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product review: morphy richards elipta 60s range

October 7, 2013

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My last kettle was a twenty-something-dollar, cheap-chain-store purchase apt-get herunterladen.

I was fresh out of home, armed with a box of cast off plates, pepper (but no salt) and a rice cooker that my mother had tearily packed into the car with me – which is all well and good until you start hankering a good cup of tea fireworks video to download.

It was a corded kettle, with a faux-metallic coating that peeled off in my hands from time to time, and it boiled my water well (albeit somewhat noisily) for a good year or so before giving up the ghost completely and refusing to turn on asio4all herunterladen. My sister replaced it with a cordless version from the same homewares store and tea-drinking returned to normal.

We never owned a toaster.

Sure, we had tabletop mini-ovens that also grilled bits of bread, but it wasn’t the same as having a compact, bread-specific device that would pop your breakfast out when it was done steam game and play at the same time. And while the grilling system worked for a while, we would, from time to time, forget that there was something crisping up over in the other room and only remember when the acrid smell of carbonated carbohydrates permeated back through the house panda pop for free.

On one occasion, the results were so dire that the entire unit had to be replaced as the heat emitted from the blackened bread had caused the plastic handle to melt right off handschriftarten kostenlos downloaden! (We super glued it back on for a bit, but eventually decided that some things just can’t be salvaged).

Morphy Richards Elipta 60s Traditional Kettle $149.95

Morphy Richards Elipta 60s Traditional Kettle $149.95

Needless to say, I was thrilled when Morphy Richards approached me to review their latest range of toasters & kettles – the Elipta 60s cod warzone download kostenlos. Inspired by the bold and distinctive designs of the 1960s, but with all the modern features you’d expect of a premium appliances brand. (Better yet, there’s a chance for you to win one of 12 toaster & kettle packs or $1000 cash – just keep reading to the bottom) ea spiele herunterladen.

Having been given a choice between Cornflower Blue, Barley & Sage, I picked the vibrant sage green to match my Pistachio Kitchenaid and the pale green of my parents’ kitchen herunterladen.

The traditional kettle (RRP $149.95) is sleek with a coated stainless steel finish and a see-through lid and water gauge. An insulated handle, plastic cordless base and removable scale filter (which pulls out easily from just inside the lid) make it light, practical and easy to use download flipaclip. My favourite feature, though, is the concealed rapid boil element, which has a full kettle of water boiled in just under 4 minutes (yes, I timed it) and so quietly that I couldn’t hear it from the next room – a far cry from the wobbly, violent boiling of our existing unit.

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The matching two-slice toaster had my mum hovering behind me with a slice of bread almost as soon as it came out of the box.

Small, sleek and lightweight with a coated stainless steel body, it has assumed pride of place on the counter top, despite our usual habits as an empty-counter family. The removable crumb tray makes the unit easy to clean, and the browning control dial on the side makes it suitable for both barely-browned Betties and borderline-burnt Barries. My father (who sometimes floats around the comments section under the moniker Big Bite) had a little trouble figuring the system out, but got the hang of it after a couple of trial slices. (Mum was just happy that there was no chance of her melting the handle off the table top griller again).

With self-centering slots wide enough for bagels, a lifting unit suitable for smaller items like crumpets and reheat and toast-from-frozen settings, this unit is versatile enough to stay in use throughout the week (and will likely maintain its pride of place next to the kettle on the counter top, despite our limited bench space.

Morphy Richards Elpita 60s Traditional Toaster $119.95

Morphy Richards Elpita 60s Traditional Toaster $119.95

 

Win $1000 or one of 12 Morphy Richards Elipta 60s sets

 

Morphy RIchards is giving away $1000 or one of 12 Morphy Richards Elipta 60s Sets (including a Kettle and a Toaster) on their Facebook Fan Page.

To enter, simply head over to Morphy RIchards on Facebook, like the page and let them know which 60s icon you’d love to have breakfast with in 25 words or less. The competition ends on 14th October 2013, so get clicking!

 

onebitemore was provided with a Morphy Richards Elipta 60s two slice toaster and cordless kettle for this review


  • #1
    October 8th, 2013

    Oh they look so purdy 🙂 Sage green is such a lovely colour, nice choice.

  • #2
    October 8th, 2013

    Love love love your new blog design.

  • #3
    October 8th, 2013

    Tres fancy! I would have liked to have seen eight slices of bread toasted at the eight different settings. lol

  • October 8th, 2013

    I did think to do it Helen, but then balked at the idea of eating 8 slices of toast afterwards! :p

  • #4
    October 8th, 2013

    the toaster is amazingly cute and retro! love the green!

  • #5
    Bigbite
    October 15th, 2013

    Love the toaster and kettle… Too bad I can’t keep it. It’s a perfect match for our kitchen. Please???

Shez