Kitchen utensils: what are the essentials?
How to choose kitchen equipment:
Let’s start with the pots. There are different types and with various materials such as stainless steel, aluminum, enamelled cast iron, copper, stone, terracotta, porcelain and enamelled glass. Furthermore, especially the pans, they generally have a particular anti-stick coating indispensable in the kitchen.
You have to choose in relation to the use we will make of it behind the stove and then based on the material. The pans are equipped with a lid and two handles, possibly in various sizes. The capacity varies with the number of diners, obviously.
The pans allow the preparation of fries, vegetables, meat etc. They are also necessary in various measures. Let us not forget casseroles and pans for stews, roasts and sauces. also useful is the grill pan, the pressure cooker, for cooking legumes, braised meats and stews.
Recall that in addition to the classic cutlery, it will be necessary to have a good set of knives, made of steel and / or ceramic, with different sizes, for the various recipes in the kitchen.
Obviously you will need steel scissors and the classic poultry shears.
Above all, wooden and steel ladles of various sizes cannot be missing to mix dough, sauces, etc. as well as the skimmer.
As for pans made of non-stick material, it is advisable to use tools that do not scratch this type of material. They will also serve whips, also electric, for the preparation of sweets, to whip and to prepare the beaten egg.
The cutting board and the half-moon are essential for shopping, slicing and cleaning vegetables and more. The potato masher and potato peeler, the vegetable mill are also other allies of those who love the velvety or the classic gateau.
You may also need a meat tenderizer. For the desserts then, you will need rolling pins, molds, a pasta cutter wheel and cookie cutters.
You will also need oven mitts and oven mitts, refrigerator containers of various sizes.