We’ve been putting the Tefal Cook4me through it’s paces for the past week. Essentially the Cook4me is a smart pressure cooker, this is what we think…
the looks ‘bit’
The Cook4me looks good – it’s sleek black and silver and super shiny. It has a high-tech look and visual display panel. It’s not overly large so it’s a product you can easily accommodate even in quite a small kitchen.
the usability ‘bit’
The Cook4me comes with a recipe book – there are 50 different recipes to choose from, starters, main courses and desserts. You can set the unit to cook for 2, 4 or 6 people. It really is completely foolproof!
You choose the recipe you want to make, prep the ingredients, switch on the unit, select the recipe on the display panel and simply follow the instructions. It tells you exactly what to do and when to do it. You honestly cannot mess up!
It cooks food super quick – surprisingly so. This is a great cooking unit for people who are totally pushed for time but still want to eat real food rather than relying on ready meals all the time. Also means that on a whim you can decide you fancy a stew or casserole and whip one up in less than half the time it would take in a conventional oven.
After trying out a few of the pre-programmed recipes, you’ll quickly get the hang of how it works and be confident to try out your own recipes and dinner ideas.
Once the cooking has finished it even keeps the meal warm for you. Perfect.
It’s also really easy to take apart and wash.
do I need one?
If you’re not great a cooking or hate the amount of time cooking takes up then the Cook4me is a good investment.
It’s also really handy for busy families, I’ve used this a few nights this week when I’ve simply run out of time which would normally mean calling for take-away or throwing a couple of frozen pizzas in the oven. Having the Cook4me there and knowing I can throw together family favourites like bolognese or curry in literally minutes is a win-win for me.
The Tefal Cook4me will be a firm fixture on my kitchen counter and I’ve got lots of recipes planned over the next few weeks.
You can find out more about the Tefal Cook4me over on the Tefal website.
Try our Tefal Cook4me sweet chilli chicken – serves 2
- 1/2 tbs sunflower oil
- 2 chicken breasts cut into thin strips
- 100g red pepper sliced
- 100g onion sliced
- 3 tbs sweet chilli sauce
- 40ml water
- Set the Tefal Cook4me to browning add the oil and brown the chicken for 3 minutes.
- Add the rest of the ingredients and set the Tefal Cook4me to quick cook for 4 minutes.
- You may need to thicken with a little cornflour before serving.
- Serve with rice (microwave rice for speed and less mess) and scatter with chopped coriander.
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