Why we love the ROK manual espresso maker

Why we love the ROK manual espresso maker

Up your espresso game, with this revolutionary piece of coffee-making equipment. Here's why we love it.
February 18, 2022
Cast iron pans: 10 common myths

Cast iron pans: 10 common myths

Cast iron isn’t a dark art. Not only is seasoning and maintenance very straightforward, these pans are tough as nails, and it's hard to ruin them. We wanted to address some of the common misconceptions surrounding cast iron, so that you can do more cooking and less googling.
January 27, 2022
Crushing it with iron

Crushing it with iron

If you’d like to work out some frustration on an unsuspecting peppercorn through the medium of cast iron, we'll take you through some options.
October 23, 2020
5 things you can make with the Solidteknics Crepe Pan (that aren’t pancakes)

5 things you can make with the Solidteknics Crepe Pan (that aren’t pancakes)

Crepe pans aren't just for pancakes - gather some inspiration on how to get more out of this versatile pan.
August 14, 2020
Capture flame-grilled flavour with the Solidteknics Barbecue Pan

Capture flame-grilled flavour with the Solidteknics Barbecue Pan

Harness the magic of open fire cooking with the Solidteknics Barbecue Pan.
August 07, 2020
Six reasons why our customers love Solidteknics

Six reasons why our customers love Solidteknics

Each of our fantastic range of Solidteknics AUS-ION™ pans is the epitome of a Buy Me Once product. Every aspect of the design, materials and construction has been carefully considered, combining performance and strength to make it one of the best frying pans on the market. 

August 03, 2020
How do you make a buy-for-life toaster?

How do you make a buy-for-life toaster?

We look into British engineering legends Dualit, who are bucking the trend of throwaway appliances.
July 24, 2020
How to season your new cast iron skillet

How to season your new cast iron skillet

Follow this guide for straightforward advice on how to season, wash and use your cast iron pan. You’ll be passing down the knowledge - and the pan! - to future generations.
June 30, 2020
TOG knives: Japanese craftsmanship, British design

TOG knives: Japanese craftsmanship, British design

This small British company takes ancient Japanese craftsmanship traditions, and uses them to make beautiful knives for the modern kitchen. Prepare to get a bit nerdy with us as we delve into exactly what makes these knives so special, from the unique materials and designs, to the amazing story behind them.

May 28, 2020
The Inspirationals: Antonia Edwards, Founder of Upcyclist

The Inspirationals: Antonia Edwards, Founder of Upcyclist

Imagine if all the furniture in your home sparked joy every time you look at it, didn't cost you a small fortune to own, and helped save the planet. This is the vision Antonia Edwards saw when she launched Upcyclist in 2011. We spoke with Antonia about the environmental benefits of upcycling and her best tips for sourcing genuine upcycled goods and how to get started as a beginner!
July 12, 2019
15 Meaningful Gifts for Foodies, Cooks and Bakers

15 Meaningful Gifts for Foodies, Cooks and Bakers

You would think that finding gifts for a foodie would be the easiest task in the world, but when it comes down to it someone with impeccable taste can be a nightmare to buy for. But never fear! BuyMeOnce has gone scouring the earth for the crème de la crème of kitchenware and accessories, so read on for an array of food-related gifts perfect for the foodie in your life. Because let’s face it, it’s in your best interests to encourage their love of cooking.
November 28, 2018
Reupholstery: A Sustainable Solution for your Old Furniture

Reupholstery: A Sustainable Solution for your Old Furniture

1.6 million tonnes of bulky waste, largely furniture, are thrown to landfill each year in the UK. Around 50 percent of this is estimated to be functional with repair. This article is a plea for us to pause before we dispose and first give some consideration to having our furniture altered or reupholstered so that it better meets our needs.
August 30, 2018