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The best-tasting hot cross buns and Easter eggs. Plus, cooking up a feast and other essentials for the long weekend.
Best hot cross buns we tasted: Aldi, Coles, Woolworths and more
We taste test supermarket and bakery hot cross buns to find the best for your table this Easter.
Hot cross bun reviews
Our team of experts test hot cross buns from Aldi, Bakers Delight, Coles, Costco, IGA and Woolworths.
The wildest hot cross bun hybrids from gin to Vegemite
From the sublime to the ridiculous, these are the most unusual hot cross buns and HXB products we've discovered.
Quality Street, Roses, Favourites, Celebrations – which chocolate box is best?
Which supermarket chocolate variety box is best for nut lovers or fruit-goo fans? Plus, we reveal the best and worst chocolates.
Kids' Easter egg taste test: which eggs and choc bunnies are the best?
CHOICE kids reveal the Easter treats they love to eat.
What’s the best dark chocolate?
We review dark chocolate from Aldi, Cadbury, Lindt, Nestle and more.
Hot cross bun ice cream – Coles vs Woolies
Spiced buns and ice cream, together at last. We put the new Easter-flavoured dessert through its paces.
Which Easter eggs are Rainforest Alliance, Fairtrade or UTZ Certified?
Before you jump in and buy your Easter eggs, find out where your chocolate comes from.
The best organic and fair trade chocolate
We put ethical chocolate on the block to see how it compares for taste.
Cooking up a feast
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How to choose the best fish for your health and the environment.
Extra virgin olive oil reviews: 23 products compared
We test and compare 25 olive oils from Australia and Europe to see if they meet 'extra virgin' standards.
Which meat thermometers are the most accurate?
We recommend the most accurate and easy to use meat thermometers.
Wall oven reviews: Fisher & Paykel, Bosch, Smeg and more
Our lab test results tell you which electric ovens cook best and are easiest to use.
Is gourmet salt better for you?
Are Himalayan and other specialty salts really any different to table salt? And do their health claims justify paying a price premium?
Kitchen stand mixer reviews
CHOICE rigorously tests the latest stand mixers from Breville, Kenwood, KitchenAid, Smeg, Sunbeam and more.
Is pre-cut fresh veg worth buying?
We weigh up the cost of convenience when buying fresh vegetables at the supermarket.
Understanding free-range meat labelling
What does the label really mean for chickens, pigs, cows and sheep?
How to buy the best tent
Need a tent for your next camping adventure? Here's how to find one that won't give you pitch panic or a soggy sleeping bag.
We test and review tents across a range of size to find which ones are most usable and easiest to put up.
How to buy the best cooler
Esky, ice box, cooler or chilly bin – whatever you call it, here's how to pick a good one.
We review coolers from Esky, Coleman, EvaKool, Techniice and more to find which ones are best at keeping food and drinks chilled.
How to buy the best mosquito repellent
It can make a huge difference to your health and your summer, so pick the right one?
We test barbecues in the CHOICE labs, including models from Weber, Ziegler & Brown, Masport, Everdure by Heston Blumenthal and more.
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Nintendo, PlayStation, Xbox – which is right for you?
How to set up your home network
A step-by-step guide to creating a home network using a wireless router to connect your home entertainment, office equipment and smart appliances.
A soundbar is a compact and cheaper alternative to a home theatre set-up for your TV.
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Gourmet food delivery services
We review popular meal delivery services for ease of ordering, freshness, recipe accuracy and more.
They may take the hassle out of choosing wine, but do wine clubs offer value for money? We pore over the pros and cons.
Food delivery service app reviews
We compare food delivery service apps including Uber Eats, Deliveroo and Menulog.
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