Particularly noteworthy in this model are its 2 defrosting options; by weight and by time. In addition, it has a power of 700 W divided into 5 levels in microwave mode and 1000 W in the grill function with 4 different levels.
It is a simple appliance for domestic use, so it may require more time to heat food correctly compared to other more advanced microwaves. However, it does its job perfectly.
It is good value for money, since it does not cost too much money and it is a 2-in-1 appliance that is very easy for anyone to use.
Main Features Explained
When selecting an appliance it is important to know the uses that we can give to the device, for this reason, it is worth mentioning that the Teka MW 225 G offers 2 functions, so you can use it as a microwave to heat and prepare all kinds of food, but also It has a grill function, which increases the possibilities of creating creative dishes with different flavors and textures.
It offers a power of 700 W in microwave mode, with 5 levels that allow you to maintain the temperature, defrost, brown food, prepare fish, cook fresh vegetables, boil water, among other options. This way of regulating the intensity of the heat allows you to use fast or slow cooking according to your needs and preferences. For this reason, it is one of the best microwaves with grill according to the opinions of many users.
On the other hand, the grill function is capable of reaching a power of 1000 W, with a maximum level that allows you to grill steaks, chops, meat, poultry and sausages. You can also use it to make gratin with cheese on lasagnas and pasta, thus creating more provocative finishes, similar to those of a specialized restaurant.
But if you want to go one step further, you can try the combined cooking system, where the microwave and grill functions come together to achieve new results in food preparation. The Combi 1 level has 80% grill and 20% micro, so it allows you to prepare meat with a conventional result. The Combi 2 offers 70% grill and 30% micro, for a style similar to Chinese food, while the Combi 3 has 60% grill and 40% micro for a crispier finish.
This microwave with grill is very easy to use, since it does not have a touch control panel, but instead incorporates 2 very simple rotary buttons, which are especially friendly for the elderly. In this sense, the upper button is indicated to regulate the temperature when cooking food. It is only necessary to turn it clockwise to select the operating mode.
For its part, the lower rotary button contains a 35-minute timer, making it very easy to adjust the cooking time depending on the recipe you are preparing. As if that were not enough, this model incorporates two options to defrost; by time and by weight of the food, in a range of 200 grams to 1 kg.
If the 35 minutes have not been enough to prepare a dish, you just have to turn the button again to select a few additional minutes, depending on the finish you want. However, it is advisable to constantly check the food to prevent it from burning.
As for the maintenance of the microwave, the good thing about this product is that it is easy to clean, since you only need a damp cloth to remove food adhering to the internal walls. It is important to point out at this point that it is necessary to turn off the appliance and disconnect it from the electrical current before removing the dirt.
The outside of the microwave can be cleaned in the same way, but in this case it is advisable to take care that no water enters through the ventilation grilles, to avoid damage to the internal components. Likewise, it is important to use mild detergents that are not abrasive for a longer life of the paint.
This microwave offers a compact size of 44 cm wide, 34 cm deep and 25.8 cm high, making it one of the smallest today. Thanks to this, you can place it in the kitchen without taking up too much space.
However, it has a maximum capacity of 20 liters, so it is suitable for a couple or family of 3 people. It is worth mentioning that it is a device for domestic use and it is important not to exceed the capacity for proper performance and at the same time favor its durability.
It has been designed with the comfort of the user in mind, therefore, it has a weight of 10.7 kg, so that it is easy to move from one place to another. Likewise, its appearance is simple but attractive at the same time, with a rectangular structure and black and white finishes, to easily combine with any kitchen style.