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Charts; Reference Values For Setting The Hotplates - Electrolux EHE642 Installation And Operating Instructions Manual

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Charts

Note:
The figures given in the following table are for guidance. The switch
setting required for cooking depends on the quality of the pots and
pans and on the type and quantity of the foodstuffs.

Reference values for setting the hotplates

Switch setting
3
2
1
0
When heating up or browning we recommend starting with the highest
3
heat setting and then allowing foods that require longer cooking to
continue cooking on an appropriate lower setting.
Heating up
Intense browning
Light frying
Boiling
Steaming
Simmering
Melting
Suitable for
Heating up large quantities of water,
cooking pasta
Deep-frying pommes frites (chips)
Browning meat, e.g. goulash
Frying, e.g. potato fritters
Frying pieces of loin, steaks
Frying meat, schnitzel,
cordon bleu, chops, pancakes,
rissoles, roux, light frying,
fried sausages, liver, eggs,
deep-frying doughnuts.
Cooking larger quantities of food,
stews and soups
Steaming potatoes
Cooking meat stock or bouillon
Steaming vegetables or
braising meat
Cooking rice pudding
Simmering rice or milk-based dishes,
steaming smaller quantities of potatoes
or vegetables, heating up ready-to-
serve meals.
Fluffy omelettes, egg royale,
Sauce hollandaise, keeping
dishes warm, melting butter, chocolate,
gelatine
Residual heat, Off position
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