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#1 Threelittleducks

Posted 16 February 2013 - 08:42 PM

Hi Guys

We're on the market for a new slow cooker. I've heard good things about the Breville Flavour Maker. Any feedback please? Or do you recommend another brand?

We're keen on being able to sear and want to at least have an auto function where it turns down to low when cooked.


#2 katiebear26

Posted 16 February 2013 - 09:27 PM

i have a new wave 5 in one multi function cooker. does slow cooking as well as pressure cooking (safely), browning, soups and steaming. haven;t tried the steaming yet but will soon, the pressure cooker makes risotto in 10 minutes and makes short work of casseroles (make sure you reduce the liquid though) and slow cooks well too. i'd recommend it! it's pretty big but in my mind worth it.

#3 BronR

Posted 17 February 2013 - 09:45 AM

W have had the breville ikon with easy sear pan for about 3 years now. It is big, 7 litres, but we like that as we make things to freeze multiple batches.

The pan lifts out and goes straight on the cook top for searing. It has low, high and auto settings.

We've been happy.

Edited by BronR, 17 February 2013 - 09:46 AM.

#4 Threelittleducks

Posted 17 February 2013 - 10:29 PM

Thanks - we're also looking at the Ikon, just trying to decide how big we need.


#5 Charli73

Posted 03 March 2013 - 09:06 PM

Ooh our sunbeam one sears/browns the meat too so we dont need two pans and it keeps all the juices in...

its very good.

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