Remoska

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  1. jo-ca

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    Hi all, Have any of you guys got or have used a Remoska pan/oven. If so would it be a good investment.
    Thanks all.
     
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    Have replied on other thread on this subject.
     
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    If you search on "remoska" you will find numerous threads with some great advice and recipes for using it. Also you will discover that you can import your own for less than half the Lakeland price...
     
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  4. Shrimp64

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    Beware the imported ones, a long way to send it back if it goes wrong, Lakeland will not quibble and will always replace.
     
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    Agreed, but at less than half the Lakeland price for the identical product, I think this is a worthwhile risk for anyone capable of fitting a UK mains plug!
     
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    It is a worthwhile risk until it packs up!
     
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    @joca

    My twopennorth......Remoska is not for everyone. I couldn't get on with mine at home so it never reached the van.

    We use a halogen oven which travels nicely in the main oven. It probably depends what you like to cook. It seems that a Remoska might be more suited to dishes that need longer cooking e.g. braising meat, stews, which we don't eat much.

    No doubt others will disagree.

    Karen
     
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    I don't understand the point of Remoska. So it can act like an oven - so what? So can an oven, and a Remoska is an irregular shape so will be more difficult to store. The price of a Remoska is £110-£150, a really ridiculous amount of money for an upside-down frying pan. The price of a small portable oven (which will do everything a Remoska will do) is £30, or £45 for a convection oven which a Remoska can't do. You normally would have to be hooked up for either one to operate, so what is the advantage of the Remoska to justify the price difference?
     
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    I agree,I have a small halogen oven and a small slow cooker ,the price of both came nowhere near the price of a remoska and do everything I need ..but once again each to their own . Not knocking the qualities of the remoska ,just cant justify that cost for what appears to be a glorified slow cooker.
     
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    A Remoska is not a slow cooker it cooks as fast as a normal oven while being only low wattage (y) Meat (especially chicken) cooks & browns well but still stays moist. At home it consumes half the electric of our top oven so considerable saving on electric usage over the year. Ideal for cooking out on the patio in summer to roast food without heating up the kitchen on hot days. For those of us who don't have an oven in their motorhome it's a good substitute & again can be used outside. Lakeland prices are crazy for Remoska but Alzashop & eBay have much better prices.
     
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    They are from the same place Lakeland get them we've had one for ages hasn't packed up yet and at half the price delivered you could afford to by new again
     
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    Bought a second hand one on E.Bay for £45 inc delivery. Just cooked a lamb joint in it tonight at home to try it out. Brilliant,,,i did not think it would be so quick ,,,very easy to clean..It will definitely be replacing my small elec oven in the van...BUSBY.
     
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    Great price @busby .well done ..
     
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    Bought one a few months ago, using it more and more even though I'm a lazy git when it comes to cooking and the aftermath of washing pots and pans (and other things not cooking-related). Think its brilliant, no need to use gas up on the oven, and being a solo full-timer its ideal size-wise for me. It's stored in the oven when I travel which finally makes use of the space (y)
     
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    Storing it in the oven is a good idea, but where do I put the pans already stored there? Still not convinced pricewise but it's an interesting, if puzzling, concept. Rather academic however as I'm rarely ever hooked up. Back to the tinned soup on the gas I fear.
     
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    We have had two, both failed, Lakeland replaced them both. I didn't have the cheek to go back to ask for a third so stripped it to have a look inside. The quality or the lack of it was unbelievable to say they are badly made really is an understatement. These things would be better made in China and I hate their junk. If these things are more than £100 then they must be the biggest rip off ever. We have moved on to Chinese junk halogen ovens at less than £30 they fail as you would expect but cheap enough to replace.
     
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    I too have had a look inside a genuine Remoska and they are basically a circle of a heating element and an on/off switch ... that's it!

    I'd rather buy 2 from abroad than one from Lakeland ... that way if one did go poof I could easily get it repaired, or do so myself (nothing much to sort out!) and still have one to use!
     
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    Actually, the company that sells them also sells similar (chaper) products and a funster bought one and had to send it back for a refund, the company paid for the return postage and refunded without quibble ... can't complain about that at all! The funster did get 'chastised' for not spending a bit more dosh and getting a genuine Remoska from them in the first place!
     
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