A kitchen of suitable sizeIn the case of a shared apartment, a simple student kitchenette is not enough. Whenever possible, choose an apartment or a house that has a kitchen large enough for all the roommates to be able to stay in at the same time, which avoids traffic jams, especially at breakfast time. lunch when everyone is in a hurry. As in the picture, 8m2 may be sufficient.
Everyone has their own space
Enough dishes and utensils for everyoneIt goes without saying, it is necessary to have enough dishes so that each member of the roommate can take their meals without having to wash the dishes of the previous one. The same goes for all that is kitchen utensils: two hens and a pan will not be enough. So plan enough plates, cups and cutlery for everyone to find their account. Do not panic, it is quite possible to find everything you need at reasonable prices and the costs can be shared between the members of the shared accommodation. Plates from Maisons du Monde, from € 33.54 for 6
Art & Cuisine 10-piece cookware set, Auchan, 149,99 €
Don't skimp on appliancesAs much as possible, don't settle for a small fridge, a microwave and two hotplates, even if the apartment is only two people. Ideally, opt for a large refrigerator with a freezer, a large oven and four hotplates. And above all, don't forget the dishwasher which will avoid tension and arguments if, for example, one of you forgets that it's your turn to do the dishes. These investments will make life in the community easier, especially if you find yourself preparing meals for several at the same time. If the kitchen is not well enough equipped at the start and you do not have the means to improve it, put in place simple rules that will ensure that everything goes smoothly.
Ikéa refrigerator, from 379 €