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 flavoured gins for 2018

The best flavoured gins for 2018

From traditional sloe to rhubarb gin and many more unusual varieties – discover our top 10.
Best kids' lunchboxes

Best kids' lunchboxes

Browse our top container picks for stylish packed lunches for all ages.
Best juicers

Best juicers

Find a juicer to suit your needs and your budget by reading our review of top buys.
Best baking utentils

Best baking utentils

Inspired by The Great British Bake Off? Read up on our essential kitchen buys for bakers.
Best non-stick frying pans

Best non-stick frying pans

A good frying pan is an absolute must. Read up on the best non-stick versions.

The best investment kit

Silver and copper microwave Review

5 best microwaves of 2018

The best slow cookers and how to use them Guide

The best slow cookers for 2018

Slow cookers are making a comeback, so we've been busy in the Good Food...
Review

Best food mixers 2018

If you love baking, a stand mixer is an ideal investment. They're also good...
Green smoothies in a glass Guide

Best juicers 2018

Convenience, size and ease of cleaning are key considerations when choosing a...
On test: the best food processors Review

Best food processors 2018

Save yourself time and elbow grease, whether you're blitzing up a sauce,...

Kitchen basics

Le Creuset light blue square griddle pan on white background Review

Best griddle pans 2018

The best spice grinders on test Review

Best spice grinders 2018

If you like cooking with spices, you'll know all too well the importance of...
On test: The five best chopping boards Review

Best chopping boards – on test

A good chopping board is essential in the kitchen, but which is right for you?...
School of Wok wok on white background Review

Best woks – on test

From traditional carbon steel and wood, to cutting edge non-stick technology...
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Best pestle & mortars – on test

The mortar and pestle are ancient tools that no modern kitchen should be...
When buying a new blade, you should be able to feel weight in the knife without it being heavy. Blade-to-handle balance is important for good control and for the true feeling that the knife is an extension of the hand.