What's this kind of ladle called?
- Caviar Jan 10, 2005 04:43 PM
I have this weird ladle I picked up in Chinatown - it's perfect for basting. I'd like to recommend that others buy one, or possibly buy more.
I've tried searching for "basting ladle", "basting spoon", "cooking ladle", and a number of other variations on this, to no avail.
Does it have a name? Any idea where these can be obtained via the internet?
I don't know, but I've seen a number of antique silver punch ladles over the years that have this lip arrangement. New use for a punch ladle!
It's a type of gravy ladle. For pouring. Some also call it a soup ladle. But it's a gravy ladle.
After some poking around in shops like the one I bought this in, I wasn't able to find an exact match, but I did get that the line is called "Bravo".
That led me here:
This wasn't quite the right shape (the head is too angled, but it gave me a name for the piece - "spout ladle".
I found a more similar one here: