Whether you're preparing family meals or entertaining friends, griddles and grills are an effective and versatile addition to your kitchen. Grill pans are great for cooking streaks on or char cooking vegetables and cast-iron skillet and griddle pans are also attractive to serve your dishes on. Some come with a trivet to save any damage to your dining table.
Other cooking equipment you’ll need are a good set of pots and pans, many which come with a non-stick coating that are easy to clean, and cast-iron styles are ideal for serving sizzling food with a flourish. If quick-and-easy cooking is how you roll, cast an eye over our range of rice cookers. Simply pop in the rice and water and let the machine do the work. You can even get your veggies going at the same time with models that steam as well as cook. A microwave too can help when there is no room on the hob, and many microwave ovens can double up as an oven too. Of course, easy cooking doesn’t always mean fast – slow cooking is ideal as you can chop and prep the ingredients in the morning and return home to a warming casserole, roast or curry and an aroma filled home.
Kitchen electricals are not just handy for making main meals, but also at breakfast time. Before you start anything, pour yourself a coffee, and if you like it strong invest in an espresso maker. For an indulgent weekend breakfast, a waffle maker is bound to please even the fussiest of eaters, however if you are looking for a healthier drink then a smoothie is a drink and meal all in one. Find tips and inspiration on choosing the best smoothie makers and impress your family and help them keep them healthy.