Definitions for "Chinois"
Keywords:  strainer, conical, sieve, mesh, strain
French word for "Chinese". Also refers to a "China Cap", a very fine mesh, conical strainer.
the finest strainer available. Usually you wonâ€(tm)t come across these unless you are in a commercial kitchen.
A conical strainer with a handle, used for soups and sauces
Keywords:  last, care, expensive, purchase, years
an expensive purchase, but with care it will last many years