From taps and sinks to dishwashers and big cooking appliances, we’ve collated the latest kitchen essentials.
We’ve pulled together the best in new technology, great value buys and inexpensive options for kitchen essentials.
Beko DFN16420X dishwasher in Stainless Steel, $594, from JB Hi-Fi.
Has a 14-place setting capacity and time delay.
FORM AND FUNCTION
Finlay & Smith “Corrino” slim pull down spray sink mixer, $150, from Masters. Has swivel spout and pull-down spray head.
NO MORE SPILLS
Bosch Serie 2 SMS40E08AU dishwasher in Stainless Steel, $779, from Bing Lee. Anti-flood protection and quiet operation.
WATER EFFICIENT Westinghouse WSU67381S built-under dishwasher, $1279, from Harvey Norman. Has a flexible cutlery tray for larger items.
IN THE BLACK
Hällviken inset sink in Black, $359, from Ikea.
Quartz composite finish is non-porous.
Bosjön kitchen mixer tap in Stainless steel, $199, from Ikea.
Sleek, slimline design.
Clark round bowl undermount sink, $156, from Bunnings. Ideal for a wet bar or butler’s pantry.
Abey “Barwon” bar sink 12L, $216.90, from Masters. Easy-care stainless steel finish.
WELL POLISHED Caroma “Husk” sink mixer, $152, from Bunnings. Durable chrome finish.
BIG IS BEAUTIFUL
Chef EOC647S multifunction 80L electrical oven in Stainless Steel, $767, from Harvey Norman. Large capacity with a stay-cool door design.
WAY OF THE FUTURE
Whirlpool ACM828BA 60cm induction cooktop, $1399, from The Good Guys. Flexible cooking zones, ideal for bigger dishes.
Fisher & Paykel 60cm ceramic cooktop, $609, from Harvey Norman.
The fast heating elements are easy to control.
Samsung ME6144W 40L 1000W white sensor microwave, $198, from The Good Guys. Big enough to heat large plates of food.
SLEEK & STYLISH
Smeg SFA6309X 79L Classic thermoseal oven, $1529, from Domayne. Easy clean enamel interior, five cooking levels.
HIGH-TECH WORLD FIRST Whirlpool AKZM8920HIX 73L induction oven, $2199, from The Good Guys. Will literally halve your cooking times!
COOKING WITH GAS Westinghouse 60cm gas cooktop, $429, from 2ndsworld. Easy-clean stainless steel and safety trivets.
Whirlpool Crisp ‘N’ Grill convection microwave, $499, from The Good Guys. Can grill, bake and crisp just like an oven.
R34DMBK 1000W microwave in Black, $309, from Harvey Norman.
Has a built-in weight scale.