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We’re trying to conquer all that mis-information all over the place that just leads to frustration and confusion. So, you’ll find a lot of genuine and complete detail here as we pull together all the kitchen information and foodie experiences we can muster on each blog topic.
As our life and work is all one big passion, you might also find some speedy, spontaneous ‘just want to share a personal thought’ types of posts interspersed here too. There we go again, full of contrasts. We hope you get a lot out of these. Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org if we missed anything, or need to stand corrected!
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!read more
Learn the Secret to creating and maximising those distinctive smells and unami tastes when you fry onions or sear meat. What makes the crusty breads, golden roast potatoes and toasted marshmallows all so very tempting!read more
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.read more
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.read more
What we like, and we think you will love…see the latest on our foodie wish list here !read more
Revealed ! The best, most tested, reviewed, and awarded hand blenders worldwide ( from 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019). Which one did we buy ?read more
Here are all the silly, (and frequently asked), questions about sous vide. Answered here by our in house expert !read more
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 !read more
Raw chocolate (cacao, cocoa) – probably the most nutrient dense ingredient on the planet. Find out what it is, where to get it, and how to get a free mini cookbook so you can start creating your own pure chocolate heaven.read more
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 !read more
Agh, you got distracted and now look… the rice has boiled over & burned. We’ve all done it. (Well I have… don’t tell Paul !) So, I know all the hacks to save your dinner, and maybe even improve the taste of it. (HINT: don’t throw it out ).read more
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.read more
Tell the people…You heard it here!!! Instant, healthy, easy, no waste food AND save money at the same time. 10 good reasons why you should have one of these magic wands!read more
This detailed guide shows you how to decide which hand blender is right for you. It gives a checklist of the main criteria to look at, including power, speeds, quality, design, use, price, functionality.read more
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 !read more
Small, power-packed, and in a league of its own. The Bamix SwissLine gets our ´best commercial hand blender’ award.read more
UK Chefs Gordon Ramsey and Jamie Oliver love Bamix. The Bamix Gastro 350 is a winner for our ´best commercial hand blender´ award 2019.read more
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.read more
Small and perfectly formed, easy to assemble and clean, and designed to the same high standards as the Bamix professional range.read more
Voted the best Hand Blender 2018, for home cooks. The Kenwood Triblade Blender – the HDP406WH. In depth review.read more
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.read more
Voted in our top three hand held food processors in 2018 in the UK. More than a hand blender, an all in one kitchen appliance. Built with families in mind.read 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!read more
cuisinart vs kitchenaid – competitor kitchen gadget companies. Let’s compare their hand blender offerings and see the most popular in the U.K. and the U.S.read more
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.read more
Is the KitchenAid Artisan cordless hand blender the only choice of cordless blender in the UK?.. Not any more !read more
Never have to buy expensive white almonds again. Super easy guide to how to blanche almonds yourself.read more
The Almond seed… a handful a day keeps the doctor at bay ! One of the best sources of Vitamin E, and great for magnesium which is so good for controlling blood sugar and blood pressure.read more
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?read more
Which parts can be washed by hand, or dishwasher. Maintenance tips to keep your hand blender as good as new.read more
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.read more
It’s Italian of course we love it !!!
the beautiful manual lever operation.
the steam is always immediately available.
perfect for sprinkling surfaces for rolling dough, for evenly flouring baking pans.
great for precise dusting on buns and cakes… cinnamon, icing sugar, cocoa
perfect for a wedding or anniversary present for a couple (The 5th anniversary is traditionally wood!)
or just treat yourself..great to personalise a cheese board with your own thoughts.
A bargain price for the stylish Kmix sister to the Kenwood HDP406WH. If you like KitchenAid, you’ll love this.read more
We love this because…
it does what it says. keeps bananas fresh for much longer… up to 2 weeks!
& you can store them in the fridge
A glass of green foodie goodness in a breakfast smoothie. Bulk it up and make it a breakfast bowl.read more
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!read more
Simple and fresh. Use a hand blender to whizz this up.read more
A healthy light lunch, side salad or snack based on corn and feta, nuts, fruits and a kick of chilli.read more
Roasted pumpkin, hand blended with chickpeas & chorizo to make a delicious Autumn bowl.read more