Chopsticks

According to estimates, China uses almost 45 billion pairs of chopsticks a year. (Image:  Michael Johnson  via  wikimedia  CC BY 2.0 )

A Peek Into China’s Culture of Chopsticks

The Chinese never traditionally used forks or knives for eating food. Instead, they have been using chopsticks for centuries. To accommodate the usage of chopsticks, Chinese cuisine has developed dishes that feature small, bite-sized pieces of food. According to estimates, China…

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A Peek Into China’s Culture of Chopsticks

The Chinese never traditionally used forks or knives for eating food. Instead, they have been using chopsticks for centuries. To accommodate the usage of chopsticks, Chinese cuisine has developed dishes…

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Chopsticks: More Than an Eating Utensil

Legend has it that chopsticks were invented by Emperor Yu the Great, who was once stranded on an island and started cooking some meat. His hunger uncontrollable, he used two…

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13 Taboos to Avoid When Using Chopsticks

Chopsticks have been a part of Chinese life since ancient times. Chopsticks come with customs and rules of proper usage. These rules are very particular, but are followed quite naturally…