The best food processor is a concept that will always respond to certain subjective criteria and the needs of each user. However, they all have something in common: they are usually very versatile appliances capable of frying, stewing, juicing, boiling, baking, etcetera, etcetera, etcetera. Moreover, they are equipped with functions similar to those of the blender, even the most advanced models have the ability to whisk, chop ice and knead.
But, as always, given the large number of models on the market, finding the best food processor can be complicated. And it is even more so if you have no idea what this appliance is, what are the features you should consider when buying one, among other things.
In Superchef we are going to unravel relevant information about these kitchen devices that make our life much easier when it comes to preparing our food and we will also analyze the most coveted models by users.
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What is a Kitchen Robot?
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The kitchen robot was developed to increase the productivity of gastronomy professionals. That is to say, at first this equipment was intended to help restaurateurs, pastry chefs, bakers… however, its proliferation in recent years has led it to become a very useful element for the artists of the domestic kitchen.
Basically, these food processors are food processors equipped with multifunction systems that will take care of cooking for us, while we take care of other important tasks, allowing us to save time.
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The purchase of the best food processor is very important to prepare balanced dishes for the whole family to enjoy. Therefore, it is necessary to get a model equipped with the right features to cook quickly and easily.
How do I get the food processor that best suits my needs? Calm down man! Here’s a detailed comparison to help you buy the appliance that best suits what you’re looking for.
CookFast CF104 – Practical and simple
The CookFast CF104 food processor is compact and easy to handle. It has 9 cooking functions and offers a power of 900W, which means it works quickly and allows you to prepare food in the blink of an eye.
It takes up little space, an aspect that comes in handy for cooks who have a small and modest kitchen. The CF104 is smart, programmable, intuitive and amazingly versatile because it fries, stews, boils, steams, bakes, slow cooks, yogurizes, etc… There’s practically nothing this cheap and simple food processor can’t do.
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Its most prized feature is that you can program it to do the work for you, while you watch your favorite movie, read or do whatever activity you want. How? Simple; just add the ingredients and program the time you want the food to be ready. All this, guaranteeing luxurious results, thanks to its three-dimensional cooking system that offers a homogeneous cooking.
To facilitate the preparation of food, it incorporates a touch control panel and a non-stick processing container with a capacity of 4 liters, enough to cook large quantities of food, in case your family is huge.
As for cleaning it is super easy. The accessories of the CookFast CF104 can be washed by hand or in the dishwasher and just use a damp cloth for the part containing the motor. In addition, its top cover is removable for quick and easy cleaning.
There is no doubt, for its price, the CF104 is the best food processor. In fact, it is the ideal model to get started in the world of food processors because of its modesty and practicality.
MaxiCook CF105S2 – Best value for money
Complete and easy to use, the MaxiCook CF105S2 is a multifunction food processor that will not leave you indifferent, after being equipped with features that suit the needs of any cook. And is that you can use it as a fryer, yogurt maker, steamer, stew maker, kettle … ensuring fast and efficient results for its power 980W.
It may be a little larger than the CF105S2, but this is typical for a model that is more powerful and has a non-stick bowl with a capacity of 5 liters. As you will see, with this food processor you will be able to prepare your dishes quickly and comfortably, without the need to cook food in batches.
MaxiCook CF105S2€149,00 VAT included
These features indicate that it is the best food processor in terms of value for money. However, we must highlight its LCD screen and touch control panel that add a plus when using it, making its programming super easy.
The truth is that it has nothing to envy to models in its price range. In fact, it offers much more than some people think. Especially because its design is not the most modern, but the MaxiCook CF105S2 is a plausible proof that you should never judge a food processor by its appearance.
This is a practical and helpful food processor that offers homogeneous cooking and that you can program to prepare your favorite dishes while doing other important activities.
Cook&Mix VA1500 – Versatile, powerful and safe
The Cook&Mix VA1500 is a food processor with a very original and compact design, which at first glance conveys a sense of modernity and sophistication. But does its appearance really do justice to its functions? Of course it does. We can say that this is a five-star food processor, starting with its adjustable power that reaches 1600W.
It offers a greater number of functions compared to previous models. It not only fries, heats, evaporates, boils, but also kneads, emulsifies, mixes, grinds, whips, whips, crushes ice and much more. All with the possibility of regulating the preparation of food in 10 speeds, including a pulse function to do everything to your liking (if you wish).
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The Cook&Mix VA1500 is the best food processor because it brings novelty in both form and function. In fact, it has something that the other models do not; and that is a precise temperature control mechanism that ranges from 40º to 110º degree. Therefore, it is possible to cook the most difficult and demanding recipes with this device.
And there is more! It is equipped with accessories that make it a quite versatile robot: a steam tray, a basket, a spatula and a recipe booklet to prepare dishes with which you can surprise your family.
It also includes a stainless steel jug with 2 liters of capacity, whose speed you can adjust according to your needs.
Last but not least, the VA1500 is a reliable food processor that complies with CE safety standards. It integrates a locking mechanism to restrict access to the blades while working in order to avoid possible burns and injuries. Definitely, it is a marvel of a robot that represents a luxury addition to any kitchen.
What to consider when buying a food processor?
After making the comparison to find the best food processor, it is important to keep in mind a few things to make the right choice. First of all, you should make sure you choose a powerful, smart and easy to use appliance.
However, there are other aspects to consider:
- If you have doubts about robustness and you plan to use the robot frequently, it is better not to choose a model that is fragile.
- You should also consider your needs and not buy a food processor that has features you will never use. Sometimes less is more.
- To ensure user protection, we usually provide these devices with a transparent splash-proof cover.
- Depending on the programming you have chosen for the preparation of your dishes, you may need to change or install other accessories. At least, this is the case for the Cook&Mix VA1500, while the CookFast CF104 and the MaxiCook CF105S2, all accessories are installed at the time of programming.
- It is recommended to be very careful to use this type of devices correctly. There are models that have more autonomy than others. Some also have more complex programming than others.
- It is important to clean the food processor after each use.
It should be noted that although it is true that the user does not need to closely control the cooking of the ingredients with these food processors, it may be necessary to add food at the right time to obtain the expected results.
As we could see, there are many things to consider when you want to get the best food processor and all of them are relevant. But, it is more important to understand how the features of a food processor, quality and mode of operation, can be adapted to your gastronomic needs, both in terms of available space and in terms of cooking habits.
Therefore, the key to making the right choice is to determine why you need it, what you need it for and what you need. This is why we have made a comparison of the three models we offer at Superchef: it is important to highlight the characteristics of these devices to help you determine which one will bring a real plus to your kitchen and allow you to prepare tasty, varied dishes with little effort.