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Traditional Mexican Cooking Utensils, Part I

Mexico in my Kitchen: Traditional Mexican Cooking Utensils, Part I|Authentic Mexican Food Recipes Traditional Blog

(Saucepan) is a modern version of the traditional Indian cooking utensil used for flavorful, less-water cooking. Its lid holds water on the top and, on its underneath surface, condenses steam that rises from the food simering in the Handi. The reverse taper of the sloping sides of the Handi permits water droplets to fall directly on to the food inside the Handi - thus making delicious, tender and moist food.

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Silverplated Pot w/ Handles

Beautiful silverplated bowl with handles made in Mexico resembling a traditional Aztec "olla" or cooking pot. The perfect catchall for pens, coins or cooking utensils.

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The method of steaming food was invented during the Han Dynasty thousands of years ago. Legend has it that General Han Xin made cooking utensils from bamboo and wood to cook food with steam. Through history, steaming has evolved to be one of the most iconic and essential cooking techniques in the Chinese culinary lexicon. The steamer basket replaces the traditional bamboo base with terracotta. This natural material has efficient liquid absorbing characteristics, meaning it can absorb any…