Makes delicious dishes
Wide range of cooking functions
Generous 6-litre capacity
Inner cooking pot isn’t durable
Reviewer Photos & Videos
One size fits all .... if you cant cook with this GIVE UP AND BECOME A BALLERINA
Bought this 3 years ago and it rarely rests, I even make yoghurt and raise bread yeast mix in it (yoghurt setting). Sear some rubbish cuts of meat, chuck in rough cut spuds and carrots with some gravy powder or flour and you got dinner (30 mins pressure). Rice, go brown basmati with 3 cardamon pods and 2 star anise and saffron threads if available pressure for 20 mins, set that aside and sear onions carrot chicken (beef pork whatever) chunks, baby brocc and bok choy, half a jar of prefab sweet/sour or some other crapinajar stuff and pressure for 20 mins, serve that on your rice and DINNER IS SERVED. If you cant cook in this just give up.
Purchased in April 2019 at The Good Guys for $159.00.
Really happy with how easily I can saute then use pressure cooking for a perfectly cooked meal.
At first I had trouble with the lid until I realised the inner lid was facing the wrong way. I have only used the pressure cooker and saute/sear functions and it is efficient and easy to use. Wish I bought it earlier.
Purchased in May 2021 at Myer for $220.00.
Easy to use, easy to clean, so simple.
I love using my Phillips Multi Cooker. It is so easy to use and clean.
I do a beef brisket slow cooked for 12 hours and it tastes amazing using this.
I would definitely recommend this to friends and family.
I purchased the Stainless steel bowl which has made cleaning so easy. It's worth getting this as an add on.
Awesome product and I havnt used the Oven for 3 months now!!
Purchased in June 2020 at Amazon for $179.00.
Was great for the first few uses
I just love my Philips all in one cooker. The first couple of uses I was so impressed. But now it takes ages to maintain pressure and releases steam constantly. We have tightened the nut in the upside of the lid and tightened the vent/seal dial as much as we can. This has resulted in the cooking time being much slower than recipes indicate. Even though I still use it I am disappointed.
Purchased in March 2020 for $219.00.
Overall, a good product
I bought this unit to replace my 15 year old, very used, stove top pressure cooker. Overall, I'm happy with it, particularly the fact that it's set and leave - it stops the cooking process without my involvement.
I mostly use the pressure cook function.
Initially there was a seal missing from the lid, and I had a lot of trouble dealing with Philips customer service - slow as a wet weekend to fix the problem, so I had the unit for about a month before I even used it.
I'd like to see a better quality coating on the inner bowl. It's very thin and scratches very easily.
Purchased at Myer.
Truely like my pressure cooker however .....
I really like my philips all in one pressure cooker, and have been telling my friends how much it has helped in my situation as i look after my 96 year old mother. I do have little complaint in that although it came with a recipe book there is no guide to cooking vegetables, what you can use the bake for apart from cakes ? Eg, can it do a roast a leg of lamb and vegetables ? If so how ? How long ? Obviously I’m not expecting it to act like an oven.
These sort of questions I can find no answer to, even a conversion table would be nice, fo...
Purchased in December 2020 at The Good Guys for $179.00.
Was great at the start
When I first purchased this product 2 years ago it was fantastic. I now find that after about 20 mins on the pressure setting the machine beeps and turns off. I have checked the lid and that seems ok. Any suggestions PHILLIPS?
Purchased for $239.00.
Why i didn't know about this earlier?
I've been cooking for the whole family for the last 20 ish years and used mostly traditional appliances for cooking e.g. fry pans, oven, BBQ and rice/slow cookers. To be honest, I wasn't missing any additional appliances in my life. Everything I wanted to make I was making with what I had. Of course, I wished that I could afford more expensive cuts of meat or have patience to marinade meats longer... I started to chat with my friends about that... when someone accidentally (or on purpose) mentioned Philips Original All-In-One Multi-Cooker. My i...nstant reply was: " I don't need another slow cooker". The reply was instant: "It is not a slow cooker... Here is how I ended up buying one. My first dish I ever cooked was lamb leg. I never, ever (whatever I did with the cut) could achieve a tender dish. To my absolute shock - after an hour of not really slaving near the oven, stove or BBQ I got the most tender, most delicious piece of lamb. Since then I made many more dishes (mostly using pressure setting) and the cooker never let me down. As others already mentioned, cleaning is very easy and not messy. Cooker menu is very simple, but I strongly recommend quickly confirming with the manual all functions you intend to use. After all I'm very satisfied with the price/performance/outcome ratio and won't hesitate recommending it to anyone who has never experienced one. Prices may significantly vary. I found that Amazon is very competitive and have free deliveries for prime users. Here is quick link to check if their price is right for you: https://amzn.to/2YmLiYn I filmed 3 review videos and published them on YouTube: 1. https://youtu.be/tV_WHFE3BJU - Intro and short review 2. https://youtu.be/iDmBHgvvON8 - Process of starting cooking 3. https://youtu.be/2assb9LyQYM - Finish cooking and results
Purchased in January 2021 at Myer for $167.00.
Fantastic! So worth it!
Our cheapo rice cooker died and I managed to convince the wife to get a multicooker to make life easy! I showed her some youtube videos and she was sold, especially when she saw how much time pressure cooking can save you and still produce delicious meals. I did A LOT of research on a lot of brands, read heaps of reviews and weighed up the pros and cons. After all that, this model from Philips came out on top. Sure, it's not one of those automated cookers, but lets be honest, they cost a fortune and really distance you from the process of cooki...ng. We wanted something to 'help' our cooking, not do the cooking for us, so we ruled out those fancy auto-machines with built in recipes and touch screens. I looked at Tefal but too complicated and small capacity. Looked at Breville, too expensive and over-the-top. Crockpot was the main competitor but this Philipps had more wattage meaning quicker to heat up and get to pressure. The other advantage of the Philipps was the extensive cook book and the social media cooking groups where recipes are shared. Finally, the ability to purchase a stainless steel cooking bowl in addition to the stock non-stick bowl was the clincher. And just on the bowl, I read a lot of reviews saying that it scratched easy. Now, I'm not sure if they upgraded it but we have put it in the dishwasher countless times and used wooden and plastic utensils - NOT A SCRATCH! Super impressed! The lid, yes, needs to be hand washed, but it's so easy and quick. TIP- after cleaning the lid, wipe dry and then put it back on the cooker upside down until next use to help dissipate any food odours (see photo). All in all cleaning is a breeze - DON'T pre-rinse or scrub the pot - just whack it in the dishwasher AS IS (yes, even with crusties all over it) and boom, done! The rice recipe takes a bit of trial and error but generally a 1:1 ratio works perfect for any type of rice, white and brown for example. We use the non-stick to cook rice, then set aside, while we cook the main dish in the stainless steel bowl. Meat in the stainless steel comes out delicious *kisses fingers*, also in the non-stick, but especially the stainless steel bowl. Okay, so after a weeks of use, my wife grabs me with both hands, looks me dead straight in the eyes and says "You gave me the greatest gift when you convinced me to get this multicooker". Each week we try new recipes out of the book that comes with it and we get to try all sorts of things that we never would have tried. So much variety and it's SOO easy. We ain't chefs. We are just busy people who want to eat nice homecooked meals without slaving over the stove all night - oh, and we want heaps of leftovers!! It has now been over 6 months and this multicooker has a permanent place on our benchtop and ain't going anywhere! Would like to thank all the other reviewers who took the time to write their experience - you guys helped me make this decision and it has totally been worth it - thank you!
Purchased in March 2020 at The Good Guys for $169.00.
A must have
Main purchase was for pressure cooking, but this has replaced my slow cooker and rice cooker.
User friendly- very easy to use - buttons are not confusing and there isn't too many of it so it won't get overwhelming
Heating time/pressure build up- for pressure cooking average time is about 5 mins, so make sure to take that into account during preperation
Functions- there's an array of functions - this is a matter of trial and error - comes with cook book so very helpful for basics - also seasonal recipe books can also be purchased ad...ditionally - this will give you exact cooking instructions (setting and time) Build- stainless steel finish so very stylish - this is the older version but honestly still very modern looking. The lid is not too heavy, spare parts can be bought on the Philips website. The whole appliance itself, with an empty bowl and lid on, for me is light enough that if stored in a cupboard taking it in or out would be very easy.
Purchased in August 2020 at JB Hi-Fi Online Store for $179.00.
Perfect addition to kitchen
We purchased this all in one cooker 2 months ago and I’m very satisfied with this purchase. The slow cooking option is best for overnight cooking. It also has the pressure cooking and baking options.
Purchased in July 2020 at Costco for $179.00.
Faulty and Dangerous product. Poor follow up service.
I purchase this from myer online. On second use, it came up with error 1 (technical manufacturer issue).
I phoned myer who referred me to Phillips.
The cooker was switched on after pressure cooking some soup and sitting there for 1 hour. On the phone to customer support, they asked me to look at the bottom for serial number.
I turned lever to release steam and it exploded hot liquid while I was holding my baby.
I was on the phone for 3 hours to Phillip with no suitable solution. They referred me back to Myer, which I had to inconveniently carr...
Purchased in August 2020 at Myer for $179.00.
While this is my first multi cooker so I cannot compare it to others I absolutely love it. It is easy to use and clean and the food I've made has been delicious and tender. It does retain smells like many others have mentioned but it doesn't seem to taint the next dish with that. My black inner pot was damaged when I bought the AIO and I contacted customer service on the weekend that I purchased and to my surprise they replied right away. You can't fault that kind of customer service. I do wish that it came with a Stainless Steel bowl as s...tandard as I don't feel the black bowl will last but comparing the 2 bowls of the 2 brands I was considering this one felt better quality to me and the fact that I can purchase spare parts easily is good. As mentioned with the saute function heat it up with nothing in the bowl or the timer won't count count down. And if you need to pressure cook over 59 mins you will need to turn it back on after the first 59. To me that hasnt been a problem yet. I haven't used the slow cook function yet so can't comment on that. Do join one of the many facebook groups as they have a wealth of information.
Purchased in July 2020 at Myer for $179.00.
Probably the best multi cooker available
I’ve had quite a few electric multi cookers and after the first cook this unit hits the mark
It’s not complicated to use and does what it designed to do top marks Phillips
Purchased in July 2020 at JB Hi-Fi for $199.00.
Love the machine, the customer service is horrible.
Loved using this machine esp for pressure cooking. Suddenly it doesn’t seal properly. It have been over three months of Messages emails and phone calls. It took over a month for the supervisor to return my email after I had called and fb messaged more times than I care to remember. I finally got a reply, to which I replied with the details requested and now it’s been a few weeks since I last heard anything.
I’m ok with the product needing a new lid ... that’s life. I’m not ok with horrid customer service.
Purchased in January 2019.
Questions & Answers
Is the slow cooker function really as good as a stand alone slow cooker?
Thank you for your message here. The slow cook function on this model works just as well as a regular stand alone slow cooker!
If you have any more questions, we'd like to refer you to our product team for more information. You can reach them directly on 1300 363 391 (Australia), or 0800 658 224 (New Zealand) from Mondays to Saturdays: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm EST. They'll be happy to help.
The Philips Australia Team
I just bought this cooker today and the timer function does not countdown on the Sauté function. It does countdown on the pressure cooker function. Is this normal?
Hi there, Penny
Thank you for your query. That does not sound correct. We would like to check how we can help. To give you an expert answer on this, we kindly advise that you contact our product specialists directly through the numbers below:
0800 658 224 (NZ) from Monday - Friday: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm and 1300 363 391 (AU) Monday - Friday: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm EST.
Have a wonderful week ahead!
The Philips Australia Team
Im having the same problem-is there an answer to this issue?
Thanks for leaving your question. We have researched this information, and we'd like to inform you that, unfortunately, the preset function is not available in the following modes: Sauté/Sear (both low and high temperatures), Reheat and Warm.
For more information, we'd like to refer you to our product team. You can reach them directly on 1300 363 391 (Australia), or 0800 658 224 (New Zealand) from Mondays to Saturdays: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm EST. They'll be happy to help.
The Philips Australia Team
Can you please tell me the rice to water ratio for the HD2237/72.
The book that comes with it provides no information re quantities and all info online is for the old model which had a ‘corresponding water measurement’. This measurement has been removed from the inner pot and I can’t find any information re how many mLs/litres of water to add.
Thank you for reaching out to us. For rice cooking, there should be water level indications on the inside of the inner pot of your model. You can adjust the water level for different types of rice and according to your own preference. If these indications are not there, the cooker also should've come with a measuring cup which could also come in handy. In general, however, please do not fill the inner pot with less than 1/3 or more than 2/3 full of food and liquid. Additionally, for food that expands during cooking, do not fill the inner pot with more than 1/2 full of food and liquid.
If you have any further questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at 1300 363 391 . Our product specialists are available Monday - Friday: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm EST, and will be happy to assist you.
The Philips Australia Team
Get an answer from our members and Philips representatives
- A 6-litre capacity provides a generous amount of cooking space to prepare meals for a family of 4-5 people - or 2-3 people, with leftovers for the next day.
- Cooking functions include slow cook, pressure cook, saute/sear, steam, bake and make yoghurt.
- Slow cooking times are programmable up to 12 hours, with an adjustable range of high settings from low to high.
- 7 pressure cooking modes allow for versatility in pressure cooking, allowing you to fast cook a range of foods.
- The Keep warm setting kicks in automatically after the cooking time is finished (excepting yoghurt and saute/sear).
- A stainless steel outer body pairs with an inner cooking bowl that’s coated in 5 layers of ceramic. Philips states that this ceramic coating is stronger than most inner pots, which are made with a non-stick coating.
Points of Praise
- Above all, reviewers loved that the Philips Original All-In-One Multi Cooker prepared well-cooked, tender food that tasted delicious.
- The pressure cooker function is a particular fan favourite, as it cooked food that tasted outstanding, and quickly.
- Reviewers appreciated the set-and-forget functionality, particularly those who had previously used a stovetop pressure cooker, which require something of an eagle eye to cook with safely.
- This multi-cooker is easy to use, even for those who are using an electric multi cooker for the first time.
Points to consider
- A number of reviewers didn’t agree with Philips about the quality of the inner bowl. Home chefs stated that the ceramic coating is thin and doesn’t last very long. Some opted to buy an additional stainless steel bowl to replace the original bowl with.
- When the timer is activated using the saute function, it won’t count down unless there is no food in the bowl - meaning you’ll need an alternative timer if using this function.
- The lid and sealing rings retain the smell of foods cooked inside the multi-cooker, however this doesn’t taint the taste of future dishes prepared inside the appliance.
|Category||Slow Cookers, Multi Cookers and Pressure Cookers|
|Keep Warm Setting||Yes|
|Dishwasher Safe Parts||No|
|Outer Body Construction Material||Stainless Steel|
|Cooking Bowl Material||Ceramic Coated|
|Cord Length||1.2 m|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||Stainless Steel|
- GTIN13: 8710103875598
- MPN: HD2237-72 and HD2237/72
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