Asian cuisine is very specific, so special utensils are needed for its preparation and consumption. Unlike Europeans who prefer wood and metal utensils, Asians utilize bamboo stems due to their affordability and durability. The most common utensils for sushi are bamboo chopsticks, as well as a bamboo mat.
Bamboo chopsticks are very old cutlery for sushi, which are convenient for grabbing pieces of food. The chopsticks’ rough texture prevents food from sliding back into the plate. These are disposable devices that are easily recycled after use. Bamboo chopsticks are commonly served with the following sushi dishes:
In addition to taking food with them, chopsticks perform other roles. Yes, with their help you can:
A bamboo mat is an important accessory for making sushi, thin bamboo lamellas connected by a cotton thread. The space between them is minimal so that the rug can bend. To increase the mat’s durability, wrap it in cling film before use, especially if you are making uramaki. Its main use is for rolling beautiful dense rolls, but you can use it for some other purposes:
Our device for preparing sushi and rolls fully meets all safety requirements and allows you to create perfect rolls:
Now you know what tools are used for sushi and other Asian dishes. You can start getting acquainted with oriental cuisine right now!