How to use your 9 function cooker
Rangemaster, Britannia, Ilve and Bertazonni cookers tend to all have 9 funtions/settings which can be used in different ways to maximise the best cooking for different things!
This setting uses your base element only and is great for slow cooking dishes like stew, casserolesand sweet and savory flans.
This setting uses just element behing the rear pannel. This allows to cook serveral different foods at once and is great for baking cakes, biscuits and muffins.
This setting uses the outer upper element on the roof of the oven along side the base element underneath the base of the oven. This is ideal for cooking on one shelf only for things like bread and fruit cakes
This setting uses the fan element at the rear of the oven as well as the outer element at the top of the oven. Quickstart provides a fast preheat system, 0-200°c in less than half the time of a standard oven. Defrost is for the safe defrosting of small items such as fish and poultry pieces and is ideal for the gentle thawing of cream cakes and desserts.
Bread/ Pizza Oven
This setting uses the base element alongside the fan element at the back of the oven as is perfect for cooking pizzas and different breads.
This setting uses the same settings at a conventional oven with the addition of the circulation fan. Its ideal for cooking roast meats, poultry, fish and roasted vegatables.
Fan Assisted Grill
This setting uses the inner element in the roof as well as the fan element at the back of the oven allowing you to grill items on both sides at the same time. This is perfect for food like bacon, sausages and pork chops.
This setting the outer top element will glow. Generates a more delicate heat and is generally used for browning lasagne, moussaka, cottage pie, cheese toppings on gratin dishes.
This setting uses the inner part of the top element focusing the heat downward. Suitable for snacks such as crumpets, muffins, teacakes and cheese on toast.