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.
Reusable coffee cups - on test

Reusable coffee cups - on test

Do your bit for the environment while getting your caffeine fix by investing in a reusable cup.
The best slow cookers for 2018

The best slow cookers for 2018

Come rain or shine, we love using slow cookers to save time and effort. We've picked our top buys.
The best kit for making jam and chutney

The best kit for making jam and chutney

Gadgets for making your very own jam or chutney with seasonal fruit and veg.
10 top tips for using a slow cooker

10 top tips for using a slow cooker

Expert advice on getting the very best results from slow-cooked recipes.
The best gins for 2018

The best gins for 2018

Get the tonic on standby – we've picked our 10 favourite bottles of gin.

Summer reviews

Ice cream machine on white background Review

Best ice cream makers – on test

Weber smokey joe barbecue on white background Review

Best portable barbecues 2018

Portable barbecues are a convenient middle ground between hefty grills and...
Grillslinger gadget on white background Guide

Best barbecue gadgets – on test

Grill with skill by reading our review of the best accessories for your summer...
Vegan ice cream tub on white background Review

Best vegan ice cream taste test

These five dairy-free ice creams were deemed the most delicious in our BBC Good...

The best investment kit

Silver and copper microwave Review

5 best microwaves of 2018

On test: the best food processors Review

Best food processors

Save yourself time and elbow grease whether blitzing up a sauce, dough, soup or...
Review

Best bread makers - on test

Can a machine make your life (and loaf) easier? The BBC Good Food on-test team...
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...
The best bullet blenders on test Review

The best bullet blenders on test

Individual blitz-and-go blenders for making juices and smoothies are a huge hit...
When buying a new blade, you should be able to feel weight in the knife but it shouldn’t be heavy. Blade-to-handle balance is important for good control and for the true feeling that the knife is an extension of the hand.