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    Sage Tea Maker (by Heston Blumenthal) review

    By 10 July 2013

    How important is a good cup of tea to you? Are you one of those people who boils a kettle, dumps in a teabag, squeezes it a few times with your teaspoon before slashing in some milk and maybe adding some sugar? Or are you a bit more refined than that?...

  • Online 4 out of 5

    Morphy Richards Accents Black Traditional Kettle review

    By 14 December 2010

    Anyone who thinks a kettle is just a kettle is not a person who should buy a Morphy Richards. In a world of plastic water boiling jugs for a fiver, the retro styled Accents model from this UK-based kitchenware company is a refreshing alternative. Not...

  • Online 2.5 out of 5

    Casa Bugatti Vera Kettle review

    By 29 October 2009

    The appliance brand has absolutely nothing to do with super cars, but is the Casa Bugatti kettle the Veyron of the kitchen or just another overpriced worktop ornament? Kettles have been getting technical of late – rapid boiling elements, clever water...

  • Online 4 out of 5

    Breville Variable Temperature Kettle review

    By 10 August 2009

    We all like a good cup of tea don’t we? As tea aficionados only know too well though, heating the water to the wrong temperature can mean the difference between a good and bad cuppa. So can the Variable Temperature Kettle from sandwich toastie maker...