Kitchen is one space in our house that is dominated by the presence of women which explains that best selling kitchen gadgets ought to have a feminine touch to it. But the Alessi Juicy Salif Citrus Squeezer hails from a different world. When I first laid my eyes of this one, I thought some discarded electronic toy was granted independent life by All Spark Cube from the movie Transformers. But to my surprise, this was spider look alike juicer was not a sci-fi object, in fact it has place of prestige in the Museum of Modern Art in New York
Apart from freaking out onlookers, the squeezer is designed to have a sharp downward tapering body in the middle supported by three legs on the sides. You got to place a glass at the tail end of its body and squeeze the fruit against its round top. Striations on its aluminum surface make sure that the juice flows directly into the glass and not spill elsewhere. It is 5.5 inches in diameter and stands 11.5 inches tall.
The Alessi Juicy Salif Citrus-Squeezer with its looks has the potential to crumble the presence of any fancy gadget in your kitchen. This probably explains its hefty price tag of $96. For more on freaky kitchen gadgets, check out the Groovy Bottle Opener, Frullino Electrical Frother and Froot Compact Juicer.