We’ve all heard of Feng Shui, the Chinese practice of placement in space to achieve harmony. Now learn the Indian method, Vastu and its way to makeÂ The Harmonious Kitchen
Getting Started in the Kitchen
The main visual element that dominates an American traditional kitchen is of course wood. Wooden panels and drawer fronts give a heavy and solid look. The strong feel comes from the fact Â that the cabinetry is not a veneer but actual wooden joinery. Dark stained oak is the most common material, and often this is carried through onto the counter top.
As a home chef you will eventually want to stock your kitchen with an assortment of basic culinary tools. Having a varied selection of kitchen equipment to choose from will make meal preparation go smoothly. Visit your local kitchen supply store or online kitchen outlet to purchase belowÂ Essential Culinary Equipment. Small and very essential Meat mallet – This item has a flat side for pounding more delicate items such as chicken and fish and a dimpled side for pounding tougher meats such as beef and pork. Mixing spoons – available
Electric kettles boil water more quickly than microwave ovens, and automatically switch off (unlike stove-top kettles).Â Cordless kettles aren’t battery-powered. They use a docking station base to connect to the electrical mains.Â Check our research the best cordless electric kettles. The kettle can be easily disconnected for serving by lifting the kettle off the base. Bases that connect back to the kettle at any angle (360 degree bases) are more convenient than bases that need to be aligned in a specific direction to dock with the kettle. Aside from the base, cordless