Category: Kettles


Win by Sharing Your Christmas Breakfast!

Update: The winners of this competition are Lorraine from Merthyr Tydfil and Colette from Thurnscoe! Thank you to all who entered – the standard was very high! We thoroughly enjoyed reading all about your Christmas memories and there are many recipes to be inspired by. We’ll be sharing the results soon! Here at Russell Hobbs, we’re [...]
Written by Russell HobbsPosted in Special Offers, Toasters
December 4th, 2012 at 15:00Tagged with , , , , , ,

Great Guaranteed Wedding Gift Ideas

As we are now enjoying longer days and a few glimpses of sunshine, wedding season is very much underway. No doubt many of us will have received an invitation or two to a friend’s or family member’s wedding and as the big day approaches, a gift is needed.
Written by Russell HobbsPosted in Kettles
May 20th, 2011 at 12:20Tagged with , , ,

The Cup Final of Kettles

This weekend sees the FA Cup final take place at Wembley, which will no doubt see plenty of people putting the kettle on for a brew during the match.
Written by Russell HobbsPosted in Kettles
May 10th, 2011 at 10:30Tagged with , ,

A Royal Drink For a Royal Occasion

It’s known as the nation’s favourite drink – and there is good reason why countless kettles across Britain will be boiling to make a pot of tea, in celebration at the latest Royal Family news.
Written by Russell HobbsPosted in Kettles
April 28th, 2011 at 16:37Tagged with ,

Eco Tips in the Kitchen to Support Earth Day

More of us are looking to change our domestic habits to be more ‘green’. Earth Day 2011, which fell on 22 April, is a recent reminder of this emerging trend. Here’s some kitchen tips to help you go ‘green’:
Written by Russell HobbsPosted in Kettles
April 26th, 2011 at 10:01Tagged with , ,

Is Tea as Good for You as Water?

Popular belief dictates that tea is not a particularly healthy beverage. Growing up, you could be forgiven for believing that the nation’s favourite drink was a poor choice for rehydrating your body – it’s a rule that likely got ingrained into you by mum or dad, who in turn likely acquired the knowledge from their [...]
Written by Russell HobbsPosted in Kettles
April 7th, 2011 at 16:00Tagged with ,

The Oxford v Cambridge Kettle Race

It seems our predictions of sporting events are quite accurate following last week’s Oxford v Cambridge boat race inspired article. Our race of which toaster heats bread quickest was won by the Glass Touch 2-slice toaster, which was representing Oxford – the winners of the actual boat race.
Written by Russell HobbsPosted in Kettles
March 28th, 2011 at 13:07Tagged with , ,

What’s more Essential for Breakfast, the Toaster or the Kettle?

Depending on whom you ask, people will invariably say they can’t start their day without a dose of caffeine or a spot of breakfast. The advantages of both are plain to see – having a cup of tea or coffee provides you with a boost that can prove essential for motivation, while leaving the house [...]
Written by Russell HobbsPosted in Kettles
March 22nd, 2011 at 15:09Tagged with , ,

The Rules of Tea/Coffee Making in the Office

How long does it take to make a round of brews at work? Well, 188 working days of your life! It is estimated that the average UK worker will spend 24 minutes a day waiting for the kettle to boil, which would equate to the staggering aforementioned figure.
Written by Russell HobbsPosted in Kettles
March 21st, 2011 at 12:28Tagged with , ,

Afternoon Tea to Celebrate the Start of Spring

Afternoon tea has been a staple of English culture for centuries. The tradition can be traced as far back as the Seventeenth Century, with Catherine of Braganca introducing the practice when she married Charles II in 1661.
Written by Russell HobbsPosted in Kettles
March 17th, 2011 at 14:43Tagged with , ,
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