Kitchenware, gadgets, gear – what should be in your kitchen drawers?

The best in kitchenware, equipment, and gadgets, reviews and recommendations.

Magnet’s 2014 kitchen range

January 12, 2014
Magnet 2014 kitchen range and product innovations

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 the most thought, […]

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The Waring WT400 toaster

December 16, 2013
The Waring WT400 toaster

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 […]

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Toasted coconut ice cream, and a brand-new scoop

August 18, 2013
Toasted coconut ice cream

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 […]

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The Sinkstation flat colander

June 5, 2013
Sinkstation flat colander

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 […]

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OXO’s Good Grips Salad Spinner

May 8, 2013
OXO Good Grips Salad Spinner Review

What is it? It’s a salad spinner. Salad spinners are a waste of time. Why bother? I used to think that, too, and I’ve long been a fan of collecting wet salad leaves up in a tea towel and spinning them round like a banshee, stood outside the back door. The neighbour’s loved that. A […]

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WIN a Harvey Nichols Christmas hamper

December 1, 2012
Win a Harvey Nichols Noel! Noel! Christmas hamper in an exclusive giveaway

Here’s a fantastic opportunity to win a Harvey Nichols Noel! Noel! Christmas hamper, worth £100, which will most definitely get you well set up for the festive season. What’s in the hamper? The hamper itself is a sturdy wicker basket with smart leather buckles and hinges that in itself is quite a handsome thing, but […]

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