This booklet with instructions to use and care will explain the functions and details to help you cook with this pressure cooker in a comfortable and safe way.
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3BERGHOFF Œ MANUAL PRESSURE COOKER ECLIPSEDear customerYour new BergHOFF Eclipse pressure cooker will contribute to a healthy lifestyle. You™ll prepare delicious dishes with less fat than with the traditional cooking methods and all vitamins and minerals of your ingredients will be preserved. Additionally, you™ll save a lot of time and you™ll consume less energy. This booklet with instructions to use and care will explain the functions and details to help you cook with this pressure cooker in a comfortable and safe way. Make sure you read and understand all instructions before use. The design and production of this Eclipse pressure cooker is based on the European Directive 97/23/EG and the European standard EN 12778 We wish you many delicious and healthy dishes with your new BergHOFF Eclipse pressure cooker. Table of contents: 1 Components 2 Important precautions 3 Principles of cooking with a pressure cooker 4 Getting started and how to cook 5 Releasing pressure and opening the lid 6 Cleaning and maintance 7 Practical Advice 8 Warranty 1 COMPONENTS1.1 knob1.2 foldable handle 1.3 pressure indicator 1.4 face plate 1.5 clamp1.6 safety window 1.7 pressure limiting valve 1.8 safely open-preventing valve 1.9 rubber sealing ring1.10 body1.11 lower body handle1.11
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42 IMPORTANT PRECAUTIONS cooking process. shall not reach the cooker™s wall. is properly closed before use. Please refer to the chapter ﬁInstructions for useﬂ and pay attention to the moving clamps of to the chapter ﬁGetting started and how to cookﬂ. don™t heat dry. capacity. pressure cooker has cooled down to open, make sure that you do not puncture the meat while the skin is swollen to avoid scalds after using. Please refer to the chapter ﬁGetting started and how to cookﬂ. pressure cooker.
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5 the inner pressure reaches or even exceeds its maximum pressure level. time after using. manufacturer, indicated as being compatible. knows how to use it. Always hand over this manual with the pressure cooker. 3 PRINCIPLES OF COOKING WITH A PRESSURE COOKER Cooking times with a pressure cooker are much shorter than when other methods are used. The principle of using steam reached. That™s the signal to immediately lower the heat so that the correct pressure can be maintained. It™s also the When cooking time has passed, you can™t directly open the lid. There™s more on this topic in section 4.5 The 5 independent safety systems: 5.2
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6 valve will release extra steam violently. or the pressure cooker has been left unattended for a long time on a working cook zone, the inside pressure is increasing 4 GETTING STARTED AND HOW TO COOK detergent, then rinse and dry thoroughly. Be sure water is the only content. This will clean the pressure pot and remove all smelling. 4.1 how to open the lid before cooking 4.3 before closing the lid 4.4 how to close the lid 4.5 how to cook The cooking process Cooking times
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84.4 How to close the lid back to its open position before placing the cover on the body of the pressure cooker. 4.5 how to cook When cooking food that produces foam, like soup, certain vegetables, – don™t add more than ¼ of the total capacity in The cooking processBergHOFF stainless steel cookware is suitable for induction, electric, gas, halogen, vitro ceramic cookers (see icons on the Cooking times doesn™t start from the moment you turn on the heat, but are calculated from the process starts and steam is produced inside the cooker. It™s normal that a little steam seeps from the safely open-preventing steam level inside the pot now can safely increase to working pressure level. drops down again releasing no or very little steam only. This is the working pressure level which should be maintained the blue, thus safe, level.
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9Cooking time now starts the heat source,– feel free to adapt according your own practical experiences and taste. Cooking timesFoodMinutesFoodMinutesWhite cabbage 4Bean soup 10-20Brussels sprouts 4Meat soup6-84Onion soup20Bamboo shoots 6Chicken soup 25Whole potatoes6Pea soup 15Red beans 20Broth 15-2020Tomato soup 34Fish soup6-8 3Oxtail soup20-30Fish roll 3Potato soup 6-8 15Vegetable soup 6-8 20Vegetable and meat soup 10 20Ham soup3-5 15Macaroni 5 15 2 18After the cooking times have expired, turn off the heat and place the cooker on an even surface. the foldable handle to carry to cooker.
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105 RELEASING PRESSURE AND OPENING THE LIDDon™t try to open the lid right after the cooking times have expired. The pressure has to drop before you can open the lid. There are 3 ways to cool down the cooker so that the pressure drops. Be careful when handling the pressure cooker. 5.1. Natural cooling down:As soon as the heating time has expired, turn off the power leave the cooker for a while waiting for the pressure to drop down. 5.2. By using the pressure-limiting valve to release steam Take care for escaping steam. 5.3. Cooling down quickly with running waterPut the cooker gently on a level place at the sink and shower the cooker slowly with cold water until the valves drop down. Avoid water penetrating into the cooker through both valves.
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116. CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE detergent, then rinse and dry thoroughly. Be sure water is the only content. This will clean the pressure pot and remove all smelling. 6.2. Cover The valves don™t have to be cleaned every time the pressure cooker is used, as long as they are cleaned periodically when you notice they are dirty. place again. If the pressure cooker will not be used for a long period of time, the ring should be stored separately in a This will extend its duration and improve its functioning. 6.3. Body Don™t scrape the cooker surface with some hard material such as metal, to avoid abrasion. Don™t touch the cooker with other kinds of metal to avoid electro chemical corrosion. From time to time, depending on the food cooked, as well as the lime content of the water used, scale, stains or marks can prevent it from corrosion. If the pressure cooker will not be used for a long period of time, please clean the body and cover and keep it dry. It is also important to prevent the body and cover from banging into each other, to avoid deformation. After use, it™s best to store the pressure cooker in shade and in a cool place, with the cover upside down, to avoid deformation of the rubber ring.
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