Kitchen Utensils Vocabulary– Video
- Measuring Cup
Use a measuring cup to measure how much of each ingredient you need to use in the recipe. Many measuring cups are labeled in cups, ounces and milliliters.
- Can Opener
There is also an automatic type called an electric can opener.
Use a peeler to peel (remove the skin from) fruits and vegetables.
Use a grater to grate or shred food into small pieces.
A colander is often used to drain (remove the extra water) from cooked pasta.
- Sieve / Strainer
A sieve or strainer is often used to separate liquids from solids.
A whisk is used for mixing.
A ladle is used for serving soup.
A pan is often used for frying food (cooking in oil).
A pot is often used for boiling food (cooking in water).
- Baking Pan
A baking pan is used for baking (cooking things in the oven) foods such as cake and cookies. There is also a variation called a roasting pan that is used to cook meat.
You can use tongs to pick up food.