Steamer

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Steamer

Postby TheAnswer » Sat May 18, 2013 6:02 pm

Can anyone recommend a 2 tier or 3 tier steamer?

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Re: Steamer

Postby SAHM_TAN » Sat May 18, 2013 6:04 pm

I use the stainless type, zebra brand. Not sure if they have 3 tiers, mine is 2 tiers.

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Re: Steamer

Postby TheAnswer » Sat May 18, 2013 6:06 pm

SAHM_TAN wrote:I use the stainless type, zebra brand. Not sure if they have 3 tiers, mine is 2 tiers.


Where did you buy it from?

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Re: Steamer

Postby SAHM_TAN » Sat May 18, 2013 6:11 pm

TheAnswer wrote:
SAHM_TAN wrote:I use the stainless type, zebra brand. Not sure if they have 3 tiers, mine is 2 tiers.


Where did you buy it from?


I bought it fr Sia Huat, No. 7, 9 & 11 Temple Street

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Re: Steamer

Postby vinegar » Sat May 18, 2013 6:58 pm

i've special way to steam without 2 tier or 3 tier.

I bot a deep 28cm wok,then i looked n bot a high cover to match with the wok.

I can put/stack 3 dishes inside,by separating each plate wf bigger plate.

Easier to take out the dishes n clean up after steaming.

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Re: Steamer

Postby TheAnswer » Sat May 18, 2013 7:57 pm

As there are different types of steamers, I need to check with mil which type she prefers. I want to get a steamer so that her food can be steamed. Currently, I'm using a wok to steam dishes.

Anyone using steamers from Tefal, Phillips, Tecno or EuropAce? Please advise.

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Re: Steamer

Postby Jennifer » Sat May 18, 2013 8:44 pm

TheAnswer wrote:As there are different types of steamers, I need to check with mil which type she prefers. I want to get a steamer so that her food can be steamed. Currently, I'm using a wok to steam dishes.

Anyone using steamers from Tefal, Phillips, Tecno or EuropAce? Please advise.


I think most electric steamers work in the same way. Another brand U-like has a few tiers, but diameter not very big, saw it at Tangs some years ago. OG also hv this.

What is the portion of the dish u can thinking of? If small plates, then the above choices r ok. If the portion size is big, maybe can't fix into these steamers.

Then the other choice is the traditional steaming tall pots available at neighborhood pots n pans shops, like the one at Fajar, which r usu. made in China. If u hv time, can go to Sia Huat to hunt for better quality ones.

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Re: Steamer

Postby sparks » Sun May 19, 2013 1:01 am

i hv been using tefal steamer for a long time. it is an indispensible item in my kitchen. i like tefal because of its oval shape . it fits my plate for steaming fish nicely. i got the 3tier type. you can actually remove the centre dividing plate to fit a big chicken if need to. however, i use mostly single tier n keep the rest as spare parts. steaming a small whole chicken takes abt 30 min, to give you an idea. cleaning is very easy. just need to remember to top up the water before use.

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Re: Steamer

Postby TheAnswer » Sun May 19, 2013 7:15 am

Jennifer wrote:
I think most electric steamers work in the same way. Another brand U-like has a few tiers, but diameter not very big, saw it at Tangs some years ago. OG also hv this.

What is the portion of the dish u can thinking of? If small plates, then the above choices r ok. If the portion size is big, maybe can't fix into these steamers.

Then the other choice is the traditional steaming tall pots available at neighborhood pots n pans shops, like the one at Fajar, which r usu. made in China. If u hv time, can go to Sia Huat to hunt for better quality ones.


I think we will probably buy electric steamer. Every meal I need 3 steamed dishes for 2-3 people. My intention is to go over to prepare lunch and soup for mil every weekday. I prefer her to have organic food and steamed dishes. No processed food which contain sodium nitrite.

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Re: Steamer

Postby TheAnswer » Sun May 19, 2013 7:17 am

sparks wrote:i hv been using tefal steamer for a long time. it is an indispensible item in my kitchen. i like tefal because of its oval shape . it fits my plate for steaming fish nicely. i got the 3tier type. you can actually remove the centre dividing plate to fit a big chicken if need to. however, i use mostly single tier n keep the rest as spare parts. steaming a small whole chicken takes abt 30 min, to give you an idea. cleaning is very easy. just need to remember to top up the water before use.


Thank you for the tips :smile:

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