Crushing, Mincing & Sieving Tools

 

There are many tools available to change or refine the texture of food; these can include presses to crush whole garlic cloves efficiently and effortlessly, mallets to flatten and tenderise meat, and moulis to produce purées in a range of different textures.

In this section, we take a look at the variety of gadgets that may be used in the kitchen to crush, mince or sieve food.

Colanders
Useful for draining pasta or washing fruit and vegetables ...
Electrical Equipment
Learn about blenders, liquidisers, food processors and juicers ...
Food Mills
Using a mouli-légumes or rotary sieve ...
Garlic Press
Crush and mince garlic quickly and effortlessly ...
Juicers
Reamers, juicers and citrus presses ...
Mashers
Mashing and puréeing root vegetables and fruit using a potato masher or a ricer ...
Mincers
Mince up leftover meat to make chilli, bolognaise or hamburgers ...
Pestle & Mortars
An effective way to grind herbs, spices, seeds and grains ...
Salt & Pepper Mills
Tips on choosing a mill to grind peppercorns and coarse salt ....
Sieves
Sift, strain and purée foods using a metal or nylon sieve ...
Tenderisers
Flatten or tenderise meat and poultry with a meat mallet ...