Ever so quietly and without anyone making a big fuss things are changing, again. Silicon is proving to be absolutely fundamental to this break through in our modern lives, and in an area non would have predicated. The kitchen. No, I’m not talking about the vaporware ‘smart fridge’ concepts, but something simple, age old cooking utensils. Spatulas, whisks, oven gloves, cake molds all these and much more are now available in heat prof silicon. And they are truly great, for we can now use a whisk in our non-stick fry-pans, we can clean the oven gloves in the dishwasher, our cakes and breads just slide out of there molds, no need to grease.