Appears in
The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Cuisine

By French Culinary Institute

Published 2021

  • About
Tongs do not puncture food as forks do, so they are an essential and versatile tool in every kitchen. They are helpful in turning, lifting, and plating food. They are particularly useful when moving food items to be eaten raw or without further cooking so that contamination from hands or other contaminants can be avoided.