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From this....

From this….

....to this!

….to this!

Regular readers will know I am a *little bit* obsessed with storage containers. I know, sad but true. But they’re just so practical. And varied in shape. And with interesting little sections and snap-on lids. Who needs the Tiffany diamond department when you’ve got Robert Dyas’ plasticware section??

Recently the lovely folks at Joseph Joseph caught wind of my love of storage containers and sent me this beautiful nest of coloured containers to test. Well, obviously I love them. They don’t only look stylish, they work really well. The lids are colour coordinated with the container part via a little coloured dot so there’s no risk of mixing them up, and for those who are tight on space, the lids snap together for almost-flat storage, and the containers stack inside each other, making for a neat and tidy cupboard.

The containers are air-tight with silicone seals, see-through (handy) and über stylish. Look!

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So it’s bye-bye to the sad old Tupperwares inherited from my mother, and the shambolic cupboard full of plastic boxes with missing lids (or never the right lid…), and hello storage heaven… The corner cupboard in my kitchen has never looked so smart. At £40, it’s the perfect Christmas gift for any stylish foodie!

TOHC x

Disclaimer: I was sent the Joseph Joseph Nest Storage 6-piece container set for free to try out. 


How many soldiers can you fit into fit a scoop colander?

The minute I saw this, I knew I had to have it – it was gadget love at first sight. Some of you may remember I went shopping in Selfridges a couple of months ago, which is where I found this beauty. A Joseph Joseph Scoop Colander – the large one, not the small one, I must clarify. I know! How exciting!?

Now, I realise some of you may be less than giddy about a colander, but hear me out. This is a seriously stylish bit of kit, which not only looks nice in your kitchen, but is really useful. Remember, I am here to try and make life easier for you.  I only recommend good things. And I bring you the one-handed colander! Yes, you can drain things one-handed. Whatever you, as a busy parent, might be doing with the left hand while trying to cook with the right* (holding baby, jabbering on the phone, wiping a toddler’s snotty nose (eeew), making a packed lunch – ok, that one might be overstretching it a little… or perhaps not) you can still drain the pasta or the vegetables, without having to stop everything and carry cauldrons of boiling water to the sink and the colander, risking life and limb while doing so.

The blurb says:

–       Scoop and drain directly from the pan

–       Ideal for straining pasta, vegetables and fried food

–       Heat resistant for deep frying to 240˚C

–       Dishwasher safe

Frankly, what more could you want? This is a great gadget for the busy cook – it means you can strain and serve, and is particularly useful when you’re in a hurry or just cooking a smallish amount of pasta, say for the children’s tea.

Here is an alternative view of the colander:

Joseph Joseph colander

You don’t have to go to Selfridges to buy one either, you can get one on Amazon, or from Debenhams. Just make sure you get the large one as it is more capacious and you can fit more soldiers in. (I took the photo to give you a sense of scale; I knew you’d understand the soldiers!)

Happy cooking,

TOHC

x

*I am obviously making the assumption that most of you will be left-handed. Lefties, please don’t take offence, none is meant. I am a solo rightie in a family of lefties.

P.S. If you want to know how many soldiers, you’re going to have to tweet me a guess



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