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, we’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 commentary interspersed here too. There we go again, full of contrasts. We hope you get a lot out of these, we’ve put a lot in. Let us know at [email protected] if we missed anything, or need to stand corrected!

Cuisinart vs KitchenAid

Cuisinart vs KitchenAid

The two big giants kitchen gadget companies compete again. Let’s compare their hand blender offerings and see the most popular and why !

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Detailed hand blender buying guide

Detailed hand blender buying guide

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.

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Hand blender FAQs

Hand blender FAQs

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 !

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Celebrity hand blenders

Celebrity hand blenders

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?

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How to make your food smell and taste better

How to make your food smell and taste better

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!

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Raw chocolate

Raw chocolate

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.

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Almonds

Almonds

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.

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Banana Bag (stay fresh)

Banana Bag (stay fresh)

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

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Great deal !

Great deal !

A bargain price for the stylish Kmix sister to the Kenwood HDP406WH. If you like KitchenAid, you’ll love this.

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Dusting Wand

Dusting Wand

perfect for sprinkling surfaces for rolling dough, for evenly flouring baking pans.
great for precise dusting on buns and cakes… cinnamon, icing sugar, cocoa

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Make it personal !

Make it personal !

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.

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Sous Vide FAQs

Sous Vide FAQs

Here are all the silly, (and frequently asked), questions about sous vide. Answered here by our in house expert !

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