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 tea maker and kettle review

The latest kettle that also brews the perfect cup of tea.

4 Jun 2010 | If you enjoy a good cup of tea, you're sure to find your perfect brew with this tea maker and kettle.


Sunbeam Glass Kettle review

The latest kettle has a glassy design, but at a cost.

7 Mar 2010 | Is it worth sacrificing ease of use for style when buying your next kettle?

chocolate fountains

Chocolate fountains quick review

These chocolate fountains are better in theory than in practice.

18 Nov 2009 | Given the mess it creates, a chocolate fountain isn't something you'll be bringing out for every occasion.


Children's appliances review

They may not be enough to keep your children interested in cooking once the novelty has worn off.

4 Nov 2009 | These gadgets can be a good way to get children into the kitchen, but be prepared to compromise on taste.

Food steamer

Food steamer reviews

Electric food steamers do what they claim, but which do it best?

7 Sep 2009 | Are steamers any healthier than other ways to steam food? CHOICE tested 15, looking at their ease of use and performace.

Shuttle Chef

Thermos Shuttle Chef quick review

Energy-efficient and portable, this slow cooker is handy at home and outdoors.

12 Feb 2009 | The Thermos Shuttle Chef consists of a steel cooking pot that fits inside an insulated outer pot.


Kitchen scales reviews

We put electronic and mechanical kitchen scales to the test.

5 Oct 2008 | If you’re the kind of cook who likes to work from a recipe then a good set of kitchen scales can be a real asset.

Health grill

Health grill reviews

They’re marketed as a healthy way to cook, but do you really need one?

17 Sep 2008 | Health grills, which started to appear on the kitchen scene in the '90s, generally make claims to reduce both cooking time and the amount of fat and oil in your food.

Tefal ActiFry

Tefal ActiFry quick review

Can you cook deliciously crispy, golden chips with only a spoonful of oil?

3 Sep 2008 | The TEFAL ActiFry cooks food with hot air and minimal oil, claiming to make crunchy fried chips with fewer calories.


Kitchen benchtops buying guide

Showing the way through the choice of kitchen benchtop materials.

1 Jul 2008 | The kitchen is often described as the heart of the family home. No longer just a place for cooking and washing-up, it’s become one of the key entertaining areas.

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