HOW RO CHOOSE THE BEST CUTLERY SET?
Given that the knife, fork and spoon are merely tools for eating, they hold a prominent place in a kitchen. Also, without the help of Cutlery, you can't have your daily meals.
To make your purchase experience simple and exciting, we have put together some basic facts that will help you choose best-fit cutlery set for your dining needs.
The cutlery comes on all kind of materials - silver, stainless steel, plastic, bone, wood and bamboo.
The vast majority of cutlery sold, made of silver and stainless steel. Stainless steel is the best option when it comes to the cost of cutlery, silver can cost you a fortune.
Alternatively, stainless steel cutlery can cost you between $20 to $400. Additionally, Stainless steel is a perfect match and mix for your modern kitchen table setting or parties.
Why is Stainless Steel the best for cutlery?
Stainless steels have a high resistance to corrosion and maintain high strength at all temperature. The aesthetic (high quality and pleasant appearance) and hygienic characteristic (the cleanability) of stainless steel makes them first choice in hospitals, kitchens, food and pharmaceutical processing facilities.
Stainless steel cutlery comes in different grades. The grade of stainless steel indicates the quality, durability and temperature resistance. 18/8 and 18/10 are the two most common grade used in food preparation and dining, also known as type 304(304 Grade). these number represents the portion of chromium (18%) and nickel (10%) in the stainless-steel composition.
The style is a reflection of your attitude and your personality. So, it's an essential aspect of selecting cutlery.
Choose the design and shape that have a balance weight. That means not too heavy or not too light. Heavy cutlery causes the burden on your hand, while lightweight cutlery can compromise quality.
Pay attention to the polish of cutlery surface. If you like shiny surface go for the mirror polished, otherwise hand brush policed cutlery.
The cutlery comes in different colours. Golden Cutlery, Black Cutlery is the most popular amongst the others.
FAMILY IS SIZE:
Another critical consideration is the size of the cutlery set. Usually, you can find 4 pieces set to 70 pieces set. It comes to the question of how big your family?
Buying a 16-piece cutlery set (4 place setting) is an excellent option for most of the family.
HOW TO TAKE CARE OF CUTLERY?
The most cutlery is crafted in stainless steel, meaning that it’s built to last. However, it’s still essential that you look after your cutlery to keep it in optimum condition for years to come. As cutlery is in constant use, proper care and attention can go a long way to ensuring that it is in the as best shape as possible.
When you’ve finished eating with your cutlery, try and wash it as soon as possible afterwards. It will help prevent acidic foods from staining blades, tines or bowls. Dry them straight after cleaning to make sure watermarks are kept to a minimum, as well as stopping potential corrosion due to hard water or harsh detergents.
Most cutlery is perfectly dishwasher-safe, but it’s still best that you dry it with a tea towel afterwards. You may have noticed dishwashers can often leave your cutlery spotted.
To avoid scratches, keep your cutlery in a tray lined with soft fabric. If you want to store your excess cutlery for a special occasion, wrap them in tissue paper and then tie it in a plastic bag which helps halt oxidisation.
If you want to find out more about Cutlery please read our blog post here.