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Baking & Pastry utensils have played a vital role in both social and cultural life. They have been the symbol of good food and cooking since ages. There are different kinds of baking dishes used by different people throughout the world. The following discussion highlights on a few of the most famous ones:
A cake pan or bundt cake pan is a special type of baking dish that usually comes with a lid to prevent boiling. It is generally used for biscuits, rolls and cupcakes. Some of the major brands are Cake Pro, Pilot, KitchenAid and Cuisinart.
A frying pan or wok is an essential utensil used to cook food in a fast manner. It is mainly used for searing various ingredients like vegetables, seafood and chicken. A wide variety of brands are available in the market. Some of the most popular brands are OXO, Cuisinart, Kenko, Miele and Krups.
A pie tin is an essential piece of baking tool used for preparing delicious cakes, pies and other dessert. The tools are made of different materials. There are those made of aluminum, stainless steel and even glass. A popular brand is the Articulate. It is available in different sizes and prices.
A slotted teaspoon & a slotted spatula are the essential pieces of pastry strainer. They are designed to help collect the cream and other pastries from the bottom of the pans. A strainer provides several advantages like it can prevent spillage from a finished baked item, it allows the flow of air in the baking process, it prevents the development of rust on the metal parts of the utensil etc.
Pastry bags are made up of strips of paper that are glued to each other and then they are used to stuff pastry boxes. These bags are made up of plastic and they make sure that the contents do not fall through. Baking bags are often used to stuff tinned goods. You can also find them in various colors and designs.
A whisk is another essential utensil used for baking. It is an electrical appliance that has a flat bowl and a handle. Whisk can be used to mix all kinds of ingredients. Apart from the whisk there are various other utensils that are used for pastry preparation. Fondant, icing, eggs, sugar, vanilla and more are some of the commonly used ingredients by pastry cooks.
There are many different bakers utensils that are used to prepare cakes, pies and specialty dishes. You can find them at different stores and online. Online shopping is the best way to shop for these utensils. A wide variety of varieties is available at attractive price tags. You will definitely find the one you are looking for at reasonable prices.
Ceramic pots are the first things that come to mind when you think of baking. They have different shapes and sizes and are specifically used for preparing thin crust bake or cream cakes. Baker's pots are made of different materials and can be made of metal, ceramic or glass. The material used for making them is important because you need to use it for a long time. If you use plastic utensils for preparing delicate items, then you must opt for the stainless models.
In addition to the basic pastry tools, bakers utensils can be used for different kinds of pastry preparation. For example, the egg slicer can be used to slice eggs and mix them with sugar, vanilla and milk to form a creme. You can also use the peeler to peel off oranges and other fruits. Fondant is used to fill pastries, while dough presses are used to form dough.
Aside from the utensil handles, other important pieces of pastry ware are the baking pans and thermometer. These tools are used for preparing dough to bake in an oven. Baking pans have different shapes, sizes and functions. Whether you are baking sponge cakes, biscuits or baguettes, you must have a good quality pan to prepare the food properly.
You can also find other specialty items such as rolling pins & oblong peelers. There are different types of rolling pins such as metal ones & wooden ones. Wooden rolling pins are better for rolling pastries. You can also find oblong peelers that are curved & have a handle. The handle helps to keep the pastry dough from sliding down the knife.