New year, new cooking challenges. Fire up your kitchen with fresh new gadgets and accessories in the luckiest colour of the season.
Tupperware Fusion Master Mincer
Make chicken bak kwa, beef burgers, prawn balls, yong tau foo, stuffed sea cucumbers and even sausages with this handy new product from Tupperware. The Fusion Master Mincer attaches firmly to a smooth table top via a suction cup despite its small footprint. It is also sturdy and a cinch to clean with its few easy-to-remove parts. Great for cutting out unwanted salt, fat, sugar and preservatives from your family’s diet.
$169 from Tupperware Brands, #01-00, 85 Defu Lane 10. Tel: 6285 3988
Microplane Cube Grater
Microplane puts its most popular cutting edges: fine, ribbon and coarse styles, all in one compact cube. The grater’s dual-purpose catch feature doubles up as a measuring container and cover–making easy work of all kinds of cheeses, chocolates and vegetables.
$51.50 from ToTT, www.tottstore.com
Rachel Ray Soneware Oil Dispensing Bottle
Contemporary and playful, this celebrity chef’s olive oil dispensing bottle adds a touch of fun to your table all year-round. Not only does the opaque and non-porous interior prevents oxidation, preserving the taste of your olive oil, the fitted grip and proportioned sprout work together to provide that perfect pour control.
US$16.99 (S$23.91) from www.rachaelraystore.com
Create homemade fizz this Chinese New Year and yum seng with friends and family to good health and prosperity! This easy-to-use machine lightly carbonates drinks using CO2 cartridges, allowing you to get creative with your own flavours and ingredients.
$147.67 from www.sodastream.sg or Yeo Teck Seng, #03-00 L&Y Building, 59 Jalan Pemimpin. Tel: 6254 1511
Archipelago Lobster Dish
May your plate never be empty this year. Entertain with these appetite teasers and everyone’s favourite luxe crustacean. Otherwise, set it on a stand and add to your marine or sailor themed space–it’ll fit right in.
$69 from Robinsons, #03-01 Raffles City Shopping Centre, 252 North Bridge Road. Tel: 6216 8388
San Marco Magica
Boncafé launches its new coffee and tea capsule system that allows you to be a home barista. The Magica Capsule Machine comes complete with a milk frother for those who love their java white. With San Marco coffee capsules (from $8.20 for a box of 10), enjoy six blends of varying intensity. Not a coffee person? Try their Brodies 1867 tea capsules instead”“these come in breakfast, earl grey, green tea and forest fruit flavours.
$288 exclusively at TANGS at Tang Plaza, 310 Orchard Road, and VivoCity, #01-187 and #02-189, 1 HarbourFront Walk. www.tangs.com
Splash Spoon Rest
Literally, add a splash of colour to your dining table with this spoon rest and avoid the drips and dirty tablecloths. Make your dining room a splatter-safe-zone with the rest of U.K. based Mustard’s thematic set of chopping board, lid opener and ladle.
£8 (S$16.94) from www.justmustard.com
Jamie Oliver Bottle Opener and Corkscrew Set
Get party ready anytime with The Naked Chef’s stylish and functional drinks set complete with bar style bottle opener and nifty corkscrew. There’s even a recipe for white wine sangria thrown in.
$32.90 from Robinsons, #03-01 Raffles City Shopping Centre, 252 North Bridge Road. Tel: 6216 8388