Microwave Oven
Microwave Oven

Preparation of meals can get quite hectic, especially in the course of a busy day. Getting ahead of time with rapid cooking of meals can be achieved with the help of the microwave oven. It basically works by propagating microwave radiation which causes molecular movements within foods, producing heat, this in turn raises the temperature of the food substance placed inside the microwave, effectively making it suitable and safe for consumption. Microwave oven is a kitchen appliance used to reheat pre-cooked food, and also for cooking some meal types.

What term is associated with preparing meals with microwave oven?

The term associated with cooking with the aid of a microwave oven, is called microwaving.

What are the limitations of microwave oven?

A microwave oven cannot be used to carryout high-heat meal preparation such as; frying and baking. It does not result in the characteristic taste which traditional high-heat cooking methods produce.

Microwave oven is sold at a rate of ₦27,000 with prices trending upwards to ₦73,000 for larger-capacity models. The most expensive models are built with multi-function capabilities such as grilling, fine heating, baking and toasting.


Standard microwave oven - ₦27,000 to ₦30,000

Multi-function microwave oven (larger-size) (25 litres)- ₦32,500 to ₦73,000