in ,

A Guide to Essential Kitchen Equipment

The kitchen is one of my favourite places to be. From prepping new dishes, to cooking and baking, my kitchen is where I feel most at home.

My passion for food means I’m always on the lookout for the best kitchen equipment, so if you’re in need of some inspiration when it comes to the kitchen, you’re in the right place!

I’ve whipped up a selection of the most handy kitchen gadgets, utensils and affordable finds.

Kitchen Equipment List

Stir some style into your home with these handy kitchen utensils and my list of must-have kitchen equipment to enhance your home.

Utensils & Gadgets

Cooking Utensil Set

I always try to buy kitchen utensils that are of a high quality. You don’t want to end up re-buying kitchen items because they haven’t lasted as long as you’d like.

This fantastic Home Hero cooking utensil set is wonderfully versatile and is made from high-quality non-stick silicone and wood to ensure your kitchen equipment lasts.

Home Hero Silicone Cooking Utensils Kitchen Utensil Set - 8 Natural Acacia Wooden Silicone Kitchen Utensils Set - Silicone Utensil Set Spatula Set - Silicone Utensils Cooking Utensil Set
The wooden handles have great heat insulation, protecting your hands from scalding. The silicone heads can withstand temperatures ranging from -22°F/-30°C to 392°F/200°C.

Wooden Spoons Set

Made of solid beech wood, these sturdy spoons are designed with comfortable handles and are safe for non-stick cookware.

So if you’re in search of quality wooden utensils, this OXO Good Grips Utensil Set is ideal for your kitchen.

StarPack Basics Silicone Kitchen Tongs (9-Inch & 12-Inch) - Stainless Steel with Non-Stick Silicone Tips, High Heat Resistant to 480°F, For Cooking, Serving, Grill, BBQ & Salad (Teal Blue)
tarPack Premium Kitchen Tongs with silicone tips offer the best grip and control available, and they won’t melt, rust or flake into your food. These tongs are made with extra thick 1.00mm stainless steel, and feature a ring-pull locking system which is made to last.

Cookware Pots

If you’re in need of handy and affordable cookware, the following set is ideal for you – it’s also fantastically affordable if you’re sticking to a budget.

This sleek black cookware set by AmazonBasics includes the pans you’ll need for frying and cooking, so whether you’re making a stir fry or a soup, you’ll have the kitchen equipment you need to get started.

Premium Bamboo Cheese Board Set - BAMBÜSI Charcuterie Board Platter and Knife Set with Hidden Slid-Out Drawer - Perfect Choice for Housewarming, Wedding and Valentine's Day Gift
Bambüsi cheese tray is handmade with 100% quality bamboo material and superior quality. The nonporous surface of this natural cheese board makes the BEST choice for cheese lovers as it doesn’t stain or absorb odours. It’s a super speedy dinner tray for weeknights and spacious to add salty and sweet foods.


Blending fruit and veg is one of the easiest ways to make your diet more nutritious. This is also my go-to method for making sure my kids get the vitamins they need.

A Guide to Essential Kitchen EquipmentI’ve had several blenders over the years but none have lasted as long or done the job better than my NutriBullet high speed blender. This sturdy piece of kitchen equipment is one of the most reliable kitchen gadgets I’ve ever owned, and works a treat with a wide variety of fruit and veg, including frozen ingredients which is a great money saving method!

[amazon box=”B007TIE0GQ” description=”blender. Fondue Maker

The perfect kitchen gadget for parties or family nights in, this fabulous fondue maker is one of my favourite pieces of kitchen equipment.Nostalgia’s stainless steel fondue pot is ideal for dipping fruit or bread into chocolate, cheese or whichever fondue sauce you choose. This fondue machine is compact and easy to use. Plus, it’s heats quickly and holds a temperature well.[amazon box=”>Kitchen Clothing

Oven Mitts

If there’s one piece of professional kitchen equipment you need, it’s a good pair of oven mitts. Safety in the kitchen is so important, so when it comes to choosing new oven mitts, I always do my research.

One of the best kitchen items I’ve found online, these extra long silicone oven mitts by Homwe are heat resistant and flame retardant. Plus, the extra long design ensures that your hands and wrists are protected. Not forgetting, you can pop these gloves in the washing machine, so they’ve nice and easy to clean!

[amazon box=”B00WUDQ61W” description=”Don’t forget to follow my Instagram page @foodireallylike for my latest recommendations and cooking inspiration.

Written by Pauline

Pauline is a mother of four, when she isn't cooking up new dishes for her family and friends, she likes to dine out at newly-opened restaurants (especially tapas!) and review them in her blog posts.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


How to Cook Ribs in the Oven & 10 Delicious Recipes


The Ultimate Guide to Traditional British Food & Snacks