Hot in the kitchen: the top gadgets

Panasonic Automatic Breadmaker
This is the Rolls-Royce of bread-makers. It comes with a diamond-tipped kneading blade and non stick surface that will create delicious loaves from scratch.
£119.99, currys.co.uk

DeLonghi Icona 310.R
This espresso-maker not only looks great in your kitchen (especially in fire-engine red), it also makes a knockout espresso. It is simple to use – put ground coffee in the top and hit go.
£149.95, johnlewis.com

HAPIfork
If will-power alone isn't helping you lose weight, enlist the help of your cutlery. If you're eating too much too fast, the HAPIfork will notify you by softly vibrating.
Price: tbc, hapilabs.com

SousVide Supreme
SousVide Supreme promises to deliver real depth of flavour. Seal your seasoned food in a bag, submerge it in the 9 litre bath and you’re good to go.
£349.99, Selfridges.com

Samsung Four Door Refrigerator
Your fridge can put ice cubes in your drink, but what about bubbles? Samsung have teamed up with SodaStream to create a fridge that dispenses sparkling water.
Price: tbc, samsung.com

5 Magimix Vision
Sick of eating marmalade on charcoal? Look no further than the 5 Magimix Vision. With transparent sides, you can tell when your toast is just right.
£160, houseoffraser.co.uk

Vitamix 5200
The Vitamix 5200 is one powerful blender. Whether you are blending smoothies, dicing onions or making breadcrumbs, this won’t let you down. The sound could bug some.
£469.99, amazon.co.uk

Gorenje iChef +
Thanks to the iChef + you will never have to worry about burning your food or ensuring consistent quality when entertaining for large numbers. It comes with a touch screen display offering a choice of 65 pre-set recipes to choose from. Select your choice and the oven does the rest, ensuring the same results every time.
Price yet to be released, gorenje.co.uk

Avance Collection Table Grill
Want the BBQ taste but without the hassle? All you need to do is place food in the middle and allow the grill to infuse it with wine, smoke and herb flavours from reservoirs in the back.
£95, phillips.co.uk

Thermomix Blender TM31
If you’re a fan of MasterChef you have probably come across the Thermomix TM31 blender. The gadget, which is already proving a hit with leading chefs, cooks, weighs, grates, steams, kneads and minces food. Add water and washing liquid and it washes itself too.
£885, ukthermomix.com