7. Egg Timer
Just throw it in the pot with your eggs and wait for them to cook to your preference.
Sometimes it’s really just the little things that make all the difference!
6. Light Switch Converter
This device slips onto your light switch to make it turn on and off with a simple push only. It may not be an entirely necessary invention, but if you’re one of those people who fumbles around in the dark looking for the light switch when you get home, it could be a lifesaver.
5. Fridge Shelf Condiment Holder
If you’ve ever lived with another person, you’ll know that there are two types of people in this world— those who keep the fridge impeccably organized, and those who abandon the shelves to culinary chaos. If you’re the former type, these little holders are the perfect purchase to help organize all of those pesky wasabi and ginger condiment tubes that accumulate and like to roll around. Just clip them onto the fridge door shelf and they’ll never become loose again!
4. Stylish Spice Containers
There’s something brilliantly simple yet attractive about these containers, courtesy of ¥100 shop giant Daiso. Along with their space-saving design, they’re fully functional at the dinner table too.
3. Liquid Measuring Cup with Inclined Scale
Maybe we were just not looking in the right places, but we've never seen one of these in stores or at people’s houses outside of Japan. It seems like the perfect tool for chefs with bad backs so that they don’t have to lean over and check how much liquid they’ve poured.
2. Plastic Bottle Cup
This cup fits onto any-sized bottle and is great for picnics when you want to share beverages. It’s easy to remove and easy to pop back on.
1. Soy Sauce Spray Bottle
Sprayable soy sauce?! Why isn’t this more popular?! Now you can have the utmost control when you need just a drizzle on top of your chilled tofu or sushi. In other words, no more drowning your food by mistake.
Liquid wasabi from Shizuoka is our new favorite form of awesome sauce
This “revolutionary” Japanese compression bottle is our 100-yen shop find of the week
Do you really know how to eat sushi? Probably not!