Author profile: Linda Parker

About Linda Parker

Interiors & Lifestyle Writer, who’s spare time is currently spent planning storage strategies for the new house

  Email:  Linda Parker

  Website:  https://www.thekitchenthink.co.uk

All posts by Linda Parker

Subtle Kitchen – By Harvey Jones

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The story: The owner wanted a contemporary and fresh looking kitchen, with a touch of minimalist simplicity whilst at the same time, avoiding an over-clinical look. She also wanted to make the room feel as big as possible, which we agreed could be achieved with wide drawers and cupboards.

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Spacious Kitchen – by Rencraft

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The story: Our client had very specific ideas and specifications. As a keen cook and home baker she had very detailed functional requirements for the kitchen, and she also specified precisely the storage needed in order to store all of her appliances and gadgets perfectly

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Looks Fabulous, Tastes Wonderful

The Food Gays Stinging Nettle, Hemp Seed and Basil Pesto

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I’m a big Instagram fan, and follow some interesting chefs, cooks and foodies through their Instagram pics. One of my favourites is Jamie Oliver, particularly his team pictures and amusing comments, but if you’re all Olivered-out, and want some new inspiration, take a look at these Instagrammers…

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New Experiences & Cleaning Up

Knife sharpener, Wusthof

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I love my job. It means I get invited to interesting events, and the last month saw me setting off on two expeditions. The first was to Welsh Oak Frame, where we were given a guided tour of the workshop, in Caersws, north Wales…

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Macassar kitchen by Smallbone

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The story: Design Director Steven de Munnich elaborates… ‘The house is Georgian, built in 1820 and is a four-storey granite building, with a pair of white classical pillars flanking the front door. Our Macassar Collection was a natural choice. The inspiration for this exquisite design comes from one of Britain’s greatest architects, Sir John Soane…

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Rustic Inspiration & Summertime Gadgets

Cuisipro ice cream stack sandwich maker

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One of the most interesting and appealing episodes of MasterChef was episode 22 of Series 11, which featured two restaurants, with one featuring open flame Swedish cookery. It was filmed at the Ekstedt restaurant, which uses no gas or electricity… everything is cooked over birch wood flames.

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