Bargains to look out for -1

Both these bargains were featured in "Guardian Weekend magazine 5th Sept 1998.



At a tenth of the price of a conventional griddle, this French gadget has a perforforated base and hollow construction - so it works perfectly even on electric hobs. Big enough for a single steak or two chops.

From supermarkets and street markets.

About 18FF (£1.80 GBP)

Boite à Camembert

An air-tight plastic box that helps keep your round cheeses from going hard. As you cut off each wedge, just adjust the plastic walls so they lie against the exposed edges of the cheese.

From street markets.

About 15FF (£1.50 GBP)