Rapid Hotplate (Front left)
The rapid hotplates indicated by a red spot, will heat up more quickly than a normal
Over a period of time the red spot may disappear, this will not affect the performance of
It is important to note that the hotplate may smoke and produce a slightly unpleasant
odour when used for the first time. This is quite normal and will disappear after some
Main pilot light
This light will illuminate when the oven function control knob is set or the hotplate
control knobs are turned on and remain lit while these are in use.
Do not put anything on the hob that is liable to melt.
Suggestions for the correct setting of the plates are given in the following table:
Hints and Tips
Saucepans for use on solid hotplates should have
They should be fairly heavy duty.
They should fit the heat area exactly, or be
slightly larger for efficient use, NEVER
They should have a flat base to ensure good
contact with the hotplate. This is particularity
important when using pans for high
temperature frying pressure cooking.
1 To keep food warm
To melt butter and chocolate
2 To prepare cream-sauces, stews and
milk puddings or to fry eggs
3 Dried vegetables, frozen food, fruit,
boiling water or milk
4 Boiled potatoes, fresh vegetables,
pâtés, soups, broths, pancakes or
5 Larger stews, meat roll, fish,
6 Steaks, escalope and frying