Like any cooking fanatic, I have a bit of a kitchen shopping fetish (as well as a hand bag and stationary shopping fetish!) and here are my top 5 gadgets I couldn’t live without!
1. Set of knives
I have been using the wrong knifes for years and I don’t think you ever realise what a difference it makes until you actually use some good quality knives. I bought my first proper set of knives about 3 months ago and now use them daily. I shopped around for the right set – reading lots of online reviews but the best advice I was given was to actually get a feel for them. You have to feel comfortable with the grip and weight of the knife – it makes a huge difference. I bought 4 knives from the Robert Welch signature range from John Lewis. You can buy a set but I just opted for those I thought I would use most often is the 18cm Cooks knife. It took me a while before I stopped slicing my fingers, but now I’ve got used to them they are ace!
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