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Trusted gadget reviews, foodie gift guides and the best kitchen equipment, tried and tested by BBC Good Food experts. Browse our top buys for inspiration.
40 foodie Christmas gifts

40 foodie Christmas gifts

Browse our ultimate festive present finder.
The best Advent calendars

The best Advent calendars

Our pick of the best foodie buys for this Christmas, from jam to gin.
The best gin deals for Black Friday

The best gin deals for Black Friday

Looking to stock up for the holidays? Read our guide to finding bargains online.
The best Christmas crackers for foodies

The best Christmas crackers for foodies

See the big day in with a bang with an extra-special set of crackers.
The best Christmas hampers

The best Christmas hampers

Luxury buys and budget-friendly options for Christmas.

Gadget reviews

Macchiato in a small cup Review

The best espresso machines for making coffee at home

Custard with a wooden spoon in a saucepan Review

The best pan sets 2019

A good set of pans will enhance your culinary adventures for years to come...
Latte coffee in a mug Review

The best coffee pod machines

Coffee pod machines that use individual capsules in place of ground beans allow...
Five coffee grinders on a wooden table Review

The best coffee grinders 2019

A coffee grinder – also sometimes called a mill – can give you the...
Frying pan pizza with mushrooms and egg in a silver pan Review

The best non-stick frying pans 2019

A hard-wearing non-stick frying pan is a kitchen must-have. The BBC Good Food...
Jug blender filled with tomato soup Review

The 10 best blenders on test

Whether it’s for whipping up soups, smoothies, dips or purées, blenders...
Lakeland soup maker with green soup inside Review

The best soup makers 2019

For a quick and healthy supper solution, a soup maker will deliver with minimum...
Slow cooker containing curry with side dishes laid out Guide

The best slow cookers and how to use them

Slow cookers are a popular piece of kitchen kit, so we've been testing the...
Hard anodized non-stick pressure cooker on a white background Review

Best pressure cookers 2019

Read our review of the top pressure cookers on the market. Plus, we have...
Two slices of toast topped with avocado Review

The best toasters 2019

Those prone to rushed mornings will know the virtues of a convenient electric...
Loaf of bread with slices taken out Review

The best bread makers on test

Can a machine make your life (and loaf) easier? The BBC Good Food on-test team...
Selection of toasties cut up on a board Review

The best sandwich toasters 2019

Toastie makers have never lost their popularity. We put electronic sandwich...
Kale smoothie served in two glasses Review

The best smoothie blenders 2019

Individual blitz-and-go bullet blenders for making juices and smoothies are a...
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Best food mixers 2019

If you love baking, a stand mixer is an ideal investment. They're also good...
On test: the best food processors Review

Best food processors 2019

Save yourself time and elbow grease, whether you're blitzing up a sauce,...
Rice cooking machine on white background Review

Best rice cookers 2019

Need an easy way to cook rice? We've reviewed simple electric cookers and...
Instant Pot on kitchen surface Review

Instant Pot Duo review

The Instant Pot is an electric pressure cooker that has taken the USA by storm...

Drinks reviews

Two bottles of whisky on a geometric background Review

The 9 best whiskies to buy as gifts 2019

Glass of gin on a sparkly festive looking background Review

The 15 best gins to buy as gifts 2019

Searching for the perfect gin to give as a present? Joel and Neil from World...
Four bottles of mezcal on a colourful background Review

The best mezcals for 2019

Discover the best of the Mexican drink mezcal with our top ten finds. Serve it...
Bottle of Benromach whisky in bottle with box Review

The best Scotch whisky 2019

Discover the best whisky Scotland has to offer by reading our expert guide to...
Two bottles of rhubarb gin on a colourful background Review

Top 10 rhubarb gins 2019

Love flavoured gins? Rhubarb and gin botanicals are a match made in heaven...
Best whisky – taste tested   Review

Best whisky

Whisky – or whiskey – is a complex spirit with bags of flavour. We...
Two bottles of gin on colourful background Review

The best citrus gin taste tested

Ever tried pink grapefruit gin? Or gin flavoured with orange? Citrus flavours...
French pink gin on white background Review

The best pink gin 2019

Flavoured with ingredients like rhubarb and raspberry, pink gin is far from...
Best vodka – taste tested Review

Best vodka – taste tested

Love drinking vodka? Read our review of the top 10 buys, from experimental...
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The 10 best Irish whiskies

All products were chosen independently by our editorial team. This review...
bottle of spiced rum on white background Review

The best spiced rum 2019

If you love rum, you're sure to be a fan of spiced rum. Find your next...
Glass of gin on a sparkly festive looking background Review

The 15 best gins to buy as gifts 2019

Searching for the perfect gin to give as a present? Joel and Neil from World...
Best rum - taste tested Review

Best rum - taste tested

Read our expert review and pick up a bottle of the best rum, from dark and...
Whisky bottle on white background Review

Best craft whiskies 2019 – taste tested

Looking for a change from the usual supermarket Scotch? Joel Harrison and Neil...
Three bottles of low alcohol beer on a geometric background Review

The best low-alcohol beers

Enjoy the taste of beer without a super-boozy hit by choosing a low-alcohol...
Everleaf spirit served in a wine glass with soda Review

The best non-alcoholic spirits and premixed drinks

Alcohol-free spirits and aperitifs target a fast-growing market of people who...
Curio gin on a colourful background Review

Best gin reviews – all our taste tests

We've rounded up all our gin reviews in one handy place. From flavoured...
When using a slow cooker, choose the 'low' option as much as you can. Most dishes really benefit from a slow, gentle heat to really bring out the flavours. It also means you won't need to worry if you're heading out for the day.
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