Chefs and Normals Review Kitchen Gadgets | S2 E1

27 דצמ 2020
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In today’s episode, our Normal Jamie is testing and reviewing a weird and wonderful selection of kitchen gadgets with the help of Ben a Chef and Barry, an utter normal, to see if they’re worth a go… or just for show! Buckle up for lots of opinions, laughs and most importantly… puns!
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Gourmia Electric Coffee & Tea Brewing System. Loose Leaf Tea Infuser Machine:
Butter Hub:
Magicfly Universal Pan Lid:
Appkettle Wifi Smart Internet App Enabled & Voice Controlled Kettle:
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  • Looks like a bong

    ljk ljkljk ljk18 שעות לפני
  • Love your content and have been a long time subscriber. It is still astounding sometimes how little care your team put into getting asian dishes right considering you cook them. It is pronounced ‘char siew cheong fun’. It is not a dumpling but a noodle dish. Wouldn’t it be fair that if you are featuring it to give it’s proper due?

    Temparance23Temparance23יום לפני
  • oh dear on that "cha siu cheung fun" pronunciation Ben...

    Kristi ChauKristi Chau2 ימים לפני
  • I live in Australia, if I leave my butter out, it melts and separates...

    Caitlin JaneCaitlin Jane2 ימים לפני
  • The main problem of smart gadgets, how long will they be supported? Most of them, won't last a year.

    FreakshowFreakshow2 ימים לפני
  • one thing i would like the kettle for is boiling the water from bed in the morning before I leave my comfy blankets

    Sarah KhourySarah Khoury2 ימים לפני
  • Bitter leaf water is bitter leaf water...

    epiccollisionepiccollision3 ימים לפני
  • The lid should be more useful for pans with ears instead of long handels

    hallobrehallobre4 ימים לפני
  • People who want smart tech to work for them will not accept 0 decimal accuracy

    Abbas BhaijibhaiAbbas Bhaijibhai4 ימים לפני
  • I believe the proper statement is. I'd love to have it, but not at that price.

    dovah beardovah bear4 ימים לפני
  • my alexa answered you ...

    J SJ S4 ימים לפני
  • Self espoused tea sommelier here, I would never get a machine that automated the tea making process if I can't directly control both the temperature and the time of the steep

    Adam MillerAdam Miller5 ימים לפני
  • How the lid could be solved - put a sliver of oven proof silicone in one area. Then it can handle and handle and still seal.

    idowickedtkdidowickedtkd5 ימים לפני
  • That tea machine is designed by and for the truly hopeless. My fridge has a little compartment for butter, why would I kick it out of its home? Even in Minnesota, butter still melts and goes off if left out too long. Maybe I just don't eat it as quickly as others?

    InterceptorInterceptor5 ימים לפני
  • A smart controlled kettle is anything but. I don't actual use a kettle, or have much of a need for one, but what difference does a minute take? I imagine, actually the time difference between using the app, or using a speaker, compared to getting up and pushing the button would be moot, not to mention, you have to prepare whatever you're gong to pour the water into with whatever else goes in, and fiddling with an app just lengthens the process and makes it unnecessary. I will say, however, the temperature control is nice, but I imagine a simple display and temp control buttons could fulfill the same role

    Chuck BanksChuck Banks5 ימים לפני
  • Pls reviewing rice cookers! The cheap one vs the high end Japanese one!

    ChiibiisukeChiibiisuke5 ימים לפני
  • I used to leave butter out. Now I live in a very hot, wet place with bugs. In order to be clever, I put my butter in a sealed container...and I got moldy butter soup. Fridge it is!

    BelaayyasMusicBelaayyasMusic5 ימים לפני
  • ironically the last one might be better for the tea drinkers than the first one. yea you still have to do half the job that the first did for yo but at least you get the perfect temp for the tea!

    luchia4tomluchia4tom6 ימים לפני
  • So much cringe on the butchered pronunciation of char sui cheung fun and calling them dumplings... I've noticed this in a few videos where there's no research into non-english words. Your videos are fun, but a big criticism is the lack of any apparent diversity in your team...

    ClareyClarey6 ימים לפני
  • i think the auto kettle with the temp control makes a bloody might more sense then the silly square tea maker with none and the silly bell if your kitchens in another part of the house no getting up to turn it on just refill after every use

    Keptin KaosKeptin Kaos7 ימים לפני
  • Could you compare different hobs? Gas, ceramic, induction etc....

    Danny StiffDanny Stiff7 ימים לפני
  • You should review all of the gimmicky pans and pots that exist. The Gotham pot. Rachel Ray. Blue Diamond. Red Copper. Etc etc etc. there are tons

    Dylan VickersDylan Vickers7 ימים לפני
  • Tea square? My first thought was “That’s an unusual bong” 🤣 Edit - as someone who was fortunate to have a home renovation in 2019 (or my mum and her boyfriend actually) a boiling water tap seems like a better investment then that kettleapp

    Amazingly AwkwardAmazingly Awkward7 ימים לפני
  • My first reaction to Gourmia was that it looked very premium and very beautiful. I was shocked that it was only £29 until I clicked the link and saw it was £60 .

    Brian BBrian B7 ימים לפני
  • I can easily live without any of them. I would happily replace all of the current ones I have if any of these added value, which they do not. Especially that really wonky tea pot thing at the beginning. That was really a frightening piece of junk.

    havingalook2havingalook27 ימים לפני
  • My alexa is very confused after Jamie asked for the kettle to be filled

    I'm literally just really boredI'm literally just really bored8 ימים לפני
  • Can you have a go at antique gadgets?

    Pamela ChowPamela Chow8 ימים לפני
  • Stop setting off my Alexa!

    Josh HeckmanJosh Heckman8 ימים לפני
  • I think the all fiting lid solves the problem of storage but it also creates another one. Because what if you are cooking a meal with three seperate pots at the same time and you need three lids to put on (for every pot one - in the same minute). That is great because now you got rid of the old lids and you are left with one lid that may fit on all of the pots but not at the same time 🤔😂

    Annika BüchelAnnika Büchel8 ימים לפני
  • Since I've now seen that kettle I'm getting it for my farther in law cause he always before getting home from work likes having the kettle boiled for his tea

    Nothing Girl xoxNothing Girl xox9 ימים לפני
  • there are better tea makers out there. from top of my head back when teavana was still a thing they had an amazing tea maker which adjusted based on tea you used.

    MemoriaMemoria9 ימים לפני
  • seriously though, that kettle is way too expensive for something that conveniently heats water. Best dang electric kettle... Used to burn through the $20 models every 6 months, had this one for 5 years now.

    Theo BrownTheo Brown9 ימים לפני
  • Gimme more of these I am addicted

    Over_fl0wOver_fl0w10 ימים לפני
  • You should try a Gastroback Tea Maker. Those are surely better for tea lovers. Although it is more of a high end product. The temperature is fully controllable, as is the brew time with many pre-programmed options, e.g. for green tea or black tea. It features also a larger kettle while the whole product is smaller than the square shaped block you just tested.

    aimsphereaimsphere10 ימים לפני
  • git, my alexa is going mental right now.

    Out and AboutOut and About10 ימים לפני
  • "Butter won't spoil outside of fridge" Lives in *Death Valley* *Butter* _evaporates_ ... Huh, guess he was right.

    nowknownowknow11 ימים לפני
  • I don;t know but coming in from building snow men with the kids. would be nice to have a pre boiled perfict temp kettle ready for hot chocolate , Would not buy it but as a gift. Yes please.

    Gail RansonGail Ranson11 ימים לפני
  • the tea maker does coffee also, so good for a family which has both C. and T. drinkers at one or two cups at a time and cooler looking then a kereag.

    Gail RansonGail Ranson11 ימים לפני
  • Great idea on the kettle. A black box device with a "burn down your house" potential and connected to the internet and most likely riddled with security issues.

    Pedro CorreiaPedro Correia12 ימים לפני
  • The kettel would be usefull for baking, just putting it to 37 and have Perfect temp for yeast right from the getgo. That would be really nice

    Understanding is PowerUnderstanding is Power12 ימים לפני
  • Does jamie have synesthesia like me?

    Richard FlaigRichard Flaig12 ימים לפני
  • Thanks for setting my alexa off- throughout this videoo!

    Toby SkinnerToby Skinner12 ימים לפני
  • Honestly, when I want to get fussy about tea, I have a 20 yr old optimus prime head teapot and a tea strainer at the back of the drawer. But I have to ready focus to tell the difference between a good quality bag and loose tea.

    AnonEyeMouseAnonEyeMouse12 ימים לפני
  • Me, an American, watching the extreme litigation over proper tea temperatures: *hahaha coffee maker go brrrrr*

    Jalon FonsecaJalon Fonseca12 ימים לפני
  • alternative to the kettle, just get a normal kettle and a smart plug for a tenth the price and there you go, kettle that turns on while you sleep

    FireflyFirefly12 ימים לפני
  • I love tea, but I don't fuss much about precision because I just can't really be bothered. So to me that tea square is pretty cool, but i still don't have the room for one in my kitchen

    _ SassySaucyxx __ SassySaucyxx _13 ימים לפני
  • More Gadgs MORE GADGS

    paladinandrew55paladinandrew5513 ימים לפני
  • "How square do we think this rectangle is?" .... im dead.

    danny smithdanny smith13 ימים לפני
  • Even without the heat, leaving butter in the pantry it's gonna make it catch EVERY smell in the kitchen!

    Lady SugarquillLady Sugarquill13 ימים לפני
  • That butter dish is the most pointless thing I have ever seen

    Lady SugarquillLady Sugarquill13 ימים לפני
  • i love the kettle, would save me a minute standing in the cold kitchen lol

    Jemma JJemma J13 ימים לפני
  • my alexa is telling u, "she cant find a device called kettle"

    Jemma JJemma J13 ימים לפני
  • I have a universal lid and I love ❤️ it and use it almost everyday . It fits all my small and large pots and pans, my wok and my big frypan. I love the clear lid. I’ve recommended it to a few friends and got nothing but raving reviews back. Highly recommended 👌🏼👌🏼 ( also I’ve seen different ones from different manufacturers that are all slightly different sizes. So check specks )

    laurNsGlaurNsG13 ימים לפני
  • Your "Yippe-ki-yay" sign is missing a word or two...

    rainwater739rainwater73914 ימים לפני
  • Bauer makes a better multilid. Its mase with silicone so it solves the "handle" problem

    Gert KrugerGert Kruger14 ימים לפני
  • I like the butter container and the app kettle.

    Amy RotellaAmy Rotella14 ימים לפני
  • as for #2 its called a butter bell gents -try that instead; totally awesome!

    Nova FernandezNova Fernandez14 ימים לפני
  • love me some tea, that gadget seems unneccessary though, the most useful tool for making tea is a waterboiler with adjustable temperature

    CreepyHisokaCreepyHisoka14 ימים לפני
  • Ben is so lonely that he wants his kitchen to talk to him

    ahjgbhlahgaohglahjgbhlahgaohgl15 ימים לפני
  • Would you stop trying to get my Alexa to turn on Kettle ! Haha I might change my light name to kettle just to get Jamie to turn my lounge light on

    will44bottwill44bott15 ימים לפני
  • Even through ILworld that noise went right through me !

    will44bottwill44bott15 ימים לפני
  • I think you angered my Alexa.

    Ford TerrillFord Terrill15 ימים לפני
  • That butter dish looks so bad

    Elio skyElio sky15 ימים לפני
  • First item .. looked amazingly nice designed (the tea/coffee maker) .. up until the point it showed that it was all just printed plastic. If it was really premium, i would have expected a real wooden frame and maybe powdered stainless steel body ... what a disappointment. (but for 30 . its really more a cheapo plastic novelty item .. if it was indeed made of premium materials and allowed more customization .. i could see it in the 100-150 range .. missed opportunity.

    Ragna EyjadóttirRagna Eyjadóttir15 ימים לפני
  • About kettle - I'm looking for kettle that boils water and then brings it down to set temperature, instead of just warming water to temperature. If I wanna brew my green tea, I want to boil water first then wait until it is 70 degrees for example.

    PotkaniakPotkaniak15 ימים לפני
  • Eh I disagree with the lid, comparing it to making do isn't that good of a point because something being better than a bad option doesn't necessarily make it a good option. It's a great idea but the excess is going to catch on a lid more often than not when used on smaller sized cooking vessels, an adjustable lid is the right way to go, someone just has to figure that out at a good price.

    GrifGrafGrifGraf15 ימים לפני
  • Yeah, that tea maker thingy... if you could control temperature and infuse-time (rather than just choose light, medium or strong), then it'd be IDEAL. because it takes away the loose-hanging stuff of making tea (pouring hot water you can accidentally scald yourself with or sprinkle loose tea all over the place, etc.) without ruining the control of different types of tea and their brew-formats.

    TheAngryDanishVikingTheAngryDanishViking15 ימים לפני
  • Them: different teas require different temperatures. Me: I just like a cold glass of sweet tea

    Anime kingAnime king15 ימים לפני
  • my family has a flexible silicone lid that fits all our pots and pans. so for me that lid is useless cause the silicone works better because it flexes around handles

    Lily MercyLily Mercy15 ימים לפני
  • can we please all agree to censor the big smart device words. i absolutely hate watching videos and having my echo set off.

    Chris HandrickChris Handrick15 ימים לפני
  • Loved the idea of the gourmia machine however the minute after I followed the link price had gone up and this was same day watching the video after it going up. Gutted but maybe an update on your video of the new price is possibly a good suggwstion so others know as well

    Simone HallSimone Hall15 ימים לפני
  • "Butter can be left out." Me: rolling on the floor laughing in the remnants of the LAST stick of butter the cats slid the dish off the counter to get....

    onafixedincomeonafixedincome15 ימים לפני
  • For the lid solution if they cut a small hole loud that would fit the average handle size I think it'd be perfect

    TstormerTstormer15 ימים לפני
  • Does everyone in the uk not have a butter dish?

    Dylan McCumberDylan McCumber15 ימים לפני
    • They're not that popular anymore.

      SORTEDfoodSORTEDfood15 ימים לפני
  • I would not have that first gadget, but I do love my tea and I bought a smart kettle for it. Oh so very happy with the right temperature for thems teas.

    Imperfect PurityImperfect Purity16 ימים לפני
  • Jamie's existential crisis over the butter dish XD I'm dying

    Becky SimmsBecky Simms16 ימים לפני
  • "Beautifully designed" tea station is also not that beautiful, especially with the huge logo on the front.

    vbddfy euuytvbddfy euuyt16 ימים לפני
  • How square so you think this rectangle is - Jamie

    Sugar FriesSugar Fries16 ימים לפני
  • Thank you for repeatedly setting my Alexa off

    alloutofbubblegumalloutofbubblegum16 ימים לפני
  • The kettle is a very privileged thing, I recognize that but I love the it will keep the temperature at your desired temperature. Running around in the morning I boil my kettle 5 times because the water got too cold xD

    Jay-Lee van der BergJay-Lee van der Berg16 ימים לפני
    • The lid thingy was crap... Most cookware sets come with their lids, why buy one more?

      vbddfy euuytvbddfy euuyt16 ימים לפני
  • Anyone else liking the video before they even push play knowing that just bc it’s a new Sorted video you know you’re going to love it?

    Kr JrKr Jr16 ימים לפני
  • It's not for Old Man Jamie

    Daemonlord444Daemonlord44416 ימים לפני
  • I love specialty tea, and I will never use that machine. First, brewing tea is part of the joy. It's calming and soothing. You can feel the warmth by just looking at the color of the water slowly changing. Second, not only brewing temperature matters, but also brewing technique. How about pre-heating the tea? First infusion, second infusion, and so on, all requires different techniques, and different people has their own recipe. For the first infusion, it's pretty straight-forward. It's already well-known about how hot the water should be, how long the brewing process, etc. But for the second infusion, some people lower the temperature and make the brewing longer for the second infusion, so that the tea will not be overbrewed. Personally, for my second infusion, I use room-temperature water, or sometimes ice cold water, to immediately stop the brewing process, and the result is a lot sweeter (in my opinion). After brewing several times using room-temperature water, my final brew is in the fridge, similar to a cold brew, but definitely not cold brew (it's just like infused water with fancy teas). I enjoy all of those process, and the results are different for each infusion, and all of them are satisfying. Even if they pay me to use that machine, I'll just take the money and brew my own cup of tea.

    Max HaibaraMax Haibara16 ימים לפני
  • "I know you're a Dad but you're starting to sound like my parents" that's absolutely hilarious. I really want to get a smart coffee maker that can make my coffee for me in the morning

    YamiAtemYugiYamiAtemYugi16 ימים לפני
  • Oh ffs. It takes a minute to boil water in a kettle. If you program it when you're not home, the water will be cold again when you get home. So stupid.

    Christina StracquodaineChristina Stracquodaine16 ימים לפני
  • Give me the scons, keep all the gadgets

    Iara HIara H17 ימים לפני
  • Everything looks amazing ??

    bocoy noiubocoy noiu17 ימים לפני
  • @SORTEDfood Dear Sorted You guys asked about tea. and what device i would use, since different teas needs different temperatures wouldn't the Kettle be more Of a Tea Gadget ? In Tea you don't want to burn the tea. in most cases people don't take into consideration that hot newly boiled water burns and scolds the tea leaving a bitter flavour in the cup. with this Kettle you get exactly the temperature you want. so you can enjoy your posh tea effort less.

    kolboye44kolboye4417 ימים לפני
  • I love how Jamie is so baffled at enjoying a butter dish

    dark-thunder700dark-thunder70017 ימים לפני
  • I actually despise the internet of things. It's way too easy to hack those gadgets IMO.

    MissDoomNGloomMissDoomNGloom17 ימים לפני
    • without taking out a freaking thermometer????? (and yes I am thinking of the type you put up your bum....)

      bocoy noiubocoy noiu17 ימים לפני
  • Have you guys done the Smarter iKettle (3rd gen)? Alexa/Nest enabled smart kettle. If not I would love to see how well it works with voice commands.

    Eric ChristensenEric Christensen17 ימים לפני
  • Pfft, the Breville Tea Maker is so much better, although the price point is 10x more lol. But that tea maker looks so flimsy.

    Sylver MoonSylver Moon17 ימים לפני
  • that tea / coffee thingy - isn't £29 - £60-100 depending where you shop - shame , it was worth a punt @29, @59.99 - nope

    Jason EarleyJason Earley17 ימים לפני
  • Just a few gadget suggestion that look like they could be useful: Whisk cleaner: StemGem strawberry huller: Sushi Maker Roller Machine:

    Oliver NPOliver NP17 ימים לפני
  • The lid thingy was crap... Most cookware sets come with their lids, why buy one more?

    Nicolas GuerinNicolas Guerin17 ימים לפני
  • first gadget made me scream

    Pontus HäggbladPontus Häggblad18 ימים לפני
  • That butter dish isn’t the right shape for standard U.K. shape butter looks like it’s for American sticks

    Elliott's LabElliott's Lab18 ימים לפני

    tyteen4a03tyteen4a0318 ימים לפני
  • Thanks for posting this video....

    sokin jonsokin jon18 ימים לפני
  • Well... you set off my alexa when he asked her to turn it off

    KateMaleneKateMalene18 ימים לפני