Back in 1842 was when Peugeot Swissmar invented the first peppermill, and they've been kitchenware innovators ever since. With more than 160 years of experience making peppermills made of case hardened steel, Peugeot Swissmar mills are specially designed to crack the peppercorns before they grind the pepper, creating unparalleled flavor. In addition to their peppermill collection, Peugeot has embraces another element of French gastronomy with the its line of nutcrackers, decanters, tasting glasses and wine accessories.
Peugeot invented the first pepper mill in 1842, and that machine’s oft-copied grinding mechanisms—which create seasonings with unparalleled flavor—have been the envy of the industry ever since. Find multiple styles here, including the transparent Malaga and wood-and-copper Chateauneuf shakers. Also check out Swissmark’s chic cast-iron fondue set and the Wenger knives, which are made in Switzerland from corrosion-, stain-, and acid-resistant steel.
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This leading kitchen goods importer made its name by carrying such storied brands as Acaciaware, which crafts serving dishes from sustainably harvested Hawaiian wood. Stock up on these caramel-hued beauties, including bowls, plates, and serving trays. Also check out the place mats, which look like natural woven fabric but are made from easy-clean, UV-resistant polypropylene.