Get food into your gob, strife-free with the aid of these gadgets

MILLMII Pepper Grinder

MILLMII Pepper Grinder

Salt and pepper shaker used by rubbing it back and forth between the palms of your hands.

Built-in ceramic grinder.

RRP:£19.99

yormii.com


Pluck - Egg Yolk Separator

Pluck - Egg Yolk Separator

Unique egg separator, used by squeezing the top, placing it on the yolk and releasing it.

The top part can be unscrewed for cleaning.

The yolk is released by squeezing again to drop it into a bowl.

RRP:£7.99

findmeagift.co.uk


Waffle Chair

Waffle Chair

Steel chairs from Holland that also cook Belgian waffle cushions.

Features hydraulic press.

Waffles are cooked by placing waffle mix on the baking irons and closing the seat.

RRP:£2,390 Approx

lambertkamps


PolyScience Sous Vide DISCOVERY Immersion Circulator 

PolyScience Sous Vide DISCOVERY Immersion Circulator 

Brings precision cooking to the home.

Clamp on the device to a pot or pan (up to 20 litres) and let it heat the water.

Includes precise temperature control.

RRP:£200

sousvidetools.com


Onion Goggles

Onion Goggles

Goggles with foam seal, which protects eyes from the vapours produced by onions.

Feature anti-fog lenses.



RRP:£23

johnlewis.com


Obsessive Chef Chopping Board

Obsessive Chef Chopping Board

Beechwood chopping board etched with precise measurements and angles.

Also features naturally anti-bacterial surface coating.


RRP:£16.99

findmeagift.co.uk


Prep Pad

Prep Pad

Weighing scales that connect to an iPad app to display the nutritional values of a meal in the form of a colour coded chart.

The Prep pad uses wireless Bluetooth to connect to a tablet.

Can weigh food up to 15lbs.

RRP:£92 Approx

theorangechef.com


Yonanas Frozen Fruit Blender

Yonanas Frozen Fruit Blender

Insert frozen fruit into the chute to create an ice-cream like mixture.



RRP:£59.99

yonanas.com


Coravin Wine Access System

Coravin Wine Access System

Opens a bottle of wine without removing the cork.

Wine is never exposed to air, so it doesn't spoil.

Replaces the wine that is taken out with non-reactive argon gas.

RRP:£185 Approx

coravin.com


Pop Up Hot Dog Toaster

Pop Up Hot Dog Toaster

Cooks two hot dogs, including buns, at once.

Retro design.

Adjustable heat settings.


RRP:£39.99

findmeagift.co.uk


Stick Snack Maker

Stick Snack Maker

Make six snacks-on-a-stick in minutes.

Create snacks like jalapeño poppers, cakes and waffles.


RRP:£32.99

prezzybox.com


Novelty Mobility Scooter

Novelty Mobility Scooter

Max speed of 5mph.

Imported from Taiwan, and worth £5,000.

Other vehicles in the range include scooters that looks like Jeeps and classic Land Rovers.

travelabilityltd.co.uk


Pampshade lights

Pampshade lights

Made from actual bread, these lamps are fitted with a battery powered LED light.

Comes in a range of different bread roll types, including croissant.

Made from actual bread and fitted with a battery powered LED lamp.

RRP:£22.95 Approx

pampshade.com


Banana Phone Case

Banana Phone Case

The largest iPhone case available on the market.

Designed to allow easy access to all ports on the phone without having to remove the case.

Silicone protection.

RRP:£9.90

amazon.co.uk


Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S

Powered entirely by electricity with a state-of-the-art, aluminium-intensive design.

0-60mph in 5.4 second.


RRP:From £50,280

teslamotors.com


LifeCaps

LifeCaps

LifeCaps claim to be the world's first survival pill.

The creator claims to have lived off the pills and water for 17 days. Each pill contains all everything the body needs to stay alive.

Contains the right amount of nutrients to create a metabolic trigger, allowing the body to utilise the sugars, proteins and carbohydrates that are stored within body fat for energy.

RRP:£18 Approx

lifecaps.net


12 Course Meal in a Can

12 Course Meal in a Can

12-course meal, jellified and stuffed, layer-by-layer into a tin can.

Courses include a selection of local cheeses and rib-eye steak with grilled mustard greens.

chrisgodfrey.me


Aerolife

Aerolife

Air-based smart nutrition system that delivers powdered blends of vitamins, supplements, and flavours.

Powdered nutrients hit your mouth quickly - meaning you get an almost immediate taste.

Zero calories, sugars or liquids.

RRP:£5 Approx

aerolife.com


Glow in the Dark lollipops

Glow in the Dark lollipops

Created by food inventor Charlie Harry Francis by combining luminescence protein from glow in the dark jellyfish.

Starts glowing when licked or wet.

Also available in ice-cream, at £140 a scoop.

lickmeimdelicious.com


Levitron

Levitron

Created by students from the University of Bristol.

Liquid held in mid-air through sound waves alone.

At the moment, the prototype can only hold a droplet.

lickmeimdelicious.com


The Whirlwind Vortex Floating Candy-Floss Machine

The Whirlwind Vortex Floating Candy-Floss Machine

Another creation of food inventor Charlie Harry Francis.

Jets of air blast candyfloss out across the room.

Instead of spinning the strands of sugar around in a tub, jets of air fire the floss upwards then hold them there like a small edible cloud.

RRP:Available for hire

lickmeimdelicious.com


S3TR

S3TR

The S3TR is made of cost effective and widely available materials.

The front wheel is electrically driven by an integrated hub motor, connected to a chassis. All wheels are steerable and connected to swinging arms, also connected to chassis.

The tilt mode works is suitable for driving at high speeds, where the driver has to lean to compensate for the centrifugal force.

s3tr.hr


Anti-Griddle

Anti-Griddle

Minus 30 degree surface instantly freezes most liquids and foodstuffs.

Used by professionals to quickly freeze sauces and purees into solid.

Approximately 1 square foot worktop.

RRP:£1,199.99

sousvidetools.com


The Smoking Gun

The Smoking Gun

Allows you to smoke various foods, infusing them with flavour.

Create classic flavours with wood chips by smoking with flavours like teas, spices, and dried flowers.

Can be used on foods that have already been cooked.

RRP:£59.99

sousvidetools.com


Rotary Evaporator

Rotary Evaporator

Reduces pressure in the flask to reduce boiling points meaning powerful aromas and flavours can be separated and extracted.

A rotary evaporator reduces pressure to just 12 millibars, meaning that just 35°C is needed to boil water.

An example of this is coffee. The strong aromas collect in the flask to create a crystal clear, intensely coffee flavoured liquid, leaving the solid coffee behind.

£2699.99 Approx

heidolph-uk.co.uk

creamsupplies.co.uk


Baxter: Research Robot

Baxter: Research Robot

Programmable robot made in the USA, designed to help with manual and repetitive tasks.

7 degrees of freedom per arm.

Programming isn't always required as Baxter can be trained manually.

RRP:£22,800

active-robots.com


Cyranose 320

Cyranose 320

Usually found in labs, this highly scientific apparatus is used for rapid detection and identification of substances based on their chemical profile.

The key to it's 'smelling' ability is down to the NoseChip Nanocomposite Sensor array.

The Cyranose 320 provides simple, clear results such as 'Accept' or 'Reject'.

RRP:£6,430 Approx

sensigent.com


Acer Iconia A3 Tablet

Acer Iconia A3 Tablet

Android tablet from Acer.

Comes with a quad-core 1.2GHz A7 processor, IPS display, Wi-Fi, 3G and Bluetooth 4.0.

Also lets you output video to a bigger screen via Micro HDMI port.

RRP:£199

acer.co.uk


Foodipto App

Foodipto App

Customisable digital menu created for both Android and iOS.

Allows restaurants to instantly update and make changes to their menu - anything from pictures and fonts, to specials boards and events without the need for technical experts.

Customers can order their food by scrolling through the images and personalised layouts.

RRP:From £6 approx per month

foodipto.com


Foodini

Foodini

World's first 3D food printer.

Manages the difficult and time-consuming part of preparing food.

Printing apparatus is loaded with any mixture of choice and then builds up the food layer by layer.

naturalmachines.com


Digital Lollipop

Digital Lollipop

Digital - or Electric - Lollipop uses electrical stimulation on the human tongue to simulate different taste sensations.

Developed by researchers at City University in London.

Currently, its developers are conducting experiments to analyse regional differences of the human tongue using electrical stimulation.

adriancheok.info


Scentee

Scentee

Device attaches to your phone to spray fragrances, released using an app on the phone.

Various apps available, including one that releases smells at certain times of the day.

Different smells are loaded into the bubble device as cartridges.

RRP:£30 Approx

scentee.com/


Teotronica

Teotronica

19-fingered piano playing robot.

Can play the piano faster than a human.

Can be programmed to play almost any song on a piano.

teotronica.it

Prices correct at time of original broadcast, October 2014