It allows for the rapid, efficient draining of water from pasta and vegetables. This ladle is ideal for scooping and spreading sauces on lasagna noodles and pizza dough. It is black in color. The PA+ series is an innovative line of products. Each item is constructed of fiberglass, nylon and polyamide. These products are heat-resistant up to 450° Fahrenheit, non-porous, virtually unbreakable, dishwasher-safe and non-stick surface friendly.