The Thermomix TM6 is one of the most popular kitchen gadgets. Thanks to its Internet connection, it makes it easier to prepare food and also allows users to play updates directly and directly on the device. Now the manufacturer Vorwerk is delivering a new update. TECHNOLOGY BUTTON reveals what it brings.
Many users are currently waiting for the “Thermomix Friend” that Vorwerk has announced for this spring. The accessories for the TM5 and TM6 can, for example, finish cooking food so that the Thermomix is available again for the actual preparation. This parallel cooking should save users even more time in the kitchen. Until the Thermomix Friend comes onto the market, the manufacturer also keeps updating its actual kitchen appliance. The update to firmware version 2.2 for the Thermomix TM6 is now available for download.
The update innovations for the Thermomix TM6
The update with version number 2.2 is not quite as extensive this time, but it will certainly please some users. Because with it the manufacturer improves the cooling process. Up to now, the kitchen machine used a flat cooling time for all food heated in the mixing bowl, which was not included in the preparation time. It was eight seconds. This was difficult with some recipes where the preparation steps would have required a shorter or even longer cooling phase.
With the Thermomix update, the fixed eight-second cooling time is no longer available. Instead, Vorwerk has integrated it into the cooking time and made it more intelligent. In future, it will be divided into three phases, which, according to Vorwerk, will depend on the temperature at which the dish is cooked. If users cook at a temperature of up to 60 degrees, the cooling time is completely eliminated. At temperatures between 60 and 95 degrees it is the usual eight seconds between the cooking steps. If the cooking process is over 95 degrees, the cooling phase is extended to 20 seconds.
With the updates, Vorwerk is constantly expanding the range of functions of the Thermomix. For example, previous updates delivered the following new features:
1. Step-by-step video tutorials for the TM6
Users can also view video instructions for selected recipes on the Thermomix TM6 display. Until then, the instructions were in text form. An absolutely sensible innovation that makes very good use of the possibilities of the TM6.
2. Even more video content on the Thermomix TM6
Users of the chargeable recipe subscription service “Cookidoo” (36 euros per year) can also watch videos on the TM6. Before the update, this was only possible via the app or the service itself. Cookidoo offers thousands of additional recipes and is constantly being expanded.
3. Mode for eggs
The mode called “Boil Eggs” is mainly used for breakfast. As the name suggests, it replaces an egg cooker and can cook two to six eggs at the same time with great precision – whether liquid, soft or hard.
4. New mode for heating
The temperature of liquids and creamy foods can be increased evenly in the “Warming up” mode. According to Vorwerk, this works with soups and sauces, for example.
5. Simplified cleaning
An improved “pre-rinse” mode offers four different stages for pre-cleaning the mixing bowl, depending on the degree of soiling.
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How can I install the update for the Thermomix TM6?
The Thermomix shows the update directly on its screen and allows direct installation. As long as the kitchen helper is connected to the WiFi, no extra devices or apps are required. Simply click on “Thermomix Version & Update” under “Settings” and then confirm if a new version is available. Owners of the Thermomix TM6 can already download the new update.