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Kitchen tools and equipment

  1. Kitchen Tools and Equipment
  2. Knife Set • Chef’s Knife- is an all-purpose knife used for chopping, slicing and mincing. • Paring Knife-is used for peeling and paring fruits and vegetables
  3. Knife Set • Tourné Knife- is used for fruits and vegetables; similar to paring knife • Boning/Filleting Knife-is used to separate meat from bone;use to fillet fish
  4. Knife Set • Cleaver- is somewhat heavy and has rectangular shape • Meat Slicer- used to slice roasted meats, ham, and thick solid cuts of meat
  5. Knife Set • Bread Knife – used to slice or divide breads and pastries • Dinner Knife – knife used during meal;
  6. Measuring Tools • Mass Scale – use to measure the mass of an ingredient; can be operated manually or digitally
  7. Measuring Tools • Instant-read Thermometer - is used to measure the temperature of food to know if it has been cooked properly or being stored at the right temperature
  8. Measuring Tools • Measuring Cups – use to measure wet and dry ingredients
  9. Measuring Tools • Measuring Spoons - are used to hold specific amounts of dry and wet ingredients; varying in sizes from a dash to 1 tablespoon or 15ml
  10. Strainers • Strainer– is used to separate liquid from solid ingredients, sift fine grains, remove lumps, and rinse food
  11. Strainers • Colander– a bowl-shaped strainer with holes. It used to drain food such as pasta
  12. Strainers • Drum Sieve or Tamis – it is shaped somewhat like a snare drum, with a low-walled cylindrical frame, made of metal or wood that supports a disc of fine metal, nylon or cheesecloth mesh.
  13. Strainers • Cheesecloth– is loosely woven gauze-like cotton cloth used primarily in cheese making. It is used as straining cloth.
  14. Strainers • Chinois (shin-wahs)– conical sieve with an extremely fine mesh. It is usually used to strain custards, purees, soups, and sauces, making them very smooth; used also for sifting powdered sugar.
  15. Strainers • Food Mill – it is used to grind, mash, puree, and sieve soft food.
  16. Cookwares • Stockpot– is a cylindrical, deep, heavy-bottomed, straight-sided pot for preparing, cooking, and storing stocks, soups, and stews.
  17. Cookwares • Saucepan – it is a medium-deep pot with a flat bottom, commonly used to make sauces and gravies.
  18. Cookwares • Casserole – it’s an oval, four-sided or round dish or pan made of stainless steel, ceramic, or glass where food may be cooked and served.
  19. Cookwares • Roasting Pan – it is a large rectangular pan, often with a lid and a meat rack. It’s used to roast meat and fish.
  20. Cookwares • Nonstick Pan – is coated with materials that prevent food from sticking to the surface while cooking or frying.
  21. Cookwares • Baking Sheet – is a rectangular shape shallow metal pan used to bake bread and pastries.
  22. Cookwares • Cake Pan – is a metal or glass(heat-proof) pan usually of different sizes, shapes, and designs used to bake cakes.
  23. Cookwares • Cast-iron Skillet – is a heavy, thick-bottomed frying pan used when steady and even heat is needed in cooking.
  24. Cookwares • Wok or Carajay – is often for stir-frying, steaming, pan frying, deep frying, poaching, boiling, braising, searing, making soup, smoking and roasting nuts.
  25. Kitchen Tools • Baster – is used to moisten the surface of meat with pan drippings, sauces, or butter. • Bottle & Can Opener – used to open a food tin, preferably with a smooth operation, and comfortably grip and turning knob.
  26. Kitchen Tools • Cutting or Chopping Board – is a durable board on which food may be cut and chopped.
  27. Kitchen Tools • Dredger/Shaker – is a container with holes that is used to hold flour, herbs, salt, pepper and other same ingredients that are sprinkled on foods that are being prepared.
  28. Kitchen Tools • Emery Boards and Sharpening Steel – used to sharpen knives • Flipper – is used to flip or turn and lift pancakes, fillets, patties, and other kinds of food while frying and grilling.
  29. Kitchen Tools • Funnels – is used to pour without spillage liquid or small-grained ingredients into containers with small openings. • Garlic Press – is used to crash garlic cloves efficiently by forcing them through a grid of small holes.
  30. Kitchen Tools • Grater – is used to grate, shred, and slice food such as carrots, cabbage, and cheese.
  31. Kitchen Tools • Handy Poultry and Roasting Tools make easier it easier to lift a hot roasted poultry form the roaster to the serving platter, without it falling apart.
  32. Kitchen Tools • Kitchen Shears – are used for cutting , snipping, and cracking nuts. • Pasta Spoon or Server– used to transfer a little or much cooked pasta to a plate/container without a mess.
  33. Kitchen Tools • Potato Masher – is used for mashing cooked potatoes, turnips, carrots or other soft cooked vegetables • Peeler – used to peel off or remove skin of fruits and vegetables
  34. Kitchen Tools • Scraper - used to blend or scrape food from the bowl or pan • Spatula – is a broad, flat, flexible scraper with unsharpened edges used for spreading and smoothing icings on cakes, mixing ingredients, lifting and flipping and scraping bowls.
  35. Kitchen Tools • Tongs – are used to lift, turn, and transfer food • Two-tine Fork – used to hold meats while slicing, and to turn solid pieces of meat while browning.
  36. Kitchen Tools • Whisk or Wire Whip – consists of loops of stainless steel wire fastened to a handle. It used to beat, fold, blend, and whip ingredients.
  37. Kitchen Equipment • Refrigerator and Freezer – are used to keep food fresh, prevent food spoilage, and inhibit the growth of bacteria.
  38. Kitchen Equipment • Oven – is a thermally insulated chamber used for baking and cooking. It can be electric oven, gas oven, or a microwave oven.
  39. Kitchen Equipment • Stove – stoves rely on the application of direct heat for the cooking process.
  40. Kitchen Equipment • Range – refers to the combination of stovetop and oven into one kitchen equipment
  41. Kitchen Equipment • Steamer – generally used for steaming food like siopao, siomai, and fish. • Turbo Broiler – used for broiling and roasting.
  42. Kitchen Equipment • Blender – used to grate, grind, stir, blend, mix, whip puree and liquefy different kinds of food. • Mixer– used for beating, folding, and whipping ingredients.