Kitchen equipment

Stuff to make your kitchen run smoothly from the basic requirements to the most state of the art gadgets I can afford. Which, at the moment, can just about run to my first item: the amazing Ikea garlic press.

Links below are either to my blogposts in which they feature, or are product reviews.

Ikea garlic press. Wonderfully simple and easy to use, way better than those fiddly presses of old that held hardly anything.

Saucepans should have a heavy base, preferably of copper, for best heat diffusion.

Woks can be fun, especially if you fancy cooking as an extreme sport. To learn how to season one, click here

My seasoned wok ready for its first stir fry

How to make a chopstick rest ... no, not "give it a chair to sit on".