Remember when your mum’s pressure cooker sat on the stove, and hissed and puffed for all it was worth? I remember how scary it seemed but also how amazing it was that things were cooked in a fraction of the time it would normally have taken.
The Russell Hobbs multi-cooker, joins the ever-growing list of multi-cookers currently on the market. At the lower price end of the market, the Russell Hobbs offers many of the functions of most of the higher end models, with the exception of the pressure cooker function.
The slow cooker has been one of the ultimate kitchen necessities for the best part of the last fifty years; when the working mum has used it as their reliable kitchen help.
Thermomix, the renowed cooking appliance is inspiring not only homemakers but professional cooks in preparing their favourite cuisine quickly and easily. Competitors have their work cut out for them but nothing is stopping them from coming up with some worthy alternatives.
These are not your standard slow cooker with low, medium, high and keep warm settings, multi-cookers are more than that. It offers multiple cooking options such as saute, slow cook, steam, boil, roast, simmer and more. Some models include pressure cooking, baking and yogurt making function.
We take a look at the best, flagship Instant Pot, the IP-DUO60 and Instant Pot IP-LUX60 as well as some of the best alternative programmable pressure cookers out there right now.
Fresh from looking at some of the best rice cookers from companies like Zojirushi, Panasonic, Instant Pot and Breville, we take a look at the more affordable, budget rice cookers. If budget and conventional slow cooker is all you need, one of these fantastic budget rice cookers will do the job.
Growing up with rice as part of the every day meal, I took very much for granted, how rice was cooked. It was only during my stint as a post-graduate student in the UK that I came to learn that rice could be cooked in so many ways.
It has been said that cooking a risotto is an art; the preparing of the beautifully rounded grains of Aborrio rice, stirred and mixed in the congruous mixture of olive oil and melted butter, swirled until each grain is a shiny translucent colour, the careful addition of seasoned stock, the gentle yet consistent and constant […]
We thought we put together all the best multi-cookers under one article for direct comparison. These are among the best multi-cookers in the market.
In our earlier post, we looked at the fascinating multi-function pot cookers – perfect for stews, casseroles, rice, soup and porridge – they offered a huge range of versatility. Here we compare another style of multi-cookers – the pan-based version which come with their own entire range of functionalities.
So here’s a riddle for you…what amazing device will allow you to pressure cook, slow cook, pressure and non-pressure steam, make porridge, yoghurt and cook rice – not all at once of course?