The bamboo steamer has been used for centuries in Asia for steaming foods. This ancient cooking tool has been become a "main stream" cooking tool in U.S. households as well. Read about the many uses of the traditional Asian bamboo steamer.
A tortilla press is used to make only corn tortillas. Flour tortillas are normally rolled thin with a wood rolling pin. Learn about the Mexican tortilla press including cast iron, wood, and electric and how to Select the right press for you.
Learn about some of the common Japanese household cooking utensils.
Learn about Japanese mortar and pestle called a suribachi and surikogi. The article includes photographs, history, uses, and recipes.