Remoska - Grand or Standard?

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  1. Dave and Ginny

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    We've met a number or fellow Funsters that swear by their Remoska's, so we've decided to get one to fill that gap we have when we feel the need of something other than BBQ or grilled! (No fitted oven).

    I've been having a look; there seems to be two sizes, the Grand which is 4ltr capacity and 29cm or the standard which is 2ltr and 22cm. What's the best one to go for? It is just the two of us and I'm sure the larger size would be better for a roast but is it then too big for a one pot curry or similar meal?

    Also, has anyone used Alza.co.uk? In looking at prices they seem to offer absolute bargains like this www.alza.co.uk/remoska-r22-grandteflon-d506613.htm?o=2.

    Any advice before buying will be most welcome as always :)
     
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    Watching this watching this with interest. We do have an oven, but even so. :)
     
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    Does it stand on hob?
     
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    Without a doubt a fantastic addition to touring, go with the Grand then you can cook almost anything in it, the standard is just a tad too small and you will end up covering food with food so the bottom layer ends up steaming.
    Excellent for cooking outside under the wind out awning saves the smells inside the motorhome and get envious looks from those passing.
    We even use ours at home.
     
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    With the lid down it would, or or any other suitable table top like surface I would imagine?
     
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    We stand ours on the worktop, just place a plate underneath to take the heat, ours is the old wire framed version.
     
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    The Alza link is the same product but as Lakeland have the rights to sell it in the UK they hike the price astronomically, obviously with buying abroad you don't get the Lakeland lifetime guarantee but at the price of Alza are selling them for you could afford to buy 2 and still be quids in! I know there are quite a few forum members who have bought them from abroad so it might be worth searching the threads.
     
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    We found the Grand too big for the van so bought a smaller one.

    We use the big one at home a lot, but the smaller one on the van less.

    If you have the room I would go for the bigger one.

    My wife often does the Sunday roast in ours.

    Great little things
     
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    hang on..are they 230v?
     
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    Yup .. so you can only use them on hook-up or via an inverter (if you have sufficient battery capacity of course!)
     
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    some people camping next to us last year had a large stainless steel dome thing sitting on a table. forget the name but it was brilliant. had roast going on nicey under cover... all you fuel it with is one large BBQ coal. no good indoors!

    found it..its a Cobb http://www.cobb-bbq.co.uk/
     
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    The Cobb was all the rage at one point - the Hairy Bikers make it very popular! But it is limited due to the need to use it outside and it has to get up to heat first and then there's the mess ... the HBs don't use one now, instead they have the cheapo suitcase type canister stoves!
     
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    I have a Remoska recently purchased from Alza and have had no problems at all.


    :cooler:
     
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    And not to forget the Lotus Grill or even better the LIDL cheaper version the Florabest which was on offer in the summer at about £39 I think.
     
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    That's good to hear...especially as I just went for it a moment ago, £80.40 with post and packing and a travel adapter, yep as I thought, it's coming straight from the Czech Republic!

    PS - if you sign up for their newsletter you get a discount code and another fiver off
     
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    We have the standard Remoska, plenty big enough for the two of us and is just 400w , the grand is 580w .
    Stands on work surface in moulded cradle.
    Good bit of kit (y)
     
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    A thumbs up from us for the Florabest (y)
     
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    Sadly, I lost the argument over size...again! :rolleyes:
     
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    We have standard and use it in inverter when needed in MH and at home all the time. Takes a little while to get used to and not "burn" things, but wife swears by it and for two people just the right size. The one we have is the old style with glass panel in lid.
     
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    Thanks for the replies which confirmed it was worth going for...if just for the occasional gravy roast dinner! NO MORE COOKING APPLIANCES that's it we should manage every occasion!

    1. Cadac Safari Chef
    2. LIDL Florabest charcoal BBQ
    3. Slow Cooker
    4. Steamer
    5. Camping gaz single portable burner
    6. Remoska

    And all in a tiny Hymer...and we're still underweight! (which I should never have told Ginny!) o_O.
     
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