WMF Pressure Cooker Perfect Plus 6-1/2-Quart Review

The WMF Perfect Plus is a 6 ½ quart pressure cooker is made in Germany with heavy-gauged 18/10 stainless steel. It has a Trans Therm base that distributes the heat for even cooking. It also has an ergonomically designed handle that is detachable for easy cleaning and for easy storage.

There is also a “helper handle” to make moving the pressure cooker off the stove top easier. It has an integrated audible indicator which sounds when pressure needs to be released and a locking feature to prevent opening it when there is too much pressure built up. Even though it is quite to operate, it has an audible sound indicator which sounds when the pressure needs to be released.

There are many benefits of pressure cooker cooking. It is time efficient and can reduce cooking time by as much as 70%. Faster cooking time means less energy consumption. Cooking in a pressure cooker is a healthy cooking method. Because the pressure cooker is a sealed system food is cooked in its own juices. This means the food retain their vitamins and nutrients better. Cooking food in their own liquids mean you need less fat and oil to help keep the food moist.

Features and Specifications

• Product Dimensions: 16.6 x 10.2 x 10.2 inches ; 8.8 pounds
• Made of heavy-gauge, 18/10 stainless steel with a polished exterior
• Advanced safety features prevent excessive pressure build-up
• Reduces cooking time by up to 70%
• Detachable ergonomically designed handle designed for comfort and easy cleaning
• User manual including recipes


The WMF Perfect Plus is well constructed and is characterized as a substantial product that is built to last. It is heavier than expected but at the same time there is no problem using it on glass cook tops or induction stoves. Its stainless steel construction makes it is easy to clean both on the inside and out. It has a detachable handle that is easy to remove, and easy to snap back on.

The detachable handle makes the Perfect Plus very easy to clean, and more convenient to store, than other pressure cookers. It also has clear pressure gauge that is easy to adjust.

The Perfect Plus pressure cooker makes as audible “hooting” sound it makes when the pressure needs to be released which the users found comforting. Also, if too much pressure is built up, the handle stays locked and therefore the pressure cooker cannot be opened. The quiet and safe operation is a nice combination that the users really appreciate.

The Perfect Plus pressure cooker comes with the 6 ½ quart capacity. This is the right size for canning of fruits and vegetables because it easily accommodates the canning jars. It is also a good size for cooking meals for the family. Anything, except possibly a large turkey, can be cooked in this pressure cooker. Being able to use the same pressure cooker for both canning foods and cooking meals is a great selling feature.
Overall, the WMF Perfect Plus 6 is well-crafted, easy to use, easy to clean and safe. This pressure cooker is a good basic pressure cooker that delivers what it promises.

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