Traditional Cooking Implements

A simple list of the more common kitchen implements used in traditional Filipino cooking:

tacho
copper skillet

palayok
clay pot

kalan
clay stove

bistay
flat and wide strainer made of bamboo

batidor
wooden beater

putuhan
steamer used for making puto

bibingkahan
clay oven used to make bibingka rice cakes

pansit luglugan
noodle strainer

kawali
frying pan

sandok
ladle or scoop

bilao
rice winnower

 

Bilao
Bilao laden with Filipino food