By Wares May 02, 2017 Small domestic appliances

A round-up of some of the latest local and international small domestic appliances category news.

Breville Small Domestic Appliances

Breville continues its strong momentum into 2017 with a big new range of premium appliances launched just in time for Mother’s Day. So, what’s cooking?

The Perfect Press with Crush Control Counterweight Hinge (BSG600BSS): How do you toast and melt without squishing? Lighten the load! Some sandwich press top plates weigh up to 2kgs but The Perfect Press has a crush control counterweight hinge for much less pressure so you get crisp toast outside while everything else stays uncrushed and fluffy inside.

Toast & Roast Pro Convection Oven with Rotisserie (LOV560SIL): This convection oven with rotisserie ensures meats are succulent and evenly cooked, while grill and bake functions make golden melts.

The Steam Zone (BFS800BSS): The 40cm cooking tray can be used to steam large ingredients like whole fish; alternatively the two stainless steel steaming baskets with independent cooking controls mean different ingredients can be ready at the same time. Combines the purity of BPA-free parts and all stainless steel cooking surfaces. Powerful 2200W and a rapid start function ensure food is cooked evenly and quickly.

The One Precision Poacher (BEG800SIL): Now you really can have all your eggs in one basket! Simply select the preferred egg type and texture to get perfectly steamed, poached, boiled or scrambled eggs every time. You can also get consistent creamy texture using Sous Vide or Eggspert methods with precise temperature control and explore the versatility of foods other than eggs with variable temperature and time.

Cuisinart Precision Master Stand Mixer

Slipping one of the optional attachments onto the powered accessory port turns the Cuisinart Precision Master Stand Mixer into a homemade pasta maker, a meat grinder, or a fresh fruit frozen dessert and ice cream maker.
Available in red, white or brushed chrome, it has a 500W motor for the big jobs and a 5.2L stainless steel bowl to mix enough batter for 5 dozen cookies or stir 6 cups of dry ingredients. Included with the mixer are a Chef’s whisk, flat mixing paddle, dough hook and splash guard. Optional attachments include; Pasta Roller & Cutter for fettucini, spaghetti & lasagne; Pasta Extruder for macaroni etc; Frozen Dessert/Ice-cream bowl and Grinder for meat and vegetables.

George Foreman Veggie Spiralizer

Aiming to ride the trend of healthy eating and reducing carbohydrates, powered by its 300W DC motor the new George Foreman Veggie Spiralizer rapidly turns vegetables into zucchini noodles, carrot pasta, vegetable ribbons, slices or spirals. Four dishwasher safe blades create thin noodles, thick noodles, thick slice ribbons and a wavy cut. Plus it has a 65mm wide chute and 1.35L container capacity.

Sunbeam Crockpots & Slow Cookers

Sunbeam is adding a trio of new crockpots to its range this month. Starting at the top with the CHP700 Sauté & Slow Cooker, you can place it directly on to all cook tops (including induction) to sauté ingredients before slow cooking, it has programmable digital controls, includes recipes, is dishwasher and oven safe, and has an auto keep warm function. Plus it comes with four weeks of Prep, Set & Forget recipes, and a 12-month replacement guarantee. The DuraCeramic coated pot means faster cooking with increased durability.

The CHP450 Lift & Serve Slow Cooker (photo above), offers a hinged lid, 5.7L capacity for 5-6 servings, includes four weeks of Prep, Set & Forget recipes, is dishwasher and oven safe, has a keep warm function and comes with a 12-month replacement guarantee.

Then there’s the CHP200 Traditional Slow Cooker. With a 3.5L capacity it serves 2-4 people, includes four weeks of Prep, Set & Forget recipes, is also dishwasher and oven safe, has a keep warm function and comes with a 12-month replacement guarantee.

Braun MultiQuick 9 Hand Blender

The new MultiQuick 9 hand blender features unique, world-first ACTIVEBlade technology, where the blades move up and down to blend even the hardest foods with much less effort. The innovative moveable blades also mean far finer blending on the toughest jobs, allowing cooks to be more creative and flair with a touch of coconut, ginger, dark chocolate, almonds etc. Other key features: the EasyClick system Plus design makes changing attachments as easy as one click; SPLASHControl technology means no mess; the POWERBell Plus extended cutting area allows faster more efficient blending. Braun’s unique Smart Speed Technology allows intuitive adjustment of the efficient 1000W motor, which makes the MultiQuick 9 Braun’s most powerful hand blender.


Nespresso Essenza Mini Coffee Maker

Launched amid much colour in March, the new Essenza Mini is tiny, easy to use and offers a minimalist style. The Essenza Mini comes equipped with two programmable buttons to prepare an Espresso or Lungo and goes into low energy mode after three minutes of non-use, with automatic power off after nine minutes. There are both Breville (right) and Délonghi (left) versions of Essenza Mini, each with their own unique colours and styling differences.

Kenwood kMix Range

Available this month, Kenwood’s new kMix range of premium food prep and breakfast products come in stylish, contemporary design and timeless colours (Spicy Red, Rich Black, Fresh Cream and Cool White).

The kMix Stand Mixer has a contemporary and chic exterior with a glass bowl for an elegant edge. Baking tools like the K-Beater, whisk and dough hook allow those who enjoy experimenting with different ingredients to create flavoured breads or show-stopping cakes and pavlovas.

The kMix Blender boasts a ThermoResist glass goblet and stainless steel blades for improved blending and ice crushing, this powerful blender makes creating tasty and original drinks, colourful soups and mouth-watering sauces extremely convenient.

The elegant kMix Toaster comes in four and two slice versions and also boasts bagel, reheat and defrost functions. Companion products are the 1.7L kMix Kettle and 1.6L kMix Variable Temperature Kettle which has an intuitive temperature control for the perfect brew for coffee or herbal tea.

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