Cooking and concocting cocktails just got easier with these tools.
By Alicia Loredo
1. Salter Heston Blumenthal Dual Precision Scale
The Salter Heston Blumenthal Scale does it all. Its sleek design allows for better storage and its dual precision scales offer a more exact weight for both solid and liquid ingredients. salterhousewares.co.uk
2. Stirio Arms
Kitchen multitasking has been made easier with Stirio. This gadget was designed to hold onto any bowl or pot and automatically mix any ingredients you need whilst providing you with the extra time to get the recipe right, no matter how experienced of a chef you are. gearhungry.com
3. Digital BBQ Thermometer Tongs
Master the art of barbecuing with the MAN-ET492 Digital BBQ thermometer tongs. Take the guesswork out of cooking meats and ensure perfection every time. It’s even equipped with a thermometer that not only reads temperatures, but alerts you with an audible alarm once it has reached your desired temperature. bbqguys.com
These apps will actually help you cook, eat and drink better.
iOS Foodies can turn their home into a gourmet restaurant with this app created to showcase a variety of recipes, images and other features like categorising recipes and chef biographies.
>>Mixology™ Drink & Cocktail Recipes: iOS/Android This app’s “Liquor Cabinet” allows you to input all liquors and mixers available and searches its database for specific recipes you can make with the ingredients you have on hand. It includes more than 8,000 recipes, from random drink recipes to bartending terminology and more.
>>Tender – Social Food
iOS/Android This app displays food that looks good enough to eat — and making food decisions have never been easier. Just swipe, save and find what you’re in the mood to eat in seconds.