Kitchenware, gadgets, gear – what should be in your kitchen drawers?
The best in kitchenware, equipment, and gadgets, reviews and recommendations.
I've always taken gambles when it comes to testing the 'doneness' of things, and this sense of lottery normally reaches a tension-filled crescendo just before lunch on Christmas day, when I'm stood in front of an enormous turkey, out of the oven, wrapped in foil, rested and I start to wonder ... is it cooked [...]
// // ]]> I think that if you really want to know about a person, you should look at the place where they cook. It's simple, really. In any house, the kitchen is likely to be the most expensive thing that a person invests in, and it's also likely to be the single room that gets [...]
Toasters. I've bought loads of them, normally the £15 bargain basement type that last about a year before blowing up and taking the rest of the electrics in the house with them. It's a false economy, because many cheap toasters equals one really quite good one that'll last for years. Here's a good example of [...]
The quest for ever weirder ice cream flavours continues ... After the olive oil ice cream from the other week, we've now got coconut, and it's actually quite good - coconut intensified through a little gentle roasting to bring out its essential nuttiness, then used as an infusion in a standard ice cream base. Couldn't [...]
This has 'gimmick' written all over it, but unlike most things that look gimmicky, this actually does something useful. The SinkStation bills itself as a 'flat colander', and the general idea is that it's a largely flat sheet with drainage holes in it that sits in the sink and does the job of making the [...]