Can you use a steam oven as a regular oven?
Can you use a steam oven instead of a microwave?
Are steam ovens Gas or electric?
What is combi mode in steam oven?
Does Bosch have a steam oven?
Should you cook pizza on convection?
Do I need to add water to steam oven?
You can use a steam oven in place of a standard convection oven, or double it up with your existing oven for even more range and cooking power.
You really can cook almost anything in a combi steam oven, which is certainly not the case for microwaves.
What Are Steam Ovens? Standard and convection ovens use hot air to cook food that’s heated via a gas or electrical heating element. By contrast, a steam oven doesn’t use any hot air and, instead, cooks by converting water to steam.
When a Cooking with Steam recipe calls for Combi Mode, the recipe is using a combination of steam and dry heat. In this scenario, the oven heats as a normal convection oven would. It then injects water (through the water tank/reservoir) that heats and turns to steam.
For a complete cooking center, the Bosch steam combination oven pairs a steam oven on top of a single wall oven to deliver all the cooking versatility you need.
Foods like pizzas, pies, cookies, and bread all cook very well with convection settings. On the other hand, those that are more delicate and need time to slowly rise and stay fluffy and moist are typically not as good to cook in a convection oven. This is because it could affect the rise of the dough.
First things first, what is different with a steam oven is that it cooks with steam. For that, it needs a water container that must be filled with water for the oven to work properly. The heat from the oven then turns the water into steam.