A panini is a hot sandwich that is pressed in a grill. Originally from Italy, you can now get a panini at your local deli or in the comfort of your own home. Many panini makers also can be used as an indoor grill to cook meats and vegetables as well as sandwiches. Panini makers include features like temperature controls, even heating and non-stick surfaces.
Cuisinart GR-1 Griddler Panini and Sandwich Press
This stainless steel-brushed panini maker weighs about 3.18kg. and has a floating hinge to accommodate sandwiches of all sizes. You can use the 11 x 7 inch grill to prepare meats and vegetables as well as sandwiches. As of November 2010, this product retails for about £32.
Biggest Loser™ DoubleUp™ Grill and Panini Maker
If you are a fan of the show "The Biggest Loser," you may be attracted to this panini grill. You will also receive a £126 free meal offer with the purchase of your grill £26 grill, as of November 2010. The 1,800 watt, 14 x 14 inch panini maker cooks sandwiches as well as burgers, chicken breasts and other foods.
DeLonghi CGH800-U Retro Panini Grill
This grill has a hinged top to adjust to larger food items, and is versatile enough to cook vegetables, meat and fish as well as sandwiches. The DeLonghi CGH800-U Retro Panini Grill features adjustable temperature controls and a quick heating grill. The grill plates are not removable. As of November 2010, the grill retails about £32.
Hamilton Beach 25450 Gourmet Panini Press
The Hamilton Beach 25450 Gourmet Panini Press only makes sandwiches. It has a floating hinge with 8 ½ x 12 inch grill plates to accommodate sandwiches of all sizes. There are no temperature controls. As of November 2010, the grill costs approximately £26.
George Foreman GRP99 Next Generation Grill
The George Foreman Grill is a household name when it comes to indoor grills and allows you to make paninis as well as other foods. The GRP99 Next Generation Grill has removable plates for easy clean up. The large grill is 14 x 17 inches and comes with a 1-year warranty. As of November 2010, the grill retails for £45 to £58.