How to choose a Steam Oven for a Gentle Cooking?

Are you looking for a cooking appliance for your small dishes? Perhaps you have already heard of steam ovens but want to know more …

There is a wide range of ovens and among them, some are easy to use and are very efficient. You just have to know how to make the right choice.

Here are our top 3 best steam ovens along with some tips to help you choose the one that’s right for you.

How to choose your steam oven?

There are mainly 3 points you need to focus on to make a good choice:

  • Your budget: prices vary between 600 and 4000 €.
  • Ease of use: The more programming possibilities there are, the less easy it is to use.
  • Safety: for example, you must make sure that there is a lock on the cooking strip.

Why choose a steam oven over a traditional oven?

Unlike traditional ovens, cooking at a low temperature in steam ovens helps maintain the taste and consistency of food. In addition, there is no need to add fat for cooking. Traditional ovens most often dry out food because of the hot air.

Top 3 best steam ovens

Now that you know how to make your choice, with these few tips, here is a small selection of steam ovens that might convince you.

Riviera-et-Bar QFV260 Combi steamer 26 L

This model gives you intuitive use thanks to its dual digital display and a control panel with sensitive keys. In addition, it has 5 cooking modes including 100% steam mode which cooks food in 90 minutes thanks to its 1.3 L water tank.

For your safety, this steam oven consists of triple glazing and automatic locking of the control panel 3 minutes after cooking has started.

Caso Steam Chef – Freestanding steam oven, 11 functions

This is a very compact, autonomous and multifunction oven that can cook food up to 220 ° C. Two easy-to-clean cooking plates are included. It is an easy to use oven thanks to its intuitive control panel protected by an insulated glass plate guaranteeing you safety.

Panasonic NN-CS89LBGPG 4 in 1 Combination Steamer

This Panasonic model combines 4 functions in a single box, namely: the steam cooking function, hot air oven, grill and inverter microwave. You can also save a lot of time by combining up to 3 functions for cooking. In addition, the 31 liters of cooking space makes it possible to put all types of dishes, even very rectangular ones.

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