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It must have been done to death and I have looked in the archives but found nothing suitable so... best kitchen mixer please

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ks Thu 09-Jun-05 18:36:42

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ks Thu 09-Jun-05 18:59:19

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chicagomum Thu 09-Jun-05 19:11:20

thismisn't the best time to post, most people are feeding kids bathing etc, are you looking for a all purpose mixer or one for baby food?

Enid Thu 09-Jun-05 19:13:13

sigh..and I wasnt going to post today...

I recommend my magimix 5100 it is brill, I use it for everything.

If you mean an actual mixer then the Kenwood Chef is very good and better than the kitchen aid according to a caterer friend of mine.

ks Thu 09-Jun-05 19:20:15

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Enid Thu 09-Jun-05 19:23:44

yes deffo trying to give up. Not posting but lurking for a while. Well a big fat zero for that today

kitchen aid - hmmm I think possibly emperors new clothes

but FWIW I only have my magimix - I dont even have a blender - and cook anything and everything with it. you can make pizza dough using the plastic paddles although I tend to do bread etc by hand as I quite enjoy it.

ks Thu 09-Jun-05 19:29:57

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Enid Thu 09-Jun-05 19:31:20

magimix 5100

ks Thu 09-Jun-05 19:33:53

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kama Thu 09-Jun-05 19:39:32

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miggy Thu 09-Jun-05 19:58:13

I have the Bamix and it is fab! So handy as wall mounted so always handy but doesnt take up counter space. It alone will do basic blending/mixing stuff-gen used for liquidising soups/getting lumps out of sauces and custard/mixing powdered milk (for orphan lambs!)
I have also got a little food processor thing that just clips on the stick bit, just the right size for chopping a few veg really small, making breadcrumbs etc and so easy to wash up.
I do have a full sized food processor and a very pretty kitchen aid blender-both of which are hardly used as so much more faffy to wash up.
I have a kitchenaid mixer having had a kenwood for 10 yrs, was seduced by nigella but have to say that I think kenwood was better although not as attractive on work surface!
Just call me gadgetgirl!

FrenchGirl Thu 09-Jun-05 20:04:19

Have a Kenwood Chef and love it. My mum has had hers for probably 25 years and it's still excellent. Kitchen Aid might be prettier but I've heard they're not as good. Go for Kenwood ma chere ks. I also have a Magimix thingy and don't like it (also the plastic bit that holds the grater has managed to break, don't know how!!)

cod Thu 09-Jun-05 20:09:18

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cod Thu 09-Jun-05 20:09:48

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chicagomum Thu 09-Jun-05 20:13:51

i wasn't giving tips on when to post was just pointing out the time as a relative newcomer i don't know whose an old hand on here

michellemcmanus Thu 09-Jun-05 20:15:59

aaaaaaaaaaaaah! i know it was funny htough! ks is a really really old woman

( its me, cod)

ks Thu 09-Jun-05 20:19:18

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yoyo Thu 09-Jun-05 20:19:37

I love my Kitchenaid. Quite fancy a Magimix for chopping stuff though.

ks Thu 09-Jun-05 20:20:48

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milge Thu 09-Jun-05 22:55:28

Magimix, without a doubt. I find my mum's 30 year old Kenwood chef better for dough mixes, but Magimix wins for me - its fab. Wish i could justify upgrading from my 1997 3100 to a chrome satin 5100 - but i can't as it is still going ( and will be, no doubt for the next 20 years). Kitchen Aids are endorsed by nigella, which makes them a big no no for me.

GeorginaA Thu 09-Jun-05 22:57:49

Food processor - Moulinex, without a doubt. Just got the Ovatio Duo Press 3 and it's fab - gets used daily.

Puff Thu 09-Jun-05 23:00:25

I know this is not helpful info, but I have an original 1950's Kenwood Chef which I bought off ebay. It has all the attachments and the original book.

I am so sad because I love it and love using it !

kikidee Thu 09-Jun-05 23:03:01

A vote for a Kenwood Chef here. As well as doing the basics, it has lots of different attachments, some more useful than others. I've got the ice cream maker and citrus press attachment and it comes with a liquidiser. I've also got a handheld Braun and I find that's all I need.

norash Fri 10-Jun-05 12:16:56

Kitchen Aid! Simply Brilliant.

Enid Fri 10-Jun-05 12:22:46

mmm I wold love an oringal 1950;'s kenwood chef am jealous puff

excuse typing btut secretly posting while a t work

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