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CLASSIC WARING BLENDER SAVE OVER 50%! One of our best-ever offers! The classic American Waring ‘waterfall’ blender has been a design icon since 1937. Built to last, with a commercial grade motor, cast metal base and a lifetime guarantee (excluding glass jug), the Waring shouldn’t be compared to ordinary blenders. We’ve got a limited quantity available at an unrepeatable price. Available in white, red, black, retro green or brushed stainless. ST12255 Waring Blender, RRP

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SAVE £54 on a KitchenAid Mixer

SAVE £120 NOW £99.95

Sure to be top of every cook’s wish list this Christmas, the KitchenAid Artisan mixer makes light work of the most demanding tasks and is a stylish addition to the kitchen worktop. Just for Christmas, we’ve got a very limited quantity in the popular Espresso finish, with a great saving.

SAVE 20% ON ALL LE CREUSET ROUND COCOTTES Our BIGGEST EVER Le Creuset offer! We’re taking 20% off all castiron round cocottes until Christmas – any colour, any size. But HURRY – it’s bound to be a popular offer. The best time to treat yourself to the perfect pot for Christmas.

ST12256 KitchenAid Artisan Mixer,

Espresso finish, WAS £428.95 SAVE £54 NOW £374.95

ST12257 Le Creuset 20cm Round Cocotte, SAVE



WAS £109.95 NOW £87.95


Crafted in Japan to celebrate Global’s 25th Anniversary, the limited edition GS58A 11cm oriental knife is a superb all-rounder. We’ve got a strictly limited quantity at BETTER THAN HALF PRICE.

£85 SAVE OVER 50% NOW £39.95

ST12258 Global GS58A Anniversary Knife, RRP


3-PIECE SET – SAVE £85 This three-piece global set includes the G-2 cooks, GSF-15 paring and GSF024 utility knives – an ideal set to equip any kitchen. ST12259 Global G-21524 3-Piece Set, RRP

SAVE £85 NOW £174.95


Return Address: Steamer Trading Cookshop,The Malt House, Daveys Lane, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 2BF

25th Anniversary Knife – LESS THAN HALF PRICE





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What’s NEW

Happy Christmas 2012 COLOUR IN YOUR DAY

Welcome to our annual newsletter – the essential read for anyone who loves cooking. When you see how many great ideas we’ve got to brighten up the kitchen, it might even be considered to be ‘fifty shades of any colour but grey’!

Guaranteed to raise a smile on even the earliest, wettest of Winter mornings, these fabulous retro-styled wall clocks from Zeal will brighten up any kitchen.

We’re very excited to announce that we’ve relaunched our website, - and you can now buy almost any item from our newsletter with a few simple clicks from home, whilst enjoying a nice cup of tea. Just search for the code beside each item beginning ‘ST12…’ or use our interactive catalogue on line to choose what you’d like to view.

ST12001 Zeal Wall Clock, available in

Black, Red, Blue or Lime


David and Liz Phillips

Be My Jelly Baby! There’s a lot to see and read on our website, too. We’ve got comprehensive buying guides to help you choose the right coffee maker or knife; Expert Reviews from some great chefs (including Tom Kerridge and Phil Howard) and foodies including Emma Bridgewater and Simon Drew; and a choice of over 4,000 kitchen utensils from apple corers to zabaglione pans to choose from. You’ll find helpful information on all of our shops (including Christmas opening hours) and even some recommendations on great local restaurants to help you plan a foodie day out. We’ve introduced a ‘Click and Collect’ service for Christmas, too. Just select an item from the catalogue and tell us which of our shops you’d like to collect it from. It’s FREE to use – no Post & Packing charges – and you can see what you’re getting before you take it home. We’ll notify you as soon as the item is ready for collection – typically within three working days, or quicker if that shop already holds your selection in stock.

What Colour Do You Like Your Cheese?

We all love Jelly Babies. Rediscover your inner child or tell someone you love them with these colourful silicone moulds. Perfect for jellies (of course!), ice cream – or pop them in the oven for great cakes. Not just for children! Measures 12cm high. Dishwasher safe. ST12002 Jelly Baby Moulds, Set of 3,

Add a bit of fun to the cheeseboard. This stylish set of three knives includes tools for hard and soft cheeses together with a handy fork. The non-stick coloured coating helps them to glide through the softest of runny cheeses. Dishwasher Safe.


ST12003 Taylor’s Eye Witness Cheese

Knife Set,

Since not all stores can fit all of our items listed in the newsletter (we have tried!), please do telephone ahead to reserve an item or use the Click and Collect service to make sure we’ve got exactly what you want in stock. We’re very excited about our NEW SHOPS as well. We were lucky enough to spend the summer opening our beautiful shops in Lymington, Hampshire and Dorchester, Dorset. You can see pictures and read all about them on our website, Finally, we’re please to announce that our wonderful staff were officially recognized as the BEST in the prestigious Progressive Housewares awards this year, winning an award for excellence in training. Our lovely shops received an award too – for being having the best-looking displays. Thank you to all of them for their hard work and to all of our loyal customers for your support in 2012.

Kasimir the Parmesan Hedgehog

in assorted colours,

Our Stores

ST12005 Mr Men Figures each, £9.99

£8.49 Steamer Trading NEW Store in Lymington

Call us or see online for Opening Hours and Christmas Late Night Shopping Hours. DORKING 44-46 High Street (t. 01306 743 833) EASTBOURNE 10 Cornfield Road (t. 01323 734 020) HEATHFIELD Station Approach (t. 01435 866 855) HORSHAM 24-28 East Street (t. 01403 750 111) GUILDFORD 168 High Street (t. 01483 573 448) LEWES 20-21 High Street (t. 01273 487 230) LYMINGTON 98 High Street (t. 01590 676 181) NEW MARLOW Market Square (t. 01628 478 300) OUTLET STORE Daveys Lane, Lewes (t. 01273 403 000) SAFFRON WALDEN 1b Market Street (t. 01799 526 026) ST ALBANS 11 St Peters Street (t. 01727 836 763) THAME 109 High Street (t. 01844 217 389) WESTERHAM 9 Market Square (t. 01959 565 533) WITNEY 10 Market Square (t. 01993 700 082)

RAISE A MUG FOR MATT! Matt’s satirical humour has been raising chuckles at breakfast tables and on crowded morning trains for over 20 years. Regularly voted Britain’s best cartoonist (he’s definitely one of our favourites!), you’ll find a mug to suit everybody – from dog lovers to the retired – or for those who enjoy the occasional tipple. Matt Mugs, from a selection of designs, £8.99 Matt Coaster, from a selection of designs, £1.99 ST12008 Matt Tins, from a selection of designs, £1.99 ST12006 ST12007

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We couldn’t resist – perfect for stockings or crackers, how about a mini Mr. Men or Little Miss to tell your Mr. Tickle or Mr. Happy just how you feel about them?

ST12004 Kasimir Mini Cheese Grater,

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Why would you need a hedgehog to grate cheese? Pick Kasimir up and you’ll find him so irresistible you’ll just want to use him. This NEW mini version is ideal for the table. Made of recyclable plastic. Dishwasher safe.

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Christmas is the perfect time to show off your culinary skills. So how about making a real impact with the least amount of extra effort with flavoured oils or perfect salad dressings? It’s much easy with these award-winning tools from Trudeau.

Perfect for CHRISTMAS


Perfect Dressing without the Fuss

SAY IT WITH FLOWERS What nicer way to say ‘keep off – that’s my glass!’ These stylish flowers tie around the stem of a wine glass to clearly mark whose glass is who’s. Made of silicone, they’ll last and last. Presented in an attractive bouquet. Set of 12.

ST12010 Trudeau Perfect Mix Oil and Vinegar,

Infuse Your Own Oils Flavouring oils allows you to produce the ideal complement to your favourite dish. Add dried or fresh herbs and spices to the infuser and allow them to gently enhance the oil – ideal for salads or pasta dishes. Dripless spout means no mess and it’s easy to wash, too. Stainless steel and glass. ST12011 Trudeau Perfect Infuser,

A Slice of Love

Many hands make light work… never a truer word said at Christmas time. With this handy spoon rest from Zeal, you won’t need to worry about mucky spoons or spatulas on your lovely worktop! Made from heatresistant silicone. Fits most saucepans. Dishwasher safe.

ST12017 Rocky Reindeer Nut Cracker,


Velvet Smooth Hot Chocolate

ST12009 Trudeau Wine Charms, £9.99


Rocky the Reindeer not only looks festive, but he’s also handy around the nut bowl. Place a nut under his tummy and just push down on his spring-loaded tail – it really is easy to use. Made of high-quality cast zinc, Rocky is up for the challenge of even the toughest of brazil nuts. Why not leave him out to meet Santa when he comes down the chimney?

This clever pourer automatically mixes your favourite oil and vinegars to produce a perfect vinaigrette (6 oil : 1 vinegar). Alternatively, push a button and it’ll pour just oil; push the other button and get just vinegar. With a generous 12 fl.oz. capacity, it’s practical for use in the kitchen and a stainless steel and glass finish make it stylish enough for the table. Easy to fill. Dripless spout.

What says ‘I love you even more than cake!’ than a slice of chocolate gateaux? This colourful cake server from Zeal has a cutting edge for slicing – and a clever protective cover to keep small fingers safe when it’s in the drawer. The silicone handle spells out ‘cake’, while the hearts on the cover remind you how much we all love a slice. Dishwasher safe.


If you can’t resist proper, oldfashioned hot chocolate, the Coco chocolatière is your soul mate. Mix your favourite hot chocolate mix – or even better, freshly grated chocolate, heat on the stove (to your preferred temperature) and use the frother to get it as smooth as you like. Smooth, rich and dark chilli chocolate or sweet with marshmallows and whipped cream? You deserve a little indulgence at Christmas! Non-stick lining. 1-litre size. Suitable for all hobs except induction. Hand wash recommended. ST12018 Coco Hot Chocolate Maker

in Silver by La Cafetiere,


assorted colours, £6.99


ST12015 Simon’s Cat Tins, from a selection of designs, £1.99 ST12016 Simon’s Cat Coasters, set of six, £6.99

ST12019 Babell 3-tier stand, choice of

ST12020 Camembert Baker & Cover,



Relaxing with a nice cup of tea? Fill Buddy the Tea Infuser with your favourite loose tea, hook him over the side of the mug and you can wile away the cares of the day together - while he brews you the perfect cuppa. BPA-free silicone. Dishwasher safe. Available from late November.


ST12014 Simon’s Cat Mugs, choice of designs, £8.99

Koziol’s best-selling Babell stand is now in smart new colours just for Christmas. Perfect for mince pies, cupcakes or as a centerpiece display. The mini Babell is ideal for petit fours or chocolates. Tiers detach for easy storage. Dishwasher safe.

A favourite at any dinner table, baked Camembert is simple to prepare and one of the most comforting of comfort foods. This stylish baker, with its traditionally decorated lid, is the perfect way to cook and serve Camembert. Fits any standard sized cheese - ideal for storing in the fridge. Includes recipe booklet.

The Tower of Babell

Take a Dip

choice of colours,

Who’s Simon’s Cat? He’s the charming yet mischievous cat that lives with Simon. He’s also a film star – appearing in the online film ‘Cat Man Do’ and has his own You Tube channel. He’s a literary character, too, with his own book, and a renowned wit who features in his own comic strips. We think he’s perfect for cat lovers anywhere.


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ST12013 Zeal Heart Cake Slice,

ST12012 Zeal Handy Spoon Rest,


ST12022 Buddy Tea Infuser from Umbra, in Black or

RUDOLF THE CUP CADDY What a helpful reindeer Rudolf is. He’ll hold onto your teabag until you’re ready for it and then take care of it when you’ve finished. He can hold onto cookies, sugar or maybe even a little gift just for your favourite person. You’ll never forget which mug is yours…


£12.99 Available from December

If tea isn’t your thing – or you just prefer a nice cold bottle of beer – Buddy’s friend (or should that be Buddy’s buddy?) can help. He’s a handy bottle opener. ST12023 Buddy Bottle Opener,


or Green, £3.99

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ST12021 Rudolf Cup Carry All, in Red


Now it’s a Doddle to Keep Your Bobble Clean!

Keep it HOT! Travel Green, Drink Green! Aladdin’s travel mug isn’t just a stylish cup – it’s made from eCycle, a fully recycled and recyclable material. So while you’re enjoying a hot drink kept warmer for longer or a cold drink still chilled on a summer’s day, you’ll know that you’re helping the environment, too. The flip lid keeps spills at bay and it’ll fit most car cupholders. 0.35 litre capacity. Dishwasher and microwave safe. BPA free. ST12024 Aladdin Papillon Insulated Mug in

Green or Grey,


Celebrating 100 Years of Stanley Flasks William Stanley invented the unbreakable all-steel vacuum flask back in 1913. From the very start, they were designed to take the rigours of outdoor life. They’d be found on fishing trips, in the back of pick-up trucks or in the lunchboxes of construction workers building America’s early skyscrapers. Despite being scratched, dropped or kicked around, the Stanley flask would survive to be passed down from father to son, through the generations. Reissued as a limited edition, the Anniversary flask in classic hammertone green will give loyal service (and hot coffee) to today’s pioneers. Lifetime guarantee. ST12026 Stanley 100-Year Anniversary

Flask, 1.3 litre capacity,


EAT YOUR GREENS The award-winning Papillon lunch set from Aladdin is a great way to enjoy a well-prepared lunch. It includes four separate containers (0.68 litre, 0.28 litre and two at 0.11 litres) so you can mix salads, pasta, sushi or fruit – the choice is endless. They’re stackable, 100% leakproof, suitable for the microwave and made from BPA free eCycle material – so they’re kind to you and kind to the environment. Dishwasher safe.


The NEW Bobble cleaning brush is a perfect way to keep your much-loved Bobble bottle pristine. It has a clever silicone brush that’ll fit though the bottle neck and makes cleaning a breeze. Works with other bottles and hard-to clean areas, too. Dishwasher safe. Magenta,

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Already one of our Best Sellers, the Bobble filters tap water instantly as you sip from it. Perfect for keeping hydrated when you’re on the go, or as an environmentally friendly and cost-effective alternative to bottled waters. Choice of colours. BPA free. Replacement filters available (£5.99).


Bobble Water Filter

£7.99 £8.99

ST12031 Medium (385ml)

NOTHING WARMS LIKE HOT SOUP Sitting by the river waiting for a bite, hiking across the hills or taking a wellearned break for lunch. There are times when a ham sandwich just doesn’t cut the mustard and you need something to warm you up, ready for the rest of the day. The Stanley flask will hold 0.5 litres of hot food – and keep it hot for hours. The lid doubles up as a handy bowl (0.35 litre capacity) and yet it’s compact enough to fit in a lunchbag. A wide lid makes filling and cleaning simple. Lifetime guarantee.

ST12032 Large (550ml)

SQUASHED SANDWICHES? NO THANKS! The Take a Break Lunchbox from Rosti will make sure that your sandwiches arrive in perfect condition. The box itself is made from impact resistant ABS and features an unbreakable silicone seal. It’s dishwasher safe and easy to keep clean. Available in large or medium sizes to suit all appetites – and it’s stylish enough to fit in a briefcase or laptop bag. ST12033 Rosti Lunchbox, in Lime, Aqua,

Violet and Silver, from £6.99 to £8.99

Perfect for the School Bag For over 25 years Rosti’s Campus bottle has been tried and tested by school children all over the world. The pop-up bottle seals well, is easy to clean and can take rough handling. A useful clip allow it to hang on the outside of a bag or even on a belt. A great choice for walkers and sports use, too. 275ml capacity. ST12034 Rosti Campus Pop-Up Bottle, in a range of colours,


Hot Coffee to Go? Need a hot drink before you face the rigours of the day but always running late? Never get to finish tea at your desk before it’s gone cold? Rosti’s stylish Thermo Cup will keep drinks hot for around 45 minutes – enough time to make it onto the train, through the traffic jam or ready for when you’ve finished the phone call that always comes just as you’ve sat down at your desk! One handed operation automatic opening to sip. Fits most cupholders. Dishwasher safe. 250ml capacity. Rosti Thermo Cup Automatic ST12035 Available in Black, White, Lime or Red, ST12036 Stainless Steel,



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ST12025 Aladdin Papillon Lunch Set,


Green, £18.49


SAVE £7 NOW £17.99


Green or Black, £22.95

ST12028 Stanley Hip Flask in Classic Hammertone

ST12030 Bobble Water Jug, assorted colours, WAS

ST12029 Bobble Brush, in Blue or

ST12027 Stanley Food Flask in Classic

Around the campfire, the touchline or out on the windy moors – there are times that nothing warms like a quick nip of a favourite tipple. Stanley’s classic flask is slim enough to fit discreetly into a pocket, yet holds a generous 0.23 litres – perfect when you’re out for a whole wintery day. Stainless steel with a tough rustproof finish. With a lifetime guarantee, it’ll become a family heirloom. The flat base is suitable for engraving.

The Bobble Jug is a clever re-think of traditional filtered water jugs. It’s quick to fill, yet despite its slim design holds a generous 2 litres of filtered water. It’ll fit easily into a fridge door, and still looks stylish enough to be brought to the table. Each carbon filter lasts for 150 litres before it needs replacing – so it’s an economical alternative to bottled waters, and much more environmentally friendly. BPA free. Replacement filters available (£7.49).


Time for LUNCH?

Child’s PLAY

A REVOLUTION IN LUNCHBOXES With more and more of us lunching at our desks these days, why shouldn’t we still eat well? The clever people at Black+Blum have developed the ingenious Lunchbox Petit – it feels more like eating from ceramic (it’s really high-quality, BPA-free plastic); the inner dish allows different foods to be split, so you can microwave just part; and a clever sauce pot and dipping area makes it perfect for dressings or sushi. Includes watertight lid and fork. 880ml capacity. Dishwasher and microwave safe. ST12037 Black + Blum Lunchbox Petit, in Lime or Orange, £15.99

Peter Rabbit – Over 100 Years Young

Stepping Out (for Lunch) in Style! The Beau range from Navigate combines practicality and good looks – if only everything in life were that easy to find! The insulated lunchbag keeps food cool, while you attract envious glances from fellow lunchers. An insulated flask (350ml) and BPA-free water bottle (400ml) complete the range.

TWIST ‘N’ SIP BOTTLES These BPA-free, tough plastic bottles are ideal for packed lunches. Their slender waist makes them easy to hold and the twist lid means unwashed hands need not touch the drinking tip. Available in 330, 460 and 700ml capacities to suit every thirst. Dishwasher safe.

Beatrix Potter’s legendary character first appeared in 1902 – and his success led to a soft toy just a year later, making Peter Rabbit the oldest licensed character in the world. This wonderful range of children’s melamine from Petit Jour includes the escapades of Peter, his cousin Benjamin, Mrs. Rabbit and Jemima Puddleduck. ST12045 Beatrix Potter Range includes mugs, cutlery sets, bowls and plates from, £4.99 ST12046 4-Piece Set in Pink or Blue,


WATCH OUT, THERE’S A GRUFFALO ABOUT! Every child, no matter how grown up, has a soft spot for the tale of the Gruffalo. This NEW set of illustrated cutlery from Arthur Price includes 4 pieces ideal for smaller hands, in a smart Gruffalo box. Let’s just hope there’s not a mouse on the menu! Hand wash recommended. ST12047 4-Piece Children’s

Gruffalo Cutlery Set,



Do you know a future Mary Berry or Paul Hollywood? This fun set includes eight measuring cups and spoons, with a different cookie cutter on the back of each cup. Perfect for smaller sized hands wanting to get involved with the baking – who knows what the future holds? Dishwasher safe. Available in pastel pinks or bright colours. ST12048 Miniamo 8-Piece Childrens

Measuring Cup and Spoon Set, £5.99

£14.99 Beau Flask, £12.99 Beau Water Bottle, £8.99

ST12039 Beau Lunch Bag, ST12040

The Next Star of the Great British Bake Off?

ST12038 Sistema Drinking Bottles,

in various colours,

£3.29 - £3.99

WHAT COLOUR IS YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE? If black Christmas trees were once the new green, what colour will it be this year? With this set of five multicoloured cookie cutters from Zeal, you’ll be spoilt for choice! Dishwasher safe. Includes a handy storage box.

Perfect for a Cheese Lover

ST12049 Zeal Set of Five Christmas Tree Cookie Cutters, £3.49

This 3-piece set from Legnoart of Italy includes knives for creamy, soft and hard cheeses, forged in Japanese steel and honed by hand. Presented in a stylish case, they’re an ideal present for anyone who really enjoys good cheese – or great for smart picnics.


ST12042 Legnoart Vivo

Cheese Knife Set, £59.95

Forever England! With all of us feeling so patriotic and proud this year, we thought we’d share these fun guardsmen salt and pepper shakers with you. A little corner of your table that will be forever England! ST12043 Guardsman Salt & Pepper Set,


GO DOTTY OVER BUGATTI CUTLERY Since 1923, the Bugatti family in Italy have been making fine-quality cutlery and kitchenware. The ‘Pois’ range is available in a fantastic range of colours – why not mix them up to match the food? Constucted from 18/10 stainless steel and high-quality SAN handles, they’re dishwasher safe and will give many, many years of service.


Selected stores only

Cookies that Will Make You Smiley!

These colourful silicone moulds are perfect for individual cakes, jellies or ice creams. They’re easy to bake in and great fun to decorate. Oven, microwave, freezer and dishwasher safe. Available in star, tree, gingerbread man and Santa designs.

How much fun? These smiley face cutters are perfect for filled biscuits – they reminded us of Jammie Dodgers! Available in star, round or heart shapes – each set includes two cutters.

ST12050 Kitchen Craft Christmas

Bakeware Moulds, pack of two, £3.99

ST12051 Smiley Face Cookie Cutters, each Set, £2.99

ST12052 Rosti Margrethe Mixing

Bowls, selection of sizes and colours, from £4.99

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Bake Yourself a Very Merry Christmas!

The Rosti Margrethe mixing bowl remains one of the best-designed items in any kitchen. It has a practical shape, a non-slip base and easy-to-pour spout. Tough enough to stand up to the knocks of everyday use, it has long been a favourite of ours at Steamer Trading. So we’re delighted with these new mini versions, ideal for the next generation of bakers. Available in sizes from 0.5 litres upwards. Dishwasher safe.


Christmas COMFORTS and JOYS


Partridge and Pear Mug

These charming ceramic gingerbread man and house salt and pepper shakers will bring a little bit of joy to any Christmas table.

This traditional design, in warming red, will make hot chocolates, teas (and maybe even the punch!) taste a little more festive. Dishwasher safe. Attractively gift boxed.

ST12053 Christmas Fayre Salt &

Pepper Shaker, £4.99

Gingerbread Man Digital Timer GOOD ENOUGH TO EAT! Few things say ‘Happy Christmas’ quite as well as the gingerbread man. His first appearance as a biscuit was in the 16th century, when favoured visitors to the court of Queen Elizabeth I would receive a gingerbread man decorated in their likeness. Our gingerbread man plate is brand new for this Christmas, but we’re sure he’ll still bring happiness and joy to your guests, laden full of cakes and treats. Measures 23cm. ST12054 Christmas Fayre Ceramic Gingerbread

Man Serving Dish, £7.99

ST12060 Christmas Partridge Mug,


Okay, so he’s not the largest gingerbread man ever - he was baked in, you guessed it, Texas – in 2006, and measured over 6 metres high. We think ours might be a little more useful, though. He’ll keep perfect time and count down for up to 100 minutes. He’ll clip to an apron, stand on the worktop or stick to the fridge. And he doesn’t take up as much space in the cookie jar, either… ST12055 Gingerbread Man Timer,


A Proper Handmade Christmas, from Emma Bridgewater

SNOWMAN CAKE DECORATIONS New from Creative Party are a selection of cake making goodies, all featuring Raymond Briggs’ muchloved Snowman. From cake topping figurines to cupcake wrappers and treat boxes, we’ve got some wonderful ideas to inspire you – they’re perfect for handmade presents.

Christmas wouldn’t be a proper Christmas without a bit of tradition. We think there is something extra comforting about tea in an Emma Bridgewater mug, curled up in front of a roaring fire or watching a festive film with loved ones. Handmade by real people in Stoke-on-Trent, Emma’s designs – including the new Joy range, illustrated, are all about Christmas as it should be.

ST12061 Snowman Cake Decorations, Wraps, Bags

and Boxes, from


ST12059 Emma Bridgewater Pottery,

from a wide range, including Joy ½ Pint Mug, £19.99


Sloe Gin – The Perfect Winter Tipple Sloe gin is renowned for its delicious winter warning qualities, best served after dinner with or without ice. Simple to make, but still one of the most thoughtful and well-received presents, a bottle of homemade sloe gin is best enjoyed with good friends. This useful set includes a 2-litre Kilner jar, muslin, funnel, recipe card and 4 swing-top Kilner bottles – three for gifts and one for the maker? Includes a Kilner gift box. ST12056 Kilner Sloe Gin Set,


Traditional Carving Dish – Made in England

ANYONE FOR TEA? Picture a traditional cake stand, laden down with sandwiches, cakes and scones – just ready for tea time – and try and stop your mouth from watering! We think this 3-tier stand would be just perfect for individual Christmas cakes or cookies, too. Stands 56cm tall. Can be easily taken apart for storage. Porcelain Plates, £29.95

ST12058 Chichester Carving Dish,



ST12062 Christmas Cookie Cutters,

ST12063 Bodum Assam Tea Press, in

Set of 3 sizes,

These attractive tins are ideal for keeping the Christmas cake safe from hungry mouths. The airtight lid will keep the contents fresher and tastier for longer, too. We think they’d make wonderful gift boxes, too, if you’re feeling generous with your Christmas cookies. The smaller tin measures 22cm diameter, the larger 25.5cm.


Red, White or Lime, £28.95

P..P..Pick Up a Penguin Aren’t they fun? Hand painted Christmas penguins, from a selection. ST12065 Christmas Penguins, from


ST12064 Partridge & Pear Cake Tins,






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ST12057 Traditional Cake Stand with

The award-winning Chichester carving dish is still made in West Sussex, a British design classic celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The generous 45cm x 27cm size and spiked base will hold the largest of turkeys or joints in place for carving – and it’s smart enough to be bought to the table. Made from high-quality stainless steel, it is dishwasher safe and comes with a lifetime guarantee.

These colourful cutters have a soft silicone grip edge – perfect for helping little hands to get creative in the kitchen. Available in star, snowflake, Christmas tree and gingerbread man shapes.

Bodum’s stylish glass Assam Press turns brewing tea into an art. Holding loose leaf tea in its core, you can watch the infusion of flavour taking place. In festive red or green, we think they’d look particularly good alongside the Christmas cake. 1 litre (4-cup) capacity. Dishwasher safe.

Christmas Cookie Cutter



Over 100 Years of ‘Great British Bakeware’

Baking DAYS

We may all be celebrating the return of the Great British Bake Off, but it will have a while to go before it matches the success and longetivity of the iconic Tala brand. Established in 1899, the Tala name lives on today and has a special place in everyone’s hearts – venture into an antique shop and you’re bound to find a Tala measure or icing set sitting on the shelves of a vintage dresser. Made to last and just like the one everyone’s grandmother had.

HAVE YOU TRIED A CAKE POP YET? If you haven’t got room for another cupcake – or you’re keen to show off your cake-making skills – why not try your hand at cakepops? They may be small (good for the waistline!), but they taste so delicious that you’re unlikely to want to try just one (not so good for the waistline…). At Steamer Trading, we’ve got everything you need to get baking. 30 great recipes and decorating ideas to get you started. ST12066 Cake Pops, from a selection of recipe books at SteamerTrading, £6.99

Cake Pop Gift Boxes

Set of 2,


Much easier than trying hold hold each pop by hand, this sturdy card fold-up stand will hold twenty-eight cake pops securely – leaving you both hands free to get creative with the icing. Available from Mid -November.

Practical, large size with a stainless steel lid and an embossed Tala logo on the base. So stylish, it’ll even look good on the table with the strawberries. ST12075 Tala Sugar Shaker,


To celebrate our love of everything vintage, Tala didn’t have to look too far for inspiration – they pulled out their old catalogues and reissued a number of products from the 1960s, updated for the demands of the modern baker. We’ve chosen a few of our favourites, brand NEW in store for Christmas 2012.

ST12067 Cake Pop Decorating Stand,

Homemade Cake Pops make wonderful presents – but if you’re being generous and giving more than one, they’re a little difficult to carry. No-one wants a squished cake pop! This fold-up box will hold 8 cake pops, whilst the open windows shows off the delights inside. Available from Mid - November ST12068 Patterned Card Gift Boxes,


Sugar Shaker


NEW Cocoa Shaker from Tala

Cake Pop Scoop CAKE POP MOULDS This flexible silicone mould makes baking cake pops as simple as can be. Once filled, place it in the oven on a baking sheet and when done, just pop out the perfectly round cake balls, ready to be decorated. Makes 20 cake pops, each 4cm diameter. Dishwasher and freezer safe. ST12069 Silicone Cake Pop Mould,


This handy scoop works just like a traditional ice cream server, but is the perfect size for making uniformly sized cake balls or cookie dough.

One of our favourites from the retro Tala range, this practical shaker looks stunning in a deep, metallic red. Brand NEW, we think it’s perfect for Christmas. Easy to fill, the Tala Cocoa Shaker will provide a perfect dusting of cocoa for hot chocolate, cappuccino and cakes. Stainless steel. Hand wash recommended. ST12074 Tala Retro Cocoa Shaker,


ST12070 Cake Pop Scoop,

CLIP-TOP MILK BOTTLES These vintage bottles with ceramic stoppers are perfect for juices, as water carafes or even for sloe gin. ST12076 Tala Vintage Bottles,


1 litre £8.49 ½ litre £5.99

Don’t forget extra sticks! This handy pack includes fifty 10cm traditional paper sticks, ideal for cake pops or lollipops. ST12071 Cake Pop Sticks,


Traditional Mason Cash Mixing Bowls If you love baking, you’ll know that every baker loves their Mason Cash mixing bowl. The cane colouring, still used to this day, is derived from the natural colour of the local English clay originally used in the 1800s. NEW for 2012 is this stunning, traditionally decorated ‘Heritage’ edition bowl. 4.5 litre capacity, 30cm diameter. ST12072 Mason Cash Heritage Mixing Bowl, from a selection,


ST12073 ColourWeigh Scale, in Lime Green or Fuchsia, £19.99

CUPCAKES FOR TEA BRAND NEW for Christmas are Tala’s vintageinspired textiles. They’re beautifully made in England from the best-quality cotton, so they’ll look good and they’ll last. The range includes tea towels (£9.99), double oven gloves (£19.99) and a stylish ‘Cakes to Celebrate’ Apron with pocket, (£24.95). All in pastel colours to match your cupcakes. Tala textiles have a steam and grease barrier for added protection. ST12077 Tala ‘Happy Baking Days’ Textiles, from £9.99 Selected stores only.

Flour Sifter From the Tala 1960s retro range, this stylish and sturdily-made stainless steel sifter will make light work of dusting the flour. Hand wash recommended. ST12078 Tala Flour Sifter,

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Salter may have just celebrated 250 years of making scales, but their latest model is in this season’s must-have colours! The slimline ColourWeigh has a useful Add & Weigh function allowing ingredients to be measured in the same bowl, one after the other. It has a 5kg/11lb capacity and switches between metric and imperial at the touch of a button. 15-year guarantee.




Great Tools for Every Kitchen

Ever tried to read the measurements on a traditional jug – without craning your neck to look at the side? OXO’s clever angled jug – one of our best-selling kitchen prep tools – offers measurements that can be clearly seen from the top, ideal when you’re filling the jug. Includes metric and imperial measurements. Dishwasher safe.

The design principle behind OXO tools was a simple one – if you’re going to make kitchen utensils that actually work, why not make them comfortable and easy to use, too? When OXO was founded, in 1990, many designers assumed that if a tool was for use in a real kitchen, it had to take the form of an implement that might be found in a professional chef’s armoury. It might work well, but ergonomics and design weren’t top of the wish list. At Steamer Trading, we were one of the first in the UK to discover and start offering OXO tools to our customers. They work well and are designed with every cook – no matter how skilled – in mind. We’ve now got a happy band of devoted OXO fans who wouldn’t look at another type of kitchen tool.

ST12084 OXO Good Grips Measuring Jug,

500ml 1 litre

£7.99 £10.99

We’ve put together a selection of our favourites – so why not try a piece of OXO and see what makes it special? And keep an eye out for our exclusive hand whisk offer on page 50!

Garlic Press 3-in-1Adjustable Potato Ricer Potato ricers are the easiest way to make lump-free, perfect mashed potato. OXO’s unique design makes this clever kitchen tool even better! A rotating base gives 3 different settings: fine, for mashed potato, purées and baby food; medium, for hash browns, gnocchi or pressing water from cooked greens; and coarse, for tomatoes, egg salad or chunky apple sauce. Dishwasher safe. To make it even more irresistible, we’re giving away a FREE OXO Y-peeler (worth £5.49) with every OXO ricer bought before Christmas! ST12079 OXO Adjustable Potato Ricer with FREE Y-Peeler,


A favourite in any cook’s kitchen. The OXO garlic press features a large capacity garlic chamber suitable for even the largest cloves. It has a built-in cleaner and a sturdy construction that makes crushing garlic as simple as can be. Dishwasher safe.

Hand-Held Mandoline Slicer

Nut and Seafood Cracker

Ideal when you need perfect, even slices – right down to wafer thin – but don’t want to get out the food processor. The OXO slicer has three preset thickness settings and will grate over a chopping board or hooks directly onto a bowl. There’s a food holder to keep fingers safe while slicing, which also acts as a blade guard when it’s stored in the drawer. Non-slip handle and feet. Dishwasher safe.

This versatile tool is stong enough to tackle the toughest nuts, while the soft grips absorb pressure while you squeeze. It’s smart enough to sit alongside the lobster claws, too – and you’ll appreciate the non-slip grips when you crack open the crab! Dishwasher safe.

ST12085 OXO Good Grips Mandoline Slicer,

ST12086 OXO Good Grips Nut and Seafood Cracker,



ST12080 OXO Good Grips Garlic



3600 LiquiSeal™ Travel Mug The LiquiSeal travel mug features an all-round opening that allows drinking from anywhere around the lid – great for left and right handers. When not in use, the spill-proof lid locks closed. Just one click, and it’s open and ready for use. Double-walled thermal construction to keep drinks hotter (or colder) for longer. Non-slip soft-touch handle that’s comfortable to hold. Lid comes apart for easy cleaning. 340ml capacity.

Twisting Tea Ball


ST12081 OXO Good Grips LiquiSeal™ Travel Mug,

£15.49 FLOUR SIFTER The OXO flour sifter is one of our favourite new products of 2012 at Steamer Trading. Taking the traditional – often poorly made – flour sifter, largely unchanged since Victorian times, OXO managed to design instead a tool that is a joy to use. It’s got a comfortable, easy to grip handle – great when you’ve spent the morning baking. To sift, simply shake from side to side for a good even covering of flour or sugar. It comes with lids top and bottom to keep flour fresh and cupboards clean. Top- Rack Dishwasher safe. ST12082 OXO Good Grips Flour Sifter, £12.49

RATCHETING PINEAPPLE SLICER NEW from OXO is this update on the pineapple slicer – surely one of the quirkiest but most practical of modern kitchen tools. OXO’s design features a ratchet mechanism for easy, continuous rotations – whilst measurement markings help prevent piercing the bottom of the pineapple shell. Handle and shaft separate at the touch of a button to remove the pineapple and for ease of cleaning. BPA free. Dishwasher safe. Pineapple Slicer, £8.99

ST12088 OXO Good Grips

ST12087 OXO Good Grips Cookbook / Tablet Holder, £19.99

Twisting Tea Ball,


OVEN THERMOMETER Many of us don’t like to rely on the thermometers built into many ovens – and with everything else going on at Christmas an undercooked roast is the last thing we want to have to worry about. OXO’s thermometer is accurate and measures in Farenheit or Celsius. It’s glass, so the oven light shines through – making it easy to read. The unique clip can hang from a rack or stand on it and won’t fall off during use. ST12089 OXO Good Grips Oven Thermometer, £11.49

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ST12083 OXO Good Grips Ratcheting

These days, many of us are as likely to reach for a magazine or even go online for a recipe as turn to a much-loved cookbook. Traditional cookbook stands don’t always offer the flexibility to adapt to each of these. OXO’s stand securely holds tablet computers as easily as books or magazines, and has a splatter guard to keep pages and screens clean. Fold down the screen to turn pages and when you’re done, it pops away flat for easy storage.

If you’ve ever fiddled around trying to get loose leaf tea into an infuser, you’ll know immediately why this clever tool from OXO is such a good idea. Use the dry scoop to dip into the loose tea, then with a twist of the handle it forms into a ball, tightly holding the leaves. No mess, no fuss. It has a long handle, ideal for tall mugs or glasses – and is also perfect for herbs and spices. Dishwasher safe.



As sleek as a coachbuilt limousine with colours that stand out on any countertop, the Savora range of tools create art out of practical, everyday kitchenware. NEW for Christmas, we think they make perfect presents as well as a treat for your own kitchen. All pieces are available in crimson red, black, citron yellow, passion pink and raven purple. Available in selected stores – Please check in store or online for availability.

Perfect Slicing Without the Fuss The Zyliss handheld slicer produces quick, even slices from vegetables or fruits. A serrated blade will tackle tomatoes with ease, while a julienne function is perfect for carrots, courgettes or potatoes. The food holder keeps fingers safe while slicing and a handy locking button keeps the slicer secure in the kitchen drawer.

Garlic Press

£17.99 CHOP CHOP! Zyliss have for many years designed the very best in kitchen choppers – and this is their latest. High-quality stainless steel blades rotate with each press, resulting in smooth, even chopping of foods. The plunger has a wide, comfortable top that requires less effort to use. The body opens up for easy cleaning and when you’re ready to put it away, the plungers locks down for compact storage. Dishwasher safe.

choice of colours,

ST12092 Imperia Pasta Machine,


An Extra Pair of Hands

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Food tongs are found in every commercial kitchen – they are perfect for lifting and turning direct from the frying pan or under the grill. These silicone-tipped tongs offer a really secure grip and are ideal for delicate food – and they’ll keep your hands away from the heat. Dishwasher safe. ST12094 Cuisipro Silicone Tongs, in a range

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Wesco products have been manufactured by a family-run company in Germany since 1867. Built to the highest standards, they remain some of the most sought-after kitchen storage today. With their retro good looks and fantastic array of colours, they fit any kitchen – from the most modern to the cosiest of country cottages.

Kickboy Bin


The Kickboy is Wesco’s classic bin. Holding a generous 40 litres, it features a flip-up opening to keep odours at bay while the pedal action leaves both hands free to scrape the dishes. Bin liners are held securely by the inner bucket – so you don’t see them. Available in a wide range of colours – selected stores.

The sleek design of the Breadboy matches the classic good looks of Wesco’s wastebins. It is a generous size (measuring 23cm deep and 44cm long), suitable for most loaves of bread. The hinged lid folds back to give great visibility inside – no more rummaging around to find the bread rolls. Available in a range of colours. Selected stores – see online for details.

ST12099 Wesco Kickboy Bin,


ST12100 Wesco Breadboy,


KITCHENROLL HOLDER Wesco’s traditional kitchen roll holder adds a stylish dash of colour to any kitchen. Standing 30cm tall, it’ll hold all standard kitchen towels – or can be used in the bathroom, too. Available in a range of colours. Selected stores – see online for details. ST12101 Wesco Kitchen Roll Holder, £24.95

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ST12097 Savora Ice Cream Scoop,


ST12098 Savora Rotary Grater, choice of colours, £24.95

Fresh pasta not only tastes great, but is simple and fun to make. Impress guests with real, homemade Italian food and even a lasagne will make you seem like Jamie. The Imperia pasta machine, not the cheapest, but the original, Italian and the best, is the only one we stock and recommend. Includes rollers for lasagne, tagliatelle and fettuccine. Separate attachments are available for ravioli or spaghetti.


Mister, choice of colours,

The sleek, cast aluminium design of Savora’s ice cream scoop harks back to the heyday of elegant 1950s ice cream parlours. It’s practical – gently warm the scoop in hot water for easy serving of frozen deserts – and well balanced in use. When an ice cream scoop looks this good, though, you may find that the tub gets emptied a little too fast…

Savora’s rotary cheese grater deserves to be shown off at the table. It’s light enough to be easily hand held, but the durable, cast metal arm provides pressure where it’s needed. The stainless steel grater is easily removable for cleaning and can be switched for left or right handed use.



ST12096 Savora Oil

Ice Cream Scoop


Chopper, £21.95

ST12093 Vacuvin Pestle & Mortar,

Smart enough for the table, practical enough for the kitchen. Easy to fill, Savora’s nonaerosol mister is perfect for spraying oils as a fine mist for grilling, roasting, sautéing or basting. Ideal for salads. The unbreakable base is made from the latest BPA-free Tritan plastic. Dishwasher safe.

ST12095 Savora Garlic Press,

ST12091 Zyliss Smart Clean Food

This NEW pestle & mortar from Vacuvin is really clever. The ceramic mortar and broad wooden pestle make quick work of grinding herbs and larger quantities. For spices or tablets, turn the mortar upside down for a mini bowl. When storing it away, just place the broad pestle in the smaller mortar to keep dust at bay. Mortar dishwasher safe.


Savora’s garlic press features a sturdy construction and double-pivot design that makes light work of crushing garlic cloves. A handy container holds a spoonful of pressed garlic, while the base removes for easy cleaning. Uniquely, the Savora garlic press stands upright on the counter, ready for use – when it looks this good, why hide it away?

ST12090 Zyliss Handheld Slicer,






The Perfect GRIND Cole & Mason was founded in London in 1919 – and has been producing pepper mills since 1946. With over 60 years experience, their mills are very much at the cutting-edge of performance and design. You’ll find Cole & Mason mills everywhere from kitchen worktops to the tables of some of the world’s top restaurants - truly a British success story.

The Classic Swiss Potato Peeler Patented and largely unchanged since 1947, the REX peeler is still made in a tiny, familyrun factory outside Zürich today. With over 60 million sold worldwide, the Swiss are so proud of their peeler that they even commemorated it on a postage stamp. Fashioned from a single, comfortable piece of aluminium with a hardened steel blade, it is the quickest way to peel vegetables and fruit – and it’ll grate chocolate and cheese as well. More recently, we’ve introduced a julienne version – perfect for vegetable strips. Julienne Peeler

ST12102 Original REX Peeler, ST12103 REX Julienne Peeler,

£2.99 £4.49

Elite – the Latest Microplane NEW for Christmas 2012 are the stylish Microplane Elite series graters. Their large, curved grating surfaces speed through foods, whilst the comfortable soft grip makes them easy to handle. The Elite also includes a handy protective cover that doubles up as a grating collector, complete with measurements. Available in fine, coarse and extra coarse grades. ST12104 Microplane Elite Grater,


This year, we’ve got more than ever to tell you about what they’ve been up to – with some of the most exciting advances in mills in recent times.


If you want to cook like Heston (or even if you’re just trying to stop the potatoes from being too well roasted), you’ll need to keep an eye on the time. This compact and accurate digital timer from the Heston Blumenthal range by Salter will count up or down to 200 minutes and features a clock function.

ST12105 Microplane Artisan Graters,

in a range of colours, WAS £14.99 SAVE NOW £12.99

ST12106 Heston Blumenthal Precision


Precision Digital Meat Thermometer, £13.99



Having all of your favourites spices close to hand may encourage the adventurous cook to try something a little different. This practical rack from Olde Thompson includes 20 spices, each with an easy to pour, flip-top lid. Special Christmas offer – save £10. ST12108 Olde Thompson ‘Wine Rack’

Spice Holder, WAS £59.95 NOW £49.95

SAVE £10

Gourmet Precision Mills NEW for 2012, Cole & Mason’s latest mechanism – Gourmet Precision – offers a real step forward. The pepper mills feature a hardened carbon steel professional grinder with spring-loading for even grind consistency. The dual action mechanism strips peppercorns before grinding them – releasing much more of the pepper flavour. Ask at any Steamer Trading and we’ll demonstrate the difference: it really is a taste sensation! The mills also feature an adjustable grind setting, with 6 settings from fine (ideal for even flavour distribution) to medium (suitable for gravies or finishing) and coarse (perfect for dry rubs and marinades). Cole & Mason are so confident of the performance of their new mills that they’ve given them a lifetime guarantee. ST12110 The Gourmet Precision

Mechanism is fitted to Cole & Mason’s Derwent, Keswick and Windermere Mills, prices from £24.95

The latest electronic mills – NEW for 2012 – include the Hampstead with built-in LED lighting; the attractive Beech and stainless steel Cheltenham and the top-of-the-range Greenwich, with adjustable grind settings. ST12111 Hampstead Mill, £34.95

A MILL FOR EVERY OCCASION We’ve got a wide selection of Cole & Mason mills in Steamer Trading shops. The Gourmet Windsor mills in beech feature traditional good looks with a precision carbon-steel grinding mechanism (diamond-sharp ceramic in the salt mills), equipped with lifetime guarantees (Windsor Mill in Beech, 18cm. The most familiar design – the Classic A8 in Beech 20cm – can be found in many good restaurants. Its reliability make it an excellent choice for busy home use, too. If your old mill is grinding you down, why not put it into early retirement and invest in a mill that’s built to last? ST12114 Windsor Mill in Beech, 18cm,

£23.95 ST12115 Classic A8 in Beech 20cm,


ST12112 Cheltenham Mill, £34.95 ST12113 Greenwich Mill, £39.95

Gourmet Precision Set Just for Christmas, we’ve got a very special offer on our best-selling Derwent mills, featuring the latest Gourmet Precision mechanism. The set combines pepper and salt mills, presented in an attractive case – ideal if they’re to be given as a gift. Lifetime Guarantee. ST12109 Derwent Gourmet Mill Set

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Stainless Steel Timer, £13.99

For cooking the joint just right, an accurate meat thermometer is essential. For many cooks, the turkey is the biggest culinary challenge of the year. Avoid underdone or overcooked Christmas lunch – this digital probe thermometer from Heston by Salter will read accurately in Celsius or Farenheit. Includes a pocket case and clip, so it will always be close to hand. ST12107 Heston Blumenthal

When convenience is a priority, electronic mills can be a real benefit in the kitchen. Keep one hand free to stir the pot, while dispensing precise amounts of pepper or salt with the touch of a single button. With a wide selection of obscure-branded electric mills available in some shops for little more than the price of a set of batteries, you could be forgiven for believing that the mill wasn’t designed to last any longer than a month or two. Cole & Mason’s electronic mills include a Lifetime Guarantee on their mechanisms – proving the old adage ‘you get what you pay for’.

Read our ‘Expert’s Choice’ at, and you’ll find everyone from Michelin-starred chefs to our founders singing the praises of Microplane graters. Their chemicaletched blades, still made by a familyowned company in America, cut effortlessly through hard or soft foods without tearing or shredding. They are the ‘must-have’ of kitchen graters. Easy to clean, too. Available in Extra Coarse (soft cheese, potatoes, cabbage, butter, apples), Coarse (hard cheeses, carrots, garlic); Medium Ribbon (cheeses, vegetables, nuts, chocolate); and Fine (hard cheeses, chocolate, citrus fruit, spices). Best of all, we’ve taken £2 off the price of the best-selling Artisan grater, just in time for Christmas.

Heston Thermometer




Cleaning UP

A Revolution in Kitchen Gloves

Colori Knives

Our top-selling Colori knives aren’t just about their eye-catching colour. Each blade is made from high-quality Japanese steel to ensure a razor-sharp cutting edge. Coating the blade with a colourful non-stick finish ensures that it glides more easily through foods without sticking – perfect for meats, cheese and fish and for carving the roast. Colour coding your knives will mean they’re easier to spot in the drawer, too – so you’ll always have the right knife for the job.

Kitchen Grips don’t look like any other kitchen gloves. They’ve been making their awardwinning textiles since 1985 – the same year we founded Steamer Trading. They’ve kept on improving their designs – and we think the NEW innovations for 2012 are the best yet. Kitchen Grips use a unique FLXaPrene (pronounced flexaprene) material. It’s heat resistant to 500F/260C – and can stand cold to -134F/-92C. The material is water repellent, so it protects hands from steam and liquid burns – even when wet.

Our favourite feature of the Colori is the innovative blade guard. The practical plastic sheath keeps the blade out of harm’s way in the kitchen drawer, the office lunchbox or even while out on a picnic. We’ve added a host of NEW Colori knives to our range for 2012. They’re great value, so why not give one a try?

By incorporating a raised surface texture, the gloves create even greater insulation between the hand and heat source, while also providing a better non-slip grip – perfect when you’re holding hot dishes. The most recognizable benefit of these amazing gloves is their flexibility. They don’t need to be extra thick to keep hands safe, so they’re much easier to wear and give better feeling for the task in hand. In prolonged use, you’ll find them more comfortable, too – they feel like a natural extension of your hand.

The NEW Chef’s Knife

Extendable Cuff Mitts These NEW mitts offer all the benefits of traditional Kitchen Grips gloves with the added versatility of fold down cuffs. Use them short for maximum comfort and flexibility, but when greater protection is needed – reaching into the AGA or grilling on the barbecue – just turn down the cuff for better coverage of arms.


ST12118 Kitchen Grips Extendable

Composting needn’t be a messy business. This stylish compost bucket from the Garden Trading Company in Flint finish would look good on any kitchen worktop, welcoming trimmings and peelings and keeping smells at bay, thanks to its plastic inner liner and tightly sealed lid, until you’re ready to take them into the garden. Garden Trading’s range include herb pots, kitchen storage and traditional kitchen-to-garden items – see the range in our stores.

Cuff Mitts, small or large fit, £19.99

ST12116 Garden Trading Compost

Bucket in Slate, Clay and New Flint, £17.99

KITCHEN GRIPS IN COLOUR - EXCLUSIVE As Henry Ford used to explain to his first customers – ‘you can have your car in any colour you want – so long as it’s black’. After 25 years of black gloves, Kitchen Grips have joined the colour revolution! Available exclusively to customers of Steamer Trading are Kitchen Grips in red – perfect for reminding you that the dishes are hot!

ST121119 Sink Station, in a choice of colours, £12.99

Magnetic Animal Bag Clips

ST12120 Kikkerland Animal Clips, each


ST12124 NEW Colori Chef’s Knife, choice of colours,


ST12122 Colori Paring Knife, choice

of colours,


Santoku for Oriental Cuisine

The serrated paring knife is perfect for small crusty breads or rolls, soft fruits and vegetables and salamis. A useful knife for picnics. Includes protective cover. Non-stick coating.

This little knife is perfect for all types of medium firm cheeses and is a great prep knife for tasks such as mincing garlic or ginger. Non-stick coating. Includes protective cover.

The Japanese-style Santoku is ideal for chopping and slicing meats, fruits and vegetables. It has a thin, supersharp 5” blade that is easy to control and perfect for cutting with precision. The rib and small indents in the blade reduce still further any tendency for food to stick – so it is a perfect knife for extra-thin slicing. Includes protective cover.

ST12125 Colori Prep Knife, choice of

ST12126 Colori Santoku Knife, choice


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JAPANESE NAKIRI KNIFE Liquid soaps are a real boon to keeping clean in kitchens and bathrooms. The downside? We often end up using more soap than we need and leaving residue on the countertop. And unless you’re buying extra posh soap (lucky you!), the bottles don’t look too smart beside the sink. Fortunately, help is at hand with Cuisipro’s foam pump dispenser. Fill it with part soap, part water and the non-aerosol pump action converts soap to foam – saving up to 75% of the liquid. A suction base keeps it firmly in place, while the colourful top brightens up any sink. ST12121 Cuisipro Foam Pump,

choice of colours,


With a short 12.5cm blade, the handy Japanese-style Nakiri is ideal for chopping, slicing and dicing. The dimpled Granton edge prevents food from sticking to the blade. Includes a matching sheath. ST12127 Colori Nakiri Knife, choice of

colours, £13.99

BREAD KNIFE Sharp serrations and a non-stick coating help the Colori glide through even the softest of breads. The protective sheath means it’s perfect for picnics. ST12129 Colori Bread

Knife, in Red or Black, £14.99

PERFECT SANDWICH KNIFE The razor-sharp serrated blade is the perfect size to tackle crusty bread and soft fillings with ease. The non-stick coating means it can be just carefully wiped clean between each sandwich. 16cm blade. Protective sheath included. ST12128 Colori Sandwich Knife, choice of colours, £14.99

Carve with Ease The NEW 23.5cm carving knife is perfect for the Sunday roast – or the Christmas turkey. The non-stick coating helps slices fall away from the knife. Includes a protective cover. ST12130 Colori Carving Knife, choice of colours,


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Magnetic bag clips that go oink oink? Or how about an owl that hoots when someone’s raiding the biscuits in the middle of the night...Available from mid -November.

The workhorse of any kitchen, the chef’s knife makes quick work of chopping vegetables and is a real all-rounder. Alongside the paring knife, the Chef’s knife will be the first choice of most cooks. 17.5cm blade. Includes a protective sheath.

colours, £9.99


The NEW Sink Station is a really clever idea. It will fit in the base of most sinks, and allows water to drain quickly through whilst keeping food cleanly away from the sink surface. Because it has such a large surface area compared to most colanders, it’s much easier to rinse food clean. When you’re all washed and drained, just lift the sink station out and onto the worktop. Measures 34cm x 27cm. Dishwasher safe.

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The Paring knife is probably the handiest and most versatile knife in the kitchen drawer. It’s ideal for preparing fruit or vegetables and 101 other uses around the kitchen. Includes protective cover. Non-stick.

ST12123 Colori Serrated Paring Knife, choice of colours, £5.99

Turn Soap into Foam


The Handy Paring Knife

ST12117 Kitchen Grips Mitts in Red,


Keeping SHARP



Keeping with TRADITION

Traditional Enamel from Emalia

You’ll find much-loved pieces of enamel in most traditional kitchens. Handed down through the generations or acquired from antique shops, the patina that they aquire through life only adding to their appeal. Emalia has been making enamel cookware in Poland since 1907. As with many of their pieces, the company has been passed down through the generations and remains a family-run business today. We’ve selected a few of our favourite pieces to tempt you. Selected stores only or search for more details online.

Eating Pasta Has Never Been More Fun! We’re not going to pretend that you’ll impress the Italians, but this twirling spaghetti fork makes light work of the spag bol. Ideal for children and for adults who don’t want to grow up! Requires 2xAAA batteries (not included).

ENAMEL CASSEROLES These deep enamel casseroles don’t just look appealing, they’re highly practical. Cooking with enamel ensures that all minerals and vitamins are preserved, so it is a healthy way to cook. They’re suitable for all hob types, including induction, and can be placed in the oven. They make food look delicious, served at the table from a comforting enamel pot. Dishwasher safe. Available in cream, aubergine and red.

ST12131 Twirling Spaghetti Fork,


ST12137 Emalia Enamel Casseroles, 18cm


So Practical The perfect accompaniment to an enamel pot, these practical ladles and skimmers make serving a wonderful home-cooked meal feel even more special.



£6.99 £7.49 Skimmer, £6.49

ST12138 Enamel ladle,

ST12139 Deep Skimmer, ST12140

PERFECT PITCHERS Tall and elegant, these pitchers are perfect for the dining table (or eating al fresco), but can also be used for flowers or alongside a wash basin. We’re sure you’ll find them a perfect home. Large measures 28cm high (3.5 litres), small 25cm (2.5 litres). Emalia Pitcher ST12141 Large Red

Colour up the Countertop These fun and bright electronic scales from Kitchencraft will liven up any kitchen worktop. They’ll weigh up to 5kg (11lb) in either metric or imperial and have a useful Add and Weigh function – great when you’re following a recipe.

Get the Washing Up Done at a Quacking Pace! In festive red, our cute Christmas Duck pot brush may be just the thing to encourage smaller hands to help with the washing up. Or maybe that’s just asking a little too much! ST12132 Vigar Christmas Duck Pot

Brush in Gift Tin,

ST12134 Colourworks Electronic


Scales, in a choice of colours, £16.99

It’s never fun to do the washing up, but these stylish beauties will at least make it a bit more glamorous! Brush,

ST12135 Quad Massager, choice of colours,

Milk Cans Traditional milk cans are perfect for storage, carrying or for a simple flower arrangement. Available in 1 or 2 litre sizes, ST12142 Emalia Milk Cans, from


ST12143 Cheese Knife Set,


WHEN WILL WE GROW UP? We couldn’t resist. Remember the Spud Gun? Harmless fun in the kitchen for the little fingers or would-be James Bond in your life… ST12136 Potato Zapper, £4.99

SOPHIE CONRAN CAKE SERVER Perfect for the Christmas cake or for elegant tea parties at any time of the year. ST12144 Cake Server, £17.49

MOOMIN MUGS “I think everyone should enjoy a little Moomin philosophy every day”- the words of Tove Jansson, creator of these Finnish cult creatures, now celebrating their 66th anniversary. Children and adults both fall in love with these characters from the Moomin Valley. ST12145 Moomin Mugs, each


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Steamer Trading customers may well be familiar with the beautiful white porcelain serving dishes designed by Sophie Conran, one of our favourite tableware ranges. NEW to our shops for this Christmas are these stylish serving pieces in the Rivelin range, designed by Sophie for the family-owned British cutlery makers Arthur Price. Attractively boxed, they make thoughtful presents or a treat for your table. All pieces are made from finest 18/10 stainless steel and are dishwasher safe. Selected stores only.

This stylish and practical set includes a butter knife and a cheese knife with forked end, ideal for serving.


CAN’T STAND THE HEAT IN THE KITCHEN? Don’t let the cook get stressed this Christmas! These amazing ‘quad’ massagers from HoMedics will give a relaxing massage anywhere, anytime.

Sophie Conran Cutlery from Arthur Price

Sophie Conran Cheese Knife Set

ST12133 Brushing Beauty Wash Up


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Small Cream


Living in STYLE

Italian Style from

Established in 1912, Fratelli Guzzini began life as a handcrafter of items from ox horn. In 1938 they introduced a range of household objects designed from acrylic – the first manufacturer to do so, setting a trend for a company who would go on to re-interpret everyday items, seeking to make them practical, distinctive and highly covetable. Today, Guzzini’s products have been exhibited in the V&A, MoMA and many other leading design institutions. This is a small selection from the range

Stylish, Elegant Glassware and Dining from LSA International

Living in STYLE

LSA Glassware has been a favourite of all of us at Steamer Trading ever since we opened our doors in Alfriston, 27 years ago. Their classic, timeless pieces, many handmade, are as beautiful to use as they are to admire. They are thoughtful to give as gifts – and beautiful to receive.Under the guidance of creative director Monika Lubkowska-Jonas, LSA’s stunning new season range includes products for entertaining and celebrating – perfect for simple family suppers or special occasions. We’ve got a small selection here, but see our full range in store (not yet available online).

Art and Café Mugs Trio Dish

Guzzini’s classic porcelain mug with its colourful handle is a true design classic. Updated with new colours for this year, it is still one of the most practical and comforting ways to enjoy a cup of tea or coffee. Or how about a stylish cup of soup?

Trio Dish, perfect for seasonal nuts, olives or fine chocolate. Trio Dish,

ST12146 Guzzini Art and Café Mug, choice of colours, each




NEW Cake Stand and Dome

One of Guzzini’s most recognizable pieces, the interlocking two-piece dip set is perfect for pre-dinner nibbles or for sauces and condiments at the table. Shown here in the stunning NEW Mediterranean Blue, from a range of colours. Dishwasher safe. Available from Mid November.

This stunning cake stand measures a generous 33cm in diameter, so it will present even the largest of cakes. The base is finished in a range or translucent colours – festive red or party pink? – and the clear top shows off your creation to best advantage whilst keeping hungry mouths at bay. Made from SAN, which is virtually unbreakable and is dishwasher safe. Available from Mid November.

Tall Comport Designed for year-round use, the classic design of the Serve collection is both practical and yet distinctive, allowing the creation of a sense of theatre for special occasions.

ST12148 Guzzini Aqua Cake Stand and Dome,

choice of colours,


ST12147 Guzzini Vintage

NEW DINE FROM LSA Dine is an elegant range of classic white porcelain combined with serving pieces in oak. Ideal for both classic and contemporary settings, the extensive Dine range is perfect for casual or more formal occasions.

Tall Comport, ideal for trifles or as an elegant serving bowl,

Dip Set, £19.99

See a selection of the Dine range in selected Steamer Trading Stores.


Orla Kiely Kitchenware Orla graduated from Dublin’s National College of Art and obtained an MA from the Royal College of Art in London – although she credits her grandmother with being the creative influence in her life. Her simple designs – featuring striking patterns and bold colours have become instantly recognizable and have graced bags, furniture and textiles.

What Says Christmas Like a Good Book? India

Forget trying to rush around, trying to make meals in 15 minutes. Take a bit of time to enjoy a recipe, learn a little of its origins and what makes it special. These stunning books from Phaidon are as much about the art and beauty of food, as well as including superb, easy to follow recipes. The perfect present for any cook.

Her iconic designs have been found on kitchenware – first launched at Steamer Trading for Christmas 2010. This year, we’re delighted to show you her new designs for storage tins and aprons – but visit us in store or on line to see a wider range.

The definitive guide to Indian food - Britain’s favourite international cuisine. Contains 1,000 recipes from the length and breadth of India, from breads and chutneys to main dishes and curries. 960 pages.


Putting On the Style ORLA KIELY CAKE TINS Choose your favourite! There are five different cake tin sizes, each featuring a different Orla Kiely design. The tins, sold separately, nest inside each other for ease of storage. Also available, square sided biscuit tins, from £5.99. Selected stores only. ST12149 Orla Kiely Cake Tins,

These handmade ceramic storage jars are available in three sizes (1 litre, 2 litre and tall 3.5 litre). Mix up sizes and different designs for a fun, eclectic look that will sit within any stylish kitchen. All with wooden airtight lids. ST12150 Orla Kiely Storage Jars, from

£22.95 - £39.95

ST12151 Multi Stem Apron

by Orla Kiely,


ST12154 India,


ST12155 Lebanese Kitchen, £29.95

The Silver Spoon – NEW Edition The most successful and influential Italian cookbook of the last 50 years – and still one of Italy’s most popular wedding presents. Over 2,000 recipes, now revised and updated. 1464 pages. ST12156 India,


New collection of step-by-step recipes using fresh, seasonal product. Try a variety of dishes including simple Gazpacho to spectacular desserts such as Mango and Raspberry Pavlova. The perfect book for beginners or cooks keen to hone their skills. ST12157 NEW What to Cook and How to Cook It,



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So stylish, you might just be tempted to wear it when going out for the day. Orla’s classic Multi Stem print has been applied to this highquality cotton apron. Finally, a piece of fashion that you can wear every day. Selected stores only.

From the shores of the Eastern Mediterranean and the gateway to the Middle East, the food of Lebanon has long been regarded as one of the region’s most refined. This book brings together 500 recipes, from light mezes to rich, hearty main courses. 512 pages. Selected stores only.


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