Reviews

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.
The best home gym equipment

The best home gym equipment

Our round-up of the best weights, exercise balls, mats and more.
The best fitness trackers for exercise lovers

The best fitness trackers for exercise lovers

Our review of wrist watches for tracking your steps.
The best smoothie makers for blitzing blended drinks

The best smoothie makers for blitzing blended drinks

Invest in a machine now and save on shop-bought smoothies in the long run.
The best recipe boxes tried and tested

The best recipe boxes tried and tested

We put top brands like Gousto, Simply Cook and Hello Fresh to the test.
The best air fryers

The best air fryers

We get to grips with a gadget that 'fries' food using hot air.

Gadget reviews

Lakeland soup maker with green soup inside Review

The best soup makers tried and tested

Slow cooker beef stew served in a bowl with two slow cookers in background Guide

The best slow cookers and how to use them

Discover our top slow cookers, plus recipes and practical cookery advice. We...
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...
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...
Hard anodized non-stick pressure cooker on a white background Review

The best pressure cookers tried and tested

Read our review of the top pressure cookers on the market, including Instant...
Person chopping a courgette and other vegetables with a knife block in background Review

The best knife sets for key kitchen tasks

Sharpen up your skills in the kitchen with a good set of knives. We've put...
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...
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...
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 makers for blitzing blended drinks

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

The best stand mixers for baking lovers

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

The best food processors tried and tested

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

The best rice cookers for making perfectly fluffy grains

Need an easy way to cook rice? We've reviewed simple electric cookers and...

Drinks reviews

Everleaf spirit served in a wine glass with soda Review

The best non-alcoholic spirits and premixed drinks

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...
Monte Rosso on white background Review

The best non-alcoholic and low-alcohol drinks taste tested

We've picked our favourite no-alcohol and low-alcohol alternatives to booze...
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...
Whisky highball with a bottle of whisky in the background Review

The best whisky from around the world: single malts and blends

Whisky – or whiskey, depending on where it's from – is a...
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, taste tested

Flavoured with fruit like rhubarb and raspberry, pink gin is an on-trend spirit...
Best vodka – taste tested Review

Best vodka – taste tested

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

The best champagne taste tested

We put our wine expert to the test in order to find the best bottles of...
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...
Prosecco bottle on white background Review

The best prosecco, taste tested

Italian prosecco is as popular a choice of fizz as traditional champagne or...
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...
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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