Cool Kitchen Gadgets for Christmas

Lakeland Slow Cooker

Spending time in the kitchen, cooking up a storm, is something you either love or hate. For every lover of the slow cooked, take-your-time type of approach, there are about a dozen people who'd rather have something quick and tasty (and if you're like me, with a minimum amount of dishes to do … [Read more...]

Tefal OptiGrill – Steak-Baking Made Easy

The new OptiGrill, from Tefal

The people at Tefal have been very busy bees ; they've brought out a whole new rash of products, from saucepans to steam generators. Also new is the OptiGrill, a grill that makes cooking so ridiculously easy, you don't have to do an awful lot to produce brilliant-quality food in the comfort of … [Read more...]

Kitchen geek: baking

Natural History Museum cookie cutters

Believe it or not, baking is a science.  A delicious science, but a science all the same. The process is irreversible, just like a chemical reaction, and you need to have pretty exact quantities of all ingredients to avoid making a total mess. Despite this, the making of baked goods still … [Read more...]

Star Wars gubbins you don’t really need

Mick Jabba The Hut Cup

You don't really need a load of Star Wars guff for your house. But "need" and "want" are two TOTALLY different things. I mean, I "need" a dental check, but you don't see me posting pictures of teeth on my Pinterest page, do you? No. So without further ado, here's a round up of all the good Star … [Read more...]

Tefal Actifry. Dork Review

tefalactifry

Diets suck. Cutting out all the good stuff, eating salad and counting calories is a seriously boring way to spend your time. But for many of us, it's essential to keep an eye on our food, to ensure we don't end up shopping in the tent section of Argos. One way of doing that is by altering the … [Read more...]