Our Favorite Gear

Below is a list with some of our favourite equipment for sous viding. Some of the links may be affiliate links where we may make a small commission to support our project. Please know, we truly standby the products we promote.

Sous Vide Essentials

Anova Sous Vide Precious Cooker

You’re going to need this if you want to sous vide.

How to Use the Anova Sous Vide 

Anova Vacuum Sealer

A nice, small, and economical vacuum sealer that also includes a pulse function.

How to Use the Anova Vacuum Sealer + Review

Anova Sous Vide Container

A purpose built sous vide container with a grate and lid. Makes all your cooks look pro.

Ziploc Freezer XL (2 Gal) Bags

Perfect for the items too big for a regular ziplock.

FoodSaver XL Expandable Bags

For times when you NEED that extra space. Sous Vide Whole Turkey

Nutri-Lock Vacuum Sealer Bags

Cut your bags to the exact size you need.

Lodge Cast Iron Skillet

The simplest way to get the perfect sear and crust. Also great for shallow frying.

Iwatani Butane Blow Torch

When you want just a little help with your sear.

Melt in Your Mouth Pork Chashu

Small Appliances

Cuisinart Food Processor

This is one of the most underated small appliances. We do a lot in here and it saves so much time.

KitchenAid Stand Mixer

This one is just to show off.

Vitamin Blender

This is not just a blender, it’s life changing.

Tiger Rice Cooker

The single most useful gadget in an Asian household. We lugged ours back from Asia, you can get yours delivered to your door!

Kitchen Essentials

Carbon Steel Wok

If you take care of this bad boy, it’s going to serve you for life.

Wok Ring

This is how you put a round bottom wok on the stove.

Non-Stick Frying Pans

Sometimes you just want to be certain it doesn’t stick.

Fine Mesh Strainers

Really helpful to strain those bag juices, or anything really.

Baking Sheet & Rack

There’s too many uses for this to list.

Steam Rack Stand

This goes into your wok for steaming. We also use it to keep things off the bottom of the sous vide container.


Meat Tenderizer

Really helpful to strain those bag juices, or anything really.

Crispy Cantonese Roast Pork Belly

Rice Washing Stick

This is Carmen’s favourite tool. She was tired of cold hands and lost rice in the sink.

Hainanese Chicken Rice

Fat Separator

Trying to be a little healthy! We use this to pour out the excess oil from liquid.

Silicone Lids

Much less wasteful than plastic wrap. You can use this in the fridge or on the stove.

OXO Salad Spinner

How else do we dry our veggies? What do you think we are … savages?

Silicone Brushes