10 must-haves that will add seasonal colour, function and energy to your kitchen space…

1 Want to grow herbs on a sunny windowsill? Then invest in an Eva Solo Self-Watering Pot. The nylon threads, suspended from the top ceramic pot, soak up water as your herbs need it, so they practically take care of themselves! – www.yuppiechef.com

Eva Solo Self-Watering Herb Pot

2 The team at Carrol Boyes has knocked it out the park again with their new ‘Pop Art’ ceramic range. Lithe figures with delicate facial features are thrown into focus against a background of riotous colour on beautiful platters, cake plates and matching tea plates, crafted in bone china. Seen here is the Low Bowl (32cm)-Pop Art-Warm – www.carrolboyes.com

Carrol Boyes Pop-Art Low Bowl

3 The Tea Merchant’s refreshing ‘Rose Garden Ice Tea’ features a delicious blend of apple bits, hibiscus blossoms, orange peel, rosehip peel, rose blossom leaves, currants, apricot bits, mango bits, cornflower blossoms and more! It’s a well-balanced fruit and blossom infusion with the lingering fragrance of having just stepped into a rose garden. – www.theteamerchant.co.za

The Tea Merchant’s Rose Garden Ice Tea

4 The Garden Collection from Le Creuset gives the term ‘farm-to-table’ a whole new meaning with a variety of whimsical shapes out of the vegetable patch, straight into the kitchen – from garlic bulbs to bell peppers, to the petite tomato casserole pictured here. Collect them all! – www.lecreuset.co.za

Le Creuset Garden Collection

5 The Herb Society Fragranced Candle (200g) by Crabtree & Evelyn is full of savoury green notes from the herb garden and greenhouse and is designed to purify and enliven any cook’s room. Refreshing rosemary, aromatic basil and energizing spearmint sit beautifully against warm amber and clean, white woods. – www.crabtree-evelyn.co.za

Herb Society Candle

6 Crafted from solid oak, the Allo Mortar & Pestle by Country Road is a wonderful way to bring natural materials such as wood into your kitchen space. – www.woolworths.co.za

Allo Mortar and Pestle

7 Make healthy juice in no time at all with the quick and powerful Bosch Electric Juicer. The centrifugal juicing cavity makes quick work of a range of fruit and vegetables at high speed, forcing all the liquid from it and holding back the roughage. – www.yuppiechef.com

Bosch Electric Juicer

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8 Add an air of simple sophistication to any table setting or kitchen counter with this elegantly-styled, high-gloss Country Floral mug in fine china. – www.woolworths.co.za

Country Floral Mug

9 Dress salads like a pro with this clever oil and vinegar pourer by Humble & Mash. Simply fill one side with oil and the other with vinegar and stop with the corks. – www.yuppiechef.com

Oil and Vinegar Pourer

10 Unleash your inner artist with the Maxwell & Williams ‘Mindfulness Butterflies’ porcelain plate (19cm). It comes with six vibrant paint colours and a brush for you to create a one-of-a-kind design. Mindfulness mugs and side plates are also included in the range. Great gift idea! – www.boardmans.co.za

Butterflies Plate