This great 3 layer compact Steamer is all you need for healthy living In this age obsessed with the joy of eating properly. You can cook your entire meal in this one machine using the 3 layers to place different foods and included is a rice bowl to be able to cook rice too. The 3 layers are clear and interchangeable (you can also use as many as you want/need) allowing you to see how things are cooking throughout the process. The 60 minute timer means that you can set it and then leave it to do the cooking while you enjoy the company or just set the table. The brushed stainless steel finish to the base sets it apart from the rest.