Whether it were fires in the caves, millions of years ago, or are stoves, in brick and mortar houses today; cooking and thus kitchens have been an integral part of just about any household. Nevertheless, it is surprising to see the amount of deliberation that is being given to kitchen designing and equipment, today. Most people have had kitchens as the crux of their houses for centuries.
Usually, a whole building had only a single fireplace, which offered the tri-fold functions of cooking, lighting as well as warming to the entire family. The kitchen areas and the cooking place is kept away from the building or house in many a hot destinations.
This consideration does not hold much importance anymore. Improved building structures enable to place the kitchen area away from the living quarters but under the same roof. There isn’t a need to shift the kitchen to the extremes due to proper ventilation in the tropical areas.
Kitchen area has become quite akin across the world, owing to the dearth of servants and even the kind of houses which are smaller in size and more compact than before. A number of British manufacturers have developed special cooking stoves, which support just about any cooking utensil; and still offer the same performance and usage ease as any normal stove. Yet another great kitchen gadget is an electrically operated extractor fan, which works to remove any odors from the cooking area.
Manufactures have specialized designers, for designing of new and better equipment for the kitchens; however, the main use of the fuel cannot be dispensed with. Kitchens can now be well equipped yet compact, and beautifully designed yet low maintenance. You can use a damp piece of cloth to steer clear or any dirt on the working surface in your kitchen.
Kitchens now have pre-installed cupboards, and vitreous, steel (stainless) or glass fiber sinks; besides the very popular wall tiles made of plastic or ceramic; the combination making for a thrilling experience in the cooking room.
The dramatic change in terms of the kitchen equipments and kitchen related products, in the past recent years, is clearly evidenced by the space that was and is devoted to it now in any store; feels a shopper. It was the plethora of kitchen products at a store, with craftsmanship comparable to home decorative, that made him realize this.
He concluded his remarks very well, appreciating the fact that late but finally, the kitchen’s relevance for a woman has been realized, and has finally started being seen, not less, if not more than other areas of the house. The kitchen is fast becoming the place in the house. BOLA TANGKAS