Whether you cook twice a day or twice a month, having the right set-up and kitchen gadgets can change the act of cooking from feeling like a chore to something you look forward to.
And we're not about to tell you about the latest pizza cutter or toaster oven - we're in the year 2020 after all, where innovation and technology are no longer just buzzwords.
Find out how to eat more healthy with your own high tech garden at home, to cook more with less effort, to compost in even the smallest spaces, and more with our top five innovative kitchen gadgets that are fresh on the market this year.
5 New Kitchen Gadgets for 2020
1. Julia by CookingPal
This all-in-one cooker was just revealed at CES 2020, and if you haven’t gotten into the world of all-in-one cookers yet, this may just be the machine to convert you. Julia is a countertop cooker that comes with the latest technology in smart home devices and is the closest to having a sous chef in the kitchen.
Julia can do almost everything - it can weigh, chop, steam, knead, emulsify, whisk, grate, grind ingredients, and cook them according to a recipe that you need not even select yourself. And get this - it even washes itself.
To be released in Q3 this year, for less than $1000. Check CookingPal.
This nifty cooling device also debuted at CES and is currently being funded on Indiegogo. Juno uses an algorithm and water technology to rapidly chill cans and bottles of everything from coffee to wine. Still a prototype, it claims to chill a can to the proper drinking temperature in under three minutes, without agitating the carbonation inside.
Juno is estimated to start shipping in August this year. Look out for it at Juno on Indiegogo.
3. LG Indoor Garden Appliance
LG’s indoor garden lets you grow fresh produce and herbs year-round using advanced light, temperature and water control technology. LG has thought of everything, from seed packs to get you started and simplicity that works for even the blackest of thumbs. Keep track of all your plants via the app, that will also give you guidance as the plants grow.
TBA, pre-order from LG's official site.
4. Sepura Home Food Waste Device
The Sepura Home Waste Device makes composting easy so we can all achieve our green goals at home this year. This neat kitchen accessory fits right under the sink and connects to existing piping to separate food waste from liquid. Separate attachments also allow you to collect food waste from the dishwasher, and food waste is stored for up to four weeks without any odors. This clever kitchen device has smart features such as flood detection, autostop, and cleans itself too.
Pre-order at Sepura
5. Ordine Movable Cooktop
The concept design of the Ordine Movable Cooktop is perfect for those who don’t actually cook much, or with very limited kitchen spaces. The movable stove hangs on your wall and looks handsome while doing so, leaving your countertops free of cluster. Place your burners where you want them, when you want them.
This one is still a prototype, but we love the idea. Get more information at Adriano Design.