Everything about food, from matching food and wine to recipes, techniques and trends.
Moderators: Jenise, David M. Bueker, Robin Garr
Can anyone give me basic guidance on what to look for when buying bamboo steamer? I see some are all bamboo and some have wire mesh insiide the rings....
Also how do you use them? Set them over a pot of boiling water?
- Ultra geek
- Posts: 305
- Joined: Sat May 20, 2006 4:50 am
If what you're describing is what I think it is, they are stacked an top of a wok that has boiling water in the bottom and a thatched lid.
Here's an interesting link:
- The Hart of Buffalo
- Posts: 5866
- Joined: Thu Mar 23, 2006 5:13 pm
- Location: Niagara Falls, NY
I use the bamboo ones. I have to replace them every few years, but they're cheap. I have an old Revereware pot that I use as the steam source; the bamboo steamers just fit snugly on top of it.
- Stud Muffin
- Posts: 4422
- Joined: Thu Mar 23, 2006 8:28 pm
- Location: Big Sky
Return to The Forum Kitchen
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: Exabot [Bot], Yahoo [Bot] and 1 guest