A few kitchen accessories could make family life far easier
While the idea of eating supper together nightly as a family can seem idyllic, in reality, preparing food for the whole clan every night can sometimes be a stressful experience – and if you get the kids involved, it can be messy too!
But with a few smart kitchen tools, you could save yourself some of the stress when it comes to food prep, serving and clearing up, freeing up valuable minutes to enjoy your time together.
Here are our picks of the best kitchen and dining buys out there right now.
Coral salad server set, AED14 at Brands for Less, visit City Centre Ajman
Sure, salad servers might not be the most hi-tech buy, but trying to clear up oily dressing spills after dinner is undoubtedly an annoyance we’d be keen to avoid, and these smart servers from Brands for Less can help. With fluted bases, so they can stand up after use, and notched handles so they can cling to the side of a serving bowl, they’re a hugely practical, and very pocket-friendly, buy.
Smeg Kitchen Machine, AED1,819, Sharaf DG, visit City Centre Ajman
We’ve all fallen prey to kitchen cupboards overflowing with gadgets and gizmos that we forget to use. But why not streamline proceedings with one does-it-all hero?
This gorgeous Smeg Kitchen Machine does the job of many and in this chic cream and chrome colourway, it’ll look fab on your counter, freeing up valuable pantry space.
With a 4.8-litre capacity, 10-speed settings, dough hook, beater and whisk attachments, as well as the option to add all manner of extras including a grater, slicer and pasta roller, you’ll wonder how you lived without it.
Pablo 2-Tier Serving Trolley, AED559 (reduced from AED799), Home Centre, visit City Centre Ajman
Make a real decorative statement, and free up some shelf space to boot, with an oh-so-fashionable serving trolley. This gold-hued metal number from Home Centre will look fabulous in any kitchen or dining room, while the wheeled base and tiered shelves provide valuable extra storage space.
Use it to store drinks, or wheel it into the living room with snacks when you’re entertaining or enjoying a family movie night in front of the TV.
Discover more ways to enjoy a comfortable life at home here.