The ramekins are small dishes very used during the cooking of creams burned, eggs casserole or creams in the water bath or in the oven. The materials used to make these kitchen accessories are: ceramic, porcelain and glass. In addition, ramekins are used to cook dips, sauces, appetizers, etc. But, what characterizes these kitchen accessories? What are the advantages they offer and how to maintain them so that they last in time? These are the questions that this section will try to answer.

What are the characteristics of ramekins ?

Having a size varying from one manufacturer to another, the depth of the ramekin pieces is between 4 and 8 ounces. Ramekin is an accessory made with materials that are highly resistant to the heat generated by microwaves and ovens. In addition, it can be used for decades. 

Moreover, the ramekins are compatible with the cooking of different desserts or dishes such as: chocolate desserts, vanilla desserts, muffins, creme brulee or souffle. In addition, there are ramekins in Pyrex or silicon or melamine on the market. Note that melamine ramekins are hard, light and strong while porcelain ramekins are durable and hygienic. 

What are the advantages of ramekins ?

The first advantages offered by ramekins are their size and shape. In fact, these two aspects can be customized according to the taste and preferences of the buyer's guests in terms of dishes. In addition, the cooking with the ramekins requires very little time, especially the preparation of soufflĂ©. However, these accessories must be properly maintained in order to prolong their useful life. 

Therefore, it is important to clean them after each use. In addition, the ramekins should be stored in a place that is consistent with the instructions on the packaging. It is also important to dry them well before storing them.