Cooking utensils / Les ustensiles de cuisine (v)

Useful list of French cooking utensils

Vocab

Un ustensile A utensil
La casserole The saucepan
La poêle The frying pan
Le plat The dish
Un plat à gratin A casserole dish
Un moule à gâteau A cake tin / a cake pan
Un saladier A salad bowl
Un saladier A mixing bowl
Le bol The bowl
Le fouet Whisk
Un rouleau à pâtisserie A rolling pin
Une cuillère en bois A wooden spoon
La cuillère à soupe The tablespoon
La cuillère à café The teaspoon
La spatule Spatula
Une louche A ladle
Une passoire A colander
La planche à découper Chopping board / cutting board
Le couteau The knife
Une râpe à fromage A cheese grater
Un épluche-légumes A vegetable peeler
Un ouvre-boîte A can opener / tin opener
La balance Scale

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LucienC1Kwiziq community member

spoon names and sizes

I'm puzzled by you're translating 'teaspoon' as 'une cuillère à café'. Surely it should be 'une cuillère à thé'? I've also heard 'une petite cuillère'. I would expect to reserve 'une cuillère à café' for a coffee spoon, a different, smaller item.
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JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

I agree with your logic but I recall having a similar query with my step-son who lives and works in France.

His explanation is that coffee is consumed much more than tea in France. I wasn't impressed with that excuse, but that seems to be the practical explanation.

spoon names and sizes

I'm puzzled by you're translating 'teaspoon' as 'une cuillère à café'. Surely it should be 'une cuillère à thé'? I've also heard 'une petite cuillère'. I would expect to reserve 'une cuillère à café' for a coffee spoon, a different, smaller item.

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LucienC1Kwiziq community member

Mix up

Surely a mixing bowl = 'un bol à mélanger' and 'un saladier' is just an editing error, copied over from the previous line?

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Mix up

Surely a mixing bowl = 'un bol à mélanger' and 'un saladier' is just an editing error, copied over from the previous line?

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