A treat in the kitchen

A collection of items you’d love to have in the heart of the home.

Rilki salad servers, $49.95. When it comes to the humble salad, the smallest of touches can make a big difference. countryroad.com.au

RivSalt liquorice grater, $69.95. Aside from looking the part in any foodie’s kitchen, it’s a novel trend for those who are partial to a sprinkling of liquorice on their dessert. opusdesign.com.au

Expressi coffee machine, $79.99. A nifty machine if your family not only love coffee, but also other drinks such as chai and hot chocolate. Available at Aldi.

Herringbone cutlery pocket, $12.95. A sophisticated and unique addition to the table at a dinner party. sheetsontheline.com.au

Pink and gold stoneware platter, $79. Keep a timeless platter somewhere accessible in the kitchen and you’ll find yourself using it constantly. lavallier.com

Alcazar apron, $39.95. With its contrasting pocket, this everyday kitchen essential is chic enough to hang on display. zanui.com.au

“Let’s make a toast” wine bag, $9.95. While transporting wine should be done carefully, it doesn’t have to be serious. inthedaylight.com.au

Smeg retro stand mixer, $799; ravioli attachment, $299. This appliance takes pride of place on many kitchen cabinets, and with good reason. Available at David Jones, Myer and Harvey Norman.

Hand wash, $28. Keep a bottle beside the sink and chose one with an aroma your adore so you use it all the time. thebasecollective.com.au

Set of six fashion series cappuccino cups and saucers, $69.96. The collection features fashionable designs from the likes of We Are Kindred, Manning Cartell, Macgraw and Rebecca Vallance. vittoriacoffee.com

Signature cast iron round skillet, $189. A trusty little skillet it a godsend in the kitchen when you’re cooking for one or two. lecreuset.com.au

Kilner honey pot and drizzler spoon, $19.95. A sweet way to store and dispense this natural sweetener. biome.com.au

Fruit & Veg cloth, $25. Quickly removes dirt and unwanted residue from fruit and vegetables. enjo.com.au

Classic chopper, $49.95. Makes light work of hard ingredients such as nuts and seeds, as well as making dips, chopping onions and pureeing baby food. au.russellhobbs.com

Kurv bowl forest by Eco Wood Design, $159. A stylish bowl that gives a nod to the current geometric trend and passion for all things green. thestore.com.au