Kitchen gadgets

Tricks of the trade you can try at home

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1. Microplane Zester £16.50

Microplane doesn’t just grate well — citrus zest, chocolate, cheese — it looks great, too. www.thecookskitchen.com

2. Chef’n StemGem £6.99

This juicy little gadget adjusts to hull both strawberries and tomatoes. www.lakeland.co.uk

3.Bar10der Cocktail Multi-Tool £30

Chop, sieve, stir, uncork… and become cocktail-maker extraordinaire. www.selfridges.com

4. Zeal Oil Spray Mister £11.95

Infuse oil with your favourite herbs, then gently mist salads or frying pans for a low-fat base. www.amazon.co.uk

5. Blomus Utilo Lemon Squeezer £11

Insert into lemon, twist and pour. Simple. www.dotmaison.com

6. Zyliss 5-Way Opener £7

Pulls tabs, pops bottles, snaps jar lids and much more. www.ocado.com

7. Joseph Joseph Spaghetti Measure £9

Adjustable for one to four portions, so whether you’re dining solo or feeding a family, you’ll always get the serving just right. www.debenhams.com

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