Utensils & Gadgets
Treat yourself, or delight the keen cook in your life, with some of these wonderful kitchen utensils and gadgets from Spotlight. Enthusiastic cooks will love the many different colourful utensils, cooking gadgets and specialist grinding mixes on offer, while kids will be delighted with the ice pop makers and talking toast. Including many indispensable everyday items such as measuring cups and jugs, potato peelers and whisks, as well as helpful gadgets for the BBQ including a brush to baste the meet and skewers in different sizes, you will find many items here to make your food preparation quicker and easier.
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Gadgets And Utensils That You Must Add To Your Kitchen This Year
Our kitchens are becoming increasingly more convenient and faster, especially thanks to the latest gadgets and utensils on the market. If you are looking to upgrade your kitchen with new utensils and gadgets, be sure to check out the recommendations from the Spotlight catalogue.
What Is The Best Timer For The Kitchen?
The traditional egg timer has ruled the kitchen for many years, but that does not mean you cannot get any better. While a normal egg timer is perfect for your basic boiled eggs, it is not as functional for your finer cooking attempts. Why? Because you often have to time several things at once.
To get a more efficient kitchen times, it is a good idea to look at a dual digital timer. With a dual timer, you can track two different things at a time. So, if you feel like simultaneously cooking pasta al dente and getting the perfect roast, this timer enables you to do it.
What Are The Essential Utensils For The Kitchen?
When it comes down to utensils, you have a choice between the essentials and some of the latest options. It is usually a good idea to have a mixture of both, since even the bare essentials get improved over time. Of course, there are also some essentials you need to keep.
Wooden spoon: The wooden spoon has been around for an exceptionally long time, and this is an essential you absolutely need in your kitchen. From cooking mince to creating some of the best sauces, there are hundreds of things you need a wooden spoon for.
When you purchase a wooden spoon, be sure never to put it in a dishwasher. Over time, this can cause the wood to crack, ruining this valuable tool. Instead, wash your wooden spoon by hand and leave it to dry completely before putting it away.
Silicone tongs: While the traditional set of tongs does a good job for a barbecue, the silicone option is definitely an upgrade. The material is durable, but also handles your meat with greater ease. On top of that, it also has a better grip. So, you should add this upgraded tool to your kitchen collection.
Reusable piping bags: Instead of using single use piping bags, you may want to get a reusable version if you bake on a regular basis. Not only does it save you money in the long run, it is better for the environment too.
Curved grater: While you can use a standard grater for everything from cheese to vegetables, using it can be rather dangerous at times. If you like more control during the grating process, then one of the curved graters should be in your kitchen collection.
Which Of The Latest Gadgets Should I Add To My Kitchen?
If you have some spare budget this year, it is worth looking at some of the latest kitchen gadgets. But which are worth investing in this year?
Egg poacher: If you ever tried poaching eggs, you already know that this is a really difficult thing to do. If you want to make things easier on yourself, why not choose an egg poacher gadget for your kitchen? Instead of struggling with a cooking pot, you will get the perfect poached eggs every time.
Air fryer: If you do not own one yet, it is time to get on board! Air fryers have been around for some time now and are a better and healthier alternative to the basic fryer. Depending on the fryer you have, you only need one tablespoon of oil for an entire load of fries.
Sushi roller: If you like sushi from time to time, but dread rolling seaweed with rice and salmon, you may want to look at a sushi roller. With one of these gadgets, you get a perfect sushi roll every single time.
Smokeless grill: Would you like to barbecue at any given time, but does the weather sometimes not allow you? No problem because various manufacturers have now come up with a smokeless grill. In other words, you can grill meats with barbecue perfection in the comfort of your own kitchen.