8 Muji Must-Haves
As part of our publication, we like to provide value to our readers, researching top brands such as MUJI, Nitori, IKEA and Cainz to showcase incredible everyday products that will benefit your life. In this article, we feature some incredible products from MUJI.
1: Handmade Rice Flour for Pancakes
Price: 250 yen
Quantity: 150g (3 pancakes)Pancakes are perfect for breakfast, and MUJI’s rice flour pancake pack uses local rice flour which has a natural sweetness to it so you don’t have to add too much syrup to it!You can bake these delicious, fluffy pancakes just by adding eggs and milk to the mix. They go really well with butter and jam!
2: Potted Rosemary with Self-Watering System
Price : 2200 yenRosemary is the perfect herb for seasoning seafood and meat. This potted rosemary has two components. The first (pot) holds the plant and the soil while the second acts as a base pot where water is stored. Through a simple contraption, the water gets absorbed by the plant as and when required.This system is perfect for people who tend to forget to water their plants. Furthermore, the minimalistic and simple design fits in on kitchen counters, table tops or most flat surfaces.
3: Garlic Garnish for Soy Sauce
Price: 390 yen
Quantity: 100mlEverybody knows garlic makes dishes more flavourful. This tiny bottle, filled with chopped garlic, red pepper, bonito, bay leaf and kelp, is made especially to enhance your soy sauce with a distinctive garlic taste.All you have to do is to pour plain soy sauce into the 100ml bottle and let it sit for a couple of hours to get tasty garlic-flavoured soy sauce that is perfect for stir-fried dishes and fried rice.
4: White Poly Bucket
Price: 600 yen
Capacity: 7.5 litresOnly Muji could make something as simple as a bucket look so understatedly stylish. With a capacity of 7.5 litres and a wide opening, this bucket is ideal for washing clothes. The handle is also designed to reduce pressure on the palm when carried.Inside the bucket is a measure that shows water level for every litre, which is helpful when it comes to adding water and detergent precisely while washing.
5: Authentic Spicy Chicken Curry
Price: 350 yen
Quantity: 180g (1 serving)The packaging of Muji’s Spicy Chicken Curry indicates the level of spiciness because with a dish this hot, it is comparable to the popular Indian favourite, Butter Chicken!The spiciness of the black pepper lingers after eating and the chicken is tender and incredibly sumptuous.
6: Silicone Scraper
Price: 480 yen
Length: 110mThe most annoying part of washing dishes is scraping the grime off. Some can be removed easily with a sponge while others, like oil, are far more stubborn. Muji’s solution to this problem is the silicone scraper.This scraper cleans off the dirt without scratching the plates because of its soft base. It also makes cleaning lunch boxes and containers that have awkward angles really easy.In addition, it can also be used as a cooking utensil to put hamburger seeds together.
7: Metallic Triangular Box
Large Box – Price: 2990 yen, Dimensions: W240 x H420 x D240mm
Small Box – Price: 1990 yen, Dimensions: W240 x H240 x D240mmThis triangular zin iron box is strong, rust resistant and can fit easily into any corner. Some think that it’s perfect for storing rice, as it prevents humidity from seeping in.
It comes in the classic square shape as well with two sizes (large and small). Both cost about 1260 yen.
8: Bread Knife with authentics wood grain handle
Price: 9720 yen
Weight: 170gMuji, in homage to Japan, dedicates a portion of their retail portfolio to showcasing Made-in-Japan goods.Seki city in Gifu prefecture is famous for its cutlery. Due to its pinpoint sharpness, this knife can cut through a hard baguette with ease. At the same time, it can cut through fluffy bread without crumbling the bread crust.The handle is made of wood reinforced with lamination that repels water and keeps the knife in pristine condition for a very long time. It has a nice frame that is easy to hold even for the first time.