What is the best garlic press

The humble garlic press has one thing in life to do and that’s to crush garlic but there is a divide on whether to use one or not.

There are some cooks that argue the press produces garlic extract with a a huge difference in flavour, while others view the press as suspect and completely avoid it.

In its favour the garlic press is a very handy device that gives you a uniformed minced garlic that’s much smaller than we could achieve by hand. Continue reading What is the best garlic press

Which is the best Egg Poacher for Poaching eggs

 

The humble egg is a very versatile food. You can fry it, boil it, scramble it and even eat it roar but we are going to look at poaching an egg using an egg poacher.

If you’re a traditionalist you know that cracking an egg into boiling water is the way to go  but  it can be tricky so we’ve selected some gadgets to help you get that perfectly poached egg without the hassle. Continue reading Which is the best Egg Poacher for Poaching eggs

Which is the best carving tray for cutting meat

Have you ever tried to carve your Sunday roast on an ordinary plate finding it difficult to do a proper job as the meat slips and slides?

What you need is a proper carving tray with spikes to hold the meat in place.

It makes it so much easier and you can buy them as a meat carving tray in metal or plastic or a wooden carving board with spikes both of which will make your life a lot easier.

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Which is the best knife sharpener to buy

After a while your knives will go blunt and cutting and slicing gets harder and harder.

To get your knives back to tip top condition you need to sharpen them and this is were a knife sharpener comes into its own.

They are simple to use and range from a simply manual knife sharpener were you run the knife up and down or back and forth using human power to get a sharp edge or you can buy one that uses the power of electricity that has grinding wheels to take all the effort to get a sharp edge. Continue reading Which is the best knife sharpener to buy

Best microwave oven plate cover

How many times have you cooked or warmed food in your microwave oven only to find the inside covered in food as your your food explodes and spits everywhere.

You then have to clean the oven which although not that hard to do it is a bit of an inconvenience.

There is a solution and that’s a plate cover. Ok this still gets splattered in food but it’s a lot easier to clean than the oven and they are cheap. Continue reading Best microwave oven plate cover

What are the best splatter guards for frying pans

If you love frying food in your frying pan but hate the fact it spits oil or fat all over the place then you may be interested in buying a splatter guard.

A splatter guard is placed over the frying pan to prevent unwanted splashes from the pan whilst frying at a high temperature.

Not only does it stop it spitting at you it also stops it covering your cooker/hob, walls and worktops with oil/fat making it easier to clean up after cooking. Continue reading What are the best splatter guards for frying pans