Updated 28 Feb 2013

Kenwood

FS470

Snapshot: The Kenwood FS470 food steamer has medium-capacity baskets plus egg supports. But how well does it steam your food?

FS470
Consumer score
SCORE
Price guide

$92

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Test results

Overall score
80
Performance
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Excellent performance.
  • Top basket fits in lowest position if required.
  • Baskets stack inside each other for compact storage.
  • Has LCD display screen with pre-set cooking times.
  • Has keep-warm function.
  • Has egg supports.

But

  • Lid isn't transparent (so you can’t see the top layer).
  • Basket bases aren’t removable.
  • Not dishwasher safe.

How we test

Overall score includes:

  • Performance (30%)
  • Ease of use (70%)

Price guide is based on a February 2013 survey.

Key data

Model

Price guide
$92

Specifications

Dimensions H x W x D (cm)
38 x 32 x 23
Height when stored (cm)
24
Annual running cost
$29

Features

Dishwasher safe
×
Basket capacity
medium
Basket bases removable
×
Delayed start
×
Keep warm
Water gauge
External water inlet
Rice bowl
Juice collector
Timer
Pre-set cooking times

More info

Notes
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