This chinois set from Fox Run is made from sturdy 18/8 stainless steel and comes with a wooden pestle and a chromed steel stand. The strainer has a fine mesh and assist handle for resting in pots and larger bowls. The chinois set allows you to easily strain custards, purees, soups, and sauces producing a very smooth texture. The perforated metal will keep the liquids and solids apart. It also enables you to sieve good stocks and broths, mashing berries for compotes, ridding fresh squash from excess water, and much more.