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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.
23 essential pieces of baking equipment

23 essential pieces of baking equipment

The ultimate gadget checklist for baking lovers.
The best bundt cake tins

The best bundt cake tins

Specialist, shaped cake tins for people who love baking. Here are the top options.
The best bread makers on test

The best bread makers on test

We review this corner-cutting gizmo for loaf lovers.
The best cake tins

The best cake tins

Read our comprehensive guide to cake tins, plus find recipe inspiration.
The best hand mixers

The best hand mixers

This electronic gadget will make speedy work of core baking tasks. See our product recommendations.

Gadget reviews

Risotto in a pan with a wooden spoon Guide

13 best student kitchen essentials

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...
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...
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 best blenders on test

Whizz the day away by investing in a quality blender to make light work of...
Silver and copper microwave Review

Best microwaves 2019

Whether you're making curry in a hurry or mash in a flash, invest in a...
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 busy in 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...
The best bullet blenders on test Review

Best smoothie blenders 2019

Individual blitz-and-go bullet blenders for making juices and smoothies are a...
Review

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

Bottle of Real kombucha on a white background Review

The best kombucha to buy 2019

Five cans of gin and tonic on a geometric background Review

The best G&T in a can

Pre-mixed, canned gin & tonic – also affectionately known as 'gin...
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...
Cans of wine on a yellow and pink block colour background Review

11 best canned wines – our top white, rosé, red and spritzers

Forget bottles – these days it's all about wine in a can. Read our...
Best vodka – taste tested Review

Best vodka – taste tested

Love drinking vodka? Read our review of the top 10 buys, from experimental...
French pink gin on white background Review

The best pink gin 2019

Flavoured with ingredients like rhubarb and raspberry, pink gin is far from...
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...
Curio samphire gin Review

Best gins to buy as gifts 2019

If you're searching for the perfect gin to give as a present, Joel and Neil...
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...
Bottle of Adnams Ghost ship on white background Review

Best non-alcoholic and low-alcohol beer 2019

We taste tested non-alcoholic and low-alcohol beer, from lager and pale ale to...
Monte Rosso on white background Review

Best non-alcoholic and low-alcohol drinks 2019

We've picked our favourite no-alcohol and low-alcohol alternatives to booze...
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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