Breville JE98XL User Manual

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Juice Fountain™ Plus

Instruction Booklet Livret d’instructions

JE98XL

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CONGRATULATIONS

on the purchase of your new Juice Fountain™ Plus

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CONTENTS

4 Breville recommends safety first

7 Know your Juice Fountain™ Plus

10 Assembling your Juice Fountain™ Plus

14 Operating your Juice Fountain™ Plus

18 Disassembling your Juice Fountain™ Plus

21 Care and cleaning

24 Troubleshooting

26 Tips on juicing

28 Recipe Instructions

42 One Year Limited Warranty

44 French Instructions

 

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BREVILLE RECOMMENDS SAFETY FIRST

We at Breville are very safety conscious. We design and manufacture consumer products with the safety of you,our valued customer foremost in mind. In addition we ask that you exercise a degree of care when using any electrical appliance and adhere to the following precautions:

Important safeguards

Read all instructions

Remove and safely discard any packaging materials and promotional labels before using the appliance for the first time.

To eliminate a choking hazard for young children, remove and safely discard the protective cover fitted to the power plug of this appliance.

Do not push produce into the feed chute with your fingers. Always use the food pusher provided.

Do not touch the small cutting blades in the base of the stainless steel filter basket.

Do not leave the Juice Fountain™ Plus unattended when in use. Close supervision is necessary when this

appliance is being used near children. Do not allow children to use this appliance.

Always make sure the Juice Fountain™ Plus is properly and completely assembled before operating. The unit will not turn ‘On’ unless properly assembled.

Always use the Juice Fountain™ Plus on a dry, level surface.

Always turn the Juice Fountain™ Plus ‘Off’, then disconnect from the power outlet when not in use or when assembling.

Regularly inspect the supply cord,plug and actual appliance for any damage. If found damaged in any way,immediately cease use of the appliance and return the entire appliance to the nearest authorized Breville Service Center for examination,replacement or repair.

Do not immerse power cord or motor base in water or any other liquid.

This appliance is not intended for use by young children or infirm persons without supervision.

Do not operate any electrical appliance with a damaged cord or plug or after the appliance has malfunctioned

or been damaged in any manner. Return the appliance to the nearest authorized Breville Service Center for examination,adjustment or repair.

Do not let the cord hang over the edge of a table or counter,or touch hot surfaces or become knotted.

Do not place this appliance on or near a hot gas or electric burner,or where it could touch a heated oven.

Always turn the Juice Fountain™ Plus ‘Off’ and remove cord if the appliance is left unattended,if not in use, before cleaning,or before attempting to move the appliance.

Any maintenance other than cleaning should be performed at an authorized Breville Service Center.

This appliance is for household use only.

The installation of a residual current device (safety switch) is recommended to provide additional safety protection when using electrical appliances. It is advisable that a safety switch with a rated residual operating current not exceeding 30mA be installed in the electrical circuit supplying the appliance. See your electrician for professional advice.

Always make sure the cover is clamped (safety locking arm) securely in place and before the motor is turned on. Do not unfasten the clamps (safety locking arm) while the juicer is in operation.

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BREVILLE RECOMMENDS SAFETY FIRST

Do not use appliance if the rotating sieve (filter basket) is damaged.

Do not juice stone fruit unless seed stone has been removed.

Do not run the Juice Fountain™ Plus for more than one minute at a time when juicing hard fruit or vegetables, at a rapid rate and with firm pressure.

Carefully read all instructions before operating and save for future reference.

Strictly follow cleaning and care instructions.

NOTE:

Your Breville appliance comes with the unique Assist

Plug™,conveniently designed with a finger hole in the power plug,for easy and safe removal from the outlet. For safety reasons it is recommended that you plug your Breville appliance directly into

the power outlet. Do not use in conjunction with a power strip or extension cord.

SUPER WIDE FEED CHUTE.

DO NOT PLACE HANDS OR

FOREIGN OBJECTS DOWN

FEED CHUTE, ALWAYS USE

FOOD PUSHER PROVIDED.

FOR ALL ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES

Fully unwind the cord before use.

To protect against electric shock, do not immerse the cord, plug or appliance in water or any other liquid.

Do not allow the cord to hang over the edge of a table or bench, touch hot surfaces or become knotted.

This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety.

Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.

It is recommended to regularly inspect the appliance. Do not use the appliance if the power supply cord, plug or appliance becomes damaged in any way. Return the entire appliance to

the nearest authorized Breville Service Center for examination and/or repair.

Any maintenance other than cleaning should be performed at an authorized Breville Service Center.

This appliance is for household use only. Do not use in moving vehicles or boats. Do not use outdoors. Do not use this appliance for anything other than its intended use. Misuse may cause injury.

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BREVILLE RECOMMENDS SAFETY FIRST

ELECTRIC cord INSTRUCTIONS

Your Juice Fountain™ Plus has a short cord as a safety precaution to prevent personal injury or property damage resulting from pulling, tripping or becoming entangled with the cord. Do not allow children to be near or use this appliance without close adult supervision.

If you must use a longer power cord or an extension cord when using the appliance, the cord must be arranged so it will not drape or hang over the edge of a counter top, tabletop or surface area where it can be pulled on by children or tripped over.

To prevent electric shock, personal injury or fire, the electrical rating of the extension cord you use must be the same or more than the wattage of the appliance (wattage is marked on the underside of the appliance).

SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS FOR HOUSEHOLD USE ONLY

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KNOW

your Breville Juice Fountain™ Plus

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KNOW YOUR Juice Fountain™ Plus

Extra Wide Feed Chute fits whole apples, carrots, tomatoes and peeled oranges. Makes juicing fruit and vegetables fast and easy

Large Pulp Container with integrated handle(dishwasher safe)

Juicer Cover

Heavy Duty 850

Watt Motor

Cord Storage in Base

Cord wraps around feet and clips into position under base

Food Pusher

for pushing whole fruit and vegetables down the patented wide feed chute

Safety Locking Arm juicer will not operate without

juicer cover in place and safety locking arm in place in the vertical operating position

Stainless Steel Micro Mesh Filter Basket

(dishwasher safe)

Froth Separator

for removing froth from juice when pouring

3 Position Switch

with two speeds and Off. Low speed for juicing soft fruits with high water content such as watermelon High speed for

juicing hard fruit and vegetables

Features the Breville Assist Plug™

Easier to insert, easier to remove.

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KNOW YOUR Juice Fountain™ Plus

Juice jug

Juice Jug Lid

allows juicer to operate with the lid on,therefore eliminating any splatter during operation. Place lid onto juice jug to store juice in refrigerator

Froth Separator

Frother attachment ensures juice froth is separated from juice when poured into a glass (if preferred)

1 Liter (1.1qt) Juice Jug

(diswasher safe)

NOTE:

To have froth in the juice simply remove the slide-in froth separator attachment before juicing.

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ASSEMBLING

your Breville Juice Fountain™ Plus

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Assembling YOUR Juice Fountain™ Plus

Before first use

Before using your Juice Fountain™ Plus for the first time, remove and safely discard any packaging materials and promotional stickers and labels. Ensure the appliance is switched off at the power outlet and the power cord is unplugged. Wash the filter bowl surround, filter basket, juicer cover, food pusher, pulp container and juice jug and lid in warm, soapy water with a soft cloth. Rinse and dry thoroughly. The motor base can be wiped with a damp cloth.

Dry thoroughly.

1.Place filter bowl surround on top of the motor base.

fig. 1

2.Align the arrows on the filter basket with the arrows on the motor drive coupling and push down until it clicks into place. Ensure the stainless steel filter basket is fitted securely inside the filter bowl surround and on to the motor base.

3.Place the juicer cover over the filter bowl surround,positioning the feed chute over the stainless steel filter basket and lower into position.

fig. 3

4.Raise the safety locking arm up and locate into the two grooves on either side of the juice cover. The safety locking arm should now be in a vertical position and locked into place on top of the juicer cover.

fig. 4A

 

fig. 2

 

fig. 4B

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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5.Slide the food pusher down the feed chute by aligning the groove in the food pusher with the small protrusion on

the inside of the top of the feed tube. Continue to slide the food pusher down the feed chute.

Food pusher

grove Small protrusion inside feed tube

fig. 5A

fig. 5B

6.Place the pulp container into position by tilting slightly.

NOTE:

To minimize washing up we suggest you place a plastic freezer bag (or plastic grocery bag) into the pulp container to collect the pulp.

7.Place the juice jug provided under the spout on the right hand side of the Juice Fountain. The lid can be placed on to avoid any splatter.

fig. 7

NOTE:

A glass could also be used to collect the juice.

fig. 6

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OPERATING

your Breville Juice Fountain™ Plus

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OPERATING YOUR Juice Fountain™ Plus

1.Wash your selection of fruit and vegetables ready for juicing.

NOTE:

Most fruit and vegetables such as apples,carrots and cucumbers will not need to be cut to size as these will fit into the feed chute whole.

When juicing carrots place the tip of the carrot into the feed chute last.

2.Ensure the Juice Fountain is correctly assembled. Ensure the stainless steel filter is thoroughly cleaned before each use (refer to care and cleaning on page 21). Ensure you place the juice jug (or a glass)under the spout before commencing juicing.

3.Plug the power cord into a 110/120V power outlet. Push the two speed switch either up for low speed or down for high speed depending on the type of fruit or vegetable being juiced. Use the speed selector table as a guide for juicing different fruits and vegetables.

NOTE:

Be sure to start the motor first before placing any fruits or vegetables down the feed chute. Failure to start the motor prior, can cause the motor to overheat.

WHEN USING THE JUICE FOUNTAIN ON HIGH SPEED,DO NOT RUN THE JUICER FOR LONGER THAN 4 MINUTES AT A TIME WHEN CONTINUOUSLY JUICING HARD FRUITS AND VEGETABLES, SUCH AS APPLES,CARROTS,AND BEET. AFTER SUCH TIME, WAIT 1 MINUTE BEFORE RESUMING FEEDING FRUITS AND VEGETABLES DOWN THE FEED CHUTE.

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Speed selector table

Apples

High

 

 

Apricots (stone removed)

Low

 

 

Beet (trimmed)

High

 

 

Blueberries

Low

 

 

Broccoli

Low

 

 

Brussels sprouts (trimmed)

High

 

 

Cabbage

Low

 

 

Carrots

High

 

 

Cauliflower

Low

 

 

Celery

High

 

 

Cucumber (peeled)

Low

 

 

Cucumber, soft skinned

High

 

 

Fennel

High

 

 

Grapes (seedless)

Low

 

 

Kiwi Fruit (peeled)

Low

 

 

Mangoes (peeled, stone removed)

Low

 

 

Melons (peeled)

Low

 

 

Nectarines (stone removed)

Low

 

 

Oranges (peeled)

High or Low

 

 

Peaches (stone removed)

Low

 

 

Pears (stalks removed)

High for hard or

 

Low for soft

 

 

Pineapple (peeled)

High

 

 

Plums (stone removed)

Low

 

 

Raspberries

Low

 

 

Tomatoes

Low

 

 

Watermelon (peeled)

Low

 

 

4.With the motor running,place food into the feed chute. Using the food

pusher,gently guide food down the feed chute. To extract the maximum amount of juice, always push the food pusher down slowly.

fig. 1

NOTE:

Electronic Protection The Juice Fountain will

automatically stop operating if the motor is stalled. This is an

electronic safety feature. Either too much food is being processed at one time or the pieces are not small enough. Try trimming food, cutting food into smaller pieces or even size and/or processing a smaller amount per batch.

If this occurs, the Overload Protection LED will flash red. To continue juicing, turn the juicer OFF, unplug from the power outlet and clear the feed chute. Once the feed chute has been cleared, plug the power cord into the power outlet and resume juicing.

5.Juice will flow into the juice jug and the separated pulp will accumulate in the pulp container.

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NOTE:

The pulp container can be emptied during juicing by turning the Juice Fountain ’Off‘ and then carefully removing the pulp container. (Replace empty pulp container before continuing to juice). Do not allow the pulp container to overfill as this may prevent correct operation or damage the unit.

fig. 2

NOTE:

To minimize washing up place a plastic freezer bag into the pulp container to collect the pulp.

NOTE:

Self-Reset Overheating Protection The Juice Fountain is fitted with a self-resetting safety device which safeguards against overheating on the motor with excessive loads.

If overheating occurs, the juicer will automatically activate the overheating protection device and the motor will switch itself off. If this

occurs, the Overload Protection LED will flash red. When the overheating protection is activated, allow the unit to cool for at least 15 minutes prior to continuing juicing. LED will continue to flash until the motor has reached below the temperature threshold.

The Juice Fountain will be more prone to overheating immediately after the overheating protection device has been activated, light loads are recommended.

NEVER USE FINGERS TO PUSH FOOD DOWN THE FEED CHUTE OR TO CLEAR THE

FEED CHUTE. ALWAYS USE THE FOOD PUSHER PROVIDED.

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DISASSEMBLING

your Breville Juice Fountain™ Plus

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Disassembling YOUR Juice Fountain™ Plus

1.Turn Juice Fountain ‘Off’ and unplug.

2.Remove the pulp container by holding the handle and pivoting the bottom of the pulp container away from the juicer.

fig. 1

3.Place both hands on either side of the locking arm and pull back and lift over the grooves on either side of the juicer cover.

fig. 2

4. Move the locking arm down.

5. Lift the juicer cover off the Juicer.

fig. 4

6.To remove stainless steel filter basket, hold base of juicer and turn filter bowl surround by the juice spout.

fig. 5

7.Lift off the filter bowl surround with the stainless steel filter basket still in place.

fig. 6

fig. 3

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Disassembling YOUR Juice Fountain™ Plus

8.To remove the stainless steel filter basket,turn the filter bowl surround upside down and carefully remove the filter basket.(It is recommended to remove the filter basket over the sink).

 

 

fig. 7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Filter basket

Caution: Sharp

 

 

blades

fig. 8

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CARE & CLEANING

your Breville Juice Fountain™ Plus

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Care and cleaning

For easy cleaning - immediately after each use rinse removable parts under running water (to remove wet pulp).Allow parts to air dry.

The Juice Fountain juicer cover,filter bowl surround, pulp container,stainless steel filter basket and 1 liter juice jug are dishwasher safe(top shelf only).

Wipe the motor base with a damp cloth.

Before washing juice jug, remove froth attachment and rinse under running water.

For consistent juicing results always ensure that the stainless steel filter basket is thoroughly cleaned using the supplied nylon brush. Using the nylon washing up brush, hold the filter basket under running water and brush from the inside of the basket to outer rim. After cleaning the filter basket, hold it up towards a light to ensure the fine mesh holes are not blocked. If the holes are blocked soak the filter basket in hot water with 10% lemon juice to loosen the blocked holes. Alternatively wash the filter basket in the top shelf of any dishwasher.

Do not soak the stainless steel filter basket in bleach.

Always treat the filter basket with care as it can be easily damaged.

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NOTE:

To assist with cleaning, soak the stainless steel filter basket in hot soapy water for approximately 10 minutes immediately after juicing is completed. If pulp is left to dry on the filter, it may clog the fine pores of the filter mesh thereby lessening the effectiveness of the juicer. For your convenience a nylon cleaning brush has been included with your Juice Fountain.

NOTE:

Do not wash the Food Pusher in the dishwasher.

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Care and cleaning

DO NOT IMMERSE THE MOTOR BASE IN WATER OR ANY OTHER LIQUID. THE CENTER OF THE FILTER BASKET AND FEED CHUTE CONTAIN SMALL SHARP BLADES TO PROCESS FRUIT AND VEGETABLES DURING THE JUICING FUNCTION. DO NOT TOUCH BLADES WHEN HANDLING THE FILTER BASKET OR FEED CHUTE.

Discoloration of the plastic may occur with strongly colored fruit and vegetables. To help prevent this,wash parts immediately after use.

If discoloration does occur,the plastic parts can be soaked in 10% lemon juice and water or they can be cleaned with a non abrasive cleaner.

NOTE:

When juicing is complete,simply place the bag containing the pulp into a bin,or you can refer to page 27 for ideas on using the pulp.

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TROUBLESHOOTING

Possible problem

Easy solution

 

 

 

Machine will not work when

The safety locking arm may not be correctly engaged

switched ‘ON’

 

in the vertical operating position with the locking arm

 

 

located into the two grooves on either side of the juicer

 

 

cover (page 11 step 4).

 

 

 

Motor appears to stall when

Wet pulp can build up under the juicer cover if the

juicing

 

juicing action is too vigorous. Try slower juicing action

 

 

by pushing the food pusher down more slowly (page 16

 

 

step 4). Follow Disassembling and Cleaning instructions

 

 

and clean the filter bowl surround, the stainless steel

 

 

filter basket and the juicer cover.

 

 

 

 

Hard fruit and vegetables will put excess strain onto

 

 

the motor if a low speed is selected. Please refer to the

 

 

juicing guide on Page 16 to determine the correct speed

 

 

for the fruit and vegetables selected for juicing.

 

 

 

 

The Juice Fountain will automatically stop operating if

 

 

the motor is stalled. This is an electronic safety feature.

 

 

Either too much food is being processed at one time

 

 

or the pieces are not small enough. Try trimming food,

 

 

cutting food into smaller pieces or even size and/or

 

 

processing a smaller amount per batch.

 

If this occurs, the Overload Protection LED will flash red.

 

To continue juicing, turn the juicer OFF, unplug from the

 

 

power outlet and clear the feed chute. Once the feed

 

 

chute has been cleared, plug the power cord into the

 

 

power outlet and resume juicing.

 

 

 

Excess pulp building up in the

Stop the juicing process and follow Disassembling

stainless steel filter basket

 

instructions. Remove the juicer cover, scrape off pulp,

 

 

reassemble and begin juicing again. Try alternating (soft

 

 

and hard) vegetables and fruit varieties.

 

 

 

Pulp too wet and reduced

Try a slower juicing action. Remove the stainless steel

extracted juice

 

filter basket and thoroughly clean mesh walls with a

 

 

cleaning brush. Rinse the filter basket under hot water.

 

 

If the fine mesh holes are blocked, soak the basket in a

 

 

solution of hot water with 10% lemon juice to unlock the

 

 

holes or wash in the dishwasher. This will remove excess

 

 

fiber build up (from fruit and vegetables) which could be

 

 

inhibiting the flow.

 

 

 

Juice leaks between the rim of

Try a slower juicing speed and push the food pusher

the Juicer and the juicer cover

 

down the feed chute more slowly (page 16 step 4).

 

 

 

Juice sprays out from spout

The juice is being extracted too fast – try a slower juicing

 

 

speed and push the food pusher down the feed chute

 

 

more slowly (page 16 step 4).

 

 

 

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TROUBLESHOOTING

Possible problem

Easy solution

 

 

 

Red light flashing

The Juice Fountain is fitted with a self-resetting safety

 

 

device which safeguards against overheating on the

 

 

motor with excessive loads. If overheating occurs,

 

 

the juicer will automatically activate the overheating

 

 

protection device and the motor will switch itself off. If

 

 

this occurs, the Overload Protection LED will flash red.

 

 

When the overheating protection is activated, allow the

 

 

unit to cool for at least 15 minutes prior to continuing

 

 

juicing.

 

The Juice Fountain will be more prone to overheating

 

 

immediately after the overheating protection device has

 

 

been activated, light loads are recommended.

 

The Juice Fountain will automatically stop operating if

 

 

the motor is stalled. This is an electronic safety feature.

 

 

Either too much food is being processed at one time

 

 

or the pieces are not small enough. Try trimming food,

 

 

cutting food into smaller pieces or even size and/or

 

 

processing a smaller amount per batch.

 

If this occurs, the Overload Protection LED will flash red.

 

 

To continue juicing, turn the juicer OFF, unplug from the

 

 

power outlet and clear the feed chute. Once the feed

 

 

chute has been cleared, plug the power cord into the

 

 

power outlet and resume juicing.

 

 

 

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TIPS ON JUICING

The inside information on juicing

Although the juice drinks contained in this booklet were developed with flavor, texture and aroma at the forefront, the health benefits certainly add to the pleasurable taste experience.

95% of the nutrient content of fruit and vegetables is found in the juice. Liquids extracted from fresh fruit and vegetables form an important part of a well-balanced healthy diet. Fresh fruit and vegetables juices are an easy source of vitamins and minerals. Juices are rapidly absorbed into the blood stream therefore being the quickest way in which the body can digest nutrients.

When you make your own fruit and vegetable juices, you have complete control over what is included. Select the ingredients and decide if you need to add sugar, salt or other flavoring agents after juicing. Freshly extracted juices should be consumed immediately after they have been processed to avoid a loss of vitamin content.

Purchasing and storage of fruit and vegetables

Always wash fruit and vegetables before juicing.

Always use fresh fruit and vegetables for juicing.

To save money and obtain fresher produce, purchase fruit or vegetables that are in season. Refer to the Fruit and Vegetable Facts chart (page 19-20).

Keep your fruit and vegetables ready for juicing by washing and drying them before storing.

Most fruits and hardier type vegetables can be stored at room temperature. The more delicate and perishable items such as tomatoes, berries, leafy greens, celery, cucumbers and herbs should be stored in the refrigerator until required.

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Preparation of fruit and vegetables

If using fruits with hard or inedible skins such as mangoes, guava, melons or pineapple, always peel before juicing.

Some vegetables, such as cucumbers can be processed unpeeled depending on the softness of the skin and the juicing requirements.

All fruits with large pits, hard seeds or stones such as nectarines, peaches, mangoes, apricots, plums and cherries must be pitted before juicing.

Ensure vegetables such as beets, carrots, etc. have all soil removed, are well washed and trimmed of leaves before juicing.

Ensure fruits such as strawberries are hulled before juicing and pears have their stalks removed.

Citrus fruit can be juiced in the Juice Fountain™ Plus but remove the skin and excess pit before juicing.

A small amount of lemon juice can be added to apple juice to reduce discoloration.

NOTE:

Your Juice Fountain™ Plus makes invigorating, frothy orange juice. Simply peel the oranges and remove any excess pith before juicing. It is best to refrigerate oranges before juicing.

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TIPS ON JUICING

The right technique

When juicing a variety of ingredients with varying textures, start with the softer texture ingredients on low speed and then gradually change to high speed for the harder textured ingredients.

If you are juicing herbs, sprouts or other leafy green vegetables, either wrap them together to form a bundle or juice them in the middle of a combination of ingredients on low speed to obtain the best extraction.

NOTE:

If juicing herbs or leafy green vegetables on their own, the juice yield will be low due to the nature of centrifugal juicing. It is advised to juice them with a combination of other fruit and vegetables.

All fruit and vegetables produce different amounts of liquids. This varies within the same group i.e. one batch of tomatoes can produce more juice than another batch. Since juice recipes are not exact, the precise quantities of any juice are not crucial to the success of a particular mixture.

To extract the maximum amount of juice always push the food pusher down slowly.

Getting the right blend

It is easy to create great tasting juice. If you have been making your own vegetable or fruit juices, then you know how simple it is to invent new combinations. Taste, color, texture and ingredient preferences are a personal choice. Think of some flavors and foods – would they work well together or would they clash. Some strong flavors could over power the more subtle flavors of others. It is however, a good rule to combine starchy, pulpy fruit and vegetables with those high in moisture.

Using the pulp

The remaining pulp left after juicing fruit and vegetables is mostly fiber and cellulose which, like the nutrients in juice, are necessary for the daily diet and can be used in many ways. However, like the juice, pulp should be used that day to avoid loss of vitamins.

Some of the uses of pulp are to bulk out rissoles, thicken casseroles or soups or in the case of fruit, simply placed in a bowl topped with meringue and baked for a simple dessert.

Apart from consumption use, pulp is great to create compost for the garden.

NOTE:

When using the pulp, there may be some pieces of fruit or vegetables remaining. These should be removed before using the pulp in any recipes.

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