Cooking Tools and Equipment

Tools & Equipment

To be a successful cook, it is important to have the right selection of kitchen tools and gadgets. Whilst few of us will never need even half of the cooking equipment that is available in kitchen catalogues and shops, there some basic items that will make your work in the kitchen much easier.

These items may range from a basic set of knives and pans for everyday use, to liquidizers, food processors and other electrical equipment that can help to take the hard work out of preparation.

In this section, you'll find a guide to all the kitchen equipment and tools available, along with advice on the types of features to look for - and those to avoid.

Cutting Tools
Knives, corers, stoners, cutters, graters, peelers, scissors, slicers and zesters ...
Crushing, Mincing & Sieving
Colanders, mashers, pestle and mortars, tenderisers, juicers and garlic presses ...
Mixing & Measuring
Weighing scales, thermometers, timers, bowls, spoons, mixers and measuring cups, spoons and jugs ...
Ovenware & Cookware
Aprons, tea towels, oven gloves, casserole dishes, pans, steamers and terrines ...
Pans
Everything you need to know about pan styles and materials in this handy buying guide ...
Roasting & Baking
Baking sheets, bun trays, cake tins, cooling racks, roasting tins, rolling pins and soufflé dishes ...
Kitchen Utensils
Chopping boards, corkscrews, funnels, strainers, scoops, rolling pins, spatulas, tongs and whisks ...
Electrical Equipment
Blenders, liquidisers, bread makers, coffee machines, deep-fat fryers, food processors, juicers, kettles, mixers and toasters ...
Barbeque Equipment
Gas and charcoal barbecues, chimineas, braziers, tongs, spits and basting brushes ...