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kitchen with fridge door open Harvey Norman / Smeg
October 2022
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The kitchen tech you’ll actually use

Have you ever bought a kitchen appliance with grand ambitions of using it, but one month later it’s shut away in a cupboard? Well, fear not as we’ve scouted out some of the best gadgets and gizmos that you will actually use. From blenders to air fryers, these products are very handy in the kitchen.


The new Ranger is the most technologically advanced Rayburn model yet, with fast heat-up times and an e-setting which ensures you’re not using energy unnecessarily. It’s also super-sleek, and comes in a wide range of colours including this gorgeous Sunshine Yellow. Walter Dix & Co, Gateshead

Mini food chopper

This food chopper is seriously useful for making everything from sauces to salsas and dressings (as well as chopping and puréeing, of course) and it’s small enough to keep to hand without it getting in the way. KitchenAid, stockists regionwide 


Veroni pot filler tap in brushed gold

A wall-mounted pot filler tap above your cooker is the latest kitchen must-have. 


Automatic bean-to-cup coffee machine

Smeg’s automatic bean-to-cup coffee machine is a 50s-inspired style icon. With a built-in grinder and steam wand, you can create a whole range of coffee-based bevs. Smeg, stockists regionwide


Wireless thermometer

This wireless thermometer is a game-changer. Insert the sensor in the meat, connect it to your phone via WiFi or Bluetooth, and it’ll let you know when your dish is perfectly cooked.

InstaView door-in-door American-style fridge freezer

This American-style fridge freezer hides a high-tech secret: simply knock twice and the tinted glass panel will illuminate so you can see exactly what’s in your fridge without opening the door and wasting energy. LG, stockists regionwide


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