Cooking Supplies &
Gadgets
ORIENTAL
Chinese, Japanese, Filipino



Saibashi - Cooking chopsticks that
are very long so hands don't get burnt
by spattering oil.
Regular Chopsticks - for eating
Shamoji - A wooden or plastic rice
paddle dipped in water frequently to
prevent rice sticking to it; used to mix
vinegar for sushi rice as well as to
serve.
Suri-bachi - a motar and pestle used
to grind down and smash spices and
seasonings, and to make paste. Made
out of ceramic with a wodden pestle.
Oroshi-gane - a grater to get much
finer results, has spikes but food
doesn't fall through, it stays on top,
those made from shark skin is almost
like sandpaper and produces a very
fine grated result.
Makisu - a bamboo sushi mat
Sushi Kit - with utensils to make sushi
Rice Pressers & Molds - decorative
as well as for types of sushi making.
Zaru - bamboo straining basket and
used for serving cold noodles on,  
rinsing, draining, cooling or drying food.
Skewers - Metal or wooden for grilling
Wooden Skewers Large ORDER
HERE You need to soak wooded
skewers in water for an hour or two if
you're going to use them for grilling.
One time use only.
Wooden Skewers Small ORDER
HERE These are basically serve
appetizers with, and not cooking.
Metal Skewers ORDER HERE if you
grill a lot, these are great to have
Chinese Scissors - cutting meat, fish
and herbs.
Spider Strainer Scimmer- used to
scoop out hot foods from frying or
boiling.
Fine Mesh Strainer - These strainers
are essential during deep frying to
remove fine food bits and particles
which may burn and spoil your oil.
They also help decant the oil after
frying for reuse.
Dumpling Press - Take your wonton
skins or gyoza wraps that are stuffed,
put in press, and out comes your
dumpling.
Spiral Slicer - Easy to use for stir
fry's, broths etc
Tea pots and sets
Tea pots with infuser
Ginger grater
BAMBOO CLEANING WHISK ORDER
HERE efficiently cleans a wok as you
should NOT really put soap in the wok
to clean.
Steel Wok - 14 inch
Regular Wok - for stovetop
Cast Iron Wok - gas, electric stove,
grills & campfires
Induction Wok
Electric Wok - for countertop
WOK RING ORDER HERE  8 1/4"
Used to support woks when cooking on
a regular range, a wok ring sits on top
of your existing burner and ensures
that your wok won’t slide around while
you’re cooking.
Wok Spatula - special curve on
spatula for mixing food in wok
Steaming Ring ORDER HERE
You can put this in a stock pot,
accommodate 10-inch bamboo
steamers, freeing up your wok to stir
fry.
Sizzling Platter - Cast iron with
wooden base
Clay Pots - for cooking on stovetop
Bibimbap - premium ceramic

Smoking Bags - for indoor or outdoor
MEXICAN SPANISH

Paella Spoon
Mini Paella Pans - for tapas
Paella Serving Stand- to put your
paella pan on
Flan Pan
Ramekins - for small amounts of dips
Clay Pots - for cooking
Small Clay Pots - to put salsa in
Caldero Pots
Dutch Oven
Tortilla Press - used to make Mexican
flat bread or tortillas. Use the Comal to
heat up on both sides
Tortilla Warmer - use a colorful linen
napkin that will prevent tortilla's from
sticking.
Linen Napkin
Huarache Press - like a tortilla press
but oval shaped, and generally used to
make thicker tortilla's called Huaraches
Comal - It's a flat griddle (cast iron that
you'll need to season) that is popularly
used to roast or grill food. Griddles are
not only used to cook or heat tortillas
but also to toast seeds and roast
peppers.
There are
Dome Comals - that can be
used on kitchen stove, campfire, or a
propane
Comal Grill.

Molcajete & Tejolote - This tool is
cut from volcanic rock, and has a
rough surface is used to crush spices,
garlic, ginger, tomatoes for salsa,
avocados for guacamole, and various
other ingredients. It can also be used
to crush fresh herbs and prepare
various kinds of fresh sauces. it must
be seasoned with rice, rock salt, and
spices before it is used. You can use a
Motar & Pestle in a pinch.
Metate - also cut from volcanic rock,
but much larger, used to roll out
tortilla's and crush spices.

Molinillo - used for making creamy,
frothy hot chocolate. It can also be
used to froth up hot or cold coffee,
flavored milk, etc. Use a
Chocolate
Pot to make the hot chocolate.

Terra Cotta Cazueles - glazed inside
which distributes the heat evenly and
are often used for slow cooking in the
oven and on top of the stove.
Lime Squeezer

Olla de Hierrlo - Traditional stew pot

Taco Trays

Taco Salad Fry Basket

Taco Fry Basket

Tostada Fry Basket

Meat Pounder Tenderizer - looks
like a heavy duty metal spatula.

Smasher - To mash beans

Grater - to grate cheese

Margarita Glasses

Plastic Gloves - disposable; use
especially when working with hot
peppers. Keep Vinegar nearby to
neutralize any pepper oils that may
cause skin burns.

Pepper Seeder - looks almost like a
fishing hook, easily remove seeds from
hot peppers

Churro Maker
ITALIAN

Rectangular Pizza Stone - make
homemade Italian Bread on it
Cheese Graters
Cheese Knife - specialty knife to cut
hard Parmesan cheese
Ravioli Press
Ravioli Cutter
Gnocchi Board - roll them along the
ridges with a gentle pressure to imprint
Chitarra - looks like a flat harp, but
allows the pasta dough to be cut and
slide off when rolled over and pressed
on strings
Pasta Bike - Cuts sheets of dough
into ribbon noodles
Pasta Drying Rack
Colandar
Cannoli Form - for frying cannoli
shells
Garlic Press - for small bits
Pasta Pot - or stock pot, for large
noodles
Dutch Oven - for steaming seafood
and Osso buco
Olive Pitter - with one squeeze
presses the pit out of the olive,
keeping the skin nearly intact.
Sometimes called a
Cherry Pitter
Herb Cutter - which is a multi-wheeled
utensil that is run over the herbs. This
slices and dices the herbs without
risking fingers.
Olive Oil Cans - not only decorative,
but spouts make it easier to measure
the liquid, particularly when using
measuring spoons or pouring atop a
salad.
Pastry Brushes - dough is a popular
wrapping for meats, fruits and
cheeses. To keep the dough moist,
butter or olive oil is brushed across the
dough. Various sizes of pastry brushes
are used to coat the dough.
COFFEE & TEA

Coffee Cones
- if you don't have a
maker. Cone Filters are extra
Coffee Grinder
Aerolatte - Milk frother
Espresso Pot
Neopolitan Coffee Maker
French Press
Briki Greek Coffee Pot
Molinillo - used for making creamy,
frothy hot chocolate. It can also be
used to froth up hot or cold coffee,
flavored milk, etc. Use a
Chocolate
Pot to make the hot chocolate.
Espresso Tamper - to press down
the fresh ground beans
Milk Warmer - to heat up and froth
milk on cappuccino maker
Demitasse Cups
Demitasse Spoons
Tea Infuser - for fresh tea leaves
Glass Tea Pot
Stainless Tea Kettle
Tea Pot Kit
Cow Creamer
Whisk
GREEK

Olive Pitter - with one squeeze
presses the pit out of the olive,
keeping the skin nearly intact.
Sometimes called a
Cherry Pitter
Herb Cutter - which is a multi-wheeled
utensil that is run over the herbs. This
slices and dices the herbs without
risking fingers.
Grater - to grate cheese
Sizzling Platter - for Saganaki
Olive Oil Cans - not only decorative,
but spouts make it easier to measure
the liquid, particularly when using
measuring spoons or pouring atop a
salad.
Pastry Brushes - Phyllo, or filo,
dough is a popular wrapping for meats,
fruits and cheeses. To keep the dough
moist, butter or olive oil is brushed
across the dough. Various sizes of
pastry brushes are used to coat the
dough.
Honey Drizzler - most desserts call
for honey
Pepper Grinder - most recipes call
for fresh ground pepper.
Whisks - almost all sauces call for this
Steel Souvlaki Skewers - more
sturdier than wooden and reusable
Metal baking pans and tins -
cooking cheese, spinach pies and
desserts, Preferably not with non-stick
coatings as these tend to get very
scratched up when cutting.
Salad Spinner - for great Greek
salads
Metal Skewers - for Kabob's on the
grill
FRENCH

Madeline Tray - non stick for cookies
Tart Pans - regular size and mini
individual
Whisk
Brioche Pan
Quiche Pan
Petits Fours Pan - for mini cakes
Ramekins
Creme Brulee Cups
French Onion Soup Bowls - oven
safe
Escargot Pan - to bake snails in
Escargo Tongs - to hold shells
Escargo Forks - to work out of shell
Lemon/Cheese Zester
Peppermill
Linen Tea Towels
Mandolin - to get super thin slices of
fruits and vegetables
Pastry Brushes - dough is a popular
wrapping for meats, fruits and
cheeses. To keep the dough moist,
butter or olive oil is brushed across the
dough. Various sizes of pastry brushes
are used to coat the dough.
Rectangular Pizza Stone - to make
French Bread
French Oven - inside is typically
enameled while Dutch ovens are cast
iron.
Dutch Oven Cocotte - This is simply
a heavy casserole, or dutch oven,
perfect for stews, meats, and even
bread.
Gratin Baking Dish
Fish Poacher
Chinois - to strain sauces and broths
Pâté Terrine - even baking for meats,
custards, breads
Copper Pans - copper cookware
warms quickly and cools down fast,
giving you unparalleled control over
your food’s temperature as you cook.
Roasting Pan
Stock Pot
Stainless Steel Saute Pan - steel-
lined copper
GRILLING

Tongs
Long arm regular Spatula
Long Large Spatula
Grate Cleaner
Wooden Planks
Seasoned Wood & Chips
Disposable Pans
Smoking Bags - for indoor or outdoor
Meat Claws - to pick up and "pull"
meats
Meat Tenderizer - to poke holes
Marinade Injector
Meat Thermometer
Metal Skewers - for Kabob's on the
grill
Wooden Skewers
Steel Souvlaki Skewers - more
sturdier than wooden and reusable
Fire Chimney - to create lit coals, OR
to directly grill on
Kabob Grill Rack - which elevate
shish kabobs away from grill grates
and hold skewers in place
Cast Iron Skillets
Pizza Stones - Try using a pizza stone
ON your grill to get that "smokey"
flavor. The heavier duty ones are best
for the grill. You'll most certainly need
a metal
pizza paddle to remove the
pizza from the stone!!!
Flat Pizza Pan - for grill OR oven. If
you want to grill pancakes or eggs, just
cover with heavy duty tin foil. For
bacon, use a cast iron pan!!
Square Pizza Pan - up to 700*FFor a
more complete description on grilling
pizza's, DIY AND equipment needed,
visit
PIZZA PAGE

Dutch Ovens & Trivets - Use
DUTCH OVENS
over open fire or on
your grill for your stews, chili, soups,
etc. Put hot pots/pans on
TRIVETS
Tables - Get a metal one for hibachi's
and yakitori's, or smaller grills like
smoke joe's as they all produce high
heat.
DON'T put onto wooden or
glass top tables!!!
Chairs - You need something to sit on,
right???
Cutting Boards - Wooden ones that
don't break or crack are best,
especially when you have to cut/slice.
Get one that has deep grove around
perimeter to catch juices.
Grilling oven mitts - These are
heavy duty and a NECESSITY!!!
CAMPFIRE GRILLING GRATE
Easily cleaned, grill over the campfire
or your firepit, or even in your
fireplace!! (make sure you get your
fireplace cleaned more often if you use
it there!!)
Use
FIRE bricks or even sized rocks
to "raise" up over flame for slow grilling.
See notes below on what types of
wood to use.
APPETIZERS

Ball Scooper - to cut out balls of fruit
and veggies
Cheese Knife
Channel Knife - for garnishes
Paring Knife - for thin slices
Deep Fryer
Blooming Onion
Ramekins
Zester - to zest or get thin strips of
citrus fruit
Butter Curler - to get shaped butter
Butter Molds - different shapes
Spiraler - to get spiral shapes from
vegetables and fruits
Herb and Kale stripper - easy cutter
Peeler
Potato Ricer
Ginger Grater - good for garlic too
Garlic Press
Tomato Slicer
Egg Slicer
Mandolin - slice with ease
Jalapeno Corer
Apple Corer
Apple Corer and slicer
Strawberry Huller
Watermelon Wedger
Mini Tongs - for appetizers
Appetizer Toothpicks - decorative
Serving Tower - for a beautiful
presentation
Pastry Brushes
Smart Funnel
PIZZA

Pizza Paddle - thin/metal
Pizza Knife - rocker knife
Pizza Cutter
Grater - to grate cheese
Dough Docker - eliminates bubbles
Pizza Pans
Pizza Crisper - for thin crust
Deep Dish Pan
Deep Dish Pan Crimper - to ease
getting deep dish out of oven
Cast Iron Pan
Pizza Stones
Rectangular Pizza Stone - to make
Italian Breads and square pizza
Baking Steel
Pastry Brushes -To keep the dough
moist, butter or olive oil is brushed
across the dough. Various sizes of
pastry brushes are used to coat the
dough.
High Heat oven Mitts - go up higher
on forearm too. Wash, do not dry,
order a bit bigger than your size.

Fire Bricks - put on grill so pizza pan
can rest on it. It raises up pan from
heat/flame. Some say clay fire bricks
are better than ceramic.

Pan/deep dish pizza Spatula -
Stainless steel set. Use the scraper to
carefully clean stone

Pizza Wheel - super sharp

Pizza Spatula Server - Great for
cakes and pies too

Flat Metal Pizza Pan - Non stick 14"
for oven

Flat Pizza Pan - for grill OR oven. If
you want to grill pancakes or eggs, just
cover with heavy duty tin foil. For
bacon, use a cast iron pan!!

Square Pizza Pan - up to 700*F

Cast Iron Skillet - 12.5" pre-seasoned

Cast Iron Skillet - 3 piece set

Cast Iron Pizza Pan - also for baking
other things on the grill, stove top or
oven
Pizza Tray Stand
INDIAN

Steel Souvlaki Skewers - more
sturdier than wooden and reusable
Metal Skewers - for Kabob's on the
grill
Wooden Skewers
Fire Chimney - to create lit coals, OR
to directly grill on
Kabob Grill Rack - which elevate
shish kabobs away from grill grates
and hold skewers in place
Stainless Steel Masala Dabba
Spice Box - with individual lids
Chopping Board - Wooden ones are
recommended
Motar & Pestle - to mash seasonings
and other foods
Grater
Chutney Holder - to store your
chutney's
Lemon/Lime Juicer - Get the metal
kind, the plastic ones tend to break
easy. Alternately you can hold slice
over bowl and with your fingers and/or
fork, get the juice out and pick out any
escaping seeds.
Sifter - to drain liquids and retain
large seeds etc to discard; also to sift
flour
Heavy-bottomed Pots and Pans in
Different Sizes


Earthen Pots - to make curries
Samosa Tools - (if you don't want to
make you own, you can substitute
either won ton wrappers or egg roll
wrappers found in grocery store
refrigerated section- usually by
produce)

Wisk
Tongs
Cooking Spoons
Ladles
Slotted spoons
Skimmer/Strainer
Ginger Grater - and slicer
PLATTERS, BOWLS, SERVING
UTENSILS

Mini Tongs - for serving
Cheese Knife
Ramekins
EVERDAY KITCHEN

Dutch Oven
Napkins
Parchment Paper - like wax paper
BUT it's oven safe
Lemon Zester
Cheese Grater
Garlic Press
Potato Masher
Motar and Pestle
Meat Pounder & Tenderizer
Baking String
Meat Tenderizer - punctures holes in
meat
Marinade Injector
Thermometer
Cast Iron Pans
Colander
Adjustable Metal Colander - put
over a pot of water to steam
Peppermill
Linen Tea Towels
Tongs
Mini Tongs - for serving
Ramekins
Knifes
Cooking Spoons
Ladles
Slotted spoons
Rolling Pin
Mixing Bowls
Skimmer/Strainer
Microwave Steam Bags
Potato Peeler - peel veggies
Funnels
Mandolin - slice with ease
Cutting Boards
Smoking Bags - for indoor or outdoor
Pepper Grinder - most recipes call
for fresh ground pepper.
Whisks - almost all sauces call for this
Metal baking pans and tins -
cooking cheese, spinach pies and
desserts, Preferably not with non-stick
coatings as these tend to get very
scratched up when cutting.
Salad Spinner - for great salads
Pastry Brushes - Phyllo, or filo,
dough is a popular wrapping for meats,
fruits and cheeses. To keep the dough
moist, butter or olive oil is brushed
across the dough. Various sizes of
pastry brushes are used to coat the
dough.
SLOW COOKER

Slow Cooker Liners - SMALL 5 count
fits 1 - 3 quart slow cookers
REGULAR 6 count fits 3- to 8-quart
round or oval slow cookers

Microwave Steam Bags