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 soup makers

The best soup makers

This corner-cutting kitchen gadget produces restaurant-style silky soup in minutes.
The best slow cookers

The best slow cookers

Slow cookers are a game-changer on the convenience front. Discover our best buys.
The best craft whisky

The best craft whisky

We taste tested artisan whisky to bring you our best buys.
The best cake tins

The best cake tins

We've been busy baking to bring you our top tins, from sandwich to bundt.
Instant Pot Duo review

Instant Pot Duo review

Is this all-in-one machine worth the hype? Find recipes and tips in our comprehensive review.

Investment kit, tried and tested

Silver and copper microwave Review

Best microwaves 2019

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...
On test: the best food processors Review

Best food processors 2019

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

Best food mixers 2019

If you love baking, a stand mixer is an ideal investment. They're also good...
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...
On test: The five best blenders Review

Best blenders – on test

Whizz the day away by investing in a quality blender to make light work of...
The best bullet blenders on test Review

Best smoothie blenders 2019

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

Drinks reviews

Monte Rosso on white background Review

Best non-alcoholic and low-alcohol drinks 2019

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...
Red wine flavoured gin on white background Review

The best flavoured gins for 2019

From rhubarb gin and traditional sloe to many more unusual varieties, read our...
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 whisky – taste tested   Review

Best whisky

Whisky – or whiskey – is a complex spirit with bags of flavour. We...
Best vodka – taste tested Review

Best vodka – taste tested

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