Monthly Archives: April 2015

Set up your first kitchen with everything you need

What do you really need in your first kitchen? Part one

If you're moving into your own place for the first time, it can get confusing when it comes to buying everything for your kitchen.  It's easy to take utensils for granted when you're living at home; after all, your parents have been collecting things for a lifetime. However, you also might be convinced that you […]

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Create your perfect cup of coffee with the right machine

Coffee heaven: Picking your perfect percolator

If you can't function without your morning cup of coffee or revel in the taste of a nice smooth roast, you probably want to kit your kitchen out with a great coffee machine. While you can get pretty good instant coffee varieties, meaning you don't need anything but your kettle, there really is nothing like […]

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Thorough cleaning and extra care can keep your kitchen looking good

Keep it looking like new: Easy ways to care for your kitchen

Once you have picked out and installed your kitchen, it's time to enjoy it and make the most of all your new features. After all, that's all the hard work done, right? While it would be great to just be able to install your kitchen and that be it, you also need to factor in […]

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Would you like to make a kitchen garden?

Would you like to make a kitchen garden?

Why not create a garden that really serves your home's culinary needs – what you might call a kitchen garden? By that we mean a space where you can produce fresh fruit (for example with your own apple or pear tree, or strawberry plants), get tasty veggies cultivated (from potatoes to carrots to peas) and produce […]

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Men in the kitchen

Men in the kitchen

Gender stereotypes are certainly controversial. But for some people, cooking is classed as a traditionally 'feminine' activity, rather than a 'masculine' one. A recent international study has suggested that women are in the kitchen preparing food more than men are. Large-scale GfK research across a variety of countries – including the UK – has shown women […]

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