Alternative Cooking

Making it more convenient to cook healthy, affordable meals in the home
Implications - We touched on the Return to the Kitchen in our 2009 report; now in 2010, we’re seeing innovations that make cooking at home more convenient for more diverse lifestyles. Designs are coming to market that cater to different cultural backgrounds, space restrictions, and time and scheduling constraints.
SCORE: 3.9
Mild Top 6 Examples: 79,136 Total Clicks Jun 09 - Sep 09
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Placemat Stoves - The 'Cooka' Resembles a Table Mat
SCORE: 5.1
Hot 24,209 Clicks Pub: Jun 29, 09
Placemat Stoves
The 'Cooka' Resembles a Table Mat
The ‘Cooka’ is a unique and portable tabletop electrical cooking device that allows its users to cook wherever there is a table. Designed by Maurizio Maiorana, the ‘Cooka’ is a fold-up stove top mat that… [More]
Cooking With Lasers - Electrolux's Laser Oven Concept Cooks Food in No Time
SCORE: 3.7
Mild 19,516 Clicks Pub: Jun 8, 09
Cooking With Lasers
Electrolux's Laser Oven Concept Cooks Food in No Time
The Laser Oven concept by Electrolux is the future of cooking. Using two laser beams, this oven will cook your food in rapid time. The Electrolux Laser Oven has a sleek, compact design which allows you… [More]
Midas-Touched Indoor Stoves - Fredrik Hylten-Cavallius Designs Chimney Free ‘Piet'
SCORE: 3
Mild 8,825 Clicks Pub: Sep 24, 09
Midas-Touched Indoor Stoves
Fredrik Hylten-Cavallius Designs Chimney Free ‘Piet'
Fredrik Hyltén-Cavallius has designed an indoor stove which would compliment any room in your house. The Piet is a chimney-free indoor stove with a reflector made of brass (my title may have been a bit… [More]
Pint Sized Clay Stoves - The Chulha is Designed for Use in Developing Countries
SCORE: 3.8
Mild 9,324 Clicks Pub: Aug 31, 09
Pint Sized Clay Stoves
The Chulha is Designed for Use in Developing Countries
The Chulha stove by Philips Design was winner of the Index Awards 2009 and was designed specifically for use in developing countries. The minuscule stove allows users to cook traditional foods while… [More]
Pre-Heated Portable Ovens - The Rolly Cook Spins Food So It Doesn't Get Burnt
SCORE: 3.6
Mild 7,074 Clicks Pub: Jun 18, 09
Pre-Heated Portable Ovens
The Rolly Cook Spins Food So It Doesn't Get Burnt
The Rolly Cook concept design by Jin-Young Lee is a fold-out cylinder oven that ensures your food is never burnt. According to Tuvie, Rolly Cook “includes a central mechanism that spins two cylindrical… [More]
Pint-Sized Kitchenettes - The Breakfast Center Helps Students Whip Up Tasty Treats
SCORE: 4
Untested 10,188 Clicks Pub: Aug 11, 09
Pint-Sized Kitchenettes
The Breakfast Center Helps Students Whip Up Tasty Treats
As students are getting ready to go back to their college dorms, The Breakfast Center may be something they are sneaking into their dorm rooms with. And who can blame them? This handy gadget features… [More]