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I have this cooker in black in my kitchen just now. It's an attractive appliance and fits in with the rest of the kitchen nicely.
The four ceramic hobs heat up very rapidly, and keep their heat for quite a while. The two at the front are better if you want to cook or boil something quickly. The two at the back are more suitable if you want to simmer something for a longer while.
The bottom oven is fan assisted and a very good size. With two wire shelves there is just enough room to fit in everything you need for cooking a nice roast dinner. The top oven is not fan assisted and not really quite so good, so I only ever use it if I really need to, e.g. if I can't get everything to fit in the main oven.
The grill is good too, again it heats up very quickly and keeps its heat, sometimes a little too well (I've been known to burn things under the grill but I suppose I can't blame the cooker for that!).
The one down point I have about this cooker is that it is difficult to keep clean, and the hobs have become scraped in quite a short period of time. It doesn't really affect the cooker's performance, but it is a shame as it was an attractive appliance.
Had this cooker in my previous house, and in all honesty found it to be a very good appliance, in particular considering this is made by a cheaper brand and therefore falls into the budget category.
The main fan oven was excellent. It heated up very quickly when preheating for cooking, and then when cooking it always kept the heat very even within the oven making cooking more delicate items such as cakes, much more reliable. It also had very little heat escape from the frong unlike some past models.
The top oven was also fairly reliable as an oven and seemed to provide even cooking temps, however the lack of fan did mean that cakes were not quite as nice! When used as a grill there was nothing about it we could fault - it got to heat very quickly and cooked evenly over at least 80% of the grill pan (some in the past ive had only served 60% well)
The ceramic hob does what you would expect of any ceramic hob - they heat up very quickly and this is very obvious when boiling water in a pan - there really isnt much more i can say about the hob - just remember to check if its hot before you put anything on it later after cooking - they keep some element of heat for quite a while!
Overall a nice appliance, just remember to keep it clean regularly - very hard to clean inside oven door if left too long!
Short name: Tricity Bendix SIE326S