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Cooking chopsticks are an excellent tool when it comes to being a master chef! They're extremely versatile for picking up food, stir frying, mixing, and taste testing. If you haven't tried using chopsticks to cook, you won't find a tool as robust as cooking chopsticks. Generally, cooking chopsticks are made of wood and are extra long in format to help you reach inside your pots, pans and woks. The main advantage of cooking chopsticks is their precision. Unlike a spatula, or wooden spoon, cooking chopsticks enable more accurate cooking techniques when mastered.

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  • Natural Bamboo Chopsticks Set (10 pairs)
    Natural Bamboo Chopsticks Set (10 pairs)
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    long wooden chopsticks for cooking tableware natural chinese
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Why Cooking Chopsticks are Used by Professionals

If you've ever seen the kitchen of a Chinese, or other Asian restaurant, you may have seen professional chefs using cooking chopsticks to stir fry among other tasks. That's because cooking chopsticks are among one of the best tools in cooking. Due to the nature of chopsticks, they allow the chef to be extremely precise when it comes to taste testing, seasoning, and overall efficiency. A chef doesn't need to switch tools in the middle of cooking to perform different tasks, instead they can use an all-in-one tool in cooking chopsticks.

Big Chopsticks have Big Advantages

The fact that most cooking chopsticks are longer and more durable, gives them an advantage over cooking tools and regular chopsticks. For starters, cooking chopsticks are very durable, and because they’re bigger and longer, they can reach into even the largest cooking vessels like a wok. At the same time, its length protects the user from excessive heat in the cooking vessel, while giving access to unmatched precision. Due to their size and versatility, cooking chopsticks can be used as a precision tool, a scooping tool, a mixing tool, and a tasting tool, all in one!

Wooden Chopsticks are the Best for Cooking

You may be wondering what type of material is best for cooking. For chopsticks, generally most cooking chopsticks are made of wood. This is because cooking is highly abrasive and also has extreme temperature changes and wood is much more resistant to these rapid changes over time. You wouldn’t want to use a pair of plastic or similar chopsticks in high temperature settings.

 

Frequently Asked Questions about Cooking Chopsticks:

Here, we’ll address some frequent questions about buying and owning cooking chopsticks


Are Cooking Chopsticks Worth It?

Cooking chopsticks are among the best cooking tools and definitely worth it. Not only are they very inexpensive, you will seldom find a tool so versatile. Cooking chopsticks can be used to pick up food, stir fry, mix and it naturally drains any liquid or sauce, making it an excellent choice when it comes to cooking



What are Cooking Chopsticks Called?

Cooking chopsticks’ formal names are Saibashi, or Ryoribashi in Japanese. It’s rare that you will hear cooking chopsticks referred to in such a formal matter. To us, cooking chopsticks are simply extra long, extra durable wooden chopsticks!


Are Cooking Chopsticks Different?

Cooking chopsticks are generally very different from regular chopsticks. On average, expect a pair of cooking chopsticks to be 4-8 inches longer than your standard pair of chopsticks. Similarly, while regular chopsticks are made from a variety of materials, cooking chopsticks tend to be made from bamboo and wood. The extra length from cooking chopsticks also act as a great barrier to the heat from your cookware.