it has been reversed for transport safety rea-
sons. There is a protective cover for the sharp razor blade when
the scraper is not being used.
1 Press down the button on the top of the scraper and push
it forwards as far as it will go (see illustration).
2 Remove the razor blade. Replace the blade with the
sharp edge outwards.
3 "Lock" the blade with the tabs on the scraper
4 Press the button down hard and push it backwards as far
as it will go.
. Use the
The ceramic hob