A kitchen appliance that can do everything. Wouldnâ€™t that be a dream come true? But what do aspiring domestic gods and goddesses really want? If you can believe the shows on TV, weâ€™re all turning into professional chefs with stylish home kitchens, equipped with gleaming stainless steel high-tech kitchen appliances, from food steamers to warming drawers. But is increasing specialisation the only way we can picture how we will cook tomorrow? How will we furnish the large numbers of micro-apartments currently appearing in cities? There are alternatives to the further development of our kitchen technology: step forward the all-in-one kitchen.