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Tefal with cool new mini oven - Optimo 19L

My thoughts about the new TEFAL Optimo 19L convection oven

Tefal Optimo 19L mini oven
Tefal Optimo 19L mini oven

Couple of years ago it was very difficult to find a decent mini oven that wouldn't take too much space and would a good job for occasional baking. I remember my grandma bought couple of these but all of them were cheap and were only good for some warming up rather than serious cooking. 

Thankfully these days things have changed and Tefal recently released few very good convection ovens in different sizes but all very capable in the kitchen. The one that I reviewed the other day was the Optimo 19L which is the smaller version. And for those who need more space there is the Optimo 33L which should be good for roomier dishes.

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Tefal Optimo 19L
The build quality of the oven looks pretty good and that is why it is a bit more expensive than the average offerings in this segment. The design is nothing special but I think it will fit most kitchens just fine - I think it is offered entirely in black or just in white (some say it is retro style, I am not quite sure about that). The 3 controls on the right side feel solid and quality made. 

Tefal Optimo 19L volume
The inside of the Tefal Optimo 19L should be big enough for small plates

Product dimensions: 32.5 × 24.5 × 22.6cm

Oven power: 740W

Functions: Grill, Thermostat, Hot air

I didn't have the chance to test this mini oven yet but I believe it will be pretty good. Honestly, if I need mini oven I think 19 liters of volume is a bit too small and I'd probably go for the 33L model which would be much more versatile.

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Please let me know what you think about the Tefal Optimo 19L mini oven, have you tried one of these, would you consider buying one? 

Here you can check the official manuals with instructions for the Optimo 19L: Tefal Optimo 19L product instructions

Thank you!

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