Category Archives: Kitchen Tools 廚房小助手

年尾大減價- 再敗廚房用品

每個假期前後,各大小店舖都會大減價,為求清貨讓新貨上架。肥仔老公一向是格價專員,看到價錢減至半價或3折的時候,都會大手將季節性用品敗回家,為明年的節日做準備,敗得非常精明。

某天,閒逛㫢所敗的廚房小助手,超級便宜,嘻嘻。 DSC_0001-002 Continue reading

新手學堂 - 認識量杯

近來很多很新學烹飪的朋友都問:“一杯份量是多少?”“用甚麼杯?”等等。現在一次過解答,大家看看照片吧!
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LC新成員+新廚房助手

這批石器和瓷器,都是大公主陪爸爸去買Tardis杯的同一日敗回家,他們去買神秘禮物,媽媽與二公主去閒逛Home Goods,每次都大出血的走出來,又買了不少Le Creuset石器,大部分都是肥仔老公叫買的,然後笑媽媽每次都放血才肯走出來。

大合照還加入了聖誔老人送給大公主的Coastal Blue 30cm Buffet(她轉贈了給媽媽)和小公主們收到的一人前瓷器茶具。DSC_0682 Continue reading

生日聖誔禮物2013

今年的聖誔節,肥仔爸爸以廚房用品為主題買禮物給媽媽作聖誔和生日禮物。媽媽自己揀一份,選了Cusinart多用途蒸焗爐;其餘的都是神秘禮物。二公主愛媽媽心切,不忍看到左想右想、連續猜數十次仍然估錯的可憐媽媽,偷偷地告知兩份神秘禮物,哈哈。媽媽自行把盒子左右搖動,又估中了2份,最後只有3份猜不到,好好玩(雖然見到個盒無得拆好折磨媽媽,皆因擁有一顆極強烈的好奇心)。肥仔爸爸送的禮物全部很合心意,因為他知道媽媽想要甚麼但又遲遲不捨得買,而且今次送禮之餘又可以順道取笑媽媽,樂透了足足10多天,看著媽媽抓狂地勁猜卻又猜不中,他就大笑一輪,好可惡呢!

這是爸爸送給媽媽的廚房主題聖誔和生日禮物,包括:Lodge Cast Iron Loaf Pan, Lodge Cast Iron 17-inch Pan, Staub 1-Quart Teapot, Doctor Who Mug, OXO Scraper & Chopper, Nordic Ware Bundt Pan 和 Cuisinart C300 Multi-purpose Steam and Bake Oven.DSC_0002 Continue reading

再敗廚房小助手

昨天吃過早餐,看完美式足球賽,捉了肥仔老公再去Home Goods買杯.雖然家中有很多mugs,但高身玻璃杯卻已經由一打減至4隻,7年才跌爛8隻,也不太過份吧!哈哈.

Home Goods對媽媽來說,是最新愛上的潮聖地方,只去過3次(包括今次),卻已經放低了很多銀両(但又同時慳了很多).肥仔爸爸也很喜歡這店,但知道有太多好東西,媽媽極容易把持不住通通敗回家,出門的時候都是抱著捐血心態,但又慶幸媽媽不是原價購入,可說對它又愛又恨呢!

爸爸出門前請求(應該是懇求或半警告)媽媽,此行是去買玻璃或水晶杯,記緊2周前才放血,不要令他失血過多.最後,媽媽找不到合心意的杯子,卻遇上很多寶物,敗了一大堆回家,好開心呢!

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New Kitchen Toys 新廚房小助手

I have been looking for some dishes in different shapes and sizes, so the whole family went for a treasure hunt yesterday. To my surprise, I found most the things I was looking for and bring home some extra. A few of the new toys has already been played with (used) tonight, so pretty! Let’s see what my plates hunting turned into, mainly Le Creuset (LC) again, I was as surprised as you are now.

媽媽近來努力尋找不同形狀與大小的碟子.昨天,一家人齊齊去尋寶去.意料之外,真的找到大部分想要的東西,還找到一些額外收穫.今晚已經為幾樣新玩具開光,好美啊!大家看看尋寶結果,竟然敗了很多LC,媽媽與你們一樣驚訝呢! Continue reading

Snapware – 玻璃密實盒

上周末,媽媽買了新涼鞋,還買了美國製造的Snapware食物儲存盒,逐步實現換掉家中大量塑膠食物盒的願望.一直都很想換掉家中的Glad食物盒,很多次放入湯水或有汁液的食物,都弄得雪櫃很骯髒,加上親身經歷過叮熱的Glad膠盒嚴重變型,所以要全部更換. Continue reading

Pineapple Slicer Review

I have heard about the pineapple slicer for quite a while. Every time I saw a presentation on TV, I went online and checked out the product reviews, which were half good and half bad. Some people said it was easy to use while others said it was hard to turn and pull the sliced pineapple out. That stopped me from ordering.

Luckily, my loving and generous parent-in-laws, who know how much I love single purpose tools, got me this new toy to add-on my kitchen tools collection.

This pineapple slicer comes in 2 parts: the blue top rubble handle and the metal body.

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The pineapple slicer is easy to use.
1. Simply cut off the top of the pineapple, then push the circle bottom into the middle of the pineapple (the core).
2. Hold the pineapple body with one hand, turn the blue handle clockwise with the other hand until the bottom are reached, where the tool stops going down and it is time to pull.
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3. Push the top button (on top of blue handle) to release handle, flip the tool upside down and the pineapple will slide down. Pulling the spiral pineapple apart to loosen up will help this process.

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The tool is much better than I imagined. Some users complained it was hard to turn and pull. As a petite size woman, not at all strong, I found this tool really easy to use and clean. Since the slicing all happened inside the pineapple, the juice is well contained. That means no mess, no spill or sticky counter top to clean afterward.

The pineapple was evenly sliced and very little fresh was left behind. It was the best way I ever tried to slice a pineapple. Loving it.

Another benefit? Cut the core of the pineapple with a knife, then you have a beautiful container to serve beverage. Bonus.

Now, it is time to enjoy some sweet and juicy pineapple with vanilla ice cream, a nice way to cool off in this hot summer day. Enjoy.

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Chinese Version Review, Click here.

菠蘿切片器

媽媽對於單獨用途的各種廚房工具愛不釋手,老爺奶奶亦深明此理.他們說將會努力尋找不同的廚房小工具,讓我玩過不亦樂乎.數周前,他們訂了下圖的廚房小助手給我 – 菠蘿切片器.媽媽在電視廣告和烹飪節目中看過這小工具很多次,但參考過不同的用家評價後,因評語好壞參半,所以遲遲沒有購買.結果,兩個老人家再次巧合地送我想試很久的小玩意(基本上,送任何廚房小助手都會合心意,因為太好奇又好想試玩),媽媽可以親身試用和寫用後感.

這支空心的不锈鋼管,配上頂部可拆除的膠手柄和底部的鋸齒,就成了方便好用的菠蘿切片器.

先將菠蘿頂部切除,將鋼管底部圓形鋸齒對準菠蘿中央位置(即菠蘿芯),垂直插入.

順時針方向轉動膠手柄直至菠蘿底,當所有菠蘿被切片後會自動停止,並可以輕易取出.部分不滿的用家表示這個步驟非常難,要極用刀推和轉動.但媽媽不是特別好力氣,覺得非常易轉動,不需太用力已完成.可能其他用家插入的位置不太正中(亦有可能菠蘿心偏左或偏右);菠蘿未熟透而太硬,亦有可能是問題所在.

大部分菠蘿肉被取出,沒有浪費.用小刀將菠蘿芯切出後,更可用作飲品杯子或食物裝飾.

將膠手柄取出,反轉將菠蘿倒出.(這個有少少難度,要逐層拉開,但整體來說還是很滿意)

超平均又圓的菠蘿片,有著罐頭菠蘿的美麗圓圓外表,又有新鮮菠蘿的高營養和鮮甜味道,大愛.

冷藏後,晚上用來伴呍呢嗱雪糕做飯後甜品,涼透心呢!

用後感:

非常易用,清洗方便,值得推介.

10分鐘雪條機

去年買了大量雪條模,而且還買了一部雪條機,但太近夏季尾,結果一直沒有機會用,也沒有介紹它的機會.

今年的西瓜月到了,每年6月開始至7月中,都是西瓜遍地的日子,這種天然又美味的消暑食品,當然會常常出現在家中.等了足足一年,媽媽終於有機會試用雪條機,測試它是否真的可以10分鐘做2條雪條;還是像其他雪糕機一樣的言過其實,20分鐘變一小時.

雪條機真的10分鐘造了2條雪條,小公主睇得好興奮,吃的時候更開心.(食譜按此)

今次選用了無籽西瓜,只需攪爛,免了隔籽的步驟.

這就是10分鐘雪條機,但做雪條前的12小時要把它先放進冰箱冷藏.


把雪條模放入機中,倒入西瓜汁.

蓋上並插入雪條棒,等待10分鐘讓其凝固.

大公主好心急.

食得啦!爸爸負責按下兩邊,令雪條模與機身分開.

取出後的雪條模,要用冷水沖在外邊約5-10秒,令雪條易於倒出.

完成啦!

嘉嘉急不及待立即試味.

晴晴當然也不客氣,兩姐妹搶先吃了首2支西瓜雪條.

真係開心到呢!!!

晴晴吃雪條的速度相當驚人.(注意,家姐開始吃時,妹妹還沒有雪條到手.這張相是緊接嘉嘉開心樣後1秒拍的,但妹妹已經吃掉半條雪條,好恐佈.)

不消30秒,她將全條雪條放入口,經歷了人生的第一次"Brain Freeze",凍到她面容扭曲,怕且以後都不會吃得太快.

仍然凍都痺的二公主.

嘉嘉才剛剛說從未試過Brain Freeze,好想試下.大大啖吃掉餘下的雪條,得償所願凍到只懂得雙手按著嘴巴.

她真的凍到打冷震,眼紅鼻紅想喊的樣子.

她凍到想叫救命但叫不到,不斷打冷震,媽媽相信家姐不會希望另一次brain freeze體驗吧!