If you are moving into a new home or redesigning your kitchen for a fresh new look, you might be wondering what modern-day comfortable living gadgets and furniture are available to make your kitchen look the part while also making your life easier.
Smart home electronics that respond to your voice including Alexa and Google speakers are growing in popularity across the world. Great for hands-free entertainment, smart speakers can also control your Internet of Things devices from lights to heating and even support for blinds and doors. Or go back to traditional, with retro designed appliances like those from SMEG or even purpose-built bottle and wine racks, cupboards and storage that are designed to your personal specifications.
Whether you want to fill your kitchen wall to wall with beautiful wine rack furniture from a responsible UK supplier or favor the minimalistic appearance with bright white tiles and subtle kitchen hardware. Our list of exciting gadgets for your gorgeous new kitchen is bound to offer some inspiration!
Kettle vs Instant Hot Water
Are you a tea or coffee drinker or just enjoy hot drinks in general? Waiting for the kettle to boil can be the most frustrating and time-consuming aspect and many a drink has been forgotten about when we walk away to carry out another task while the kettle does what it does best – boil. Instant hot water machines and one step further – a dedicated boiling water tap – can be an excellent addition to your kitchen. Not only do they use less energy than the traditional kettle – even the best rated energy saving kettles, but you can’t beat the simplicity of walking into the kitchen, filling your cup with your brew of choice and getting hot water instantly.
There are plenty of counter-top and built-in options available, with additional features such as purification and filtering depending on your hydration preferences.
Deep Fat Fryer vs Air Fryers
If you or your family are fond of fried foods, home fryers are an excellent kitchen appliance to take pride of place on your kitchen side. However, traditional fryers that make use of oil can be hazards and tend to leave sticky residue on every nearby surface. Air fryers are a much healthier option, don’t regular intense cleaning or a safe way to dispose of dirty oil and still give you that delicious fried food crunch.
There are plenty of air fryers available in a range of sizes, so whether you are feeding two mouths or five, there is a suitable air fryer to accommodate your family size and needs.
Steaming Pot vs Rice Cooker
Does rice make up a staple part of your diet or are you just a fan of rice with your meals over the commonly enjoyed potato products? Then a rice cooker could be the kitchen gadget for you. Get perfect, fluffy rice in every batch and save yourself hassle and time by simply adding your rice, setting the cooker to the appropriate level and walking away. If you get any gadget to make your cooking easier, a rice cooker is the one to choose. Some rice cookers can also steam dumplings so make sure to shop around for the appliance that suits your family.
Multifunctional Electric Cookers
The top of many chef’s ‘must-have’ lists, a quality multi-functional cooker like the Instant Pot can do a little bit of everything, combining your need for a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker and even a yoghurt maker. Not only does this space saving device handle almost every recipe you’ve got to throw at it, you’ve also got the option of Wi-Fi connectivity, meaning you can set, monitor and have overall control of your cooker from outside the home.
With long working hours and the need for downtime, we can often turn to fast food and frozen dinners to ensure you can claw back a bit of our day but good, wholesome food doesn’t have to take hours when you’ve got a couple of convenient gadgets to make life easier. Find your favourite kitchen gadget today and start preparing healthy meals while enjoying some more free time.