Some may call it lazy, but to us a perfectly toasted slice with a thick layer of our favourite spread sounds like our idea of an ideal morning.
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Sure the toaster is a standard addition to any kitchen counter, but if you're a die-hard breakfast fan like we are, or perhaps you're wanting to upgrade your appliances to make your kitchen more aesthetically pleasing, then you'll be pleased to know that toaster technology is not what it used to be.
Long gone are the days for a simple white block that may or may not burn your bread before setting the kitchen alarm off and leaving the kids (or yourself) hungry for the day. Now there are endless high-tech and stylish options on the market.
From touch screens to multiple slice toasting capabilities, the varieties and options to choose from are truly endless, and this doesn't mean you have to break the bank to find a more than basic appliance.
Below, we have taken the liberty of rounding up our favourite toasters to shop in Australia. So read on and get to toasting.
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It's impossible to talk appliances without mentioning Smeg. The cult brand is famous for its retro-style small appliances and it's not hard to see why. Although the products are a bit of a splurge, they're clearly timeless.
Make a statement on the kitchen counter with this bold and bright toaster from Delonghi. It comes from the brand's Icona Capitals collection inspired by architecture, landscapes and cities. So, this option will be a real talking piece of the room.
Compact, convenient and easy to use with some added style for the most important room of the house. You can check the progress of your toast using the LED progress indicator, 'Lift and Look' or request 'A Bit More'.
Yes, it is a bit of a splurge - but this high-tech toaster does everything but bake the bread. You can toast four slices at once, changing the setting for each side to cut down on time waiting around for your turn. Not to mention there's a number of "auto" features, browning control and easy cleaning.
Isabelle KnevettIsabelle is a senior digital content producer across Who, New Idea and Now To Love, covering all things fashion, beauty, lifestyle and shopping. When she's not writing about fashion, she's reading about it.