Be your own masterchef with these high-tech kitchen helpers that will elevate the look of your countertop
Best Rice Cooker
Zojirushi 0.5L Rice Cooker NL-BGQ05 For consistently fluffy and tasty rice, this compact rice cooker heats the inner pot on three sides, cooking grains at the optimal temperature depending on your chosen setting.
Best Hand Blender
Braun MultiQuick 9 Hand Blender MQ 9037X Its new and improved blade technology, together with a more intuitive power control and larger cutting zone mean you can blitz even the hardest ingredients more effortlessly.
Best Food Processor
Bosch MultiTalent Food Processor MCM68861GB Breeze through food preparation, including slicing and chopping large amounts of ingredients, with this food processor that has over 50 different functions to suit your needs.
Cuckoo CRP-HN1054F Whip up a variety of dishes in less time with this advanced pressure cooker, which boasts 14 cooking functions, from regular steamed rice to soup, porridge and even roasts.
Best Kitchen Mixer
Kenwood Chef XL Titanium Kitchen Machine KVL8300S With over 20 optional attachments, this kitchen workhorse does all the heavy lifting from kneading to mincing, all in a polished stainless steel body.
Most Innovative Kitchen Appliance
Thermomix TM5 This revolutionary machine combines a multitude of kitchen tasks, from weighing to blending, chopping and cooking, and has a touchscreen control panel with recipe guides.
Philips Avance Collection Blender HR3658/01 Advanced blending technology blends ingredients more finely, thus releasing more nutrients in smoothies that you can make directly in the tumbler.
Best Compact Kitchen Mixer
KitchenAid Artisan Mini 3.5 Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer 5KSM3311XB Smaller and lighter than the regular KitchenAid mixer, but with the same amount of power and is ideal for homes with less space.
Best Built-In Oven
Brandt Multifunction Plus Pyrolytic Oven with AutoCook BXP6577X Select from nine preset recipes and let this oven automatically programme the optimal setting for you. It also uses residual heat to clean itself in under an hour.