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dikkertjedap Sat 16-Mar-13 15:45:04

I would highly recommend the Magimix ice cream maker with built in compressor though -- REALLY impressive. Just put in a tub of nice fruit yoghurt whilst having dinner and 40 minutes later you have the most wonderful ice cream ....

stargirl1701 Sat 16-Mar-13 15:39:58

I have the Magimix 5200 XL. I really rate it. My blender died last week so I used the Magi to blend the soup and I was really happy with the results.

joandje Sat 16-Mar-13 15:35:34

Magimix is just amazing. I bought the 4200. It’s not only one of the best baby food processors, but I also use if for our own meals whenever I cook for the family. It’s been with me for quite sometime now and there are no complaints from my end.

WiseKneeHair Mon 07-Jan-13 11:42:36

Thansk everyone.
I've ordered a 4200xl.
I'll let you know what I think once I've had a play. smile

bureni Sun 06-Jan-13 22:39:17

Its a Robocop all the way, all other food processors/mixers are toys but you do pay for the quality.

dikkertjedap Sun 06-Jan-13 22:36:46

I have the 5200 XL if that helps.

dikkertjedap Sun 06-Jan-13 22:34:21

I have the Magimix. It is good if you do lots of baking, i.e. large quantities of butter icing etc. - no problem, it is very powerful.

I do find it a drawback that you cannot change its speed. Sometimes I would like to start at a low speed and then turn it up, that is not possible.

Also, I find that for bread dough it is not that brilliant. Same for pasta dough.

Also, with its accessories, it will take up quite a lot of space.

I am happy to have it though, just not sure I would buy it again.

WiseKneeHair Sun 06-Jan-13 22:24:41

Thank you both.
It's the 4200 I was looking at.
Looks like the Magimix is edging it. grin

motherofvikings Sun 06-Jan-13 21:18:45

I have a magimix 3200. I LOVE it! smile
Mind I've never had another food processor to compare it with.

WillowB Sun 06-Jan-13 21:06:50

We have the magimix (4200?). Really pleased with it. I'm not mega adventurous when it comes to cooking but it easily does the job in terms of chopping, grating, pastry/dough etc. Also has a blender mix attachment which is handy for soup & baby food.

WiseKneeHair Sun 06-Jan-13 18:26:14

Sorry, boring and I know it's been done before, but my food processor of circa 20 years duration has died a death, so I need another.
Thinking either the Magimix or Cuisinart, both about £250-270. Both look similar, with similar reviews.
Any comments anyone?


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