Automatic switch-off, signal tones, and time setting facilitate production. Very good result.
Rommelsbacher JG 40 Yoghurt Maker
last modified: 10.10.2019, 11:41
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The Rommelsbacher JG 40 Yoghurt Maker is ideal for the production of yoghurt. The quality of the device looks solid and the glasses are also very stable. The time setting is very practical and facilitates the handling of the yoghurt maker. With a capacity of 1200 ml, the capacity is in the medium range compared to the competition. Glasses can be reordered for higher yoghurt consumption.
The Rommelsbacher JG 40 Yoghurt Maker is packed in a heavily illustrated, informative cardboard box, which is a little too lavishly printed. The device itself is in silver and black. The yoghurt maker is made of stainless steel and the lid, as well as the inside, are made of plastic. All in all, it feels good in quality. On the front of the device is the on/off switch, as well as a plus and a minus key for the timer function. The maximum adjustable time is 18 hours. A total of 8 150 ml yoghurt jars are included. They are made of glass and the lids are made of white plastic. The instructions for use are very well written, the preparation is explained comprehensibly and in detail and detailed information about the maintenance of the device is given. Another positive aspect is that it contains recipe suggestions and tips and tricks.
The manufacturer guarantees a warranty of 2 years from the date of purchase.
The delivery includes:
- A yoghurt maker
- 8 yoghurt jars à 150ml
- An instruction manual
The Rommelsbacher JG 40 Yoghurt Maker should first be thoroughly cleaned according to the instructions for use. To do this, wash the glasses in the dishwater or in the dishwasher and then dry them thoroughly. The yoghurt maker himself should be cleaned inside and out with a damp cloth. It is important to thoroughly clean all components of the appliance before putting it into operation, as milk products are very sensitive.
Fresh milk or UHT milk is needed to prepare the yoghurt. You also need a cup of yoghurt, which ideally has the same fat content as the milk used. Alternatively, you can use yoghurt cultures, but our test was carried out with 3.5% UHT milk and 3.8% natural yoghurt. According to the manufacturer, 1 litre of milk and 150 ml of natural yoghurt should be used for all 8 glasses. Per yoghurt glass thus approximately 125 ml milk and approx. 18 g yoghurt. During testing, we followed the instructions exactly. Additives such as sugar, fruit or aromas should be avoided and added to the finished yoghurt first.
According to the instructions for use, it is not necessary to heat the UHT milk before use. So we used UHT milk that was already at room temperature. Each glass is then filled with the yoghurt and poured with the milk. The ingredients should be mixed well with a spoon. Then close the filled jars with the respective lids and place in the yoghurt maker. Then the yoghurt maker himself is closed with a lid and the electricity is connected.
To start the unit, the on/off switch must be pressed. The display will then show the default time of 9 hours. This can be varied at will with the Plus and Minus key but can be set to a maximum of 18 Hours.
The ripening process starts automatically after the desired time setting and is announced by a signal tone. The display shows the time and the timer counts the time down, so you can always see how long the machine is still in use. In the last hour, the time is displayed at minute intervals.
According to the instructions for use, the yoghurt should now mature for approx. 9 hours. We, therefore, leave it in the machine for 9 hours. After the entered maturing time has elapsed, the device switches itself off automatically. However, it is important to pull the plug after the ripening process has finished. The yoghurt is then placed in the refrigerator to cool. The day of production can be set on the lids with a wheel. This is very helpful for tracing the time of production.
The photo taken with the thermal imaging camera showed that the yoghurt containers have a temperature of approx. 38°C after 9 hours in the yoghurt maker. Thus, the device has warmed the yoghurts constantly with an average temperature of approximately 40°C. The yoghurt containers have a temperature of approximately 38°C after 9 hours in the yoghurt maker.
The consistency is very good. The yoghurt has become very creamy and the firmness is very even. The yoghurt is also very tasty. All in all, the yoghurt is very good compared to the competition and the ripening time of 9 hours has proven to be optimal.
The cleansing of the Rommelsbacher JG 40 Yoghurt Maker was very simple. The glasses can be cleaned together with the lids simply in the dishwasher. The inside of the appliance was hardly dirty and therefore only had to be wiped with a dry or damp cloth and dried afterwards if necessary.
We have evaluated about 100 customer reviews on the Internet. In summary, it can be said that about 85 percent of buyers are satisfied (4 stars) or even very satisfied (5 stars). About 15 percent of the users are partially (2 stars) or completely dissatisfied. The average score at the time of the evaluation was 4.3 out of 5 stars.
The following points were positively noted:
- Optics of the device
- Date function on the covers
- Simple operation
- Temperature control
The following points were noted negatively:
- The lid of glasses does not close properly
- Difficult to clean
- The unsuitable shape of the glasses
|Scope of delivery||Yoghurt maker, 8 yoghurt jars à 150 ml, instructions for use|
|Quality impression||Very good|
|Quality Portion Glasses||Very good|
|Material||Stainless steel, plastic|
|Material Portion glasses||Glass|
|Preparation time||9 hours for yoghurt|
|Number of portion glasses||8|
|Labelling of portioned glasses||No comment, date on lid|
|Automatic shutoff||Yes, with signal tone|
|Incl. recipe recommendations||Yes|
|Cleaning||Clean with a damp cloth and dry|
|Cleaning portion glasses||Dishwasher safe, in hot water with detergent|
|Packaging||Appealing colour selection, informative|
|Additional warranty||2 years from date of purchase|
|Manual language||GER, GB, RU|
|Quality of instructions||Very good, explained in detail and easy to understand, contains tips and tricks|
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