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Syncro Clik and Steam Basket

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Steam cooking and pressure cooking now combined

•     Fast and easy
•     Multi-cooking
•     Healthy
•     Enhancing food natural flavour
•     Preserving all food’s nutritional properties
•     Incredibly tasty food preparation
•     Double advantages in just one system
•     Time and energy saving

The steam revolution is here


After the Revolutionary Healthy Cooking System, once again Zepter is going to introduce you to the very best of modern technology and performance. Thanks to the Steam Basket System, you can double the performance of your Zepter Masterpiece Cookware, turning it into a steam+pressure cookware!

Wonderful combination
This magic couple of elegant and sound steel baskets can really turn your habits upside down, making you rediscover the joy of cooking. Your cooking will be faster, easier and healthier!

Thanks to the combined cooking process: steam and pressure, the Steam Basket System will provide you with:
•     Time saving: the pressure cooking technique reduces cooking time by up to 80%
•     Food properties and flavour preservation: steam technique saves all the nutritional properties of the food you are cooking.
•     Energy saving: you can stack different foods to cook them simultaneously, and, thanks to pressure cooking, further reducing cooking time and
      energy consumption.
•     Dishwasher and cupboard friendly: the special detachable lifting handles are designed easy storage.
•     Steam cooking without filling your home with strong odours and steam.

Steam and pressure - a whole philosophy in a basket

The Steam Basket System joins up with the wide range of items which forms Zepter Masterpiece Cookware, the special line of pots and casseroles conceived to cook healthily, with neither fats nor salt, enhancing the natural flavour of food and preserving all nutritional properties. Add the Steam Basket System to your exclusive collection of Zepter Cookware!

Pressure cooking 80% energy saving

Technical data


POT (Z-2058) + Syncro-Clik® (Z-420-20)


Steam basket:

Steam bowl:


Ø 18 cm – 2.0 l – h 8.15 cm
Ø 7” – 2.12 Qt – h 31/4”

Ø 18 cm – 2.0 l – h 8.15 cm
Ø 7” – 2.12 Qt – h 31/4”

Handle removal system



Product Advantages

The Steam Basket System combines the very best of Zepter Pressure Cooking and Steam Cooking.

The benefits of Zepter Steam Cooking
Steam cooking prevents food from being in coming with water, this results in a healthier treatment of food, which can preserve its natural vitamin and protein content, unlike boiling which spoils and destroys them.

A healthy approach to cooking:
•     Food is cooked gently
•     Goodness is retained
•     Stacking system allows multiple meal preparation
•     Flavours are intensified
•     Food has a better bite and texture
•     More pleasurable eating

Advantages of Zepter Pressure Cooking with Syncro-Clik®

Syncro-Clik® is the special Zepter device which turns a Zepter pot into a high-tech pressure cooker, provided with special features.

•     A fast and reliable technology:
•     Higher temperatures with 2 cooking options
•     Quick and even cooking preserving heat for a long time
•     Energy and money saving
•     Flavours are intensified
•     Thermocontrol ensures food never burns
•     Safe and easy to use
•     Worldwide-Patended
•     SOFT or TURBO coking
•     Easy to use can be closed with only 2 fingers

A healthier method:
•     Vital nutrients and vitamins are retained
•     Intense natural flavours and aromas
•     No need to additional water, oil, salt or fat
•     All the goodness stays in the food
•     Food looks great maintaining its natural colour
•     Does not fill your home with overpowering cooking smells

Stacking System

Radio Digital Thermocontrol

Syncro-Clik (Z-420-20)

The Steam Basket System combines the best of both

A versatile method:
The Steam Basket System let’s you cook in a healthier, tastier and faster way. Your favourite meals, meat and fish will be cooked properly in a few minutes.
Housewives, cooks and every busy person will appreciate the many advantages of Syncro-Clik® pressure steaming.
Zepter pressure steaming is:
•     FAST - reduces cooking time by up to 80%.
•     HEALTHY - preserves nutritional food content.
•     FAT-FREE COOKING - without additional water, oil or fats
•     COST-EFFECTIVE - saves up to 60% of energy costs.
•     EASY and SAFE - thanks to its extra-safety pressure valve.

Product Benefits

Special Features

Over 500 perforations in the stainless steel allow steam to circulate and cook quickly.

Special ‘Z’ steam windows allows steam to enter the basket properly.

Special indents allow the Steam Basket System to stack.
Detachable handle for easier cleaning and storing.

Versatile Cooking

The Steam Basket System is so versatile and can revolutionise the way you cook. Use the Steam Basket System for any kind of meal preparation, not only will have perfect results every time, but you will save time and money allowing to enjoy meal times with your family even more!

Fish and poultry
Rice and noodles
Stews and soups

Multipurpose use

Like all Zepter Masterpiece Cookware baskets and strainers, the highly versatile Steam Basket System is conceived to help you perform every task concerning food, from washing until serving!



Discover the many advantages of your Steam Basket System starting with these recipes which are as simple as they are tasty!
Enjoy your meal!

Gourmand Short Ribs

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
8 servings

3 tbsps mustard
3 to 3-1/2 pounds (1.4 -1.6 kg) beef short ribs,
2 1/2 inch (6 cm) thick (excess fat trimmed)
1/3 cup flour
1/4 cup (60 ml) olive oil
4 leeks (white part only), sliced
1/3 cup (80 ml) chopped parsley
1 cup canned crushed tomatoes
1 1/2 cups (180 ml) vegetable broth
1/4 cup (60 ml) sherry
1 tbsp brown sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
6 carrots, cut into 2-inch pieces
6 medium-size potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch slices
1/4 cup (60 ml) sour cream
1/4 cup (60 ml) butter, softened
1-1/2 tbsps potato starch

Put Steam Basket System into your pot Z-2058 with the right amount of water, add potatoes and carrots, close with Syncro-Clik® Z-420-20 and cook for two minutes when pressurised. When ready set the whole aside. Brush mustard on the beef short ribs and after placing flour into a shallow dish, coat ribs with it removing any excess.
In your pot without Steam Basket System, and not covered with Syncro-Clik® Z-420-20, heat olive oil, add ribs and turn to brown on all sides.
Remove, then set aside. Sauté leeks in hot oil for 2 minutes with parsley. Stir in tomatoes, broth, sherry, brown sugar, salt and pepper. Add ribs. Secure lid and cook over high heat to high pressure. Reduce heat and cook for 18 minutes. Release pressure and remove the lid.
Add carrots and potatoes to your ribs. Secure lid and bring to high pressure. Reduceheat and cook for 6 minutes. Release pressure, remove lid, put
everything onto a platter to serve. Prepare a sauce by combining sour cream, butter and potato starch, blending until smooth. Add to cooking liquid
gradually, cooking 1 minute over medium heat while stirring. Spoon this sauce over your ribs and vegetables.

Cabbage and Potato soup with Sweet Sausage

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
6 servings

1 pound (450 g) Italian chicken or turkey sausage, cut into 1/2-inch (2.5 cm) slices
2 cups (180 g) coarsely chopped onions
2 tbsps tomato paste
8 cups (2 l) vegetable broth
2 pounds potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
1 1/2 pounds Savoy cabbage
3 sprigs minced fresh parsley
1 cup (90 g) freshly grated seasoned tasty cheese e.g. Pecorino Romano

Salt to taste
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
Optional: 6 slices peasant bread
Variations: you can substitute other vegetable varieties for the cabbage,
e.g. chopped chicory or escarole.

Put Steam Basket System into your pot with water, add potatoes and cabbage (the contents can exceed the maximum recommended capacity as the cabbage will wilt while cooking). Lock your Syncro-Clik® Z-420-20 in place. Bring to high pressure over high heat, reduce the heat and cook for 3 minutes. In the meantime prepare the sliced sausage in your Zepter pot Z-2058 to medium-high heat, when it begins to sizzle lower the heat to medium and keep on cooking for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until lightly browned. Add the onions and tomato paste and cook 2 minutes more, stirring frequently. Cabbage must be ready now, so release the pressure, remove the lid, add the sliced sausage, add the remaining broth, stir in the parsley, 1/3 cup of Pecorino Romano cheese, add salt. Pour the soup to serve, if you like set a slice of bread onto the bottom of each bowl and ladle the soup on top. Sprinkle Pecorino Romano and black pepper. Add more grated cheese at the table.

Mushroom and Leeks with Saffron Rice

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
4 servings

3 teaspoons water
1 teaspoon garlic, minced
1 large leek, thinly sliced (only white and green parts)
1-1/2 (260 g) cups brown rice, rinsed and drained
2 cups (500 ml) boiling water
1/2 pound (230 g) button mushrooms, cut into 1/2-inch slices
1 carrot, cut into dice
3/4 teaspoon salt, to taste
1/4 teaspoon saffron, powder
1/8 teaspoon ground pepper
2 tbsp minced fresh parsley (for garnish)

Put Steam Basket System into your pot Z-2058 with water, add garlic and leeks, closewith Syncro-Clik® Z-420-20 and cook for 2 minutes. When ready set apart.
In the same pot heat the water, add salt, rice mushrooms, carrots, saffron and pepper. Cover, lock your Syncro-Clik® and bring to high pressure-cooking for 25 minutes. Remove from heat and cool for 10 minutes, then release pressure and open. Stir, garnish with parsley and serve.

Lemony Steamed Chicken with Spinach

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 35 minutes
6/8 servings

1 tbsp butter or oil
3 1/2 cups (830 g) thinly sliced leeks or coarsely chopped onions
4 cups (1 ltr) water
3 pounds chicken thighs, skinned
3 large ribs celery, cut into 1-inch (2.5 cm) slices
4 large carrots, peeled and cut into 1-inch slices
2 large bay leaves
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
Salt to taste
4 cups (1 l) vegetable broth
1-1/2 pounds (680 g) fresh spinach, trimmed, chopped and rinsed,
or 2x10-ounce packages frozen
1/4 cup minced fresh dill
freshly squeezed lemon juice (from 2 juicy lemons)

Put Steam Basket System into your pot Z-2058 with water, add the leeks and the spinach with separator, close with Syncro-Clik® Z-420-20 and cook 1 minute. When ready set them apart. Put Steam Basket System into your pot with water, add chicken parts, celery, carrots, bay leaves, thyme, lock Syncro-Clik® Z-420-20 and bring to high pressure over high heat. Lower the heat and cook for 10 minutes. When ready release the pressure, remove the lid, transfer the chicken parts to a platter. Serve with lemon juice and salt to taste.

Steamed Pears with Raisins and Dates

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
4 servings

2 Asian pears
4 tbsps honey
2 dried dates, softened in cold water, slit, pits removed
1 tbsps raisins
cloves or cinnamon (optional)

Wash the pears and pat dry with paper towels. Cut the pears in two lengthwise, core. Spoon the honey onto the slices and place the raisins and the date in the hollow in the middle pear. Put Steam Basket System into your pot Z-2058 with water, place the pears onto the basket, seal pot with Syncro-Clik® Z-420-20 and steam for 9 minutes. Open and check tenderness, sprinkle with either clovers or cinnamon if you like and serve warm.

Steamed Salmon with Vegetables

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes + 15 minutes
4 servings

4 Salmon fish fresh fillets
4 cloves
4 shallots
2 inch (5 cm) fresh ginger
3 tbsps soy sauce
4 tsps sugar
freshly ground black pepper
4 tbsps olive oil
2 carrots
4 spring onions
2 red pepper
2 yellow pepper
Red chilli
10 oz (300 g) white rice

Put Steam Basket System into your pot Z-2058 with the right amount of water, add the rice, seal pot with Syncro-Clik® Z-420-20 and steam for 10 minutes, open and set apart. Put chopped shallots and ginger on the fish. Mix soy sauce, sugar, black pepper (quantity to taste) and olive oil then pour it onto the fish.
Put Steam Basket System into your pot with water, add the fish, close with Syncro-Clik® and steam for 5 minutes. Slice the red and yellow peppers, carrots, spring onions and chilli. Open the pot and add the sliced vegetables to the fish. Close the pot again and steam for 15 minutes. Serve with boiled white rice.