Lincat introduce Vario Smoker for Lincat combi steamers
Lincat have introduced the Vario Smoker - an innovative and versatile smoker - for Lincat Opus SelfCooking Center Whitefficiency and Opus CombiMaster Plus combi steamers. It is designed to let Lincat combi steamer users capitalise on the key food trend of the moment – home smoking – without investing in a separate smoker.
The Vario Smoker is easy to use – simply fill with wood chips or pellets, place into the combi steamer, plug in and switch on. It enables you to cook and smoke at the same time, saving on time, space, and investment costs. The exact flavour and colour will be determined by your choice and blend of woods as Paul Hickman, Lincat’s Development Chef, explains…
“The Vario Smoker is a great way to experiment with new flavours and develop new dishes. Different woods and spices produce subtly different flavours. To produce your own hot smoked salmon, for example, simply cook in combination mode for 10 minutes in conjunction with the Vario Smoker. The results are delicious and you can tweak the flavour by adjusting the wood blend.
“You can develop the flavour further by marinating meats or applying a spice rub prior to smoking/cooking. And don’t forget that smoking is great for vegetables too - smoked garlic being a particular favourite of mine.”
The VarioSmoker is designed for hot smoking and can be used as an accessory in all Lincat combi steamers built since 1997, with the exception only of 202 models.