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Kitchen kit

useful words dans la cuisine

collection of copper saucepans in kitchen of Vaux-le-Vicomte castle

araignée de cuisine: ‘kitchen spider’—actually a skimmer with large holes, useful for removing deep fried foods

assiette creuse: soup plate (shallow bowl)

assiette de service: serving plate

assiette plate: dinner plate

assiette à dessert: dessert plate

attendrisseur à viande: meat tenderizer

bac à glaçons: ice cube tray

bain-marie: a saucepan that fits over another with boiling water, which allows chocolate etc to melt without scorching

balance de cuisine: kitchen scales

batterie de cuisine cookware

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Text © Dana Facaros

Images by chef’s best, Dana Facaros, Jacques Lameloise - Edité par Arnaud 25, Jebulon, Marianne Casamance