Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Cauliflower Pizza, Von Shef 750W Food Processor Review And Competition Ends 16/09

Cauliflower pizza is a modern alternative to traditional pizza for those that want to cut down on their carbs. I was intrigued to how it would taste so I decided to give it a go. There are a few different versions of this recipe, so this is my take on cauliflower pizza.

Now one thing you really need to rice the cauliflower is a food processor, so I thought this was the perfect chance to try out my new Von Shef 750W food processor which was gifted to me for an honest review.

My initial thought on the food processor is that the black matt finish is really smart. My kitchen is black and white and it fits in perfectly with the decor. The second thing that is that it has suckers on the bottom of the food processor so it stays put when you use it and won't move at all. 


So I decided to make my first recipe with the Von Shef food processor, this cauliflower pizza recipe below. I've seen this recipe all lover the Internet so I thought I would try it.

Cauliflower Pizza Recipe




Ingredients

1 medium cauliflower
2 eggs
2 tablespoons parmesan
3 tablespoons mozzarella plus extra for topping
1 tsp dried basil
1/2 tsp dried oregano
2 garlic cloves finely minced
any of your desired toppings

Method


1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Centigrade or 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. Cut the cauliflower up into florets, discard the stalk and the green leaves.

3. Put the cauliflower in the food processor with an S blade, and use the pulse setting until it resembles rice. You will probably need to do this in 2 or 3 batches. If you do not have a food processor you will need to chop it very finely.



4. Put the riced cauliflower in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 2 minutes, on high, stir then microwave for another 3 minutes.
5. Get a tray and line it with paper kitchen towels. Turn out the cauliflower onto the towels then cover with more and leave for 5 minutes to absorb the moisture.
6. Transfer the cauliflower into a mixing bowl.
7. Stir in basil, oregano, minced garlic, eggs, parmesan and mozzarella.
8. Line a pizza tray with greaseproof paper.
9. Turn out the cauliflower mix onto the lined pizza tray.
10. Take a clean hand and pat down the mixture firmly onto the tray.
11. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes.





12. Remove from the oven, then top with your favourite toppings. I used pepperoni, red pepper, basil and mozzarella.
13. Bake for another 10 minutes or until cheese has melted.




The finished pizza has a great flavour and definitely tastes like a 'proper' pizza. The base, however, is not crispy or doughy so it can take a little getting used to. If you are looking to cut down on carbs or avoid gluten this cauliflower pizza is a great alternative to a traditional pizza.


My thoughts on the Von Shef 750W food processor


What I liked about the Von Shef 750W food processor is the decent size of the bowl, which is 2 litres and the blending jar is 1.8 litres. Both of these are the perfect size for a couple or small family. The bowls are made of plastic which are lightweight and easy to clean.

It has two-speed settings and also a pulse function so you can use it in short bursts. Useful when you don't want to over process a mixture. The chute is large and perfect for adding extra ingredients slowly, such as oil to make mayonnaise.



The number of attachments made it great value for money, as it comes with a stainless steel chopper blade, grater and shredder, a citrus juicing attachment, an emulsifying disc for whipping cream and a plastic dough blade. I used the chopper blade to shred the cauliflower for this recipe and it was done in a matter of seconds. The blade is very sharp and comes with plastic guards so be careful when attaching the blade to the food processor. 

A safety feature that is standard with most food processors, is that the bowl has to be closed properly for it to work. 

The food processor was easy to clean, but water got into the handle so be aware of that when you wash it, and dry thoroughly. It is dishwasher safe too so that is a big plus point for most people these days. 



I think the Von Shef 750W food processor is great value for money and powerful enough to cope with everything you would want a food processor to do. I look forward to trying out the Von Shef food processor more in the near future so be sure to keep an eye on my blog for more food processor recipes.  I also have some good news for my readers too, you can win one today!

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To enter my competition all you have to do is answer the question on the Rafflecopter application below. You can enter every day so be sure to bookmark this page if you really want to win one. Also, don't forget to check out my other competitions too. Good luck!


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Giveaway ends midnight on 16/09/2017

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*I was gifted a food processor for an honest review
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369 comments

  1. I've recently discovered Cauliflower Couscous and Cauliflower Steaks so Cauliflower Pizza would make a good trio! Looking forward to trying your recipe :-)

    Stephanie Jane

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  2. the VonShef Red 26cm Cast Iron Griddle Pan looks fantastic!

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  3. The VonShef 4 in 1 Blender looks great

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  4. Looking at the products I'm thinking my entire cookware collection needs an upgrade & any product that is efficient, looks good & promises to last is what I'm hoping for :)

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  5. I would love the VonChef yogurt maker, I would love to make different flavours :) x

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  6. This is a brilliant prize! I love cauliflower steaks & have often thought of making a cauliflower pizza base but never had the courage. I will definitely give it a try now.

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  7. Oops, meant to add I think the Von Chef 8-in-1 Multi Cooker looks great!

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  8. Margaret Clarkson

    VonShef 3.5L Electric Slow Cooker

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  9. I love the look of the VonShef 15 Bar Espresso Coffee Maker. I love my caffeine

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  10. Their containers would be almighty handy

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  11. 1 love the 3 in 1 digital whole juicer x

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  12. rachael mccadden23 August 2017 at 13:32

    VonShef 3.5L Electric Slow Cooker

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  13. I would love the food processor, brilliant and super handy

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  14. I'd love the Premium Breadmaker - http://www.vonshef.com/product/vonshef-premium-breadmaker/ - the Smooth Copper Moscow Mule Mugs - http://www.vonshef.com/product/vonshef-smooth-copper-moscow-mule-mugs/ - and the Ice Cream Maker - http://www.vonshef.com/product/vonshef-ice-cream-maker/. The different-coloured stand mixers are all gorgeous, too!

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  15. I like this cast iron griddle http://www.vonshef.com/product/vonshef-51cm-cast-iron-griddle/ and digital air fryer http://www.vonshef.com/product/vonshef-2-2l-digital-air-fryer/

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  16. would love this http://www.vonshef.com/product/vonshef-4-slice-sandwich-press-grill/

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  17. Would love http://www.vonshef.com/product/vonshef-1260w-stand-mixer/

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  18. I'd love one of the air fryers - the deep fat ones are too scary!

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  19. The VonShef 3.5L Electric Slow Cooker as ours recently broke

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  20. The Vonshef Whole fruit Power juicer!

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  21. I would love the glass tea pot, it would be perfect for my fruit teas x

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  22. i would like to have the von chef electric slow cooker.would be perfect for winter family meals

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  23. VonShef 4 Bar Espresso Coffee Maker

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  24. I'd love the VonShef Metallic Grey Stand Mixer
    Our current mixer has seen better days!

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  25. I would like the hot water dispenser.

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  26. the VonShef Red 26cm Cast Iron Griddle Pan looks brilliant!

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  27. Von Shef Hot Water Dispenser.

    Rachel Craig

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  28. The VonChef yogurt maker for sure!

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  29. The VonShef 8 in 1 Multi Cooker looks nice

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  30. I've always wanted a whipped cream dispenser and they have a perfect one, I understand you can use all sorts of sauces in them and perhaps I could try a foam or two if they did that too!

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  31. Would love this mixer http://www.vonshef.com/product/vonshef-1260w-pink-stand-mixer/

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  32. Would love the Spiralizer x

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  33. I would love the black stand mixer

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  34. I'd love one of their doughnut or cake pop makers (mainly because I'm currently having sugar cravings ­čśé)

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  35. I would love to own the VonShef 1260w pink stand mixer, thanks for this lovely giveaway.

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  36. Www.vonshef.com/product/vonshef-capsule-coffee-pod-machine/

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  37. I like the look of their espresso machines - good coffee is important!

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  38. VonShef 7 Piece Revolving Knife Set

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  39. would love the Low Fat Air Fryer

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  40. I would love the VonShef dual round waffle maker

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  41. Love the breadmaker http://www.vonshef.com/product/vonshef-digital-breadmaker/

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  42. I would like the VonShef Ceramic Cake Stand with Lid

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  43. Iwould love a vonshef-4-bar-espresso-coffee-maker/

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  44. I would love the black digital microwave and the digital air fryer.

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  45. The mini chopper would be handy :)

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  46. one of the Von Chef Slow Cookers would be really useful to have in the kitchen

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  47. I would like the VonShef 2 Slice Diamond Toaster

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  48. The yoghurt maker, my Mum always used to make yoghurt when we were kids and I was always fascinated with how she did it!

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  49. I love the look of the VonShef 12L Premium Black Halogen Oven

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  50. VonShef 2.2L Digital Air Fryer

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  51. VonShef 2.2L Air Fryer http://www.vonshef.com/product/vonshef-low-fat-air-fryer/
    It would be great to have home made chips without the guilt.

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  52. I already have quite a lot of their kitchen gadgets - I am a suckered for a gadget.

    But I've also been eyeing up the silver/grey stand mixer. That's going on my Christmas list... :-D

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  53. LOVE to win the VonShef 650W Stand Mixer.....so elegant. http://www.vonshef.com/product/vonshef-650w-stand-mixer/

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  54. I would love a VonShef stand mixer. I would make bread all the time if I had one.

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  55. the VonShef Red 26cm Cast Iron Griddle Pan would be so good for steaks!

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  56. VonShef 650W Electric Food Stand Mixer

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  57. The 1260w cream stand mixer

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  58. The VonShef 4 in 1 Blender.

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  59. I love the Japanese tea pot over on the site here: http://www.vonshef.com/product/vonshef-japanese-style-teapot/

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  60. I'd love the 3-tier digital steamer and (I know it's a bit late in the season but we've had a recent disaster with ours!), the 22L Cooler Bag.

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  61. The Vonshelf 4 slice sandwich press and grill

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  62. The 12l Halogen Oven really takes my eye.

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  63. I love the Electric Teppanyaki Grill!

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  64. The VonShef 3 Tier Digital Steamer

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  65. VonShef Low Fat Air Fryer - so healthy

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  66. I would love to have the VonShef Salad Slicer in my kitchen! I eat a lot of salads and put them in sarnies etc! This would save me a lot of time

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  67. http://www.vonshef.com/product/vonshef-15-bar-espresso-coffee-maker/

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  68. Stephanie Dunmore24 August 2017 at 09:48

    Von Shef red multi function soup maker

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  69. Seeing as we are trying to be more healthy, the Low Fat Air fryer looks fab! http://www.vonshef.com/product/vonshef-low-fat-air-fryer/

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  70. This actually sound so yummy! If I was gonna pick another item it wouldn't be the air fryer x

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  71. I need a new toaster, so their VonShef Premium 2 Slice Toaster would be next on my list.

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  72. I would love to own the VonShef 1260w cream stand mixer

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  73. I would love one of their VonShef 15 Bar Premium Espresso Makers

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  74. I've always wanted a VonShef Electric Crepe Maker

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  75. LOVE to try some new recipes with the new Cast Iron Griddle Pan

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  76. I like the look of the espresso makers

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  77. Von Chef 8-in-1 Multi Cooker looks really good

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  78. love the look of a steamer

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  79. Would love to try the VonShef 8 in 1 Multi Cooker, especially as I've just broken our slow cooker!

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  80. The VonShef 750W Food Processor

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  81. The air fryer would be useful for healthier cooking

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  82. VonShef Mint Ice Cream Maker is the item I would like to have.

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  83. http://www.vonshef.com/product/vonshef-digital-ice-maker/

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  84. The VonShef Digital Bowl Scales look fab!

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  85. The Silver Hand Mixer looks really handy for whisking etc.

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  86. Great looking products. I'd love to buy the Von Chef 8-in-1 Multi Cooker as it looks great!

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  87. The Von Chef 8-in-1 Multi Cooker looks

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  88. Cauli rice is so versatile, and easy to whip up with this great machine

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  89. The VonShef 1.8L Illuminated Glass Kettle would look great in my kitchen!

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  90. The VonShef 3 Tier Digital Steamer would save so much time and washing up! lol

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  91. VonShef 8 in 1 multi cooker

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  92. I would love the VonShef Mint Ice Cream Maker (Laura Jeffs)

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  93. Would love the VonShef Electric Food Slicer - we make our own bread and sometimes get some interesting slice shapes!

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  94. hi i love the food mixer for making buns

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  95. I would like a VonShef Electric Teppanyaki Grill

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  96. VonShef Digital Kitchen Scale x

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  97. The hand mixer would be useful for abit of baking.

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  98. I like the VonShef Cast Iron 3 Piece Set

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  99. I'd love to try the VonShef 40W Red Food Warmer - it looks perfect for work!

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  100. The Von Chef 8-in-1 Multi Cooker looks really useful

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  101. the grey wicker picnic basket :)

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  102. The ultrablend-I'd love to make smoothies

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  103. Id love a food steamer, Ive always wanted one.

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  104. I'd love the mini chopper! Saves my eye sight being impaired from the bleddy onions haha!

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  105. the VonChef yogurt maker looks fab - leanne w

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  106. I would love the VonShef 12L Premium Black Halogen Oven.

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  107. I'd love to own the VonShef Set of 5 Oven Tins, if you saw the state of mine, you'd know why!

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  108. the airfryer please

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  109. I love the VonShef 1260w stand mixer in red!

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  110. If I could choose anything, I'd love to have their 26L Mini Oven - it would be perfect for my tiny kitchen.

    http://www.vonshef.com/product/vonshef-26l-mini-oven/

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  111. The VonChef Ice Cream Maker looks nice and easy to use and i would enjoy creating some different flavours.

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  112. VonShef Egg Boiler - my timing is terrible

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  113. I would like to own one of their cast iron griddle trays

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  114. I love the baby pink vonshef stand mixer. I also would love a set of the vonshef saucepans

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  115. I love the mint coloured ice cream maker - so pretty

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  116. I love the teapots they are really funky and I love a nice cuppa :)

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  117. I would love the Vonchef 1260w stand mixer in red. Always wanted one.

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  118. VonShef 1500w Professional Blender

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  119. A griddle pan would come in handy

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  120. I would love the XL Teppanyaki grill, love the idea of cooking at the table

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  121. I want to improve my cake decorating so the VonShef Sugarcraft Decorating Set would come in useful.

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  122. The low fat fryer for sure

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  123. I'm loving the vonchef power juicer.

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  124. I'd love a 1.5l deep fat fryer and a 12l Halogen oven

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  125. VonShef 1.7L Brushed Stainless Steel Kettle

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  126. Would loved to own a VonShef 1260w black stand mixer this would making baking so much easier and quicker :)

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  127. Would love this... www.vonshef.com/product/vonshef-capsule-coffee-pod-machine/

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  128. i would love the VonShef black stand mixer pls x

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  129. I'd love the VonShef 15 Bar Premium Espresso Maker

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  130. The VonShef Digital Air Fryer - would be marvellous for so many things including sweet potato wedges.

    Hazel Rea - @beachrambler

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  131. Aside from this I'd love a Von Chef Stand Mixer!

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  132. VonShef 3.5L Black Slow Cooker.

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  133. the VonShef Red 26cm Cast Iron Griddle Pan

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  134. I love the VonShef Mason Jar Set, they're so funky

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  135. The VonShef 4 in 1 Blender or VonShef 3.5L Black Slow Cooker.

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  136. I love the cream stand mixers! I need all the help I can get with my baking.

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  137. I would like a waffle maker!

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  138. The VonShef 15 Bar Espresso Coffee Maker

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  139. The variable temp kettle, and the tea pot is lovely.

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  140. Silly me, think I just put the wrong tweet link today, should have been https://twitter.com/JudeVFR400/status/902595844058341376.

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  141. I like the cheeseboard/knife sets

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  142. VonShef 3 Tier Cupcake Carrier Blue looks really useful!

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  143. the VonShef Red 26cm Cast Iron Griddle Pan looks fantastic! Tracy Newton

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  144. love the waffle maker!

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  145. The Air Fryer, would love to try one out!

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  146. VonShef 6 Person Picnic Holdall Bag - WOW!

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  147. The waffle maker for breakfast

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  148. The VonShef 6L Pressure Cooker and the VonShef Digital Air Fryer

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  149. I love the look of VonShef 650W stand mixer in silver, it's so pretty!

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  150. VonShef 3 Tier Digital Steamer

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  151. I'd love to own the VonShef electric milk frother.

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  152. I'd love an air fryer. I miss my chips on a healthy eating regime :)

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  153. I would love the XL Teppanyaki grill. I was introduced to these grills by my brother on a recent camping trip and they are amazing.

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  154. I would absolutely love the VonShef 1.5L Deep Fat Fryer!

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  155. A slow cooker would make a fab addition to my kitchen, pretty smart design as well

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  156. I'd love to own the VonShef electric milk frother.

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