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14th September 2018
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Sunshine on a rainy day
Smeg has launched the latest addition to its range cooker collection; the stunning Portofino. Smeg's freshest design yet, the Portofino will come in eight colour-pop finishes: sunshine yellow, olive green, deep red, burnt orange, classic stainless steel, anthracite, black and white.
Each represents the bright shades of towns and villages along the Italian Riviera and offers a fantastic way of introducing colour in the kitchen.
Measuring 90cm wide, the Portofino neatly fits into the kitchen, creating a dramatic focal point.
Portofino is the brand's most technically advanced range cooker with five cooking levels and 12 functions - including time defrost, rising and Sabbath. Boasting an A+ energy rating and impressive 126 litre capacity (gross), it incorporates three fans inside the main oven cavity, ensuring excellent performance and the best baking results every time. Closed door grilling and air cooling systems are complemented by an easy-clean enamel interior, ensuring endless hours are not spent scrubbing the internal cavity. This is further enhanced by a Pyrolytic and eco Pyrolytic clean function.
Large, professional style controls, a soft-close door, an LCD display screen boasting 20 automatic programmes, signature Smeg branding and a lower storage drawer complete the look.
Above the main oven lies a six-burner hob. With sturdy cast iron pan stands, burners vary between an ultra-rapid 4.20 kW and a smaller 1.00 kW to suit different cooking methods. There is even a cast iron wok support for those who like to flash fry foods and generate some real heat in the kitchen.
Customers also have the option of models with induction hobs should they prefer. Furthermore, each Portofino includes two chrome shelves, grill mesh, two extra deep trays, rotisserie, cast iron wok support and partial telescopic shelves.
Matching cooker hoods are also available to complete the look.
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