Valentine's Day gift

Monday 14 February 2011
On Valentine's Day, most ladies get roses, a card, a box of chocolate or jewelry. I get a KitchenAid pitcher blender. I was thrilled when hubby lugged it all the way back from John Lewis. I'm not a fan of roses. Chocolates are fine once a month when I'm PMSing and in a foul mood. Van Cleef and Arpels vintage Alhambra onyx necklace costs a whopping £5K plus which will stay on my wish list for another decade or so. For now, I'm beyond excited that I've got the Rolls Royce of all blenders which will cut, puree and pulse till the cows come home. This piece of machinery is heavy because the base is made of die cast metal with a thick glass pitcher. The much lauded Magimix processor has a plastic pitcher which I detest.

KitchenAid Artisan Blender £149


  1. Happy Valentine's Day to you both !!!
    Wow, you can now make soya bean milk too ..
    Btw ,how's the nien gao ?

  2. Never thought of it, Mi but yes, I think I'll try making soy milk with this. Nien gao turned out great. Would've been better if I've got fresh coconut milk. I ran out of brown sugar so I used golden caster sugar. The end product is more pale yellow but still tastes great.

  3. I love it! And you'll use it all the time! I once got a Kitchenaid mixer for Christmas...hehe

  4. Nice, it's a great Valentine's gift! I should get one too, to match my Kitchenaid Mixer. :-)

  5. The mixer!! You guys are killing me! I've been eyeing on the artisan mixer for the longest time.

  6. LOL! Well, as we don't celebrate Valentine's, I didn't get anything ... boohoo! Might have to get myself a Valentine's gift for me, from me LOL! Have fun with your mixer!

  7. DA, DH always complains I'm so unromantic. We don't celebrate Valentine's Day but hey, I'm not going to turn down a present :P What are you going to get?



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