Microwave cooking dramatically reduces cooking times and can offer notable energy savings. However it’s often the convenience of microwave cooking which makes it a must have appliance. In microwave cooking, heat is generated directly inside the food so that it can be defrosted, re-heated or cooked in less time compared to traditional cooking. You can defrost by weight or time, reheat, even preparaing a full meal is achievable in arguably the handiest appliance in the kitchen, especially combination microwaves with multifunction oven capabilities.
Smeg's compact microwave appliances measure 45 cm high and are often combined with complimentary 60cm ovens and 15cm drawers as shown in this image.