Category: Kitchen

Kitchen Floors

A century ago kitchens were built with wooden floors or stone because that was the material available at the time. The introduction of ceramic tiles and vinyl flooring changed that situation as floors could now be made waterproof. Recent design trends have seen the reintroduction of wood, along with a few other materials, that are suitable for kitchens. Modern treatments have made these...

Essential Kitchen Items

Unless you are still in collage and make do with one kitchen utensil for all you needs you might want to invest in some solid and reliable kitchenware. It will last for years.   Measuring Spoons/cups Super cheap, and constantly used. A matching set is quite appealing.   Cutting board. Plastic boards have been popular for a generation, and some people have several plastic boards labelled...

Some Science in Cooking

Cookware imparts energy (as heat) to the food being cooked. Whether the heat is from gas or electrical elements it must be distributed evenly upon the food. With more complex cooking methods it may also be important to be able to control changes in the heat in a precise manner. Thermal Conductivity The jets of a gas cooker will have gaps between them, as will the elements of an electric coil. For...