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Detoxing: How your kitchen can help

   Kitchen Accessories   February 21, 2015  No Comments

It’s almost that time of year again; we’ve already fallen back on our New Year’s resolutions, the waistlines are starting to expand again and our gym membership cards are gathering dust. Unfortunately lent is upon us; that time where we give up something for 40 days to try and make…

The Sink: The overlooked essential

   Cooking Utensils   February 15, 2015  No Comments

I could have started this post with a pretty stupid opening line like “Everyone has a sink!” but I thought better of it. Because I am not telling you that you need to get one, I am talking about why it is so important to get the right one, a…

An Exposition on Coffee Grinders

   Kitchen Accessories   February 13, 2015  No Comments

Lovers of coffee and espresso will stop at nothing just to get a cup of coffee to jump-start their day. They like even more when it is fresh coffee. This is where coffee grinders come into play. They are used to grind coffee beans just before making a hot cup…

Cafetiere: The future of home brewed coffee

   Kitchen Accessories   February 8, 2015  No Comments

When I first started drinking coffee it was exclusively in coffee houses or expensive restaurants. Freshly made coffee, hand prepared by trained members of staff and coffee experts. I didn’t dare venture into a supermarket and buy cheap nonsense, trying its best to replicate that real coffee taste. Instant coffee…

Bendy taps: Washing up has never been better

   Cooking Utensils   January 29, 2015  No Comments

There’s one job in the kitchen that none of us enjoy doing; well, actually there’s probably quite a few jobs that we don’t enjoy doing. The one that regularly tops the polls, though, is washing up. I mean, for me, I quite like it; it keeps my hands warm, is…

What your flooring says about you

   Kitchen Accessories   January 21, 2015  No Comments

There’s a lot of options when it comes to designing your perfect kitchen. You can spend hours worrying about appliances, week fretting about lighting and their fittings but you can also spend a whole lot of time worrying about your flooring. After all; what flooring you choose says an awful…

Creating a Country Kitchen

   Kitchen Accessories   January 17, 2015  No Comments

Creating a country kitchen can be so easy, you will find so many great items to choose from that will allow you to turn your kitchen into a beautiful country kitchen that you enjoy spending time in as well as entertaining in. Any room that is embellished with touches of…

The myths and truths of the kitchen island

   Food Prep   January 16, 2015  No Comments

There’s an enormous amount written, and even more said, about what needs to go into a kitchen. So many theories, so much feng shui, and so much careful positioning goes into every aspect for various different reasons. The Kitchen Island is one object that, in particular, draws a huge amount…

Do we need a dishwasher?

   Kitchen Accessories   January 11, 2015  No Comments

My dishwasher broke a few weeks ago; it’s about as old as I am and twice as grubby, but, nevertheless, I started thinking about how much it would set me back to replace it. A few hundred pounds for the unit? How much would it cost to get it fitted…

How Extractor Fans can Improve Your Cooking Experience

   Extractor Fans   December 24, 2014  No Comments

One of the things which is often neglected when outfitting a kitchen is a high quality extractor fan, but it is actually one of the things likely to have the most impact on your kitchen and your cooking experience. An extractor fan serves a lot of different functions, from extracting…