Sanyo – the manufacturers of this ECJ-FS50UK Petite Gourmet Multi-Function Slow Cooker has given a new touch to slow cookers. At the outset, the compactness of the appliance is being the highlight but going though makes it wonder its multi-functional ability. Making it sure that this is not just another slow cooker but is been show cased with many features that includes its appearance. The following is the review of this model.
Sanyo Petite Gourmet 650 Watts Slow Cooker comes with the dimension of 300 x 250 x 215 mm that relates to the height, width and the depth of the appliance. It weighs about 3.4 kg that is good enough to handle the appliance and even for shifting of places. The other impressive stuff about it is its white body colour, the attached lid and the large sized control panel.
Capacity / crock-pot
The available inner pot of this ECJ-FS50UK Crock Pot Slow Cooker can hold the capacity of 5 cups in a single go. This should be the right one to suit the small to medium sized family. The crock-pot comes in round shape that has a good depth to accommodate the capacity. The material of the pot is titanium coated and is been made thicker than the usual models of 4mm; this enhances the durability of the pot.
Stated that it is a multi-functional device that gives many different programme for the user to choose from. They are slow cooking, risotto, white sushi, quick steam, brown cooking and making of yogurt. These many programmes make it multi-functional and that any one would desire to own it.
As the name suggests petite is its size and shape but when it comes to the control panel it is quite large, it consists of a digital LCD display of the time. Embedded in it are the soft touch buttons that offers the selection of the multi-menu and with the help of the simple menu buttons the programme can be set easily. Given are the separate buttons for setting up the minutes and hours of the programme. Along with these are found the option for the keep warm function, the timer and cook start buttons.
Having been powered up electrically and is required to be connected to the mains with the cord provided. The length of the cord provided is 0.95m. Sanyo Petite Gourmet Electric Slow Cooker performs its functions with the power of 650 Watts. This forms group with the low power consumption appliance and definiety it is an energy efficient model.
Verdict: Sanyo ECJ-FS50UK 5 cup capacity Slow Cooker has an edge in terms of design and the functions. At most times, it is amazing to note that this petite device can function so effectively, that cooks the rice in minutes and tenders the meat quicker than expected. The downside noted is that the lid of this device is opaque and hence the cooking processed cannot be monitored from outside. Although it works on low energy consumption, the user is been forced to open the lid to follow the cooking. However, it proves to be worth the money spent.
Sanyo ECJ-FS50UK Slow Cooker – Technical Specification Table
|Model Name||Petit Gourmet Multi function Slow Cooker|
|Functions||Multi-function Slow Cooker|
|Dimension (H x W x D) mm||300 x 250 x 215 mm|
|Controls||Electronic control panel with LCD Clock|
|Product Features||Titanium coated extra thick of 4mm inner pot
24 hour preset timer
Simple menu buttons
Digital countdown timer
Automatic keep warm function
|Power cord length||0.95 m|
|Lid type||Opaque, Integrated|