Does the job – note attachments. For me, so far, this is a big improvement on the fp250, which was on its way out. The glass blender jug feels high quality and is impressive; the motor is obviously capable of working a lot harder and faster than the fp250. Missing items, based on how it was described on kenwood’s website (and some reviews here):mini bowl;citrus press;continuous juicer. The recipe book was also missing from my package. I’ll admit, i was disappointed to find them missing but very pleased that kenwood agreed to ship out each of the missing bits – but only because they admitted their website was misleading. If you want these extras, ring them before they update the websitei’m unconvinced by the mill so far, although only because i tried to chop fresh coriander and i think it’s suited to more ‘dry’ products. I guess the mini bowl is more for that kind of thing. Due to amazon’s superb customer service, it’s worth trying this. It was never worth £250 but sub-£125 seems decent.
In defence of the multipro libra. Can’t rip something to pieces because it comes with all the bits and pieces you could hope for.For maybe having optional extras. But for being fully equiped, then no. I guess the big question is. It doesn’t have the cache for starters. However, it has all the power, and compared to the 5200xl, i’d say it isn’t really that far off the mark in overall ability. Time will tell if it has the durability. It isn’t the bleedin’ tardis. How can you possibly expect a 9″ by 9″ base to have storage for bowls, grinders, liquidizer, spatula, juicer and umpteen blades. It would defy the laws of physics. It’s a bit like being unhappy with a shoebox because it’ll only hold one pair of shoes. In the sub £200 rrp category, it is very much worthy of consideration.
Kenwood Multi Pro Libra FP950 Food Processor
- Built-in weighing scales for optimum convenience and removable weighing tray for versatility
- Powerful 1000 W maximum power
- Bowl capacity 3 L and 1.5 L glass liquidiser
- Includes glass mill, julienne plate, dough tool and twin-geared whisk
Not the quality i hoped for – 2 years on. Having used this machine for almost 2 years i really would not recommend that you buy it. The dropping spindle is hopeless. The scales, which i originaly considered a good feature, are not accurate. The bowl has cracked, and i don’t put it in the dishwasher. The replacement time for the bowl is 6 weeks. The grating disk central plastic cog has snapped. The engine can’t cope with kneeding. As has been commented before the ideas in this product are great, but the quality is very poor so it can’t carry out what it says. I don’t know what the alternative is, but don’t waste your money on this machine.
Kenwood Multi Pro Libra FP950 Food Processor : I needed a food processor fast as my old one had broken and the need to make baby food was approaching and so bought this one very quickly without knowing anything about it. It was definitely the right decision. It does everything i need and some things that i may never need but are quite useful to know they are there. I now use it on a daily basis to chop up all the veg for dinner (which i used to hate), making pastry in minutes, making baby food in the mini bowl, grating cheese, weighing ingredients, blending smoothies etc etc. I have not yet used any of the juicing functionality but all the rest seems to work brilliantly. On the down side there are an awful lot of bits and pieces to store so you’ll definitely need a spare shelf in a kitchen cupboard (it took me nearly half an hour to unpack and wash everything when i first got it). Also the processor can wobble a bit when it is on a high setting or there is something heavy in it but it is easily steadied. I’ve also heard that the whisks can be a little fragile but i haven’t had a problem if i start it on a low setting first and build up. Otherwise, i am yet to have a problem.