If you think you are as good as you can be in the kitchen, think again. These genuinely helpful gadgets have been hiding in plain sight all along. Check them out now and thank us later.
The MEATER is the first truly wireless smart meat thermometer. Used in conjunction with the MEATER app, it will help you get your roast right every time. You don’t have to hover over the cooker either, because the MEATER has a wireless range of 10 metres. Buy it.
Any Sharp, £19.99
It may be said that a bad workman blames his tools, but it is also true that a chef is only as good as his sharpest knife. Introduce the Any Sharp knife sharpener to your kitchen and your knives will be revolutionised. With its powerful suction cup bottom, it is easier to use than any we have come across. Buy it.
Wine Glass Brush, £10
If you have wine glasses that you don’t put in the dishwasher, and therefore rarely use, this little number has your name on it. The flexible wired brush head moulds to fit any glass shape and is thus perfectly designed to banish all residue. It makes washing up a pleasure. Buy it.
Always Pan, £125
These pans come in such pretty colours that they are ideal Instagram fodder but they are also ingenious. Designed to replace eight traditional pieces of cookware, the Always Pan behaves as your frying pan, saute pan, steamer, skillet, saucier, saucepan, non-stick pan, spatula and spoon rest. Best of all, it is compatible with all cook tops including induction hobs. Buy it.
Burger Press, £15
You can have the finest grass-fed beef at your disposal and all the seasoning in the world but if your patty is a mess, your burgers will please nobody. Use this aluminium press to create the perfect patty. The epitome of the essential item you never knew you needed. Buy it.
By Becky Ladenburg