Summer-loving kitchen gadgets

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  • Our favourite new machines - from juicers to spiralisers - help you prepare the perfect hot-weather food and drink, from crisp salads to barbecue burgers, fresh juices and cooling sorbets and ices

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    Vitamin-rich juices

    Smeg, £449.99

    The Slow Juicer SJF01 is designed to squeeze the optimal amount of goodness from fresh fruit and vegetables, with no need to remove nutrient-rich skin. It slowly crushes ingredients, generating less heat in the process, to produce maximum fresh and flavourful, top-quality juice.

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    Super-healthy smoothies

    Lakeland, £99.99

    The powerful 600W motor and cyclonic action of the Nutribullet Graphite pulverises fruits, vegetables, seeds and nuts to make deliciously nutritious, lump-free smoothies in 10 seconds. It comes with a choice of blades, cups and re-sealable lids, recipes and a nutrition guide to help you enjoy your favourite flavour combinations.

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    Summer salads

    Kenwood, £44.99

    Get creative with the launch of the UK’s first Electric Spiralizer. From courgettes and cucumbers to beetroot and broccoli, this gadget swiftly and easily converts fresh vegetables and even hard fruits into a variety of spirals, noodles and ribbons, thanks to its choice of cutting cones. Perfect for tempting, healthy and lighter summer meals.

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    Creamiest ice cream

    John Lewis, £64.99

    Make all kinds of frozen delights in about 25 minutes in this Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker ICE30BCU, including sorbets, frozen drinks and velvety smooth ice creams. Simply freeze the 2L bowl overnight (or keep it in the freezer so that it is always ready for use), then add your ingredients and switch on the mixing paddle.


    Chef-style burgers

    KitchenAid, £85

    Enjoy the barbecue season and know what goes into your burgers by mincing the meat yourself. The Food Grinder attachment to the Artisan 4.8L stand mixer, £399.99, makes light work of mincing and grinding meat, as well as fish, vegetables, nuts, cheese and firm-fleshed fruit. It comes with coarse and fine stainless steel grinding plates and a food stomper.

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