Definition of batterie de cuisine
- Tin molds for this purpose have been used in France at least since the beginning of the 19th century, the time of the great chef Careme, who contributed more than a hundred molds and utensils to the current batterie de cuisine.
- —Pierre Franey, New York Times, 14 Apr. 1982
- Kitchen knives are, along with cookware, the most important item in the batterie de cuisine.
- —The Guardian (London), 7 Dec. 1991
- … a jumble of cast-iron pots, copper pans, weirdly shaped strainers, escargot pans, brioche molds and nearly every other conceivable weapon in the batterie de cuisine.
- —Catherine Watson, Dallas Morning News, 6 May 2001
- From the epoch that began with a tiny kitchen, three pans, and a big table, I emerged with four children, a batterie de cuisine, and a dining room table that seats 16.
- —Cynthia Zarin, Gourmet, July 2009