Correct use of chopsticks
Chopsticks are essential cooking utensils for Chinese and Japanese cuisine. For those who use chopsticks for the first time, it is important to know how to use them correctly. This time, I will introduce how to use chopsticks correctly. We will delve into various topics such as how to hold chopsticks and how to use them correctly. By the time you finish reading this article, you should be a chopstick professional.
1. How to hold chopsticks
To use chopsticks correctly, you must first hold them correctly. There are two ways to hold chopsticks. The first is to hold it like a pencil. Hold the chopsticks perpendicular to your fingers. Place your thumb on top of the chopstick and your index finger on the bottom of the chopstick. The second way to hold chopsticks is to hold them like a fork. Hold the chopsticks parallel to your fingers. Place your index finger on top of the chopsticks and your thumb on the bottom.
2.How to use chopsticks
Now that you know how to hold chopsticks, let’s learn how to use them. When using chopsticks, it is best to hold them in the middle. Then use the chopsticks to pick up the food. At this time, grab the food with the tip of the chopsticks. After picking up the food, bring it up to your mouth.
3. Chopstick etiquette
There are a few things to avoid when using chopsticks. First, don’t point at people with your chopsticks. This is disrespectful. Second, don’t use chopsticks to play with food. This is also rude. Finally, don’t use chopsticks to transfer food from one plate to another. This is considered a violation of etiquette
In conclusion, using chopsticks correctly is an important part of Chinese and Japanese cooking. For those who use chopsticks for the first time, it is important to know how to use them correctly. If you master the points introduced this time, you will soon become a chopstick professional.