Chinese Cooking Utensils
Here is a list of a few essential Chinese cooking utensils:
Wok - Traditionally made of cast iron, curved woks are ideal for steaming and stir frying.
Bamboo Steamer - Designed to sit over water in the curved base of a wok.
Chopsticks - As well as using chopsticks to eat food, the Chinese use long chopsticks to turn and move food when cooking.
Earthenware Casseroles - These are used quite extensively in Chinese cooking. They can be plain or highly decorated.
Strainers - Used for straining boiled or deep fried foods. These are usually made of a fine mesh and have long handles.
Khoan Vong demonstrates how to season a wok. This is an essential task for every new wok you buy: