Kitchen appliances

Independent and trusted reviews, tests and buying guides to compare prices and performance of kitchen appliances such as kettles, juicers, cooking utensils and bakeware.


Breville Sous Vide first look

A cooking technique that cooks foods perfectly, but is it a kitchen necessity?

8 Oct 2012 | Sous Vide is a cooking technique that requires foods to be vacuum packed and heated at controlled temperatures over a period of time.


Vitamix first look

The Vitamix is said to make healthy living easy and claims to replace 10 kitchen appliances

27 Sep 2012 | It can juice, cook, freeze, blend, chop, grind and also has a self-cleaning function


Breville Fresh Keeper first look

This appliance allows you to vacuum pack your food at home.

24 Sep 2012 | Breville now has a food sealing device in their range, to complement its Sous Vide appliance.


Philips QuickClean Juicer first look

Philips claims that this juicer is so easy to clean that it can be done in under a minute.

14 Sep 2012 | The QuickClean Juicer is a very good performer overall and is definitely one to consider if you’re looking for lots of juice.


Soup makers home test

CHOICE member Winsome Hall tests three soup makers.

21 Jun 2012 | Homemade soups are a winter favourite, and having a warm, quick and healthy meal on the table is always welcome.


Sunbeam FoodSaver first look

Keep your food fresh and vacuum-packed at home.

28 Mar 2012 | Sunbeam has a range of food-sealing devices. We tested their cheapest to see if it lives up to its claims.


Thermochef first look

How does the Thermochef stack up against its famous rival, the Thermomix?

25 Jan 2012 | The Thermochef performed well, but how does it stack up against its rival, the Thermomix?


Black and Stone multi-purpose cooker first look

This all-in-one appliance is great for busy people.

21 Dec 2011 | This eight-function cooker has settings for steaming, baking, and slow cooking.

Sandwich press

Sandwich press reviews

A sandwich press is a handy appliance if you like cafe-style lunches

21 Sep 2011 | Our latest test reveals which sandwich makers will easily turn your favourite sangers into mouthwatering snacks.


Philips Viva Collection Airfryer first look

CHOICE looks into the new air fryer to see if it the benefits are worth the cost.

13 Jul 2011 | The Philips Airfryer promotes itself as a healthy alternative to traditional deep frying.

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