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Designed for iOS 10. iOS 11.

1,200+ time and temperature indexed recipes. Add. Edit. Search.

Cooking Times:

Eggs. Fruit. Grain. Legume. Meat. Noodles. Poultry. Seafood. Vegetables.

Steep. Grill. Brew. Roast. Sear. Boil. Fry. Blanch. Steam.

Steeping Times:

Black tea. Green tea. Oolong tea. Pu-erh tea. White tea.

Botanical. Chai. Rooibos. Yerba Maté.

Joseph Wesley Black Tea. Silver Needle Tea Co.

Tao Tea Leaf. Rishi Tea. TeaGschwendner.

TAZO. Twinings. Bigelow. Paromi.

Cascading Timers. Pause Button.

Recipes: Duplicate. Email. Print. Share. Post.

Time. Temperature. Amount. Notes. English. Metric.

Internet or Wi-Fi connection not required.


Twitter: @Gormaya

Note about timer recipes:  Gormaya tries to provide accurate timer recipes. They might not be appropriate for you.  All timer recipes may be modified to match your personal taste.

What’s New

Version 5.8

- iPhone X Support
- Not yet tested on actual iPhone X

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

Katie G-House ,

The perfect app for my professional and at-home use!

Last June I was given the opportunity to demo Taste Timer before the app was available on the iTunes store. I host a bi-weekly tea tasting program at Zingerman’s Deli, and the Taste Timer quickly became a fixture at all of my tastings. The app is unlike any other food based timer I’ve seen, the list of teas is comprehensive while still allowing the user control over the settings to suit their preferences. I have a tendency to forget about my tea once I’ve started steeping it, so I appreciate that the timer goes off even after the iPod has shut off.

At home I use the Taste Timer to perfectly poach eggs and to time my French press when I make coffee. I always seem to be fuzzy on the cooking times of various grains and legumes. If you don’t want to search through your cookbooks every time you want basic cooking times, this app hits the nail on the head. You’ll see the amount of research Gormaya did on perfecting this app when you see some of the more obscure timings that can be difficult to track down, from Azuki beans to Xiam Mei green tea.

I always have my iPod nearby, so its wonderful to have a back pocket resource to all of the steeping, brewing, cooking, and grilling times that I can’t fit in my headspace. If you enjoy cooking off the cuff like I do, you’ll appreciate having easy access to the basics. It has become an invaluable resource both at my tastings, and at home.

gtdandy ,

Great tea timer

I purchased this a long time ago to keep tea recipes (ie. number of tbsp per cup, water temperature, steeping time). Tried a few other timer apps before settling on this one. It works great for me. Very satisfied, and haven't had to look for anything better.

katfphive ,

Unique and Useful

TasteTimer is beautifully designed with graceful navigation. It is obvious that Gormaya took a lot of time to make this app's content and user interface just right. It’s a unique app that satisfies an unfilled niche by providing easy access to common (and not so common) food cook times. The only thing I wish it had is a pound-by-pound cooking guideline for the whole turkey / chicken, so I can estimate how long it will take to get that 14-pound Thanksgiving bird to 165-degrees. But hey – just maybe – I won’t have to call my mom the next time I want to hard boil an egg!


Gormaya, LLC
11.7 MB
Food & Drink

Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
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