Time to put the kettle on
List your top 10 kitchen essentials and kettles have to be near the top. Where we would we be without that familiar friend, constantly pandering to our unquenchable thirst for fresh brews? It's one of the first things we turn to in the morning, and the last to be switched off at night. Kettles have gone through many changes and naturally the latest models include some clever features. There's more to a kettle than just boiling water! When it's time to replace yours, check out how technology has changed. Kettle manufacturers have responded to the demands for energy efficiency and noise reduction. Kettles now boil quickly; they're quiet, include limescale filters for hard-water areas, and are so economical. They are extremely handsome too. From art-deco to glass, country cream enamel to handsome stainless steel, kettles find themselves a follower of fashion. And with a wide range of co-ordinating toasters to complement you can really complete the look. So, with that being said, surely it's time to put the kettle on?