Having the Brabantia stainless steel skimmer in your arsenal of kitchen utensils is ideal. There are a variety of applications it can be used for, other than retrieving deep fried items. When you are steaming vegetables or pasta items, it is the ultimate tool to get each item out without all of the hot liquid. It is easy to transfer ravioli, angliotti and tortellini from the pasta water right to the sauce pan. this is also a good option for sifting rice during the cleaning process as well as dry beans and in fresh citrus juices. Squeeze citrus all you want and use the skimmer to pick up any seeds that get by. This kitchen utensil has a variety of uses and is ideal to have on hand.