We have included a few non-techie kitchen gadgets including: gondola ham stand, robotic salt and pepper shakers, and a condiments caddy.

There is a closet necessity for all tie or scarf owners, and a couple of sporty must-haves including a cyclist’s helmet and a super cool vacuum flask.


Gondola Ham Stand from Fine Food Specialist

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This is the kind of gadget for someone who already has everything. Made in solid pine with a black metal clamp for the ham, it has been designed with a food connoisseur in mind, and for the home cook with a penchant for the best kitchen gadgets.

The Gondola Ham Stand will make a statement centrepiece for any kitchen table, kitchen island, or dinner party.

Priced at £21.50, available from www.finefoodspecialist.co.uk

Salt and Pepper Wind Up Robots by Prezzybox.com

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These little beauties are idea for dinner tables, where you will no longer have to move to pass along the salt and pepper, just wind them up and set them on their way across the table!

Simple to refill, just unscrew the headcaps and add salt and pepper as necessary, then your new condiment waiters are ready to use. A fun addition to a table for those who are into their gadgets.

Priced at £11.99, available from www.prezzybox.com

Rustic Condiment Caddy by Ligneus

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The Rustic Brown Cutlery and Condiment Caddy is perfect for home or garden use, and it is also ideal for diners, restaurants and cafes.

A robustly designed caddy with enough space to carry all the usual requirements including: salt and pepper, vinegar, ketchup, other sauces and even cutlery. The handle offers great strength and the caddy boasts four separated sections to place condiments and cutlery of all shapes and sizes.

Priced at £21, available from www.ligneus.co.uk


Hanger by Hangersmith

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The Hangersmith Hanger has been designed with the greatest of space saving ideas in mind, it is a handmade solid birch, beech or cedar closet hanger to keep all your ties or scarves neatly stored in one place.

The hanger can even store bags or belts if preferred, plus it is designed with the user in mind, and can hold up to 16 items on one single hanger. Each hanger can also be personalised, which is a simple yet nice little idea for a gift.

Priced from £37.95, available from www.hangersmith.com


Hedkayse One Cycle Helmet by Hedkayse

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British design company and cycle enthusiasts, Hedkayse, is pleased to announce the arrival of its long awaited Hedkayse – a foldable bicycle helmet featuring Enkayse technology.

The Hedkayse One is the toughest and most flexible bicycle helmet available on the market, doing everything other polystyrene helmets can do but better and repeatedly: day after day, drop after drop, crash after crash, year after year. In essence, cyclists should never need to replace their helmet ever again and can be assured they have the best protection available.

Hedkayse One has been designed to adapt to any size head, is foldable and can be easily stored away.

Priced at £149.99, available from April at www.hedkayse.com  

Corkcicle Canteen Triple Insulated Vacuum Flask by Corkcicle

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The innovative team at Corkcicle have designed and produced the Canteen Triple Insulated Vacuum Flask, which isn’t only for those who enjoy sports; it can be used by walkers, those going to work, at a festival, on the beach or for anyone who needs a drink.

The Canteen can keep cold drinks cold for 25 hours (yes, 25 hours), or for hot drinks it can keep everything hot for 12 hours, plus this little gadget is BPA and lead free and is made from high grade stainless steel.

Priced at £24.95 for an 16oz size flask, available from www.cuckooland.com