Cooking when you have confidence is relaxing and almost meditative. We all have our go-to recipes that we’ve perfected, the tried and true dishes we reach for when we don’t want to think too much. However, did you know, adding steam to your most loved creations can further enhance flavours and textures to the next level. We’ve partnered with Sara Oteri to share some of her favourite dishes and how adding steam has made it even better.
Steam Oven Hacks
There’s a lot you can do with an Electrolux steam oven that you might not be aware of. From getting crispy skin on your roasts, to the perfect rise for you breads and cakes, or restaurant quality pizzas. Check out our hacks below to use steam in your oven to enhance your favourite recipes today.
Simple Crusty Bread
Did you know steam can give you bakery style bread at home? Set to the proofing function to help your dough rise. Steam when baking helps your bread stay light and creates the perfect crust.
Crispy Pork Belly
Did you know steam can give your pork the perfect crackling? Start with steam to break down the skin, and allow it to crisp up with heat at the last minute. For tender juicy meat and crispy crackling. Just add steam.
Simple Raspberry Victoria Sponge Cake
Did you know steam can help your sponge cakes stay light and fluffy? Set your oven to the steam function. Steam will ensure even cooking, never stodgy, for that perfect light texture and even browning.
Discover the range
But, will it steam?
We’ve partnered with some of Australia’s top cooking content creators and put them to the test. Move over basic bread, cake and steamed fish recipes and welcome to the surprising world of discovering #ButWillItSteam.
@cammienoodle’s Crispy Pork Belly
Known as TikTok’s chilli oil queen, Camellia also moonlights as a recipe developer, food writer and editor. When she’s not furiously hosting dinner parties, she can be found walking her sausage dog Mortadella and snacking in and around the suburbs of Sydney or Melbourne.
@morganhipworth’s Orange Soufflé
At just 19 years old, Morgan Hipworth has built a budding empire with bustling bakehouse Bistro Morgan in Melbourne’s Windsor. Confident, articulate and driven, Morgan is an inspiring entrepreneur who shares his passion for baking and business. He is the embodiment of the next generation of game-changers, harnessing the power of social media and his entrepreneurial vision. Across his rapidly growing TikTok and Instagram channels, Morgan enjoys sharing recipes, cooking tips and his story with others, particularly young people.
@kookingwithakoori’s Roast Lamb with Roast Lemon Potatoes
Nathan Lyons rose to social media prominence on TikTok only months ago, when videos of him preparing simple recipes for his family went viral.
Amassing a monster following, the 35-year old Wiradjuri father of six from Western Sydney creates drool worthy content under the handle 'Kooking with a Koori'.
Following popular demand, he has announced a forthcoming cookbook that will share his favourite home recipes to feed the family on a tight budget.See Recipe
@daenskitchen’s Steamed Lobster Rolls
Daen is a self-taught cook, food writer and recipe developer whose no fuss recipes showcase her passion for pasta, seafood and Italian and Spanish heritage. Daen has learnt everything she needs to know about cooking from the two most important people in her life, her Spanish & Sicilian mum and her late Sicilian Nana. Food is something that has always brought her family together, either by rolling croquettes on Christmas Eve, making a Paella feast for family gatherings or enjoying hand rolled pasta for midweek dinners.
A whole cauliflower that’s smothered in a spicy saucy rub that’s served with a cool refreshing yoghurt. This cauliflower is an epic vegetarian dish and perfect for entertaining.
Zesty Lemon Bars
A zesty, pucker up and pay attention kind of recipe. This one is great in showcasing the benefits of steam because it’s all about that gentle consistent heat to set that smooth curd perfectly. A simple dessert to have on hand but also a nice dessert to serve when entertaining.
60cm dark multifunction steam & pyrolytic oven
- FullTaste steam cooking
- Pyrolytic self-cleaning oven
- Smart Food Probe
- Quadruple glazed doors
- Soft close door
- Surround lighting for better illumination