The pandemic has spawned many home chefs, who have discovered a deep, deep love for cooking! Surprisingly, I was one of them. Before the pandemic, cooking was a chore that I completely avoided. But now, honestly, I find it quite therapeutic! The pandemic and all the free time that has come with it has kind of awakened my inner chef. To encourage and motivate all the inner chefs who have come to life during the pandemic, we’ve curated a collection of kitchen appliances that promise to turn cooking from a Herculean feat into an enjoyable and fun process! From a hidden induction cooking unit to a home plant grower for your kitchen – these products promise to turn your disastrous culinary experiences into MasterChef-worthy delights! These products can cut your prep time in half, make small cooking tasks easier, and help you with time-consuming and complicated techniques. They make cooking easy and effortless. Enjoy!
1. Chief Lapitec
The induction cooking system is transparent and very easy to use. Simply place the Lapitec Chef silicone mat on your countertop to activate the touch controls and turn on the system. The mat is the key, without it the induction unit and controls will be inactive and the worktop is like any other kitchen counter only distinguished by small etchings that line up with the carpet controls. Lapitec Chef allows for easy cleaning and storage, so the counter can be used for other activities such as food preparation, plating and hosting social occasions. Interestingly, Lapitec is a 100% sintered stone and it is also non-porous, non-absorbent and chemical resistant, making it ideal for indoor and outdoor kitchens. You can choose to have two or four hotplates for your induction system.
2. Magnetic kitchen counter
In small studios, the kitchen unwittingly becomes the center of attention for this reason and the magnetic kitchen proposed by Juliana corrects things in the most subtle way. The one-square-meter magnetic board seen here is fixed to the wall and serves as the base for the compact counter that has a cutting board that doubles as a folding sink (or vice versa) and of course properties magnetic to keep all the utensils inside. place. The sink can be hidden in plain sight to increase kitchen workspace and used as a chopping board for random use. Anything that sticks to a magnet can be placed on the vertical section – things like spoons, forks, pans, an induction cooktop, oven, or bespoke shelving that holds plates and other items more securely. magnetic.
Balance, a plant grower by Designer Dot, is designed for those of us who want access to a personal supply of fresh produce at home without having to tend to a garden day in and day out. When creating Balance, the Designer Dot team sought to conceptualize a home plant grower that was compact enough to fit into any modern kitchen and understated in its minimalist design to fit into any room. what interior design scheme. Stored in the same way as most plant growers, Balance comes with pull-out drawers that hold pods and germination cavities for produce and crops to sprout and grow. The drawers themselves can be pulled out to allow ceiling height to grow taller plants, which users can swap out for different plants accordingly.
4. Cuisinart EvolutionX Cordless Mini Chopper
The Cuisinart EvolutionX Cordless Mini Chopper is the kind of wireless device that you can move around and use freely. The gadget features a 4-cup capacity bowl, allowing you to chop or grind a variety of different ingredients. The Chopper also features 7.4-volt lithium-ion power and an impressive 20-minute battery life. LED controls allow you to effortlessly switch between Chop or Grind mode. Preparing dips, hummus and other delicious meals has never been easier with this lightweight and easy to use kitchen appliance.
5. HAY Sowden Toaster
The HAY Sowden toaster is a clean and minimal toaster created from plastic and stainless steel. Along with its warm and soft aesthetic, the toaster also features a browning dial, allowing you to prepare your toast the way you like it. You can even place the thickest slices of bread on the toasting vent to make them even crispier! It is available in three interesting colors – EU Grey, EU Blue and EU Yellow. The artistic and aesthetic toaster adds an element of Japandi-style minimalism to your kitchen.
Hoto is a smart kitchen scale for the modern home that reduces its control panel to a single interactive button and connects other Hoto users around the world through an associated social media channel. Zheng’s Hoto smart kitchen scale is minimalist in design, adorned with little more than stainless steel controls and a polished, reflective sheen. The scale reduces the number of controls and buttons, consolidating each control into a single interactive button that functions as the scale, power meter, weight dial, and net-zero button.
7. Qterra Crafting
As portable as a regular Starbucks travel mug, the Qterra Craft is designed to give you coffee so fresh, you’ll think it’s been brewed inside…and you’d be right! The Qterra Craft is a pretty smart little device, giving you the freshest coffee or tea, even while you’re traveling, by simply brewing it on the spot. The mug comes with a lid that holds tea leaves or coffee grounds in a telescoping Q-Brew basket that expands downward into the container when the lid is twisted. Fill the container with hot water and twist the lid a few minutes before you actually want your drink. Then twist the lid when you’re done, and the used leaves or grounds rise back into the lid, secured with an airtight seal. Indeed, your freshly brewed coffee only needs two twists… but there’s still one more to come!
Stacked like a Jenga tower, Cenga is a handmade modular coffee set, designed by a team of designers to bring home anything you’d find in a coffee shop. Starting from the top of Cenga, a coffee bean grinder channels the grounds into a dripper before heating water and pouring it into a canister for serving. Inspired by the Jenga block stacking method, the design team combined this with modular construction to maximize storage capacity and product portability.
9. KitchenAid Spiralizer Plus Attachment
The KitchenAid Spiralizer Plus attachment is the ultimate kitchen appliance for slicing, peeling and gutting fruits and vegetables. You can use it to work with a variety of foods – from zucchini and beets to pears and apples! The device has been equipped with seven blades to perfectly cut and slice your fresh products. Three slicing blades and a peeling blade are also supplied with the product. The metal shape of KitchenAid ensures that it is durable, long lasting and sturdy.
10. Hu Kuo
Consisting of a carrying case, a tea bowl and three tea cups, Hu-Kou comes with everything you could need for a great cup of tea. Specifically molded to feel ergonomic by design, Hu-Kou’s tea bowl is shaped like a triangle with an integrated spout that allows users to pour tea directly from the bowl without having to remove the lid first. Held in a silicone carry case, Hu-Kou’s sleek case comes with a shoulder strap to make it even easier to bring tea on the go. The carrying case keeps enough space to hold the main tea bowl in addition to three tea cups. The tea cups are also triangular in shape to complement the tea bowl, giving the whole thing a more uniform feel.