Chopsticks; greatest invention of Chinese culture

Chopsticks, a symbol of the Chinese culture, originate from the 11 century B.C. They’re the simplest of all eating tools, but might be the most convenient. Especially for Chinese food, which is mostly cut into bite-small pieces before served. But there’s more to this cutlery than being ‘just’ two sticks. The development of chopsticks In … Continued

Chopstick etiquettes: the do’s and don’t

When Europeans first saw chopsticks, they were probably very puzzled: What is this? Can these two sticks be used as tableware? Compared to regular cutlery, using chopstick isn’t the easiest way, right? Especially, because they need to be held a certain way, but just see it as a yoga practice for your fingers.   However, … Continued