For opening

Instruments that remove lids, caps or corks from containers in order to provide access to their contents.

For grinding and grating

Instruments that can reduce food to fine particles, shavings, powder, purées, etc.

For measuring

Instruments designed to measure the volume or weight of ingredients, food temperature, and cooking or preparation time.

For straining and draining

Instruments used to filter dry or liquid foods, or to remove the liquid used to wash, blanch, cook or fry certain foods.

Baking utensils

Baking: refers to the production of cakes, cookies and other usually sweet comestibles made from cooked dough, pastry or batter.

Set of utensils

Main kitchen utensils, often matching, stored in a stand.

Miscellaneous utensils