Want list - KitchenAid Artisan Stand Mixer

Hand-assembled from rugged die-cast parts and conceived by legendary American industrial designer Egmont Arens back in 1937, KitchenAid’s full metal construction mixer will make even the most kitchen phobic man look like a serious chef. Esquire’s Mark Hix, already quite a serious chef, swears by his. “Not only is it a great looker on the worktop, but it has all sorts of attachments from pasta roller to mincer,” he says. “I use mine twice a week for sourdough.” So now you know. They make one in every colour, from “Apple Cider” to “Empire Red”.(£399, www.kitchenaid.co.uk)

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