You can use a kitchen timer to countdown for your cook, but if you want a more handy way to countdown, the timer app Pronto may be able to catch your eyes.
Pronto is an easy-to-use timer app developed by Jan Bolz, and designed for iPhone and iPod touch. The iPhone app features intuitive and simple user interface, using the big dial, you can easily set a time, just tapping the central “Start” button you can quickly start the countdown, moreover, in addition to 7 built-in rings, the timer can also use your songs to remind you when timing is over. Apart from that, the remaining countdown time is displayed as icon badge.
Pronto with a size of 4.2 MB is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad running iOS 5.0 or later. The iPhone app is free for a limited time at present. If you’re interested, jump to App Store for more details.