COOKING FROM SCRATCH TOOLS THAT MAKE LIFE EASIER IN THE KITCHEN
AN INCREASING number of families are mincing their own meat, baking bread and biscuits, making pasta from scratch and even producing chocolates at home.
Reality cooking television shows are contributing to this trend as stylish new cooking gadgets make their way into our kitchens.
For those itching to jump on the bandwagon, have a look at these smart products:
Marcato has a line-up of products to help make the perfect pasta at home. The Atlas 150 range includes pasta machine, ravioli tablet with rolling pin and the Tacapasta drying rack. Available from leading retailers.
Marcato biscuit press produces biscuits in 20 different shapes and two sizes. Simply place the biscuit dough in the canister, slide in one of the biscuit die plates and press down the lever. Available from leading retailers.
The BBQ Buddy Smart Meat Thermometer and its free app (SmartThermo) is a clever way to get your meat cooked perfectly. Connect the thermometer to your phone and place the probe into your meat. Costs $49.99; bunnings.com.au.
The Gourmet Refractory Cooking Stone fits into the base of any of Smeg’s 60cm ovens, recreating the cooking conditions of a stone oven for pizzas and breads, smeg.com.au.
Marcato Design Biscuit Press makes 20 shapes of biscuits.