Nostalgia and food go hand-in-hand, so why not invest in some kitchen kit that harks back to dining days gone by
1 Slow cooker British gadget guru Swan (creator of the infamous ‘Teasmade’) has launched a deliberately retro slow cooker. Sky blue with a removable ceramic pot and settings to gently simmer stews or cook a crumble, it looks and cooks the part. £24.99
2 TV dinner tray This much-maligned tray may have life in it yet, thanks to cool brand Minor Goods’ contemporary take on the divided plate made from speckled stoneware, £14.
3 Enamel Utility sink Designed in Germany in the 1930s, this enamel sink was originally intended for use in bucket rooms and outhouses. Today it’s good-looks mean it can be used in any kitchen, bathroom, scullery or shed! £155, A G Hendy & Co.
4 Smeg retro citrus juicer. The juicing cone starts automatically when you press fruit onto it, and there’s a sieve like tray to catch pulp. £164.99, John Lewis
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