The slow cooker is a household multifunctional kitchen appliance used to prepare various dishes. It works in automatic mode and combines several kitchen appliances, including a pressure cooker, steamer, breadmaker, convection oven and other household appliances.
The ancestor of the multicooker is considered a rice cooker that appeared in the middle of the 20th century in Japan. And modern devices began to appear on the market at the beginning of the XXI century. It consists of a capacity that can be removed, a heating element and a microprocessor control module. From the outside, the container is made of plastic with an airtight lid; the control module is equipped with a screen that reflects the necessary information.
The basis of the device is the software that loads the desired program, depending on the prepared dish. It is possible to install additional settings.
The tank is equipped with a non-stick layer, its volume is from 2 to 7 liters.The power of the device affects the speed of cooking. Typically, power ratings from 600 to 1500 watts. Modern multicookers have about 50 cooking modes. The most popular modes - cooking and steaming, cooking pasta and porridge, baking, stewing and other programs.