Help Me Identify


Cookware vocabulary for foreign English speakers - please help us here!

by CHSeifert 8 months ago

I would like to start a thread to help us cookware enthusiasts, who speaks and writes broken English and aren’t totally sure of the correct names for certain cookware items. Please help us here...

Help me identify my Japanese knife

by acc2690 1 year ago

I got this knife in Miami around 10 years ago and would like to know what the brand/maker is. Could anyone shed some light for me? Thanks!

Need help identifying my japanese knife

by kono 2 years ago

I had gotten this knife from my grandmother before she died, and I know she brought it back from Japan before I was born, so it's very dear to me, and I would appreciate any help that I can get, th...

Please help me identify these winter squashes

by annaesm 10 months ago

I bought them at Grand Army Plaza a week ago Saturday. They were among the smallest ones the vendor had. The type was listed, but I forgot it. They appear pretty dense and hard. I assume they ca...

Scallop Pie?

by zackly 10 months ago

My memory is failing me but I remember making some sort of scallop dish which was scallops in a cream sauce, not unlike coquilles St-Jacques, but it was baked in a crust like a pie. I think it was ...

What kind of pepper is this?

by Bigley9 1 year ago

Hi. I’m hoping someone can help me identify this pepper/chile. The plant was labeled guajillo but that’s a dried pepper and from what I’ve read the fresh version grows in clusters and these do not....

Help me identify new copper pot

by rararobb 1 year ago

Hi everyone. I stopped by a sidewalk sale at Verjus in SF today. I found a thickish feeling copper pot that was a very aggressive price. I’ve always wanted to try a copper pot so went for it. It ...

Identify this Heavy 12" saute pan? No markings...

by AbdominalSnowman 1 year ago

Heavy pan. Thick plate on bottom. Handle well riverted. Absolutely NO markings! Hope it's worth what I paid. Thx all!

"kaufu" Shanghai dish..what is it?

by erica 16 years ago

Saw a photo of this dish, served as an appetizer in a NYC Chinatown Shanghai place. But there was no description...what is it?

"Danish" Lobster Tails

by JugglerDave 16 years ago

Dining in West Palm Beach, I had a dish called "Danish" Lobster Tails. There were 15 or so of these minute tails on a plate; each one was maybe an inch long of tail meat. Doing a google search, ...

What type of cheese is this? (brown/white rind, soft brie-like interior)

by nuritnurit 1 year ago

I asked my bf to go to a fromagerie and buy brie, and he came back with a brie-like cheese with a brown and white rind. It was saltier than brie. I've attached a pic of the rind - we had eaten most...

What fruit is this?

by MarkNZ 1 year ago

Hi. My friends have this tree at their new house with fruit on it that the birds love. The size is about 1 and half inches across. Any ideas what it could be? I live in New Zealand.

What is the name of this delicious mystery dish?

by love22 1 year ago

I only had it once in Oklahoma if that helps. My job Just catered it in for us along with other stuff. Not important. All i can do is describe it. Lol if you know what it MIGHT be (or where i can b...

Saucier identification

by GerardC 1 year ago

In Portugal I saw this saucier at a cooking demo. Does anyone recognize the manufacturer? Thanks!

What is this chinese veg., and how to cook it?

by Howard_2 2 years ago

At the Asian market I bought a green vegetable that I thought was labelled Chinese spinach (though I wouldn't swear to it). It had comparatively tough stalks--long, thin, but tough, almost woody--...

What’re these tools?

by justbeingpolite 2 years ago

We think they’re kitchen tool. They were in a kitchen drawer when the house was moved into ten years ago. They’ve just sat there. Raspy ends like files but hookier ( like metal Velcro).

What is this kitchen tool?

by ChervilGeorge 4 years ago

Any idea what this little guy is used for? I would guess that it's some kind of coring tool. Both sides are slightly sharp. Not enough to cut your fingers with. There is no serration. I guesse...

Anyone know what this is?

by CygnusX1 2 years ago

Trying to identify this for a friend. I feel like I should know what it is, but it's escaping me.