Now we are coming into the festive season, we are more focused on our kitchen and tableware. After all, we have to impress our guests at the table! At this time of the year we either dust-off the tableware we only use for those special occasions or invest in some more; as well as obtaining the latest kitchen gadgetry so we can knock-up our creations with minimal stress. Here are some ideas.
The Harvard tableware range from Vista Alegre has a bold and distinctive design in vivid blue and platinum with eye-catching geometric patterns. Vista Alegre is available from Casasola Décor near Torre Real (www.casasoladecor.com).
This ceramic tableware from Nordal is dishwasher-safe and has a timeless look. It is shown here with Nordal’s stainless steel egg cup in matt black. Nordal is available from BoConcept Plus Store on the Mijas Road and C. de Negocios Oasis in Marbella (www.plusstore.es).
Scapa’s tableware is handmade in Spain. The uneven edges give each piece its unique charm and a contemporary look. Scapa is available from Vintage Point in Pol. Ind. Nueva Campana, Nueva Andalucía (www.vintagepoint.es).
Halm glass straws are highly durable and made from a special glass that does not contain harmful substances and is BPA-free and recyclable. They come with curves or simply straight-up in different lengths, depending on the glass you want to serve it in, and have a plastic-free brush for easy cleaning. Available from Magyk in C/ Lagasca in San Pedro de Alcántara (www.magyk.es).
The Fixie is a unique pizza slicer in a novel bicycle design. Both wheels cut the pizza, making it especially easy to use, and it comes in a wide range of fun colours. Available from Magyk in C/ Lagasca in San Pedro de Alcántara (www.magyk.es).
The new Anmut Gold cutlery range from Villeroy & Boch is elegant and sophisticated – aimed at discerning diners who demand an exquisite culinary experience (www.villeroy-boch.com).