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Not really a kitchen essential for me, but good nonetheless

Advantages: Easy to store, good price, easy to clean, juice collector
Disadvantages: Not for me but this is down to the way I have got used to cooking

...Often the bearer of completely random gifts, my mother in law bought us the Tefal steamer for Christmas a couple of years ago, despite us having not mentioned we either wanted or needed one it was decided for us! I can’t honestly say that even now I think ...

carlz2001 18.12.2014 · Read full review
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Steamy scenes in the kitchen

Advantages: Quick,easy and economical
Disadvantages: Not cheap

...I opened my birthday presents this year, the last thing I expected to see was a vegetable steamer. Although it was not something that I needed in my life, the Tefal steamer has won me over and has become a valued part of my kitchen equipment. Alth ...

dee7778 04.01.2014 · Read full review
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Nothing to get steamed up about, Tefal Steamer.

Advantages: Locks in flavour and vitamins.
Disadvantages: Pegs on baskets, no easy fill.

After many years use my battered old electric steamer finally gave up the ghost, it was discoloured from steaming carrots and the pegs that held the bottoms of the baskets in place had snapped making filling and moving the baskets quite a dangerous manoeu ...

trayrope 17.10.2012 · Read full review
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Recommended - Good performance and value for money

Advantages: Attractive design, useful features, good performance
Disadvantages: No filler spout, a little awkward to assemble

...I recently had to replace an old steamer which had a short circuit, and settled on the Tefal 'simply invents'. How much invention is there - can there be - in a humble kitchen steamer? Obviously not much - but read on! The Tefal VC101616 is a conventio ...

zephyr4 02.11.2009 · Read full review
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Tefal VC101616 is awful!

Advantages: Looks nice, cleans easy.
Disadvantages: It has many disadvantages and once I have found the receipt I intend to return it.

I had an old steamer which I bought at a market for £10 but it got old and decided to purchase a new and more modern one. I thought this product ticked all the right boxes yet the first time I tried it instantly realised it was very dangerous. The first ...

Ohnotefal 15.06.2009 · Read full review
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