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Habitus Loves… Condiments

As much as the dish served should be up to scratch, the tailoring and diner-participation provided by last-minute additions are often the winning flourish of a meal. Present your culinary accoutrements in style with these eight items of condimenting equipment.

Oil/Vinegar Cruet

 

Designed by: Group SA

Why we love it: Hand blown in Spain from borosilicate glass and featuring an ingenious integrated funnel for refilling and a system to catch any drips that spill down the side of the spout, this oil/vinegar cruet is both convenient and elegant.  

Where you can get it: Oil+

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Parmesan Planer

 

Designed by: Microplane

Why we love it: Allegedly the result of a carpenter’s epiphany regarding the use of a wood-planer for grating fromage, this sturdy implement shaves hard cheeses into curled ribbons, creating beautifully fluffy clouds to garnish pastas, risottos and salads.

Where you can get it: KitchenwareDirect

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Salt & Pepper Grinders

 

Designed by: Alfredo Häberli for Georg Jensen

Why we love it: Incorporating the AllGrind – Ceramic Technology grinders for long-lasting quality, these salt and pepper grinders combine a fluid, ergonomic form with everyday functionality.

Where you can get it: Georg Jensen

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Salt Cellar

 

Designed by: Williams-Sonoma

Why we love it: Handcrafted from richly grained olive wood with an oil finish and featuring a swiveling magnetic lid for easy one-handed access, this salt cellar lends an organic, natural tone to the kitchen or dining table.

Where you can get it: Williams-Sonoma

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Soy Sauce Bottle

 

Designed by: Kenji Ekuan for Kikkoman

Why we love it: A superb example of attractive, functional and economical design, the Kikkoman Soy Sauce bottle has been in constant production since its launch in 1961. 

Where you can get it: Supermarkets

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Sugar Bowl

 

Designed by: Kazuyo Sejima & Ryue Nishizawa

Why we love it: Combining mirror-polished and matte, textured stainless steel, the simple form of this sugar bowl belies its tactile appeal. 

Where you can get it: David Jones

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Herb Mill

 

Designed by: Microplane

Why we love it: With hundreds of tiny, surgical grade steel blades, the Microplane herb mill cuts fresh herbs finely and quickly without bruising or blemishing. 

Where you can get it: Peter’s of Kensington

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Chili Scruncher

 

Designed by: LPWK & Jim Hannon-Tan

Why we love it: Bright, humorous and useful, this quirky chili scruncher is perfect for those who like to add a little extra heat at the table, and makes a wonderful addition to your dinnertime spread. 

Where you can get it: David Jones

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