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Food & Drink

10 best egg poachers

Making the ultimate egg is no yolk, so find the machine that poaches to perfection

10 best cake stands

With the Great British Bake Off hitting our screens on Wednesday, we find showstopper-worthy pedestals for your creations

6 best recipe files

Get organised like a Bake Off champion and put all your show-stopping recipes in one place

12 best saucepan sets

Whether you’re looking for your first set to take to uni or want to upgrade your battered and mismatched kit for something new and shiny, we’ve got it all panned out

10 best tequilas

It’s National Tequila Day this Friday, so celebrate with Mexico’s finest export

10 best toasters

Make sure your morning slice is perfectly browned and done to your liking. We serve up a breakfast for champions

10 best balsamic vinegars

Drizzle it over salad, enjoy it with ciabatta, marinate vegetables, or use it to add depth to a sauce - this versatile staple is a cook's best friend

11 best food processors

Whizz, blend, grate and chop your way to culinary success with a multi-talented piece of machinery

11 best single-origin coffees

It’s time to wake up and smell the coffee. We sampled the single estate offerings from Ethiopia to Mexico to enliven your choice of morning beverages

10 best gins

Whether you like it shaken in your martini or stirred with a splash of tonic, we raise a glass to World Gin Day this Saturday

10 best barbecue accessories

It doesn’t take much sun to get us Brits out in our shorts, mixing the Pimms and firing up the barbecue. Here’s all you’ll need

10 best kitchen timers

Say goodbye to overdone sponge cakes and boiled-to-death veg with a well-chosen ticker

10 best children's cookbooks

Encourage the kids to don their mini chef hats and get stuck in in the kitchen with our pick of books for budding cooks

5 best Japanese whiskies

Move over Scotland, Japan can more than hold its own in the whisky stakes. Will Dean picks the best of the malts

10 best lunch boxes for adults

Tired of squashed sandwiches and leaky plastic containers? Leave your schooldays behind with our pick of grown-up boxes