Kitchen crazes of yesteryear are back
Pressure cookers, larders, even Spam! How kitchen crazes of yesteryear are back – and can save YOU cash
When I was growing up, my mum used a pressure cooker for practically every meal: vegetables, stew — even steamed puddings. It was a big, heavy contraption, hermetically sealing in the food with a weight on the steam hole that screamed louder as the heat in the pan built up. What with that and Radio 4 blaring out at top volume, coming down to dinner in our kitchen could be a stressful experience!
I always vowed that I would never use a pressure cooker myself, and until recently I thought they’d gone the way of the washing mangle and carpet-beater. But now I hear that
they’re coming back with a vengeance.
Sales of pressure cookers are up 110 per cent at John Lewis, no less!
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