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FAQ

Thermomix® combines the functions of more than twelve food appliances in one device and can weigh, mix, chop, mill, knead, blend, steam, cook, beat, precisely heat, stir and emulsify. Whether you are preparing daily meals for the family, making yourself an occasional snack or spoiling guests with fancy recipes − with the Thermomix ®, it can all be done in a flash. The spectrum ranges from simply boiling eggs and making salad dressings and dips to pesto, steamed fish, risotto, liqueur or ice cream. No icing sugar or vanilla sugar in the house? Or did someone forget to buy stock cubes? It doesn’t matter because the Thermomix ® can make these things, too! If required, it can also be used to crush ice, to knead bread and cake dough or to mix refreshing smoothies and shakes. There’s a good reason why the Thermomix ® has seven million enthusiastic users and is the most popular food processor of its type in the world

The short answer is that you can cook very quickly and extremely easily. The concept of the Thermomix® is based on a perfectly complimentary combination of sophisticated, intelligent technology and customised recipes that are exactly tailored to the Thermomix® for guaranteed success. They can be found in the many Thermomix® cookbooks, recipe booklets, customer magazines and on the Thermomix® Recipe Platform. Anyone who follows the instructions and quantities is sure to achieve the desired results

The Thermomix® is the ideal solution for every lifestyle. Thanks to its versatility and numerous possible applications, it can be used in a variety of ways. Parents who cook for themselves and their families every day find it to be a fast and uncomplicated kitchen assistant that saves time and helps them to cook fresh and healthy meals. People just learning to cook benefit from the fact that it operates independently and, of course, from the recipes with guaranteed success, which simplifies cooking. More than a few users have grown from amateur cooks into smart hosts thanks to Thermomix®. Passionate hobby cooks are also inspired by the variety of culinary delights on offer and often begin to experiment with the Thermomix® for themselves to discover entirely new dishes. Even professional and gourmet chefs, who depend on consistently perfect results, trust the Thermomix®. They use it whenever they need it for selected steps during preparation or for certain dishes.

The invention of the Thermomix® 50 years ago was a revolution because a food processor with so many functions that could independently take care of almost every step in food preparation was unthinkable. The Thermomix® is widely regarded as the original multi-functional food processor for good reason. Today, this revolutionary device goes one step further and is continuously being developed in terms of both its technical capabilities and Vorwerk’s unique and comprehensive service package, which includes thousands of tailored recipes. Thermomix® customers are provided with personal support and a precise demonstration of all functions from local representatives before purchase. After purchasing their Thermomix®, customers continue to receive individual support, are given a detailed introduction to the appliance, have many opportunities to compare notes with experts and like-minded people and are able seek information, ideas and valuable tips both in person and online.

All accessories are included in the Thermomix® basic hardware. This saves space in the kitchen and reduces the need for a number of bowls, pots and dishes as well as effort while cooking. The accessories include the Varoma attachment for steaming, which makes it possible to easily preserve vitamins in fresh ingredients and cook low-fat meals. There is a simmering basket for side dishes such as rice, potatoes or vegetables and for sieving fruit juices. Mousse, cream or egg whites can be beaten with the butterfly whisk, which can simply be attached to the knife. Beyond this, no further individual parts are required to use the entire range of functions. The entire device is designed with quality and efficiency in mind − even the sealing plug for the lid of the mixing bowl can also be used as a measuring cup!

Thermomix® customers benefit from a unique, large and diverse selection of recipes. A selection can be found in the many Thermomix® cookbooks, recipe booklets and on the new Thermomix® Recipe Platform, all of which make it easy to maintain a balanced diet. Information regarding this and how to order can be found on your country website. Those who enjoy discussing their experiences or would like to share recipes with others can meet others at local cooking courses or contact members of the online fan base via the official community pages or Facebook.

Thermomix® is sold directly from Mixtos online shop, shop.mixto.no. Being introduced to Thermomix® by an advisor gives the opportunity to get to know the different functions and how to use them. As a customer you can benefit from personalized advice and guidance both before and after your potential purchase of the Thermomix®.

Ordering a demo is the best way to discover Thermomix®, completely free and without obligations to buy. At a Thermomix® demo, one of our advisors will show you the Thermomix®. There you can get acquianted with all of the machines functions while cooking several tasty dishes. You and your guests can then enjoy taste samples from the Thermomix® while learning tips and tricks on how to use the machine.

A more intuitive, seamless, failsafe & inspirational way to cook lets you create better meals with less effort. Unites more than 20 appliances in one - chopping, high temperature, kneading, steaming, etc. Perfecting new and innovative modes like high temperature, sous-vide, slow cooking and whip. Ever evolving recipe book with more than 40,000 recipes plus built in guided cooking. A completely intuitive and personalized, evolving experience. Cookidoo on device, no cook-key, no PC or App necessary, automated synchronization of all Cookidoo content. Big 6,8 inch display, 16GB memory. New assecories for safety use.

TM5 recipe can be cooked with TM6. TM6- only recipes with automated modes are not compatible with TM5

TM6 accessories like knife and bowl are not compatible with TM5 and vice-versa. Splasguard, measuring cup, basket, lid and varoma can be used for TM5 and TM6.

You can add more then one device, but only one per model (one TM5, one TM6 and one TM31). You can add up to 5 cook-keys.

With the registration on Cookidoo® you receive the trial subscription Cookidoo®, with which you get free access to all contents of Cookidoo® for 30 days. If you then decide to buy and use the Cook-Key for your TM5, when you activate the Cook-Key® on Cookidoo® you will automatically receive the free trial subscription Cookidoo® and have free access to Cookidoo® for six months. When you are buying a TM6 and register the device on Cookidoo®, you will automatically receive the free trial subscription for Cookidoo® and have free access for seven months. After that, you may have access to Cookidoo® by purchasing the annual subscription of 36 EURO.

No, TM6 comes with some recipes ready to use. For more recipes register to Cookidoo and explore the basic cookbook (no subscription needed).

Under settings - Cookidoo® profile, you can log in with your credentials from your already created profile and view information about your account.

These are the available modes for TM6: Scales, Turbo, Dough, Pre-Clean, Kettle, Blend, Slow Cook, Whip, Sous-vide, Fermentation, High Temperature, Sugar Stages.

The Varoma mode is still the highest temperature you can use for manual cooking. 160° is only integrated in Cookidoo guided recipes as part of the TM6 modes. A usage despite of this is technically blocked for security reasons.

The Dough mode can be used for create doughs especially yeast doughs and other heavy doughs. Maximal weight is 1000g. The Dough mode can be used until the temperature reaches 60° and 600 rpm speed. Please use the measuring cup when you use it to avoid ingredients splash out of the mixing bowl. When you have heavy doughs you can use the spatula for a better kneading result.

Chop with high speed up to 10,700 rotations per minute. The Turbo mode can be used for a short chopping from 0.5 – 2 seconds at the highest speed. Turbo can be used until the temperature reaches 60°. Please use the measuring cup when you use turbo to avoid ingredients splash out of the mixing bowl. You can use this mode e.g. for grating parmesan, bread coarse, mill peppercorns or sugar.

Weighs in 1g intervals. Scales can be used until speed 4. Only until 3 kg can be measured in one measurement. 6 kg is the maximum accumulated weight measurable. Measure available in kg and oz.

Heat 100-1800 g water between 37° (e.g. baby bottles) and 100° (e.g tea, pasta). Attention: Please use your measuring cup to prevent the water boiling over. Kettle is a mode used to heat up water, like any other electric kettle, not milk. Therefore no overboiling should occur.

Cleaning the Thermomix ® is as simple as cooking with it. Pour a maximum of 1 litre water and a little drop of dish soap or 50 g vinegar in mixing bowl and Thermomix® will pre-clean itself. Also helps when your knife is stuck (in such cases it can take up to 1 hour). Please use your measuring cup to prevent splashing and don’t use more soap than indicated or foam will come out of mixing bowl . Mode to pre-clean mixing bowl making much easier to clean mixing bowl. All individual parts can be cleaned in the dishwasher as they are made from non-corrodible material and are dishwasher safe. The Thermomix ® itself can be cleaned simply with a damp cloth.

With this mode you can ferment certain foods at a constant temperature. Set the time up to 12 hours ahead with a temperature between 37-70°. This mode can be used to ferment yoghurt or prove a yeast dough in Varoma dish in a warm environment created by the hotter temperature of the water in mixing bowl. To protect against the possibility of rust, the juice of half a squeezed lemon or a level teaspoon of vitamin C/ascorbic acid powder must be added to the water. Max. time 12 h allowed as long as the recipes in Guided Cooking include ascorbic acid or lemon juice in the water in mixing bowl when fermentation takes place in Varoma.

Purées, soups, smoothies, they all are made in this mode. Put the ingredients in the mixing bowl up to maximum 2 kilo. Please use your measuring cup, to prevent ingredients splashing out of the bowl.

This mode lets you cook vacuum-packed meat, fish and seafood, vegetables or fruit with any defined and constant temperature between 40-85° for up to 12 hours. The result will be juicy, soft and tender. Place meat, fish, vegetables (or even chocolate) in a vacuum-packed bag, place the bag in the simmering basket and cover it with water. Please use your measuring cup to prevent ingredients splashing out of the mixing bowl. To protect against the possibility of rust, the juice of half a squeezed lemon or a level teaspoon of vitamin C/ascorbic acid powder must be added to the water.

With this mode you can make your own honeycomb, caramel brittle, caramel, lollipops and other sweets. Depending on the temperature you will end up with: e.g. syrup, fudge, soft caramels, nougat, chewy sweets, toffee, or liquid caramel.

No, because the highest reachable temperature is not high enough to fry your ingredients. Also, out of security reasons, this use is not intended for the TM6.

If you swipe to the left at the home screen, you are in the modes screen and can select the desired mode.