Panasonic NN-SD27HSBPQ Review [Updated Guide 2023]

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Panasonic NN-SD27HSBPQ Review

Panasonic NN-SD27HSBPQ Review
Panasonic NN-SD27HSBPQ Review

Cooks quickly and evenly? Check. Looks great? Check. Is easy to use? Double-Check? Sings lullabies? I don’t think so but I can ask?

As you would expect from one of the best (and in many estimations the best) microwave manufacturers in the world, the Panasonic NN-SD27HSBPQ delivers on all fronts. You get a highly effective solo microwave for your cooking and reheating needs, it looks brilliant and is well built.

After Panasonic NN-SD27HSBPQ review, this solo microwave might be best described as simple excellence.

This starts with the way it cooks food which by most accounts is quickly and evenly throughout. This is thanks to its inverter microwave technology which means power is delivered more consistently and with precise control.

This is unlike traditional microwaves were the power is alternated on and off throughout a cycle which can often leave your food with random cold patches and leave you frustrated as you go back to the kitchen for the 3rd time to eliminate the remaining cold spots from your reheated leftovers.

On this front it delivers with users consistently raving about how well it performs with cooking evenly and also quickly.

With 1000W of power you would expect it to cook food fast and it most certainly does. Quite usefully you get a full range of power levels to make the most out of the machine and get the best cooking experience.

These go from 1000W (high) through to 270W for defrosting and 100W for warming things up. There’s a handy table in the user manual which will help you determine the best power level depending on the food.

Alongside the high power you also get a range (10) of auto cook and auto reheat programs including defrosting which will select the best power and time for you based on your entering the weight of the item. This is a great function if you are unsure about the right settings for a given item of food.

This is a solo microwave meaning there’s no added fuss with either a grill or oven.

With 23litres of internal capacity this microwave is a good size and would suit a single person or smaller households. The overall dimensions (H27.9cm x W48.8cm x D39.5cm) and its neat design make this look like a compact microwave but the interior is spacious enough to fit large dinner plates.

One of the things you see included most about in Panasonic NN-SD27HSBPQ review it’s user experiences is how easy it is to use. It is definitely something that stands out about this excellent model.

They have tried to make the control panel as useful as possible without adding any complications. For example each power button has two options e.g. “1000W/600W” (high/medium), you simply press it once for “1000W” and twice for “600W”.

After you’ve used this feature successfully the first time, you’ll get to see how simple and effective it is.

All of the buttons on the control panel are clearly labelled and responsive. The instruction manual is very detailed yet easy to understand and will set you straight on anything you are unclear about.

As well as being easy to use, this model is also easy to clean. The stainless steel exterior not only means its attractive but also helps with straightforward cleaning.

On the inside Panasonic have equipped it with what they call an “Aqua Clean” feature. You place a bowl of tap water (200ml) with 1 tbsp of lemon and then press the “Aqua Clean” button. After 20 minutes the water will have boiled and the steam will help to deodorise the interior and loosen any stuck on food.

You can then wipe down the inside of the machine with a soft cloth to complete the process.

Our Panasonic NN-SD27HSBPQ review would not be complete without mentioning the fact that it looks attractive and feels well built. The exterior has a clean and smooth stainless steel finish which gives the microwave a real modern feel to it.

A great bonus feature of the Panasonic NN-SD27HS is the child lock which will make the control panel inoperable at your choosing.

All in all the Panasonic NN-SD27HS is a fantastic microwave that cooks and reheats food quickly and efficiently, is easy to use and quite pleasing on the eye. It offers excellent value for money from a reliable and highly renowned brand and comes with a great track record of user experience.

Key Features

  • Inverter technology for even cooking
  • 1000W of cooking power for quick and efficient meals
  • 23 litre internal capacity
  • “Aqua Clean” for easy cleaning
  • Available Colours: Stainless Steel
  • Dimensions: H27.9cm x W48.8cm x D39.5cm

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Best Microwave Cooking Recipes: 3 Top And Easy Recipes

Microwaves cooking recipes can get a bad rep sometimes for making uninspired and sometimes soggy meals. But now often equipped with the latest applicable technologies, microwaves can often present a convenient and tasty way to make food. This is certainly the case with the best offerings available in flatbed combination microwaves. That’s why we’ve taking a look at microwave cooking recipes and found 3 surprising tasty recipes.

What type of food can I cook in a microwave?

In years gone-by this question would have had a relatively limited answer. At least if you wanted to cook food well. They were only some dishes that translated well into a microwave. Things like jacket potatoes which were easy and low risk would be considered microwave staples.

However, today as technology has moved on it has meant that the range of foods that can be cooked to a high quality has increased. Combination (or “combi”) machines, often bringing together microwaves with ovens, grills and in some instances steam cooking have opened up the game.

3 Best Microwave Cooking Recipes:

1 – Scrambled Eggs

Microwave Cooking Recipes - Eggs

This might seem like a very obvious one to start with but people are often surprised at just how good scrambled eggs turn out in the microwave. We especially like doing microwave scrambled eggs as they take such little effort which makes this a perfect choice if you want something a little extra special before your morning commute. Why not try combining some beaten eggs into a pot along with a pinch of salt, pepper, paprika and milk for a delicious breakfast treat.

1- Microwave scrambled eggs
Serves 1

Butter or oil for the dish
2 eggs
1 tbsp milk (optional)

  1. Oil or butter the dish you are planning on using, crack in the eggs and season. Add the milk (or water if you prefer) and whisk lightly.
  2. Microwave on high (800W or above) for 30 secs and then fork through the eggs, if they are done enough then stop cooking. If not, give them further 30-second bursts, forking between each cooking time until they are ready. Fork through at the end to break them up.

2- Sweet and Savoury Tomato and Baked Beans Soup

If you have a tiring day and you want something quick, tasty and simple, you’ll find this recipe blessing in disguise. A warm soup in wintery evening, is something you’d love. It can be prepared from your pantry ingredients (nothing out of ordinary items), supplemented by any seasonal vegetables you have. Using fresh herbs will add more flavour such has thyme, corainder or celery – you can buy herbs in pots from your local supermarket or can try this soup even without it, it will taste great anyway.

Tomato and Baked Beans soup
Tomato and Baked Beans soup

2 x celery sticks, finely chopped (you can use carrots or leek if you don’t have celery)

  • 2 x Celery sticks, finely chopped (you can use carrots, zuchini or leeks if you don’t have celery)
  • 1 x small onion chopped finely sprig of fresh thyme or a pinch of dried thyme
  • 500ml hot vegetable stock or use chicken broth by adding one chicken stock cube in hot boiling water and stir for 2 minutes
  • 400g tin of diced tomatoes or peeled tomatoes
  • 400g tin of baked beans in tomato sauce
  1. Put the celery, onion and thyme and a tablespoon of stock into a large microwavable bowl. Cover and cook on FULL POWER for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Remove the sprig of thyme (if used), add the tomatoes and beans to
  3. the celery and onion, add the remaining stock, a few drops of Worcestershire sauce and seasoning to taste.
  4. Heat on FULL POWER for 5 minutes.
  5. Puree until smooth. Serve sprinkled with parsley.

For some other microwave cooking ideas, you can look here to find some out-of-the-box microwave cooking recipes and ideas.