The kitchen is the heart of many modern homes. It has become a place of luxury and technology, as it is no longer a place for cooking, but has also become a place for bonding, meeting and cultivating home culture.
Still, for families and individuals who still make the most of their kitchen as a space for cooking, you can be your own MasterChef with a few upgrades here and there. Boost your kitchen confidence and cook like a pro by treating your humble home kitchen to a few of these treats and ideas.
A chef is defined by his knives, so many says. You should, therefore, make sure you buy only the highest quality chef knife available in the market and you take care of it as best you can. Taking care of it not only means keeping it clean and stored efficiently.
It also means subjecting it to a knife sharpener, says totalknifecare.com.au. Australia has several stores that carry this valuable item. Sharpening a knife is considered as one of the most difficult knife care task and experts advice caution and proper instructions.
A Cast-Iron Pan
Top chefs constantly advise home cooks to invest in at least five good pots and pans. Cast iron is often mentioned as the way to go, and though it definitely costs more than the regular pans, it will totally change the way you cook.
When properly cared for, a cast-iron pan provides excellent assistance in the evening heat, versatility in shifting cooking medium, from stovetop to the oven, vice versa and longevity, as it can outlive any other.
Timer and Thermometer
Finally, an easy to use timer and thermometer will also level up your cooking skills and your dishes. This is a must-have if you want to practice your Masterchef timing skills and cooking efficiency. Pepper mills, a good cutting board and pressure cookers are also other kitchen must-haves for the Masterchef in you.
It’s nice to treat yourself once in a while but you must also not forget to treat your house, or your kitchen, for that matter.