Self-published vegetarian cookbook author and taekwondo Olympic gold medallist aren't normally the type of accomplishments that would go hand-in-hand, but for mother of two Lauren Burns this is just the tip of the iceberg.
As a qualified naturopath, nutritionist and herbalist, motivational speaker and Order of Australia recipient, needless to say Lauren Burns leads a busy lifestyle - and it would take a special kitchen to keep up with her daily routine.
Lauren's kitchen not only needed to look beautiful but also be robust and highly practical with plenty of preparation and storage space.
"We carefully designed our kitchen to suit our family and the way we use this space. We wanted the kitchen to be the central hub of the home, a place where people congregate, sit at the bench, chat and are involved in watching the cooking process or just smelling the aromas coming from the kitchen. Caesarstone was the perfect choice for a surface that was both practical, durable and had the design features we were looking for." said Lauren Burns.
Lauren's kitchen certainly makes a bold statement, with Caesarstone Snow benchtops crafted by Multiform Melbourne contrasting the beautiful dark Tasmanian Cambia Ash cupboards, complimented by black taps and a black fraganite sink with inbuilt soap dispenser and insinkerator.
With healthy, nutritious home cooking on the menu each day, Lauren's Gaggenau cook top takes pride of place on the island bench next to an in-bench steam which Lauren says is probably the most used appliance in her home.