Today we advocate culinary originality and creativity, but precision remains and will always remain paramount in cooking, and especially in pastry-making! No more using unsuitable utensils, or calculating conversions to weigh your ingredients to the gram...
Discover our range of cooking scales, which will allow you, according to your needs, to measure in a precise and easy way, and to succeed for sure your recipes like a chef! Whether you are a professional or a private individual, you are bound to find one that suits you!
It is the essential utensil for any cook or pastry chef, beginner or advanced! Because today, all the necessary ingredients are precisely indicated on the recipes, and even if it is interesting (and recommended!) to do some tests, some rules must still be respected. We are far from the double pan weighing scales sold with their "box of weights", as they used to exist years ago in our grocery stores! They have become beautiful collector's items, but are no longer really used today, as they are less precise and not really easy to handle! MeilleurduChef.com has selected for you different innovative models with very specific features...
They allow very accurate weighing of small to medium quantities. Their maximum range is usually 5 kg. They are fairly small, can be easily stored in a cupboard and are easy to maintain. All that remains is to monitor the batteries and ...determine the desired accuracy: 0.1 g, 0.5 g or 1 g... Practically all Electronic Scales have the "Tare" function, which allows you to reset the weight indicated on the scale to zero, and not to take into account the weight of the container in which you place your ingredients. Some, like the Attraction by , can even give you the weight in millilitres, rather than grams, for all liquid products. No more complicated calculations! These electronic scales will make your daily life easier and maybe even bring a touch of design to your kitchen with their modern look and bright display!
Precision electronic scales
More used for measuring agar agar, Mycryo cocoa butter, spices or certain additives that must be used in very small quantities. Chef Philippe recommends very efficient model , or the (200 g / 0.1 g), which is even smaller (and more practical) with a maximum range of 200 g.
Mechanical laboratory balances
Reserved for professional use, , although less accurate than an electronic scale, can measure fairly large quantities, from 4 to 50 kg approximately. Equipped with a stainless steel plate and a large dial, it facilitates the work of bakers and other professionals who need sturdy and easy-to-use equipment. Since it does not require a power source, it is virtually usable for life!
Spoons with digital scale
Double functionality for these spoons with scale which allow you to handle and weigh your products in grams, or in ounces for those who cook "internationally"! The unit of measurement is usually 0.1 g. Very practical, some models with detachable handles are very easy to clean. A special feature is the "add weighted" function and the automatic shut-off to save batteries, a function that is also found in conventional electronic scales.
Now it's up to you to choose the model that will tip the scales!