Swiss Kitchen Essentials
A Swiss kitchen needs to be well equipped with a set of small yet handy tools that can help you produce Swiss food in a matter of time. Here is a guide for reference to give you an insight about Swiss kitchen essentials.
A few must have Swiss kitchen tools are as follows:
A Swiss Peeler can peel the skin off a butternut squash or a carrot within seconds. A must have for all vegetable lovers!
A micro plane grater is very useful in a kitchen for tasks like grating hard cheese like pepperoni and for grating citrus Rhine.
A pair of tongs can be used by lefties and righties alike to avoid burning fingers and other accidents. It can be used for lifting hot pans and are an indispensible kitchen tool.
For those who love to cook meat, this is one of the most essential tools that you need to have in your Swiss kitchen. You can buy a cheap and useful $10 version or a fancy $100 one which is a little more convenient to use. Make sure that you calibrate the thermometer before use by sticking it in ice-cold water or boiling water and then reset it.
These are used for preparing soups, pastas, and purées. Make sure that the one in your kitchen is heavy and large and heats up quickly so that it is easy to cook your favorite recipes.
For all the tasks ranging from slicing vegetables to quartering a chicken, a Chef’s knife is required. To suit the budget and suffice the need one needs to buy a set of forged knives i.e. the steel of the blade is embedded till the bottom of the handle, to the slicing and dicing of meat and vegetables. A $30 chef knife can suffice the need .But make sure that u take it to the knife store occasionally to keep it sharp. In that case one can get a Paring knife too for coring apples or cutting strawberries.
A large Skillet
A cast iron, $30 dollar skillet can be used in a kitchen to fry steak, eggs, sauces. Make sure that you do not purchase a small one. It is always better to have a large skillet so that it can serve all purposes.
A glass or stainless steel mixing bowl is very essential in a Swiss kitchen. One doesn’t need to buy a set of bowls. One big mixing bowl would be fine for use. Avoid using plastic mixing bowls. Mixing is a lot lesser messy in a glass or stainless steel bowl.
A Whisk is a very important tool in a Swiss kitchen. For a quick omelet or other quick bites, you need to have a sturdy whisk in your kitchen. Make sure that your whisk does not have any bends.
So get ready to create magically delicious food in your Swiss kitchen using these simple tools!
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