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Tatung Electric Steamer and Rice Cooker

The Tatung Electric Steamer and Rice Cooker

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ABOUT

Known in Taiwan as Dian Guo 電鍋 (electric pot), this appliance’s virtue lies in its simplicity. It is reliable, flexible, with a cute, round body and a sweet babbling sound—a no-frills friend with only two states, on or off.

The concept is straightforward; it’s a steamer that shuts itself off when the water boils away. Place your ingredients into the included pot, pour a bit of water into the appliance, and place the pot inside. Press the switch to start cooking. The water will boil, steaming the food. Once the water evaporates, the switch flips off, producing a nostalgic, pavlovian ‘pop’ sound.

The Tatung is not a rice cooker that can do a few other things; it is a countertop steamer that incidentally makes excellent rice. With this Dian Guo 電鍋 you can easily steam buns, dumplings, meats, and stews with just a click.

ARTICLES

Taiwan and its Steam Cooker, Taiwan Stories Newsletter, by Lisa Cheng Smith
Before there was the Instant Pot, there was the Tatung Steamer, Bon Appetit, by Clarissa Wei
The Only Cooking Appliance I Need is my Tatung Rice Cooker, TODAY, by Jiaying Grygiel 

RECIPES

Yun Hai Tatung Family Cookbook (a digital download of this is sent with every purchase)

COMMUNITY GROUP

Yun Hai Tatung Family Cooking Club, a Yun Hai moderated Tatung community cooking group and used appliance marketplace

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