The preparation procedure of passing a dry ingredient such as flour or sugar through a mesh bottom sieve. This process combines air with the ingredient being Sifted, making it lighter and more uniform in texture, which improves the baking or food preparation process. When Sifting, there are various utensils that can be used to assist with the process. Various types of sieves work to Sift ingredients however, the typical Sifters that provide the best results include drum sieves or small trigger activated Sifters. A trigger activated Sifter holds contents to be Sifted while the hand activated trigger rotates a Sifting mechanism which pushes the contents through a sieve screen to the preparation surface below.
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