Sieves, Strainers & Colanders

Sieves, Strainers, and Colanders – Fundamental Kitchen Tools

Sieves, strainers and colanders are fundamental kitchen tools that can make cooking more manageable and more accurate in restaurant and cafe kitchens.

Whether draining pasta, separating liquids from solids, or sifting flour, these tools are designed to help you achieve the perfect texture and consistency.

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Dynamic Stabilizing Base for 20Ltr Salad Spinner

SKU: AD288
Availability: Next Day
£82.35 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£82.35 ex VAT

For use with product codes E20 & E20SC. Model: AC019.

For use with product codes E20 & E20SC. Model: AC019.

Tinned Conical Strainer 7cm

SKU: C792
Availability: 19/04/2024
£2.89 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£2.89 ex VAT

3″(Ø). Polypropylene handle.

3"(Ø). Polypropylene handle.

Tinned Conical Strainer 14cm

SKU: C794
Availability: Next Day
£6.29 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£6.29 ex VAT

5.5″(Ø). Polypropylene handle.

5.5"(Ø). Polypropylene handle.

Polypropylene Frame Sieve 7cm

SKU: C795
Availability: Next Day
£2.46 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£2.46 ex VAT

3″(Ø). Stainless steel mesh. Polypropylene frame.

3"(Ø). Stainless steel mesh. Polypropylene frame.

Polypropylene Frame Sieve 14cm

SKU: C797
Availability: Next Day
£7.56 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£7.56 ex VAT

5.5″(Ø). Stainless steel mesh. Polypropylene frame.

5.5"(Ø). Stainless steel mesh. Polypropylene frame.

Polypropylene Frame Sieve 18cm

SKU: C798
Availability: 11/04/2024
£7.65 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£7.65 ex VAT

7″(Ø). Stainless steel mesh. Polypropylene frame.

7"(Ø). Stainless steel mesh. Polypropylene frame.

Vogue Sieve 10cm

SKU: C799
Availability: Next Day
£7.77 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£7.77 ex VAT

4″(Ø). Stainless steel mesh.

4"(Ø). Stainless steel mesh.

Vogue Sieve 14cm

SKU: C800
Availability: Next Day
£9.99 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£9.99 ex VAT

5.5″(Ø). Stainless steel mesh.

5.5"(Ø). Stainless steel mesh.

Vogue Sieve 18cm

SKU: C801
Availability: Next Day
£13.69 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£13.69 ex VAT

7″(Ø). Stainless steel mesh.

7"(Ø). Stainless steel mesh.

Heavy Duty Strainer 12″

SKU: C831
Availability: Next Day
£48.45 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£48.45 ex VAT

300(Ø)mm. Double mesh. 440mm handle

300(Ø)mm. Double mesh. 440mm handle

Heavy Duty Strainer 14″

SKU: C832
Availability: 11/04/2024
£51.85 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£51.85 ex VAT

350(Ø)mm. Double mesh.

350(Ø)mm. Double mesh.

Vogue Lifter 5″

SKU: C834
Availability: Next Day
£5.32 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£5.32 ex VAT

Nickel steel. Diameter: 130mm

Nickel steel. Diameter: 130mm

Vogue Lifter 6″

SKU: C835
Availability: Next Day
£8.60 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£8.60 ex VAT

Nickel steel. Diameter: 150mm.

Nickel steel. Diameter: 150mm.

Vogue Lifter 8″

SKU: C836
Availability: Next Day
£10.50 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£10.50 ex VAT

Nickel steel. Diameter: 200mm.

Nickel steel. Diameter: 200mm.

Vogue Lifter 9″

SKU: C837
Availability: Next Day
£12.00 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£12.00 ex VAT

Nickel steel. Diameter: 230mm.

Nickel steel. Diameter: 230mm.

Dynamic Manual Salad Spinner 10Ltr

SKU: CE884
Availability: Next Day
£132.60 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£132.60 ex VAT

Manual. Capacity: 10 Litre. HACCP Compliant Sealed Cover

Manual. Capacity: 10 Litre. HACCP Compliant Sealed Cover

Dynamic Manual Salad Spinner 20Ltr

SKU: CE885
Availability: Next Day
£141.95 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£141.95 ex VAT

Manual. Capacity: 20 Litre. HACCP Compliant Sealed Cover

Manual. Capacity: 20 Litre. HACCP Compliant Sealed Cover

Dynamic Sealed Salad Spinner 20Ltr

SKU: CF255
Availability: 5-6 Weeks
£178.50 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£178.50 ex VAT

Capacity: 20Ltr. HACCP compliant sealed cover. Model: E20 SC.

Capacity: 20Ltr. HACCP compliant sealed cover. Model: E20 SC.

Double-Handled Aluminium Colander 18.5″

SKU: CJ768
Availability: Next Day
£45.90 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£45.90 ex VAT

Size: 18 1/2″ / 47cm diameter

Size: 18 1/2" / 47cm diameter

Vogue Round Colander White 380mm

SKU: CW352
Availability: Next Day
£3.85 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£3.85 ex VAT

Size: 380(Ø)mm. Material: Polyethylene

Size: 380(Ø)mm. Material: Polyethylene

DeBuyer Stainless Steel Conical Colander With Hook 28cm

SKU: CY493
Availability: 7-10 Days
£60.35 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£60.35 ex VAT

28cm

28cm

Araven Polypropylene Colander 9″

SKU: DL943
Availability: Next Day
£6.71 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£6.71 ex VAT

Size: 9″ / 23.5cm diameter

Size: 9" / 23.5cm diameter

Araven Polypropylene Colander 11″

SKU: DL944
Availability: Next Day
£7.99 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£7.99 ex VAT

Size: 11″ / 28cm diameter

Size: 11" / 28cm diameter

Araven Polypropylene Colander 15″

SKU: DL945
Availability: Next Day
£15.55 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£15.55 ex VAT

Size: 15″ / 38cm diamter

Size: 15" / 38cm diamter

Vogue Coarse Conical Strainer 10″

SKU: DM059
Availability: Next Day
£29.40 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£29.40 ex VAT

250(Ø)mm. 2mm holes.

250(Ø)mm. 2mm holes.

Vogue Potato Chip Drainer

SKU: E712
Availability: Next Day
£39.90 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£39.90 ex VAT

Stainless steel. Size: 176(H)x 413(Ø)mm.

Stainless steel. Size: 176(H)x 413(Ø)mm.

Vogue Chinois 8″

SKU: E818
Availability: Next Day
£32.90 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£32.90 ex VAT

203(Ø)mm.

203(Ø)mm.

Vogue Chinois 10″

SKU: E819
Availability: Next Day
£28.00 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£28.00 ex VAT

240(Ø)mm.

240(Ø)mm.

OXO Good Grips Salad and Herb Spinner

SKU: GG058
Availability: 25/03/2024
£25.50 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£25.50 ex VAT

Capacity: 2.8Ltr. Size: 200(Ø)mm

Capacity: 2.8Ltr. Size: 200(Ø)mm

OXO Good Grips Salad Spinner

SKU: GG059
Availability: Next Day
£36.55 ex VAT
Pack Size 0
£36.55 ex VAT

Capacity: 5.8Ltr. Size: 270(Ø)mm

Capacity: 5.8Ltr. Size: 270(Ø)mm

What are Sieves, Strainers and Colanders?

They come in various shapes and sizes and can be made from multiple materials, such as stainless steel, mesh, plastic, or silicone.

Sieves

These are used to sift dry ingredients such as flour or sugar to remove lumps and create a fine texture.

Strainers

These are designed to separate liquids from solids, such as when straining pasta or vegetables.

Colanders

These are typically larger and can be used for draining larger quantities of food, such as when washing fruits or draining rice.

Tea Sieves

These are small, handheld filters explicitly designed for steeping loose-leaf tea.

Basket Sieves

These strain larger amounts of liquid, such as when making stock or soup.

Uses for Sieves, Strainers and Colanders

Sieves, strainers and colanders have many uses in commercial kitchens.

  • Draining spaghetti or rice.
  • Separating solids from liquids, such as when making stock or soup
  • Sifting dry ingredients to remove lumps and create a fine texture
  • Washing fruits and vegetables
  • Straining tea leaves
  • Removing impurities from liquids, such as when making clarified butter or broth

Benefits of Using Sieves, Strainers, and Colanders in hospitality kitchens

These tools offer several benefits, including improved quality of food by removing impurities, excess water, or unwanted particles, faster cooking times, reduced waste, and adaptability in a wide range of applications.

Consistency is crucial in commercial kitchens to maintain the quality of the dishes and build customer loyalty.

By removing unwanted particles and impurities, chefs can create consistent results, ensuring every dish is of the same high quality.

What's the difference between a sieve, strainer and a colander?

Sieves are used for sifting dry ingredients, strainers for separating solids from liquids, and colanders for draining larger quantities of food.

How to look after your sieve strainer or colander?

Proper maintenance and care of these devices can help prolong their lifespan.

The material can be washed in warm, soapy water and dried thoroughly before storing. Always follow the manufacturer's instructions for cleaning and storage. Always follow the manufacturer's instructions for cleaning and storage.

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