We take a look at which ovens, mixers and other baking equipment are in the Bake Off tent this year, if they're really the best around and how to kit yourself out at home for less.
Lidl and Aldi are both selling cheap £50 stand mixers to mark the return of Bake Off. Find out what you're actually getting for your money, how they compare, and whether you should snap one up
The Breville HeatSoft VFM021 hand mixer can warm ingredients as you mix, so you don't need to spend time pre-softening butter before baking a batch of cookies. Find out what we thought of it when we tried it out at home – is it really worth £70?
We compare budget steam irons from cheap brands such as Argos with expensive models from brands such as Philips to see if they're really worth the money
We reveal how cheaper and own-brand microwaves measure up to the big brands. We've found some brilliant budget models, but there are some drawbacks when you pay less
Ever inwardly groaned at the thought of having to wrestle with your heavy, unwieldy ironing board? Then this mini £4 Ikea ironing board (aka JÄLL) may be the solution for...
Want to know the best way to reheat your leftovers? Follow these simple rules for perfect microwaving, from how to arrange your food to which container to use.
Tefal have launched the IXEO QT1020 - the world's first garment steamer and steam iron in one. We try it out to see if it makes it easier than ever to keep clothes smart and fresh.
Find out whether this inflatable Aero 360 drying and ironing machine can smooth creases with the push of a button, or if it's more a hassle than a hero.
The Tefal Cake Factory KD801840 is designed to make baking easy. It uses auto programs to take the guesswork out of hundreds of baking recipes. But how does it compare to oven baking?