The Ultimate Kitchen Checklist

9 Sept 2021

dark kitchen with cast iron pans and wooden chopping boards
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Are blunt knives and broken handles filling up your kitchen? Whether your tired appliances are in need of renewing or you’re stocking up for your first home, we’ve compiled a list of everything you need to turn your kitchen into the foody focal point of your home. Step aside Nigella; this ultimate kitchen checklist will have you hot on the heels of those culinary greats…

shiny silver frying pan on a hob
GreenPan

Cookware

Sautéing, steaming or cooking low and slow, from quick mid-week dinners to long, lazy Sunday brunches - having the right cookware will make every meal memorable. Here’s everything you’ll need to cook up a storm.

  • Frying pan
  • Small saucepan
  • Medium saucepan
  • Large pot
  • Stock pot
  • Wok
  • Grilling pan
  • Baking sheet
  • Muffin pan
  • Casserole dish
  • Cake tins
Wooden chopping board with steak on
Tramontina

Food Preparation

If you fail to prepare then prepare to fail. Luckily, with these handy preparation tools even the trickiest of recipes are a breeze.

  • Chopping board
  • Kitchen timer
  • Measuring cups & spoons
  • Mixing bowls
  • Pestle & mortar
  • Grater
  • Vegetable peeler
  • Colander
  • Sieve
floral colander
MacKenzie-Childs

Utensils

Too many cooks may spoil the broth, but there’s no such thing as too many tools. Whether you’re whisking egg whites or peeling potatoes, no kitchen is complete without these useful utensils.

  • Can opener
  • Garlic press
  • Ladle
  • Mallet
  • Mixing spoon
  • Potato Masher
  • Palette knife
  • Peeler
  • Pizza cutter
  • Rolling pin
  • Kitchen scissors
  • Serving spoon
  • Slotted spoon
  • Spaghetti server
  • Spatula
  • Tongs
  • Turners
  • Trivet
  • Meat thermometer
  • Whisk
  • Zester
colourful food storage containers
W&P

Kitchen Storage

Say it with us: a tidy kitchen is a tidy mind. Put away those pots and pans, store everyday staples in jars and keep your sink sparkling clean with a cleverly designed dish rack. Simple additions that help to manage the meal-prep mess.

  • Jars & canisters
  • Bread bin
  • Food containers
  • Dish rack
  • Fruit bowl
  • Kitchen roll holder
  • Cutlery tray
black electric kettle on wooden table
Stelton

Appliances

Kit out your kitchen with must-have appliances. Whether it’s your morning coffee or a quick dinner for one, these handy gadgets are designed to make life simpler. And when they look this good? Well, that’s just an added bonus.

  • Kitchen scales
  • Toaster
  • Microwave
  • Electric kettle
  • Coffee maker
  • Food processor