Thanks to Sage for this brilliant masterclass on how to make a perfect cappuccino. It’s free, so I checked it out for you… the pleasure was all mine + I’ll pass on a few tips on which milks and coffees are best to get the perfect results… and link you to your free class too !
The best home espresso machine for busy coffee lovers and wanna be baristas. That’s the beauty of it – perfect for both Paul… and Aoibheann.
Voted the best pizza oven in 2020, over and over by experts and users. Super powerful. Super portable. Super clean for you and the planet. Does more than pizza too !
Little and big kitchen gifts for everyone. The kind of gifts that keep on giving back. Things we like, use, or would love to have. Just saying !
Easy griddled veggie lunch. Healthy, filling, and pretty !
Start, or end the day feeling good with this as a breakfast, dessert or supper. Get what you need, to feel healthy, and full ( No overnight oats involved ! )
Without coconut oil. Sometimes you have to be limited to get creative, and it usually leads to the best results !
Filling, warming, nutritious, very tasty. This oat based breakfast is perfect to set you up for the day, or, in my case to line my stomach ready for meds !
I found a brilliant vegan red pepper sauce recipe, but even though I didn’t follow it fully, it still makes a perfect dip or pasta sauce or potato topping.
Discover how easy it is to make this savoury, sweet red onion marmalade with a sous vide machine. A great replacement for butter or sauces with meat or cheese.
Learn the secret to creating and maximising those distinctive smells and umami tastes when you fry onions or sear meat. What makes the crusty breads, golden roast potatoes and toasted marshmallows all so very tempting!
Tell the people…you heard it here!!! Instant, healthy, easy, no waste food AND save money at the same time. So many beautiful reasons why you should have one of these magic wands!
Delicious, fast. Only 5 ingredients ( 2 are ‘water’ and ‘a stock cube’). The bonus is that you probably have the other ingredients in the cupboard ! ( Thanks Nigella 🙂
We all need this café quality coffee at home – now, more than ever, in lockdown times, when we can’t get to our favourite coffee shops for a top up.
A review of the top POD and CAPSULE espresso machines. From best budget level, to best barista quality.Also pointing out best PAD machines. – what’s the difference?
La Pavoni, Sage, Breville, Rocket, Rancilio… which ones did WE buy?
Whether you’re a busy commuter needing a pick-me-up on the go, or need to feed the crowd all day with the black stuff. Get your best filter coffee solution here.
Revealed ! The best, most tested, reviewed, and awarded hand blenders worldwide ( from 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019). Which one did we buy ?
The tiny Bamix blades with the power of a jet engine ! Amazing Bamix quality – lasts a lifetime. The choice of the professionals.
The complete low down on the Bamix range. Product overview and key features explained. We’ll tell you the important criteria to consider… which model would we would buy today, and why !
UK Chefs Gordon Ramsey and Jamie Oliver love Bamix. The Bamix Gastro 350 is a winner for our ´best commercial hand blender´ award 2019.
Small, power-packed, and in a league of its own. The Bamix SwissLine gets our ´best commercial hand blender’ award.
Explaining the Braun MultiQuick hand blender range, and the LATEST NEWS – which pleases us no end ! The research has taken forever- we’ve started writing so we can share the secrets with you !
Voted the best value mid range hand blender, for home cooks. The Kenwood Triblade Blender – the HDP406WH. In depth review.
AWARD WINNER 2019 – the best all-in-one home blender. More than a hand blender – more like a hand held food processor. Built with families in mind.
Is the KitchenAid Artisan cordless hand blender the only choice of cordless blender in the UK?.. Not any more !
Designed by Heston Blumengthal for foodies, to produce restaurant quality food. Could this hand blender really be a Jack AND Master of all trades! N.B. Same product as Breville All in One (Sage is the UK wing of Breville.)
A visual listing with buying links to the equipment that we recommend, for various reasons, in our reviews. A work in progress !
Our ´best basic hand blender´ award goes to the Russell Hobbs 22241 hand blender. A perfect, affordable gift for university students, pensioners, start-up cooks.
In depth review of the Masha hand blender by Dash. All the reasons why it’s our no. 1 choice for mashing vegetables and blending baby food, best for seniors, or those with little hands or arthritis. We love a specialist, and simplicity equally. This product is a winner on both counts.
The top 20 coffee machine brands you should know… and they aren’t all Italian !
The two big giants kitchen gadget companies compete again. Let’s compare their hand blender offerings and see the most popular and why !
or a mint green, a baby blue, an anthracite grey… or how about a gold plated one. The choices are endless. Cuisinart and Bamix have the best colour ranges.
START HERE: Hand blender, Immersion Blender, Stick Blender, Handheld blender. A short definition, the history, how it works, and how do they all differ from one another.
Which one should you choose when they all look the same ! This detailed guide shows you how to find the hand blender to suit you. It gives a checklist of the main criteria to look at – including power, speeds, quality, design, use, price, functionality.
Enough of the hand blender tests and trials. Here are all the silly, (and frequently asked), questions about hand blenders. Answered here by our in house expert !
All the elements explained. So you can understand what makes a perfect espresso. Good to know before buying any coffee making equipment !
10 tips on how to use a hand blender… all the jobs a hand blender can do… and over 20 yummy foods it can make for you.
Celebrities and top chefs love their kitchen gadgets. They are happy to blend along with the rest of us. So which hand blender brands do they like?
Which parts can be washed by hand, or dishwasher. Maintenance tips to keep your hand blender as good as new.
A bargain price for the stylish Kmix sister to the Kenwood HDP406WH. If you like KitchenAid, you’ll love this.
Little things really tickle me. Having coffee out, and I just love the spoon more ! What is it… an espresso spoon – a real supping spoon !
So fast. So easy. I first made this feel to see if it could fix my hangover – and it did !
From freezer to table. Healthy and light. No oils or fats needed. Just your hand blender and a saucepan !
Roasted pumpkin, hand blended with chickpeas & chorizo to make a delicious Autumn bowl.
Simple and fresh. Use a hand blender to whizz this up.
A glass of green foodie goodness in a breakfast smoothie. Bulk it up and make it a breakfast bowl.
A healthy light lunch, side salad or snack based on corn and feta, nuts, fruits and a kick of chilli.
An easy, healthy and filling soup recipe. More importantly you get all your goodness in a bowl, or take it to go in a flask. Lunch… sorted!
An answer to all those questions we had when we were choosing our own sous vide machine ! The factors you need to consider and why they matter.
In depth review of the ChefSteps Joule sous vide machine. All the reasons why it’s the no. 1 choice, why we bought one. It’s not perfection of course, so read the areas where the competition have a little edge too!
A guide to the basics of sous vide cooking times and temperatures for all the most popular sous vide foods, plus top tips from chefs.
Sous Vide simplifies professional cooking… levelling the playing field between cooks and chefs. It goes even further than that. It can simplify your kitchen, your life… and more !
Here are all the silly, (and frequently asked), questions about sous vide. Answered here by our in house expert !
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