The Gurgling Cod spends rather more time than he ought on the subject of kitchen stuff you do not need. But here, from O&M Thailand, via EMD, is evidence, at left, of what everyone needs. New midrange knife from Wusthof, or an OCD chupacabra? You decide.
Alternatively, Damien Hirst, Fergus Henderson, and M.C. Escher have taken over O&M's Thailand shop. In either case, worth registering for, stat.