Here are Appliance Retailer’s picks for the best new and newish appliances for April 2014:

Kenwood Blend-X Pro

Kenwood Blend-X Pro (BLM800BA, RRP $399)
The serrated blades in the upper zone of this blender cross paths to create the ideal chopping action, while the lower blade zone ensures all ingredients are swept up and either chopped or blended.


Smeg 7-Kilogram Condenser Dryer

Smeg 7-Kilogram Condenser Dryer (SACD7, RRP $1,390)
There is no need for ducting or ventilation in the laundry with Smeg’s Condenser Dryer range, which also includes an 8-kilogram model (SACD8, RRP $1,590). Both models have 10-year motor warranties.


Kambrook Café Duo Espresso Machine

Kambrook Café Duo Espresso Machine (KES150, RRP $169)
Kambrook recently entered the manual coffee machine market with this 15-bar machine with a removable drip tray and a 1.2-litre water tank.

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Nespresso Inissia range

Nespresso Inissia (Limited Edition, RRP $249)
Move fast to grab stock of the new Inissia capsule coffee machines released in partnership with De’Longhi and Breville. The Inissia range has been developed as a great model for first-time buyers.


Bosch Hand Blender

Bosch Hand Blender (MSM64120AU, RRP $69)
“Bosch’s new hand blender features a high quality stainless steel foot that can chop herbs, nuts, onions, cheese – you name it!” exclaimed category development manager Jonathan Peart.



Sunbeam Big Fill Toastie for Four (GR6450, RRP $69.95)
Sunbeam has designed this jaffle maker so users can have extra fillings: they are calling it “the Toastie with the Mostie”.




Miele Steam Combination Oven in Brilliant White (DGC 6805 XL, RRP $7,499)
True versatility is a hallmark feature of this amazing oven. Users can cook with steam or dry heat separately, or combine the two for the ultimate in gourmet cooking results.

Panasonic microwave


Panasonic Microwave with Inverter Technology (NN-SE792S, RRP $639)
With inverter technology, food is cooked evenly and gradually, unlike conventional microwaves. This model has a 44-litre capacity and 14 Sensor Cook menus.


Braun MQ775

Braun Patisserie Hand Blender (MQ775, RRP $199)
This highly-featured, premium hand blender has a powerful 750-watt German motor, a squeeze-activated SmartSpeed trigger and the power to blend, whisk, chop, crush , slice, grate and knead.

ProAppliances Sous Vide

ProAppliances Sous Vide (ALI-SV1, RRP $499)
With precise temperature control to within +/- 0.1° Celsius, fast water heat-up and 60° Celsius temperature cooking range, this 9-litre Sous Vide cooker is one of the best-featured on the market.