The best oven to get into baking in Japan is a small convection oven. Superheated steam or combo ovens may have convection, but are more difficult to use. So, start baking with one of our top 3 choices, each with unique features at different price points.
Guide to Buying Whey Protein Powder in Japan
Buying whey protein powder in Japan can be a challenge. Our whey protein guide will help you understand the Japanese labeling. Even better, jump straight to our reviews of the 5 best additive free whey protein shakes in Japan.
The Ultimate Guide to Buying an Oven in Japan
With compact living, a traditional oven is often a luxury, but one sorely missed. You can, however, enjoy home baking and cooking again in Japan with a countertop oven appliance. Read our Japan oven guide and reviews.
Fine Lab – Top Japan Made Whey Protein Powder & Supplements
Fine Lab manufactures some of the best quality WPI high-performance whey protein powders in Japan. These are Fine Lab and Fine Lab Fit F-Spec brands. Check our detailed comparison and more about their other sports supplements, protein bars, pancake mixes, and where to buy these online.
The Iris Ohyama F3002 – Two Tier Superheated Steam Oven Guide
The Iris Ohyama F3002 is a superheated steam convection oven with a microwave. It’s one of the top competitive two-tier baking ovens in Japan. Although these combo ovens have a myriad of settings, don’t be intimidated! See our English guide, user pros and cons, and how this oven matches up to other two rack baking super stars.
Toshiba Kiln Dome 2-Tier Baking Oven English Guide & Review
The Toshiba ER-SD3000 kiln dome superheated steam oven has excellent baking and air-fry capabilities. However, it’s not the most well-rounded product. Find out more and how it compares to other 2-tier countertop ovens.
Sharp RE-SS10-XW – Japan’s Popular Superheated Steam Oven
The Sharp RE-SS10-XW superheated steam oven packs a lot for the price. It’s a grill oven combo microwave with a superheated steam function and a convection fan. It can do microwave steaming and steam air-fry. Most of all, people love the great results from 2-tier baking.
Experience the Joy of a Temperature Controlled Glass Kettle
Use a temperature controlled kettle to boil water to your preferred degree. No more waiting or guessing. These glass brew jugs are plastic free and easy to clean. Safely infuse tea, brew coffee, or warm baby milk. Also see our top 2 micro brewers and the best double boiler multipot.
Save Your Wrist and Get Whipping with a Cordless ‘Smart’ Whisk
A cordless or ‘smart’ whisk is a lightweight rechargeable USB powered device. Whisking is faster than by hand and they come with two whisk heads. See the Best 5 reviewed and comparisons to other whisking options.
Beating, Kneading, and the Whipping Good Hand Mixer
A hand mixer is an invaluable tool for the home baker. They do all beating, whipping, and kneading for you! Discover key differences between mixers and which would be the best for your baking.
Get Your 24/7 Protein Pancake Mix – Best Select Comparisons
A protein pancake makes for a more filling breakfast, or a 24/7 comfort snack. See our comparison table for protein content, calories, synthetic additives, and wheat/gluten content. Detailed reviews of the best 7 protein pancake mixes in Japan.
Make Sure Your Next Shoulder Bag is Just as Smart as You
If your smart phone is worth an upgrade, why not your bag? There’s no more need to deal with a cumbersome power pack or cable in your pocket. See the latest in shoulder bags with a handy USB port. Just snap your battery inside and safely charge on the go.
Bottle Blender Funk: Topsy Turvey World of an Upside Down Juicer
A bottle blender, or personal juicer, is an upside-down blender that delivers your juice straight into a portable tumbler. It’s a no-fuss, minimal clean-up experience to a ready-to-go smoothie. See our short buying guide and top picks to go.
Easy-to-Use Japanese Air Purifiers – All the Air You’ll Ever Need
Make a fresh start with the best affordable air purifiers in Japan. In season, HEPA filters can deal with pollen and dust allergies. Year round, an air purifier can also remove bacterial microbes and other pathogens. We weigh up the pros and cons and unique features of each easy-to-use air purifier.
The Blender Top 10 – Countertop and Handheld Kitchen Semantics
Buying a blender can get your semantics in a twist with juicers and mixers. Find out what a countertop blender and a hand blender can and cannot do, plus the best blenders to buy in Japan.
All Japan Takoyaki Makers: Electric, Gas, IH, or Solid Fuel
You want to make your own takoyaki, but is it worth it? Discover the versatility of a takoyaki plate, and find your takoyaki maker among gas cassette burners, electric hotplates, or cast iron plates even for your IH cooker.
Iris Ohyama Convection Oven – A Great Value Small Baking Oven
The Iris Ohyama Convection Oven is a top choice for a small baking oven in Japan. It’s roomy enough for a one-rack baking oven and it doesn’t cost that much. Find out more about the アイリスオーヤマ コンベクションオーブン, and if there’s a better oven for you.
Protein Bars Galore – Best Comparative Munch Out Rankings
Looking for a healthy protein snack? We have all the best protein bars sorted. Find your next munch-out from whey protein bars, vegan, or soy-free with details on additives. Our ranking tables make it easy for you to make the right choice.
Best Fortified Whey Protein Powders – More Buff for Your Chuff?
A whey protein shake can be just about the protein, but many have added extras. So called fortified protein powders are typically enriched with B-complex vitamins, but some have additional minerals. Make sure you know the difference between the two before choosing your next pack.
High Clear – An Original Japan Brand for All Your Protein Needs
High Clear is an original OEM brand with a unique range of protein-based nutritional products. Their protein powders typically contain Okinawa fossilized coral with 74 trace minerals. Discover unique protein blends, additive-free options, hot cake mix, and more.
Seabuckthorn – An Ancient Superfood Under the Radar
Seabuckthorn grows in the coldest regions of Eurasia and North America. Known as the seaberry bush, it has more Vitamin C, lipids, and mineral content than any other berry. It’s also the only plant to have all four omega oils. Find out more and the best seaberry juice and oil in Japan.
Impact Whey – Pros & Cons vs Top Whey Protein Powders in Japan
Impact Whey is one of the best-priced WPC whey protein powders in Japan. Is there a catch and what are the best online deals? See how MyProtein Impact Whey compares to other top-selling protein powders before you make your choice.
Best (legal) CBD Oil & Hemp-based Natural Foods in Japan
Avoid the clink and discover the best local distributors and manufacturers of CBD oil in Japan. We look at one-stop shopping options for hemp-based foods such as seeds, protein powder, cold-pressed oils, and more. Online and store fronts around Japan.