Mixing & Measuring Equipment

 

When following a recipe, we usually have to measure ingredients in precise amounts and cook them at exact temperatures for a specific length of time. Accurate measuring equipment is therefore required to enable us to prepare recipes perfectly every time.

In this section we've put together a guide to the measuring tools you should have in your kitchen, along with the mixing equipment you'll need to put your recipes together.

Bowls
A look at the range of mixing bowls available, including those made from glass, stainless-steel, ceramic and plastic ...
Electrical Mixing Equipment
Find out about the quick and easy way to whip, beat or mix ingredients, using blenders, stand mixers, food processors or hand mixers ...
Measuring Cups
A set of measuring cups is essential if you want to try out American recipes ...
Measuring Jugs
Find out about glass, plastic, metal and ceramic measuring jugs ...
Measuring Spoons
A quick and foolproof way of measuring out teaspoons and tablespoons ...
Spoons
A look at the use of wooden and metal spoons for beating, mixing and stirring ...
Thermometers
Measure temperatures in the kitchen accurately, from checking the cold depths of the freezer to the extreme heat of boiling fats and sugar ...
Timers
A digital or wind-up timer can help to ensure that your food is cooked to perfection ...
Weighing Scales
Find out about the range of kitchen weighing scales available, including traditional balance scales, spring-balance scales and high-tech electronic scales ...