The Lunchbox #23: 'The Sweet Bit'
Kitchen choreography and an intriguing, must-try cookie recipe
12 effective ways to organise your kitchen like a pro
A cleverly designed kitchen can make all the difference to your cooking (and cleaning) experience, but how often do any of us get to build a kitchen from scratch, just how we’d like it? Not very often, I would guess. Instead, we have to make the most of hand-me-down kitchens often designed to merely fit the space rather taking into account the experience of using it.
Well, there are a few things you can do to maximise your inherited kitchen, simply by arranging your equipment and ingredients in logical, energy-efficient ways. This is a guide to how I arrange my kitchen - though, of course, there are many different approaches. My advice is get a system in place and try to stick to it.
Your hob is the focal point of the kitchen since this is where you do the most cooking. Place your most-used ingredients such as oils, salt and pepper, soy sauce etc within reaching distance so can grab them mid-flow.