Our Tefal Actifry Review

Ok so this is one we have been wanting to do for a while! Everyone loves chips and so this is one that most people are going to enjoy we hope. Everyone loves chips but most people try to avoid them as they are known to be fatty and generally pretty bad for you. This is why you are going to love the Tefal Actifry so much.tefal actifry fryer

The Tefal Actifry is a small health fryer that primarily uses hot steam to cook your chips. This means that you are only using a tiny bit of vegetable oil to cook your chips! In fact Tefal say that you use 95% less fat when using their Actifry health fryers. So we said we would try this as this sounds like quite a claim.

So we took it for a test drive and cut up some nice thick chunky chips. The Actifry machine takes a few minutes longer to cook the chips than most fryers but the results were fantastic. We only put a spoon full of vegetable oil into the fryer before we started and the chips are done.

The self stirrer meant that we could leave the chips cook and not have to come and shake them every 2 minutes like when using other standard fryers. It comes with a see through lid so you can always see the status of your chips. Admittedly Tefals Actifry machine isn’t as cheap as the other options but you will be saving your heart from huge amounts of fatty oils so it is definitely worth the extra few pounds.

It comes in two sizes both a large and a family size and they vary in price from about £100 upwards. We took around online and found that the tefal actifry shop was the cheapest option here in the UK anyway so if you are interested head on over there and pick one up as we think they’re great.

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Why we love the selfie stick!

I have spent the last few years traveling in various parts of the world and most of my traveling I do alone because I have no friends. Just kidding, mostly I travel alone because my friends have jobs they can’t leave and other commitments and I refuse to be tied into the 9 -5 but that’s another story :). So why am I telling you this? Well I recently got a new selfie stick that have become famous all over the world and it saves me having to ask strangers to take embarrassing pictures of me and risk getting my phone stolen!

selfie1So what is a selfie stick? Well it’s basically an extendable pole that allows you to clip your phone or camera to the end of it and take a “selfie” or photo via a bluetooth remote control. Sounds pretty simple right? Well it is and often the simplest inventions are the most successful and this is certainly the case with the selfie stick.

I got my stick from http://www.shopselfiestick.co.uk/ a UK online store and had it within a few days. My stick only cost twenty pounds and I got free delivery so it is affordable for pretty much anyone. I have not brought it anywhere overly exciting yet but I was out at the beach and although the stick may not be the coolest thing to be seen with I got some pretty great pics (No I won’t be uploading them here:)).

The stick I got lets you get pics from angles of up to 180 degrees so I imagine it will be great for getting pics off of cliffs and ledges when traveling in some cool places. The stick I got is pretty light and can fit in my pocket when folded up. I recommend trying them out as they are pretty cheap and it’s a great way to start a conversation with strangers when traveling alone!

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