5 Home Appliances You Need for Chinese New Year 2022
A guide to help you prepare for the Chinese New Year feasting and spring cleaning!
It's the Year of the Tiger!
Gong Xi Fa Cai, the prosperous festival of the year is around the corner! As Chinese New Year approaches, you may think about the angpows and outfits when it comes to visiting your loved ones, but the preparations process for visitations are just as important as having the right tech to make sure your reunion dinners go smoothly. On top of that, getting the right tool or gadgets to clean your home isn't the most time-saving work in the world.
How can we tackle this problem? And what makes that home makeover or meal preparation a little bit easier?
Technology always comes in handy to help relieve our burdens as we enter the digital age. These tech products co-exist with us to make our lives easier, whether it is cooking, cleaning or even creating an aura when you have guests around. With these around, it provides you convenience and efficiency to accomplish the common traditional practices of CNY like food prepping or house cleaning. Moreover, some of these products you may already own, but we have selected the 5 must-have and best-reviewed home appliances that are worth investing in for the upcoming Chinese New Year.
PHILIPS SMART AIRFRYER XXL
The Philips Airfryer XXL is designed with healthier eating in mind, all wrapped up within a quick and convenient gadget. Like all the best air fryers on the same market, it's great at doing just that; cooking food without the need for vats of oil, thereby making food less greasy, tastier and easier on your insides.
Its basket can handle 1.4kg of food in total, enough for about six people. In other words, this is a great machine if you’ve got more than one or two mouths to feed, or you simply love your food. The appliance works using Philips TurboStar technology, which means that it circulates hot air rapidly in and around the food you want to cook for consistent results. It can also take it easy on your prepped food using milder temperatures starting from 40°C, but that can be ramped up to 200°C as and when needed. Priced at SGD 399.99 / RM1399.99, with this air-fryer conveniently placed in your kitchen, you don't have to worry about messy and oily kitchen counters, only what kind of food you are going to prepare for your relatives or loved ones with this amazing piece of cooking technology!
ECOVACS DEEBOT U2 PRO
The Ecovacs Deebot U2 Pro has done some good work in meeting the needs of most pet owners with a larger dustbin to collect stray fur and fluff in its previous products. Besides the extra petcare dustbin, it has the vacuum, the main component; a charging station, to recharge the robot vacuum and also acts as the robot’s home; a standard dustbin and a tangle-free brush, that pulls and store the trash or garbage from the floor without any disruption, and mopping pads for its built-in mopping functionality. Moreover, it has a Google assistant and Alexa compatibility, and it can be app-controlled, making it a good choice for a smart home device at only SGD 278.99 / RM 899.99.
MISTRAL RICE COOKER (1.8L)
The Mistral Rice Cooker is an intuitive rice cooker that takes the guesswork out of cooking any type of rice to your desired texture. It has an adorable look to it, and will most certainly fit into one of our kitchen cabinets, but if you make rice more often than most people do, you'll likely be fine leaving it on the counter.
Its 1.8L capacity is ideal for a large-sized family plus a few additional guests. With a thermostat & thermal fuse protection to prevent overheating, the handle is safe and convenient which makes the unit light but sturdy. And more importantly, one of its best features is that it's programmed to cook many varieties: white, sweet, sushi, semi-brown, and brown rice. Last but not least, it has a porridge setting too which is great for making a batch of old-fashioned oats as well.
If you are someone who loves a reliable rice cooker, then the Mistral Rice Cooker is what you should look into priced at an affordable price of SGD 39.99/ RM 105.99 .
DEERMA PORTABLE RECHARGEABLE BLENDER
Who doesn't love a great smoothie or fruit juice after a long day? Especially during the hot weather of endless Chinese New Year visits. The Deerma Portable Rechargeable Blender is one of the powerful blenders in the market right now. The blender comes cordless as it is rechargeable with a 1500 mAh battery built-in, with only 3 hours of fast charging time, it lets you enjoy blending up to 6 times in a single charge daily. It is compact and portable which means it can fit into any kitchen counter, the material that was used to design this blender is scratch-proof, and also the lid seal is leak-proof preventing any spillage during the blending process.
XIAOMI HL MINI USB PORTABLE AIR DIFFUSER
The Xiaomi HL Mini Air Diffuser helps you breathe easier in large bedrooms and living spaces up to 6 – 10 Hours of continuous diffusing with four different color gradual breathing soft night-lights, which gives the diffuser a breath-taking glow in four different colors adding a great aura to set the mood for CNY, it also adds moisture to the air to help you sleep better, cough less and alleviate dry sinuses to create a comfortable home environment. Moreover, it quietly releases a soothing fragrant mist, making your home smell better with advanced ultrasonic vaporizing diffuser technology.
With the air purifier, you don't have to worry about noise, it can whisper quietly at speed 1 (31dB). It is also energy efficient, using less electricity than a traditional lightbulb. From quiet diffusion to affordability, priced at the shocking price of just SGD 18.20 / RM 49.80, the diffuser seems to have it all, put it down on the table next to your couch and let your guests enjoy themselves in your Chinese New Year decorated living room!
Home Appliances Essentials To Prep Your Home For Chinese New Year
Preparing for Chinese New Year has never been easier! With these products' durability and versatility, they can be used for a long time and for other festive occasions as well.
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