2018 Kitchen Trends

This elegant matte stainless steel cutlery set is exquisite enough for company and sturdy enough for everyday use. It currently retails at R450.
The year is nearly at its end and, like it or not, in a few weeks we will be ushering in the new year.With a new year comes new goals, new resolutions and certainly new trends. While keeping up with the latest fashion, beauty and gadget trends is obvious, what about kitchen trends?

When was the last time you replaced that old bottle opener that only opens a bottle when you use a certain technique? Or that cutting board that has more splinters than the tree it came from 100 years ago.

Change is as good as a holiday, so why not start your holiday by making some changes to your kitchen. There is no better time to toss out that old chipped glass and replace it with a trendy tumbler. We did some shopping and asked the experts what kitchen gadgets and appliances were on trend for 2018.

Herb Mincing Knife

One of the first items on your list should be the double bladed herb mincing knife by Wüsthof. It’s a crescent shaped knife and a concave chopping board used for the continuous chopping of herbs, nuts and spices. It rocks back and forth and makes chopping easy and effortless.The double bladed herb mincing knife set is available costs R1239 and is available at www.wusthof.co.za

Knife Sharpener 
Ever needed to chop something only to find that the knife is completely blunt and you have to find creative ways to sharpen it. The Wüsthof 2 Stage Knife Sharpener is safe and easy to use, and requires nothing but a few easy strokes. With a soft grip handle, and German precision, this sharpener can be used for serrated and scalloped edges. The sharpener costs R279 and is available at  www.wusthof.co.za
Silicone Fat Mat
The Humble & Mash Silicone Fat Mat is a non stick silicone baking mat which is ideal for baking chicken, chops or oven chips. It helps the food to cook evenly and allows fat and oil to drain away. You don’t need Cooking sprays, oils or butter with this mat. The silicone fat mat is available at www.yuppiechef.com and costs R199. 
NutriBullet 200w Baby Blender:  This nifty, high speed blender from Woolworths blends and purees fresh ingredients for your baby. Place your ingredients in the cup or bowl and blend to your baby’s preferred consistency in all stages of development. Warm ingredients can be added to the batch bowl as there is a vent in the lid to release steam. The NutriBullet 200w Baby Blender currently retails at R 1599.
Serving Board 
This heart-shaped serving board is made from high quality slate and is ideal for serving cheeses, charcuterie and for all-round entertaining. It currently retails at R140. 

Coffee Maker

This product has high gloss housing with a brushed stainless steel panel. Has up one hour keep warm and auto off features. The 1.25 litre glass carafe makes 12 cups. It has a removable water tank and washable filter holder. The coffee maker currently retails at R999.