Whether you love cooking or hate it, there are definitely some ways it can be made easier. Nowadays, there are loads of handy kitchen gadgets out there for all sorts of purposes. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favourites.
1. Zekaer Fruit Salad Cutter
This multi-tool contains a total of 10 kitchen gadgets. They allow you to cut, slice or juice fruit in a number of different ways. It includes a masher, avocado scoop, citrus cutter, pick (5x), apple cutter, mesh cutter, grater, lemon squeezer, grapefruit squeezer and a bowl to catch it all. Packing lunchboxes just became so much easier. Buy it here.
2. Home Kitchen Restaurant Mama Manual Automatic Safety Electric Can Opener
No more messing about with annoying can openers. This Electric Can Opener does all the hard work for you. Simply one touch of the button, and it gets to work opening the can, and it can even grab the lid so you don’t have to fish it out. Buy it here.
3. Stainless Steel Crinkle Cutter
This handy gadget is designed for chopping veggies, fruit, potatoes and anything else you can think of, into crinkle-cut shapes. The sharp steel blade is sturdy and durable and will save you some time in the kitchen (and may even help convince your kids to eat their veggies). Buy it here.
4. CREUSA BBQ Silicone Oil Basting Brush
It’s a brush and a bottle – in one! Simply pour your oil of choice into the bottle and brush it wherever it’s needed. It’s made of food grade silicone, it’s heat resistant, durable and non-toxic. The other end of the bottle allows you to pour if you need a little more oil. Buy it here.
5. Stainless Steel Pineapple Corer Slicer
Pineapples really are the taste of summer. Annoyingly, they can be a pain to slice up – until now. This handy gadget will peel, core and slice a fresh pineapple with minimum effort and wasting the fruit. Just start rotating until you reach the bottom of the fruit, pull the handle out and voila – fresh pineapple spiral rings. Buy it here.
6. Zanmini Egg Cracker
That’s right folks. You don’t even have to crack eggs yourself anymore. Sure, cracking eggs is easy; but if you’re like me, you suck at separating the egg yolk from the white, and that’s what this gadget can help with. Buy it here.
7. Plastic Slide-On Bag Sealer Sticks
Seal bags of chips, cereal, coffee and more super easily with these sealer sticks. They create an air tight seal, making it much easier to preserve food. Simply fold the top of a bag and slide on a sealer stick, and you’re good to go. Buy it here.
8. Kitchen Garlic Press
How much garlic do you use in your recipes? Probably more than what’s suggested (I mean, fair enough – it’s delicious). Stop your hands from getting tired with this garlic press. Simply pop a clove in there, grind it up and add it to your dish. Buy it here.
9. Leorealko Manual Eggbeater
Make whisking a million times easier with the Leorealko Manual Eggbeater. It features four whisks, a non-slip base and it’s made of quality materials. Perfect for baking! Buy it here.
10. Stainless Steel Ravioli Mould
Ever dreamt of making your own ravioli or dumplings? Maybe you’ve given it a go, but found it to be time-consuming or difficult. Enter the Stainless Steel Ravioli Mould; it’ll help you make perfect nibbles every time. Simply put the dough or pasta on the surface, add your favourite fillings and press the pie crimper to seal shut. Buy it here.