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Food cooked with AEG Steam Ovens

The science behind better baking

Good baking is an art. Great baking is a science. To create a masterpiece, adding steam is as important as each stroke of your pastry brush. This is because water molecules conduct heat faster than hot air, so cook more thoroughly. With just a touch of a button, our SteamBake oven adds a perfect amount of steam to your baking in three simple steps. This leads to bigger, quicker rises and caramelisation for thicker crusts.

Three steps to better baking with SteamBake

  • Pouring water into the Multifunction PlusSteam steam oven
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    Step 1

    Pour 100ml of water into the cavity at the bottom of the oven.

  • The steam button on the Multifunction PlusSteam steam oven
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    Step 2

    Select the SteamBake programme and press the Steam button.

  • Baking in the Multifunction PlusSteam steam oven
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    Step 3

    Let the oven preheat for 5 minutes and then enjoy your delicious bake.

Add steam to your salmon

Spare your salmon the poaching pot, choose steam. When you cook salmon in a SteamBoost oven, the gentle cooking keeps it beautifully tender and prevents it from drying out. The results are instantly noticeable. Steam helps preserve your food's natural colour. With that fresh shade of orange it looks as good as it tastes.

Why cook sous vide? 

In our SteamPro® ovens with sous vide, you can achieve results that are impossible in a normal oven. Vacuum sealed bags slow oxidation, preserving flavour. Temperature is maintained within a half-degree range. This precision gives you mouthwatering flavour and results you can recreate time after time. Sous vide may be an advanced technique, but AEG makes it easy.

Master the methods 

Low-temperature cooking is your secret weapon when creating mouth-watering dishes. This ensures your food preserves delicious flavour, important moisture and nutritional goodness. So you can enjoy dishes that melt in your mouth.  

Steam cooking recipes

Steam is simple to use and a secret weapon in the kitchen. These recipes will produce impressive dishes that delight with new dimensions of flavour and texture. Steam the perfect spring rolls or let that soft centre chocolate fondant rise to a new level. Discover the possibilities of steam.

More benefits of steam ovens

  • NO MORE GUESSWORK

    SteamPro ovens have everything you need for consistently delicious meals. The humidity sensor controls the exact humidity levels during cooking. And heat is always evenly distributed thanks to our ThermiC° airflow system. So whether cooking with heat or steam, you'll always enjoy amazing food.

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  • SIMPLE COOKING, SIMPLE CLEANING

    Our ovens make cooking simple. And when you're finished cooking, they make cleaning simple too. The cleaning programmes help remove tough food residue. And pyrolytic cleaning burns up any food residue to a fine ash that is effortless to wipe away. So you can concentrate on creating great dishes without worrying about how to clean up afterwards. 

  • BAKE LIKE A PRO

    Perfecting flaky pastries and rustic loaves is easy with the best steam oven accessories. The MaxiKlasse Bakery Tray, with a perforated base, ensures even heat distribution. And the large, anti-stick surface is perfect for baked goods of any size. So you can enjoy golden, crispy baguettes with a professional finish.  

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SPACE & LOCATION

Start by measuring your space. All ovens require at least 60 cm of width while height requirements can vary. See which oven you can select based on the following heights:

72-80 cm – a large capacity oven or a double oven
60 cm – a single standard size oven 
45 cm – compact ovens fit neatly into a smaller space 

Top-tip: You can save space without compromising on functionality. A compact microwave oven allows you to cook, grill, re-heat or defrost any dish with the same results as a larger oven. 

CAPACITY

If you have a big household or entertain often, you probably need an oven that can cope with cooking larger meals. Oven capacity is measured in litres.

70+ litres – perfect for a bigger household of four or more
40 – 70 litres – best suited to a house of three to four
35 – 40 litres – ideal to cook for one to two people

Top-tip: Select an oven with extra shelf positions - this allows more dishes to be cooked at the same time.  

Restaurant Results at Home

Vacuum seal and steam food to preserve perfect taste and texture

Professional chefs have long turned to 'sous vide' cooking to achieve perfect, consistent results. SousVide brings restaurant-quality technology into your own home, allowing you to create dishes that exceed your expectations.

CLEANING

Save yourself from having to clean the oven with chemicals.

Self-cleaning ovens – Pyrolytic ovens will heat up to 500°C, reducing dirt to a fine ash that you can simply wipe away with a cloth.  

Catalytic liners – The catalytic lining absorbs the grease stains and is activated by regular heating to 220°C. The grease is oxidised leaving the surface clean. 

Top-tip: Antifingerprint coating looks immaculate and requires less cleaning.

SELECT YOUR APPLIANCE

However you like to cook, whether it is dinner for two or entertaining friends, AEG has an oven that is just right for you.

STEAM OVEN

Cook like a professional. Steam oven seals in the flavour, improves the texture while preserving the crispiness. Baked bread will rise better, chicken stays tender, vegetables keep their bright colour, and with the SousVide technique you can experience a whole new world of cooking.