Instead, reach for a hand blender. The BEST hand blender. A hand (or stick) blender is comprised of a hand-grip and a removable dishwasher-safe shaft that houses a fast spinning star blade specifically designed for mushing stuff up. . Our first choice is the uncompromisingly monikered Bosch MSM88160GB ,... Best table-top blenders Best stand mixers How to buy the best hand blender The key uses for hand blenders are whipping up the odd single-serve smoothie and reducing stewed fish veg and meat to soup. Hand blenders are also exceedingly useful for the preparation of small amounts of.
Long gone are the days when the only means of making lump-free soups, sauces, dips and smoothies was with a manual whisk or wooden spoon. Thanks to advances in technology over the last 50 years, someone invented blenders and made them small enough to hold in one hand. And it doesn’t stop there, with many of today’s stick blenders doing much more besides, thanks to their rich array of attachments that whisk, beat, slice, dice, mash and more. Yet these multi-tasking machines take up very space in your kitchen and require a lot less washing up than the likes of a jug blender or food processor. But with stick blenders ranging from £25 to £300, how much do you really need to spend on one. How to choose the right hand blender for you How much should I spend.
Our pick of the best kitchen gadgets we’ve tested will help you kit out your kitchen with the most useful, reliable gadgets money can buy.The kitchen is the hub of most households, so it’s important to buy the best gadgets and appliances that will stand up to regular use.We’ve individually tested and reviewed every product in this roundup to make sure it’s up to our high standards. There are all sorts to consider, from fridges, dishwashers and blenders, to kettles, toasters and coffee...
Preparation time: 80 minutesCooking time: 40 minutes + 30 minutes chillingTotal time: 2 hours 30 minutes 60 minutes 60 minutes 30 minutesServes: 30IngredientsFOR THE SPICED ORANGE GINGERBREAD (HOUSE)600g plain flour, plus extra to dust4 tsp ground ginger2½ tsp ground cinnamon2 tsp bicarbonate of soda250g salted butter, slightly softened and diced3 medium Waitrose British Blacktail Free Range Egg yolks200g light muscovado sugar6 tbsp golden syrupFinely grated zest of 1 orangeFOR THE CHOCOLATE...
Here at Gear Diary, we know that your gear extends beyond just your smartphone and tablet. Once in a while, you sometimes like to get outside and see the sun, as you’ve heard it’s quite nice. Or maybe you know someone who does this thing called “exercise”, and you need some gift ideas.Either way, we’ve got you covered with our official Health and Fitness Gift Guide for 2017!Tech gear:Fitbit: Yea, everyone and their brother has one. But if anyone on your list doesn’t yet, or they’re still...
CERTAIN kitchen tools are so utterly simple yet utilitarian in design that modern technology has not dared tamper with them; it would be like trying to redesign the egg. The wire whisk is one of them. This indispensable implement might rightly be called the chef's third hand, so often is it employed during food preparation. The configuration of intersecting wire loops that forms the head of a whisk is perfectly suited to its tasks, which...