Kitchen Equipment

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Transcript Kitchen Equipment

Containers used to
cook food in an oven.
Baking pans
1. Square
2. Rectangle
3. Round
4. Loaf
Includes cake pans (straight sides), pie
plates (slanted sides), loaf pans, muffin
tins, and baking sheets
Baking sheets
Jelly roll pans have sides; cookie sheets
do not
Muffin Pan
Used for baking muffins, rolls,
and cupcakes. Available in six
or twelve cups.
Pizza Pan
A round metal baking
sheet used to bake pizza.
Wire Cooling Rack
Holds hot foods – such as cakes,
breads, and cookies – while cooling
to prevent sogginess
Pie Pan
Shallow round pans with slanted
sides. Used for pies, tarts, and
Custard Cups
Small oven proof bowls used for baking
custard. Can be used for organizing
ingredients for cooking.
Containers used to cook
food on the range.
Consists of two saucepans- a smaller one fitting
into a larger one-and a cover. Boiling water in
the bottom pan gently heats the food in the
upper pan. Used for cooking food that scorch
easily. (Chocolate, butter, milk, sauces)
Skillets (frying pans)
Long-handled, lowsided pan. Used for
Flat pan with short round edges.
Used to cook pancakes and grill
Stock Pot
A pot used for preparing soup
stock and boiling pasta.
A metal pan having a rounded bottom, used
especially for frying and steaming in Asian
Measuring spoons
Used to measure small
amounts of liquid or dry
Liquid measuring cup
Used to measure liquids; has
a pouring spout and extra
space so that liquids can be
carried without spilling
Dry Measuring Cups
Dry measuring cups usually come in sets, with
individual measures for 1/4, 1/3, 1/2 and 1 cup.
Used for measuring dry ingredients.
A bowl with holes, and
feet. Used to drain foods
like pasta or vegetables.
Garlic Press
Crushes garlic cloves by forcing them
through a small holes.
Used to dip liquid – such
as soup – from pan to
bowl or cup
Grates or shreds food into tiny
pieces, such as cheese,
chocolate, and nutmeg.
Egg Separator
Separates the egg yolk from the white.
Lifts and turns food such as
pancakes and hamburgers
Pastry Brush
Used to brush hot food with
sauce or pastry with glaze.
Pastry Blender
Wires attached to a handle, used
for cutting butter or shortening
into flour for pastry dough.
Removes the skin from fruits
and vegetables
Pizza Cutter
Round cutting blade on the end of a
handle. Used for slicing pizza.
Cutting Board
A wooden or plastic board where
meats or vegetables can be cut;
protects the counter top.
Mixing Bowls
Used to mix ingredients.
Can be glass, plastic, or
stainless steel.
Rolling Pin
A cylinder, sometimes with small
handles at either end, used for rolling out
and flattening dough, pastry, or other
uncooked food
Rubber Spatula
Also known as rubber scrapper. A broad, flat,
flexible blade that is used to mix, spread, or
lift material.
Adds air to flour and other dry
ingredients while mixing them; removes
Slotted Spoon
Utensil that drains liquid
from food
Springform Pan
A cake pan having an upright rim that can
be unclamped and detached from the
bottom of the pan.
Lift and turn hot food without
piercing it.
Wire Whisk
Beats and blends eggs, liquids, and thin
Wooden Spoon
Spoon made of wood. Used to stir
hot food. Does not retain heat.