Kitchen Ideas

Update your kitchen with a smart design scheme or stylish makeover and transform the busiest room in your home. With inspiring projects full of clever layouts and sleek solutions, at Good Homes we have all the kitchen design ideas and practical advice you need.

small kitchen island in a modern kitchen with sky blue cabinets and coral pink accessories

9 contemporary kitchen island ideas

How to maximise an island or peninsula for food prep, savvy storage or sociable seating
The sleek four-slot steel toaster from Smeg
The best toasters on the market, plus some stylish kettle and toaster sets, for a perfect breakfast every morning ...

7 of the best toasters

Cuisinart ICE31U Deluxe Iced Dessert Maker
Whipping up your own ice cream is one of those things that you may have dismissed as a fiddly faff, ...

5 of the best ice cream makers

Two bamboo scrubbing brushes each featuring hand-drawn eyes - Sustainable kitchen swaps -
To help you purge the plastics and do your part for the planet, Good Homes has compiled a list of ...

Plastic Free July: 7 sustainable kitchen swaps

grey marble tiled kitchen splashback with blue cabinets and wooden wall panelling
Kitchen splashback ideas from waterproof wallpaper to copper and metal splashbacks, durable composite materials and peel-and-stick options ...

7 refreshing kitchen splashback ideas

oned kitchen space with island and white units with green hexagonal wall tiles

Creating a zoned kitchen space with colour and character

Moving their dining and living areas has transformed Marie and Keith Branch’s open-plan kitchen 
swan retro fridge freezer next to a neutral cupboard with flowers on counter
If you love all things vintage, pick your appliances wisely. Retro fridge-freezers are still trending in modern kitchens as they ...

Buying a retro fridge: an expert guide

Mary Berry and judges with the Platinum Pudding finalists
Looking for a Platinum pudding hack for the Jubilee weekend? This cheat recipe makes Jemma's lemon Swiss roll and amaretti ...

How to hack the Platinum Pudding recipe

pink and green decor scheme in a light, airy kitchen
Looking for colourful kitchen ideas? From wall colour ideas to cupboard paint, these vibrant designs prove that bright colours can ...

7 colourful kitchen ideas

modern kitchen in neutral shades
Top kitchen design trends for 2022 to inspire your home renovation project, from broken pan to pattern play and sustainable ...

Top 10 kitchen design trends for 2022

Melissa Hemsley's Duck Pancakes Image: Issy Croker (Extracted from Eat Happy by Melissa Hemsley (Ebury Press, £20)
From vegan and gluten free to Instagram-worthy soufflé pancakes, try out these unusual pancake recipes this Pancake Day... Pancake Day ...

5 alternative pancake recipes for Shrove Tuesday

Pancakes topped with strawberries, cream and strawberry jam served on a white plate and place on a marble dining table
Shrove Tuesday falls on Tuesday 1 March in 2022. To make sure your pancake-flipping is on point, stock up on the top gear ...

5 fun Pancake Day accessories

Cordless blender kitchen gadgets with strawberries, mint and blackberries
Start the new year with the latest kitchen appliances and gadgets, packed with features for a fitter lifestyle... The latest ...

Kitchen gadgets: 10 best smart tech buys for 2022

Prosecco Strawberry meringue final
Former MasterChef contestant Richard Rodriguez on how to prepare this light and romantic dessert recipe, perfect for a quick Valentine's ...

Easy Valentine’s Day dessert recipe: Prosecco strawberry meringue