A bain marie is the fancy term for a hot water bath. It's used for cooking delicate foods like custards and terrines to create a gentle and uniform heat around the food.
A bain-marie also known as a water bath or double boiler), a type of heated bath, is a piece of equipment used in science, industry, and cooking to heat materials gently and gradually to fixed temperatures, or to keep materials warm over a period of time.
Features of Bain Marie
- Perfect finish
- Rust resistance