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    Subbing - I'm very very very interested in getting one.

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    Nay for me. I found it gives food a processed taste - maybe because everything is so uniformly chopped?

    In saying that, I was mainly looking at the tmx for cooking dinner - as a "helper" in the kitchen (making mash for the shepherds pie you've cooked on the stove) or for making sauces like hollandaise or whipping up a cake batter it's terrific. Not sure I can justify the price for that though!

    I'm also not a fan of of the plastic lid or varoma - don't like the idea of plastic heating to such high temperatures day after day into my food...

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    Subbing! There are so many ideas that I can use with my ... wait for it ... Kenwood that also cooks! I find it a much better machine for our family - obviously each to their own but the quantities and different attachments available for the Kenwood I find superior. Cost is about the same.

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    I've also got a "poor womans version" - and so glad I have as it turns out I would not get my $2000 worth from a thermomix. I like to to cook and I found that food cooked in the thermocooker had a mushy basic taste I didn't like at all. I don't even use it as a food processor - it pulverises everything. I like my bologanise sauce with finely chopped vege (I'm a good chopper!) So I'm back to the stove, but I do use it for sauces - like white sauce, emulsion sauces, gravy - and it is brilliant for that and those things can make a meal special, but I'm glad I got the cheaper version.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hulahoop View Post
    Subbing! There are so many ideas that I can use with my ... wait for it ... Kenwood that also cooks! I find it a much better machine for our family - obviously each to their own but the quantities and different attachments available for the Kenwood I find superior. Cost is about the same.
    What is this Kenwood? I feel a little guilty as ive got an awesome kenwood food processor and blender with attachments. ..

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    http://www.kenwoodworld.com/en-au/pr...hef-0wkm080005

    I love the sausage maker, mincer, choppers of every kind. Makes the best mashed potato. I grew up with Kenwoods, they're very English! My next addition is the ice cream maker. Too many options!

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    Love my thermomix ... I make nearly everything from scratch now

    I have a few of my dishes that I still do old school but all mixing, chopping, blending, kneading is done in thermomix

    Soups, stock, mash potato, steaming, jams, beef stroganoff, bread, pizza bases, .... The list goes on is now done in my thermomix

    I cut down my food bill and much healthy way I cook now

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hulahoop View Post
    http://www.kenwoodworld.com/en-au/pr...hef-0wkm080005

    I love the sausage maker, mincer, choppers of every kind. Makes the best mashed potato. I grew up with Kenwoods, they're very English! My next addition is the ice cream maker. Too many options!
    I'm so excited to see this product! I've been looking into getting a Kenwood planetary mixer anyhow. I already have a Kenwood food processor/blender though, plus a slow juicer with mince/sausage attachment. The main reason I'd get a TMX or copy is to do sauces/custards. I also had to get rid of my bread maker when we moved, so this looks like it would make great dough. It ticks so many boxes!

    Might take me a bit longer to save for this one though!!

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    Yep it's not cheap, but the same cost as a Thermo (and much quieter too). Check any attachments that you may have and whether they will fit on a new machine. Unfortunately mine didn't but depending on the age of your current attachments they might fit. I can't fault it. Bread dough and pizza bases are so easy (as is coleslaw, cheesecakes, and my new favourite with the mincer is prawn and fish spring rolls...)

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    Quote Originally Posted by grumpybump View Post
    Nay for me. I found it gives food a processed taste - maybe because everything is so uniformly chopped?

    In saying that, I was mainly looking at the tmx for cooking dinner - as a "helper" in the kitchen (making mash for the shepherds pie you've cooked on the stove) or for making sauces like hollandaise or whipping up a cake batter it's terrific. Not sure I can justify the price for that though!

    I'm also not a fan of of the plastic lid or varoma - don't like the idea of plastic heating to such high temperatures day after day into my food...
    The plastic is a BPA free and safe- it is designed to be used this way (just for anyone wondering)

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