The new smart gadgets that are revolutionising kitchens

Today, consumers are spoilt for choice as manufacturers are increasingly exploring kitchenware tech. Here is a look at the most useful gadgets.

1. Nespresso Prodigio coffee machine
The Prodigio uses the existing Nespresso capsule system, making refills easy. You can make
cups remotely and schedule brews using your tablet or phone (iOS and Android).

2. iFavine iSommelier

If you are a wine buff, you may aerate your tipple. iFavine’s iSommelier pulls air through amolecular filtration system and pumps it into the wine in just minutes, improving taste and smell.
The iFavine app features a progress update bar.

3. Smarter Fridgecam
Spending £100 on a wireless camera for your fridge seems frivolous, but it should pay for itself.Fridgecam checks your fridge while you’re away, so you can make shopping decisions.Recognising food items and communicating expiry dates gives this tech the edge.If you are buying a commercial combination oven, you could choose247cateringsupplies.co.uk/lincat-ocmpc101g-gas-opus-combi-oven.

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4. Nest Protect
This product sits on your ceiling and uses phone alerts and voice alarms if there’s danger with smoke or carbon monoxide. It’s also a nightlight.

5. Amazon Dash Wand and Dash Buttons
If you use Amazon to order items for the kitchen, this saves time. Dash buttons automatically order products, while Amazon Dash Wand lets you order via a barcode scanner or by asking out loud.

6. Tefal Cook4Me Connect cooker
Cook4Me speeds up the cooking process. Essentially a pressure cooker, it can prepare meals and keep them warm for up to six people. Recipes are included, with more available from the iOS/Android app. You can check your dish using the app.

7. Drop connected scale
The Drop scale connects to the internet, making cooking fun. Your iPad or iPhone becomes the screen, showing recipes and measuring amounts. If you have run out of an ingredient, Drop can suggest alternatives. The latest app update covers cocktail mixology. The scale has a wipe-clean finish and no wires.

8. Amazon Echo
Talk to Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant to set timers and convert recipe measurements. You can order items from Amazon, and get recipe and drinks pairing suggestions. Alexa now supports Sonos, so you can request music via Echo and hear it anywhere in the house.