Tefal Actifry

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  1. lazydays

    lazydays Read Only Funster

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    We went to Makro and seen that the Tefal Actifry is on offer, we’ve been looking at buying for a while, but at Argos they are £174.99 We bought one at Makro for £99.00 + VAT excellent value, we’ve only cooked chips with it at the moment and they are fantastically delicious.

    Do any other Funsters out there have one, if so what do you think of it and also do they have any different recopies other that those in the book supplied.:thumb:
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    is that one of those things that fry in a tablespoon of oil.:Eeek:

    chips steamed in cooking oil mist...not natural.:Doh:
    might as well buy oven chips.
     
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    lazydays Read Only Funster

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    Yip. It is only 3% fat just like FROZEN oven chips

    Ahh but theres nothing like fresh potato's for chips. The chips are so crispy good lot fat cooking for a healthy diet which means I can live longer and do more travelling in the MH
     
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    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    reckon you got a bargain at £99...cheapest i found ,quick google, was amazon at £130.

    i much prefer chips cooking in deep oil (stuff the healthy option...it should be lard or beef dripping:Wink:) but i suppose its ideal for the van...no oil to spill when driving. :thumb:
     
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    lazydays Read Only Funster

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    Me too, but this will stop the doctor moaning about my un-healthy diet next time I go and see him, believe me he's worse than my mother.
     
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    D I N G - rings a bell. Was that the one on Watchdog that kept bursting into flames ?
     
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    lazydays Read Only Funster

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    There are always teething problems with products its all over the news and forums these days, I believe this was sorted out end of 2007 begining of 2008 and was reported on Watchdog Nov 2008. Good googling skills by the way!

    I'm very happy with the product have no complaints so for, but I've only had it a few day and wiil report back in six months:BigGrin:
     
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    I'm on my third one. First was a flamer & returned to Lakeland. Replacement started to make the same pre flame noise as the first so a refund from Lakeland as they no longer sell them.

    Read that the fan which was supposed to be the cause of the trouble had been sorted. Saw that John Lewis were selling them.

    No. 3 working okay ........... so far.

    I like to cook breakfast in them. 2 sausages & the chips or wedges go in. Fat from the sausages cooks the chips. 5 minutes from the end in go the mushrooms. 3 minutes from the end in go mini plum tomatoes.

    Only one complaint .... it can't fry a couple of eggs as well.

    Will be taking it to Portugal on the 8th if Vanbitz sort out my inverter. Have blown 3 in about 6 weeks.:Eeek:
     
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    Try Richmond Irish Sausages (Thick) Marvellous !
     
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    I thought thet were a good idea-bought one-used it a few times-hated it took too long to produce soggy chips no matter how I cut/dried them-put it on Ebay!
     

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