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Philips Viva Collection Food Processor

Philips Viva Collection Food Processor Questions & Answers

HR7762/90, HR7761/00 and HR7769/00
3.6 from 73 reviews

89 questions from our users

Hi, Does anyone use the dough making function? If yes, then how easy and clean to knead dough in this food processor? Thanks Sona
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Hi there, Sona. Thank you for asking this question here. Just to be sure, you're asking how easy it is to clean the appliance and its accessories correct? All the Food Processor accessories included in your box are dishwasher safe. Before you clean the appliance, unplug it. Make sure that the cutting edges of the blades, discs, and the inserts do not come into contact with hard objects. This may cause the blade to get blunt. The cutting edges are sharp. Be careful when you clean. 1 Clean the motor unit with a moist cloth. 2 Clean the other parts in hot water (< 60ºC) with some washing-up liquid or in a dishwasher. 3 Store the product in a dry place. Quick cleaning: you can follow the following steps to clean the food processor bowl and blender jar easier. Make sure that the blade is assembled in the bowl if you clean the food processor bowl. 1 Pour lukewarm water (not more than 0.5 liters) and some washing-up liquid into the food processor bowl or blender jar. 2 Place the lid on the food processor bowl or blender jar, and then turn it clockwise to fix it. 3 Turn the speed selector to P until the bowl or jar is clean. 4 Let the appliance run for 30 seconds or until the food processor bowl or blender jar is clean. 5 Detach the blender jar or food processor bowl and rinse it with clean water. Hopefully this information will be helpful. If you need further assistance, reach out to our team via phone number 1300 363 391 for Australia or 0800 658 224 for New Zealand. Kind regards, The Philips Australia Team

Can you please tell me if the Philips Viva HR7762/90 is suitable to grind chicken with bones for a cat's raw food diet? And if so, which blade should I use?
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Hi there, that's a very interesting question. We advise you to get in touch with our local product team via this number: 1300 363 391. Alteratively, you can find us on Facebook and Twitter (@PhilipsCare). We're there 24/7 to help. :) Kind regards, The Philips Australia Team

My blender cup was broken where I can buy another one
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Hello Leon, Thank you for reaching out to us about this. We're sorry to hear your blender cup broke - that's very unfortunate. We recommend that you contact our Consumer Support team on 1300 363 391 (Mondays to Saturdays: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm EST), as they will be able to point you to the right direction with this. Should you need further assistance, do not hesitate to get in touch with us again. We'd be happy to help. Kind regards, The Philips Australia Team

Hi, can the processor be used to make dough and chutneys ?
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Hi there, thanks for asking. For this this questions we advise you to contact our colleagues here https://www.philips.com.au/content/B2C/en_AU/support-home/support-contact-page.html#n62Contact=HOUSEHOLD_PRODUCTS_GR%2BCOOKING_CA for further assistance. Kind regards, The Philips Australia Team

I would like to know which is the correct part to blend sugar,flour,butter etc., in a PhillipsHR7761 blender?
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Good Question! We'd recommend the the bowl for that, together with the dough attachments. Kind regards, The Philips Australia Team

How do I order an o ring for my blender as I seem to have lost it when I moved house It’s for model HR7778 I live in Nz
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Thanks for reaching out to us about this here, Carly. If you're looking to order spare parts for your blender, we recommend reaching out to our colleagues on one of the following phone numbers: AU 1300 363 391 NZ 0800 658 224 Alternatively, you could reach out to our colleagues on one of our social media channels. There, we're available 24/7 and happy to assist you. Kind regards, The Philips Australia Team

Hi. Can I use this for blending cashews to cream? Can I blend other nuts with it as well?
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Hi Nishi, thanks for your interest and for your question! We looked into it closely for you, and to be honest, we were not able to find a definite answer to your question, as some of the information we found was a bit contradictory. Therefore, we'd like to recommend you to get in touch with the product specialists via 1300 363 391 (AU) or 0800 658 224 (NZ). We hope you'll have the information you're looking for soon! Kind regards, The Philips Australia Team

Hello, I am planning to grind a wet mix or rice and lentil mix to make a batter for an Asian pancake. Do I use the mini chopper or can I use the larger jar? Your input would be much appreciated. Thanks.
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Hello there, Ray. Thank you for purchasing the Food processor. Regarding your question, we'd like you to get in touch with our local product team via 1300 363 391 for AU or 0800 658 224 for NZ. Perhaps they can advise you more on which part of the food processor to use. We hope to hear from you soon. Kind regards, The Philips Australia Team

Hello! I'm looking for a food processor and I come to HR7627 but I found there are HR7627/00, /01, and /02. Would anyone tell me what's the difference between them? Thank you! Eunice
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Hi there, Eunice. Thanks for asking. The only difference is the color. :) If you have any further questions, feel free to reach out to our colleagues on the below number: 1300 363 391 Mondays to Saturdays: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm EST Kind regards, The Philips Australia Team

Hi There, I have a viva food processer with all the inserts, but do not have the holder disc. I wanted to order it from www.parts.philips.com.au "But I just read somewhere that this part is only needed for HR7761, however your parts website suggests that this part is only compatible with HR76 models (HR7628/00, HR7627/00, HR7627/02, HR7628/01, HR7627/01, HR7627/04, HR7628/00, HR7628/90). I am confused, if it will work for my processor. My processor should be about 5 yrs old" can you please help? Thanks Shelly
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Hi Shelly, this is a review from member of public so i cant help you. Try contacting Philips to ask them. Give this site a go https://www.philips.com.au/content/B2C/en_AU/support-home/support-contact-page.html

Hi, I bought a Viva from Target in Sydney about 4 years ago. It's great and worked fantastically until this morning when the connection part of the blade for the blender/grinder broke, resulting in it coming undone mid blend and a kitchen bench top full of breakfast smoothy! I'm wondering if this part is replaceable. The rest of the unit works and I can still use the food processor part, but not the blender or grinder. The part that broke are the black bits of the blender blade until that connect to the power base. I really do love the whole unit, it does everything I need and probably more I've not discovered yet. I would not like to waste the whole thing by buying everything new again. Am I able to obtain a new grinding blade unit, or will I have to replace the whole processor? Thanks Zöe, now in Darwin.
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Hi there Zoe, Thanks for contacting us. It's good to hear you were happy with the product initially. :) We'd like to help you out in finding the right parts. We've checked out the Philips online store but it seems that the part is unavailable there at this point. Therefore we would recommend reaching out to our hotline at 1300 363 391 for further assitance. They should be able to help out. Kind regards, The Philips Australia team

Hi What is the difference between philips HR7762/00 and HR7762/90?
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Hey there, thanks for asking your question here. Unfortunately the HR7762/00 isn't available in Australia anymore. The difference is between the two is that the capacity of the bowl. Hope this has been helpful, and please, feel free to reach out again if we can assist you further. Kind regards, The Philips Australia Team

Hi! I am using HR1487 model VIVA collection grinder mixer, I come across a very annoying problem with this device. Despite of free rotation of the blades, the food is not cutting or grinding anymore. Its just few months old with litttle use. Please suggest the solution.
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Hi, Metz. How unfortunate to hear you're experiencing some problems with your HR1487. Can you see any noticeable damages on the blades? Furthermore, have you experienced this problem from the start or did it occur later on? We'd like to ask you to contact our specialists by phone. You can reach them on 1300 363 391 if you're located in Australia and 0800 658 224 when located in New Zealand. Kind regards, The Philips Australia team.The problem I experienced is after 5th - 6th use. There is no physical damage or sound. The same happened to dry mill and mixer grinder jug both. No overloading or slippage. The blade is rotating freely leaving the raw material intact.

I am Ama in victoria in Australia. I bought Viva HR 7761food processor from Target. Can I use HR 7761food processor for grind soaked rice? I didn't get Manuel with my HR 776l Viva collection food processor. So I have no idea how can I use whole lot of blades. Can anyone give me explanation pl. ??
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Hi Ama, I would use one of the insert discs for rice, they are for granulating, shredding, etc. Try google Phillips food processor HR7762-90 appliances online, this should give you a pdf for the viva collection food processor, which is also for model HR7761, there are 1-22 pages, hope this helps:-)You can do that in a grinder. You just have to use the same blade of the blender in grinder.Hi, Ama. You can find the digital version of the HR7761 manual here: https://www.download.p4c.philips.com/files/h/hr7761_00/hr7761_00_dfu_eng.pdf. Soaked rice should be soft enough, but we'd advise to read it carefully about what can and can not be placed in the processor, blender or mini chopper. Hope this helps! :) Kind regards, the Philips Australia Team.

Can i Use my philips food processor to remove only the skin of the potatoes?
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Hi, not sure about removing skins off potatoes, this is an easy job when they have been boiled in their skins anyhowCan I chop potatoes to be fried like the machine 7762 has slice for fried potatoes?

I was wondering if the plastics used in my food processor/blender were BPA free. I would love to wash everything in the dishwasher but would also not like to poison my family. Thank you in advance!
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Hi Bobby, thanks for your question. BPA hasn't been a concern with our products for quite some time already. Any part that get in touch with food is completely BPA free. If you have more detailed questions, we would recommend ringing 1300 363 391. Kind regards, The Philips Australia Team

My Philips food processor won't unlock to let me take the parts off to wash them. Why would this happen and how can I get it off. The model of my processor is HR7776. Thankyou
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Hi Matt, Thank you for reaching out to us. Let's see how we can get your food processor clean! Here you can find an image of all detachable parts you can clean: http://philips.to/2ssRa5y. Perhaps the part you're trying to clean isn't detachable. If it is, we would like to have our product specialists look into this a bit further so that they can check which parts exactly are stuck. You can reach them on Facebook or Twitter (@PhilipsCare) or you can call them on: 1300 363 391 (AU) or 0800 658 224 (NZ). Kind Regards, The Philips Australia Team

Hi! Has anyone tried making cauliflower rice with the Philips HR7762/90 food processor? This is one of the main items that I’ll be planning to make so any feedback will be much appreciated.
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Hi Sha, I would try one of the insert discs for granulating, shredding, etc, good luck with cauliflower rice

My first attempt at using my new food processor failed. We plugged in the appliance, fitted the S blade and attempted to make cauliflower mash with pre cooked cauliflower. The bottom part was fine (very good consistency) but it all just jammed in the bottom and wouldn't budge. The top did not get processed at all and just sat there. I had thought it may be because I either put too much in (but we were still below max line on processor) or a lack of liquid. I don't really want to add more liquid or the mash would be too soggy. Any suggestions? Pretty disappointed as I have only a handful of tasks that I have purchased the item to complete - and cauliflower mash is one of them. We ended up having to do it in little bits and scrape down the sides continually. I think I could do it in the same time with a potato masher!
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Hi Beezee, I have never heard of mashed cauliflower before so I googled this and found a video on how to do this in a food processor plus ingredients and a write up on how to do this in a food processor, mightn't be the same brand but should work in any food processor. I will try this myself looks good. Here's the link just click on this or just type this on top of your browser http://www.eatingwell.com/recipe/248887/creamy-mashed-cauliflower/ Hope this helps SamHi there, Thanks for taking the time to share your experiences and for your question. We're sorry to hear that your first experience with the food processor wasn't the best one. As pre-cooked cauliflower shouldn't be very hard, it's really odd that the device isn't mashing it properly. We do recommend to cut hard ingredients into smaller pieces and to use reduced amounts, but since we don't think that's the case here we'd like you to get in touch with our specialists. You can contact them via 1300 363 391 if you're in Australia, or via 0800 658 224 if you're in New Zealand. We hope the matter will be resolved rather soon. :-) Kind regards, The Philips Australia TeamI think lack of liquid is the problem, but understand your need not to make it too mushy. How about using one of the grating discs first? and then swapping it with the S disc?? I made some beetroot hummus today and had to add a bit of olive oil to get it working well. I was amazed at how quickly the S disc whips cream - you have to be very careful not to get butter. good luck!! cheers Carlotta

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