A silicone spatula is a kitchen tool that features a flexible head made of silicone and a handle for comfortable grip. It is specifically designed for scraping, stirring, and smoothing food ingredients during cooking and baking.
- Mixing and Incorporating: Silicone spatulas are commonly used for mixing and incorporating ingredients in bowls, pots, or pans. The flexible head ensures thorough mixing and scraping of the sides and bottom of the container.
- Scraping and Scooping: Silicone spatulas are effective for scraping batters, sauces, or doughs from bowls, jars, or pans, minimizing waste and ensuring all the ingredients are used.
- Heat-Resistant Cooking: Silicone spatulas are suitable for use in high-temperature cooking, such as stirring ingredients in hot pans or scraping caramelized bits from the bottom of a skillet. They are heat-resistant and won’t melt or warp.
- Non-Stick Cookware: Silicone spatulas are safe to use with non-stick cookware, as they won’t scratch or damage the coating. They allow for easy flipping, turning, or removing food from non-stick surfaces.