Best Buys: essential kitchen kit

March 10, 2017 / Best buys, SHOPPING / 0 Comments
Brass measuring spoons, £52 Ferm Living; Utensil holder, £40, Black + Blum; 'Pebble' marble serving boards by Simon Legald, from £49.90, Normann Copenhagen; 'Titanium Copper' knife block by Viners, £59.99, Very

10 beautiful basics every kitchen should have

 

1 An array of wooden spoons and stirrers. Olivewood spoons and spatulas, from £4 each, David Mellor Design

Olivewood spoons and spatulas, from £4 each, David Mellor Design (davidmellordesign.com)

Olivewood spoons and spatulas, from £4 each, David Mellor Design (davidmellordesign.com)

 

2 A decent pot to put them all in Utensil holder, £40, Black + Blum

Black + Blum kitchen Utensil holder, £40

London duo Black + Blum designed the 10-piece ‘Forminimal’ kitchen accessories collection inspired by the work of architect and engineer Santiago Calatrava. It includes a clever layered chopping board with easy-grip handles; a sleek knife-block and utensil holder that has a chopping board in the middle; and a quirky take on the classic box-shaped bread bin. Black + Blum Utensil holder, £40

 

3 A knife set and block to avoid blunt blades ‘Titanium Copper’ knife block by Viners, £59.99, Very

'Titanium Copper' knife block by Viners, £59.99, Very

‘Titanium Copper’ knife block by Viners, £59.99, Very

 

4 Cutlery that’s pleasure to hold. We love Robert Welch’s ‘Malvern’ 56-Piece Cutlery Set, £195, House of Fraser

Robert Welch's 'Malvern' 56-Piece Cutlery Set, £195, House of Fraser

Robert Welch’s ‘Malvern’ 56-Piece Cutlery Set, £195, House of Fraser

 

5 A pair of decent eggcups to make a luxury out of something everyday: Silver-plated eggcup, £29.95, Culinary Concepts

Silver-plated eggcup by Culinary Concepts, £29, Selfridges (selfridges.com)

Silver-plated eggcup by Culinary Concepts, £29, Selfridges (selfridges.com)

 

6 A lovely trivet to protect your work surfaces with style: ‘Circle Outline’ wooden trivet, £17, Ferm Living

‘Circle Outline’ trivet, £17, Ferm Living

‘Circle Outline’ wooden trivet, £17, Ferm Living

 

7 Some marble serving platters: ‘Pebble’ marble serving boards by Simon Legald, from £49.90, Normann Copenhagen

'Pebble' marble serving board in black by Simon Legald for Normann Copenhagen, from £49.90, Selfridges

‘Pebble’ marble serving board in black by Simon Legald for Normann Copenhagen, from £49.90, Selfridges

 

8 A glorious mixing bowl to make baking even more fun: Copper and brass mixing bowl, £44, Anthropologie (For more mixing bowls see Best Buys: mixing bowls)

Copper and brass mixing bowl, £44, Anthropologie

Copper and brass mixing bowl, £44, Anthropologie

 

9 Some amazing measuring spoons. Brass measuring spoons, £52 Ferm Living

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10 An elegant clock: ‘Mr Clarke’ wall clock by Newgate, £75, Heals

2. ‘Mr Clarke’ wall clock by Newgate, £60. This minimalist design is timelessly elegant and will look perfect displayed in any room of the house.

The ‘Mr Clarke’ wall clock by Newgate, £60. A minimalist design that will look perfect in any room of the house.

 

And for more ideas on all things kitchens download a digital edition of ELLE Decoration Kitchens Volume 1 for just £2.99 via the ELLE Decoration app. Not forgetting ELLE Decoration Bathrooms Volume 1, also available for download via the ELLE Decoration app. Price £2.99.

And… from 2 March to 5 April 2017 ELLE Decoration Kitchens Volume 2 is available absolutely FREE with the April “Decorating” edition of ELLE Decoration, on sale at all good UK newsagents.

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