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What’s the best flour for making pizza dough?

What’s the best flour for making pizza dough?

Find out if 00 flour, plain flour or strong white flour will help you to make the best pizza dough possible, tips for making great pizza at home, and how which flour you choose could impact how your pizza turns out.

Which kitchen scales are the most accurate?

Which kitchen scales are the most accurate?

What is the best type of kitchen scale for cooking? We tested a range of scales, including jug, balance, mechanical and digital scales to find out which are the most reliable.

Is it worth getting an ice cream maker?

Is it worth getting an ice cream maker?

Self-freezing cream makers can set you back a few hundred pounds but they do offer you a large variety of frozen treats you can freshly make at home. The key question is, are they worth it?

What’s the best way to sharpen my chef’s knife?

What’s the best way to sharpen my chef’s knife?

We explain how to check if your chef's knife is dull and run through how best to sharpen it, plus what you need to know about using a sharpener compared with a whetstone.

What we learned when we lab tested 10 new cooker hoods

What we learned when we lab tested 10 new cooker hoods

We put cooker hoods from some of the biggest brands through the same tests - and found big differences between the best and the worst.

Five tips to get strong griddle lines on food using a griddle pan

Five tips to get strong griddle lines on food using a griddle pan

Our griddle pans have given us lots of insight into how to cook with a griddle pan. Find out how to heat a griddle pan, how much oil or butter use, optimum timings for each food and what equipment is best to use, so you can produce beautiful, well-cooked food.

Five expert tips for buying and using your chef’s knife

Five expert tips for buying and using your chef’s knife

There's a number of things to consider when trying to find the right chef's knife for cooking, including blade size, grip, style of knife, composition and sharpness. Find out what we learned when testing chef's knives and knife sharpeners.

Pancake Day 2021: how to stop your frying pan from letting you down

Pancake Day 2021: how to stop your frying pan from letting you down

Perfect pancakes need a non-stick frying pan that cooks evenly, has a tough, effective non-stick coating and is easy to clean. Here's how to buy the best.

Pressure cookers are shedding their bad reputation

Pressure cookers are shedding their bad reputation

Don't be intimidated. Modern stove-top and electric pressure cookers have clever safety features built in to make pressure cooking simple and non-scary.

Beyond chips: six must-try air fryer recipe ideas

Beyond chips: six must-try air fryer recipe ideas

From pizza to baked potatoes, you can do a whole lot more with an air fryer than you might think. We've rounded up some air fryer recipe ideas to inspire you.

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