Vacuum drawers are excellent for preserving foods for longer and enhances the protection when freezing and cooking food. It is also perfect for preparing food ready for delicate sous vide cooking. Whilst many devices achieve a vacuum of 60 – 70%, the Smeg vacuum drawer can deliver 99.9%. This precision inevitably enhances the final results.
Longer Storage Life
Foods last, on average, four times longer at room temperature or in the fridge. If frozen, food can be kept for months and retains all flavours and consistency, as if it has just been prepared. The vacuum process protects the food items from dust and bacteria. Even liquid can be vacuum sealed.
Fresh Tasting Food
The sealed environment preserves the nutrients and flavours to ensure that the food tastes as good as if it was made from fresh ingredients.
Chef Function - By compression and decompression, the Chef’s function speeds up the infusion of marinades providing excellent flavour in foods.
Sous Vide - Combined with special vacuum bags, and the use of Smeg’s steam oven, low temperature sous vide cooking allows you to retain aromas, juices, nutrients of the ingredients, together with consistency and flavour that is impossible to achieve through traditional cooking methods.
3 Levels of Vacuum - With 1 – 3 levels of seal, you can preserve foods from mousse, soft cheese to berries, right up to meats, root vegetables and sous vide cooking.
3 Levels of Sealing - It’s possible to select of 3 levels of sealing. From an open packet of crisps, to tough aluminium and multiple bags in one seal.
Double Sealing - To ensure a perfect and reliable seal, the Smeg vacuum drawer seals twice.