How to choose wooden utensils?


In every house, wooden implements are likely to be found: spatulas, cutting boards and other kitchen items made of wood. But what about author’s dishes for serving dishes, as in the picture of an expensive interior magazine? If you like unusual and concise household items made from natural materials, then we advise you to read to the end. In this article we will tell you how to choose a quality product.

What to look out for


  • Beech. Elastic, easy to process, but at the same time strong and durable.
  • Oak and ash. Solid and durable too. Products from them are intended for daily use, they are not afraid of sharp metal objects.
  • Olive and walnut. These breeds are not as strong as the previous ones, but no less valuable. Dishes made from these types of wood are chosen for their expressive textural pattern.
  • Birch. It has a beautiful color and is quite soft.

What you need to know before buying

For each type of dishes there are certain selection rules. They will help you find a product that will serve you for a very long time.


Give preference to the end board. The wood fibers in such a product are located perpendicular to the cutting surface, and the knife, as it were, passes between them. The blade «spreads» the fiber instead of cutting through it, so the board lasts longer and the knife stays sharp. Oak is perfect for cutting boards.


To create a stylish and unusual serving, choose wooden bowls or plates for serving dishes. Such dishes made of natural wood will give a special taste to food. The best material for serving food is beech.

To keep your wooden plate looking its best, wash it in warm soapy water and dry it with an absorbent cloth. Store such utensils in well-ventilated cupboards.

How to use wood utensils

In the kitchen, wooden utensils are used not only for their intended purpose, but also as decorations — to create coziness. But this must be done in moderation, otherwise the house will turn into an artisan’s hut. A few wooden items will suffice. For example, bread bins, a mini-bar and a cute cup holder.

Dishes in the interior

Wooden utensils always fit into any interior of the house, and serving on such utensils will pleasantly surprise any guest. Such dishes create coziness and add zest to any room of the house or apartment. A small cupboard will look great on your desktop or on the corner of the sofa in front of the TV, and when serving coffee or tea to a guest, it will pleasantly surprise him. And of course, you are provided with beautiful and elegant photos.


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