Stunning designs that are hand crafted to add personality and style along with good customer care service give Russell Hobbs the unbeatable advantage of being one of the most trusted brands in home appliances segment. The rich history for over 5 decades ensures a firm stand in the present competition and its constant innovation has made things happen with greater support among its customers.
Russell Hobbs 18032 Slow Cooker is one such with the goodness of features and functions which are discussed in the following review. Slow cookers are an impressive small appliance for an effective kitchen that serves benefits in terms of health, economy and also the user convenience. With the utilisation of low power and offering a long hour cooking along with the retention of maximum nutrients it proves to be healthy and economy while the convenient night time programme offer the maximum user convenience.
Allowing you to cook different types of food right from vegetables which are perfect for slow cooking as there is very less evaporation and the flavours are maintained well. In this case it is perfect for the frozen foods as well. Doing a great job for the pulses like the beans, peas, lentils and more which can be perfectly cooked without being over or under cooked. Cooking meat can also go economically with the slow cooker and it reduces the shrinkage to maintain the shape and size.
Taking a round shape, Russell Hobbs 18032 3.5 Litres Capacity Slow Cooker with the stainless steel housing is the first and foremost attraction. The handles, rim, the control panel and the lid knob is been made of high grade plastic material and projects in black colour.
- Handles – Conveniently present on both sides with a firm grip finish are the handles that let you move the appliance to your convenience.
- Lid – The lid is been made of toughened glass that firmly fits to the base. Its high transparency gives a complete see through letting you follow the cooking process. It also has a knob in the center to remove the lid without difficulty with the cool touch.
- Feet – The base of the appliance features with the non-slip feet, more so such small appliance on the smooth surface are more likely to trip down for its light weight design but when given the advantage of non-slip it firmly stands on the table top.
The mechanical type although the most conventional form of control its dial system is user friendly and with the printed details makes it easy to choose the programme instantly. It does have an indicator light to denote the functioning status of the slow cooker. Russell Hobbs 18032 allows choosing among the 3 settings of high, low and warm function. Understanding the nature of the food required to be cooked, the volume and the time available the heat settings can be selected.
This appliance is suitable for the medium size to large families with its overall capacity of 3.5 litres. It gives a usable capacity of 2.5 litres. Also proven to cook small qualities and the lavish space given makes it tender quicker than the full volume cooking. One could opt to cook less quantity of large pieces like meat, fish etc and small quantities of chopped vegetables or small pieces of meat.
The removable crock pot is an added advantage as it can be used as casserole, for serving and also permits easy maintenance. Both the pot and the lid are dishwasher safe that goes as convenient as expected. The cord storage is one such opportune feature. With the low energy consumption Russell Hobbs 18032 Stainless Steel Finish Slow Cooker is an energy efficient mode of cooking.
Russell Hobbs 18032 3.5L Slow Cooker – Product Specification Table
|Model Name||18032 Slow Cooker|
|Number of Heat Settings||3 – low, high and warm|
|Application||Working capacity of 2.5 litres
Can be used as casserole
|Lid type||Toughened glass lid|
|Cool touch handles||Yes|