It’s often the little things that make cooking easier. And it all starts with the organisation, for with the right kitchen tools cooking is guaranteed to be a success. Leifheit has a whole host of new ideas and products on offer that are just perfect for daily use in the kitchen. All the products have been tested in practice by Leifheit brand ambassador, Christian Henze – and the star-rated chef knows what he’s talking about when it comes to cooking: 'The perfect kitchen tools should be practical, simple and reliable.' And that is precisely what Leifheit carefully focused on during development.
ProLineSafety single handle can opener – swift action opening and closing
The ProLineSafety can opener does away with sharp edges and prevents the lid from falling into the can contents. It is applied to the top of the tin as with traditional can openers – but cuts the lid from the side rather than the top, allowing the entire lid to be removed and then later replaced. And an additional advantage: the can opener has just one handle. The oval shape means it sits comfortably and securely in the hand. It also has a great look: a combination of high-quality stainless steel and black plastic gives this Leifheit kitchen utensil stylish, modest and elegant appeal. Guarantee: 3 years. Available from March 2012.
Dual-blade Easy Slicer – half the work, twice the yield
As simple as it is clever – that is the new dual-blade Easy Slicer from Leifheit. Cucumbers, courgettes, onions and carrots can now be cut into even slices in
half the time. The trick: the tool cuts in both directions. That halves the time taken by all other slicers using the same movement. The extra-sharp blades ensure
an even and exact cut. Guarantee: 3 years. Available from summer 2012.
Splash guard – no splashes of fat on the hot plate
In the shape of its new splash guard, Leifheit presents the first frying pan guard that folds to the size of a cake slice. The Leifheit splash guard unfolds like a fan and folds to fit in any cutlery draw. It fits all frying pans up to a diameter of 28 cm. Placed on the frying pan, it can be opened to the desired size to check on the pan’s contents. It simply sits on the frying pan to prevent any splashes of fat on the stove. Steam slits allow steam to escape. A lock prevents accidental folding or unfolding. The combination of stainless steel and black plastic means it also looks great, while the practical eyelet enables easy hanging. Guarantee: 3 years. Available from summer 2012.
2in1 spatula and tongs – pure ingenuity
The 2in1 spatula and tongs from Leifheit are quite simply ‘a better idea’. The tongs combine two functions in one utensil, not only saving space but also a great deal of time. For instance, when turning steaks they act as a stable spatula, before transforming in the blink of an eye into a pair of tongs for trouble-free serving. All this is possible thanks to the truly innovative lock mechanism. Simply release the lock with the thumb and the middle part of the spatula becomes the clamp mechanism for the tongs. The ends of the tongs are made from flexible nylon that is heat-resistant up to 160°C and which also will not scratch coated frying pans.
The stainless steel handle sits comfortably in the hand. Guarantee: 3 years. Available from summer 2012.
Vino Royal corkscrew – for effortless enjoyment
Available now to aid the relaxing enjoyment of wine is the Vino Royal corkscrew from Leifheit with its stylish look and premium quality. The Teflon-coated screw and specially polished point allow the cork to be smoothly pierced without damaging it. To ensure the screw bores through the middle of the cork, the Vino Royal has two movable arms that flexibly fit any size of bottle neck. Simply turn the fold-out handle - even using just one finger - to effortlessly extract the cork; all-in-all a true enhancement to the pleasure of drinking wine. Guarantee: 3 years. Available from
Leifheit presents its new household Colour Edition. The household specialist has a comprehensive range of appealing and colourful products on offer, including kitchen utensils, floor wipers, laundry dryers, ironing boards and ironing board covers. All products will be available as limited editions by the middle of the year.
There is much more to colour than we actually see. Colours influence our mood and our thoughts. That colours affect our overall well-being has long been a scientific fact. That ‘colours generate moods, awaken sympathy and trigger actions' is also something known to Professor Harald Braem of the Institute of Colour Psychology in Bettendorf. The new brightly coloured products from Leifheit stimulate energy and take the strain out of household chores.
More fun with colour
The practical thermos jugs Columbus and Bolero come in the stylish colours of purple and pacific. For the kitchen, the Leifheit salad spinner is also available in the same colours as well as fresh green. Rounding off the colourful kitchen products is the infinitely well-proven Exact can opener in trendy purple and pacific.