You can cook soups and stews, fry and braise meat, steam or stew vegetables, fish and poultry. For followers of a health-conscious diet, the advantages of pressure cooking can be used for wholefood cooking. Grain and pulses do not have to be pre-soaked and cooking times are noticeably shorter. If you are really short on time, even frozen food can be prepared in WMF's pressure cooker. You can put vegetables straight into the cooker. Meat should be thawed out somewhat before browning.