cutlery

This Folding Knife And Spork Is Plastic Cutlery Evolved

If there’s one downside to a summer spent relaxing at garden parties and backyard barbecues, it’s having to dine with disposable plastic cutlery. It’s flimsy and it’s awkward — and thanks to designer Wei Young, you’d be far better off just bringing this reusable set that folds away so it can hang off a carabiner.


This Stainless Steel Origami Spoon Is Shipped In A Flat Paper Envelope

Perfect for scooping things out of rectangular containers with flat walls, but not so great with anything round, the real claim-to-fame of David Adler’s Kafolda spoon is that it arrives as a perfectly flat piece of stainless steel and some assembly required.


A Beginner's Guide To Buying Custom Kitchen Knives

When selecting a set of knives for your kitchen, you can certainly go to any retail store and purchase an inexpensive set of knives made with plastic handles and low-grade steel. But, when you want something of higher quality, specialised design or materials, or you just want something a bit more personalised, custom is the way to go.


Every Airline Should Offer This Adorable Flying Cutlery

Designer Eugeni Quitllet was hired by Air France to redesign the airline’s in-flight cutlery and tableware. And as part of the new line, he went above and beyond the call of duty with a set of cutlery designed just for kids that transforms into a small airline of their own.


Feature: The Curious History Of Knives, Forks And Spoons

You use them every day. They’re some of the most simple but useful devices in existence. They’re used the world over. But who, exactly, invented knives, forks and spoons?


This Bizarre Cutlery Was Designed To Make First Dates Less Awkward

Everybody dreads first dates in their own way. Some worry that they won’t have anything to talk about. Others fear that they’ll be judged by what they say. And a token few are terrified — mortified! — that they’ll spill food all over themselves. For that cadre, I have a solution.


Biodegradable Cutlery Looks Like The Vegetables You'll Eat WIth It

This cutlery might look good enough to eat — and it almost kinda is, because it’s made from a biodegradable plastic that breaks down over time.


The Cutlery You Use Changes The Way Your Food Tastes

Be careful next time you reach for a spoon: your choice of cutlery could significantly affect the way your food tastes. That’s according to new research published in the open access journal Flavour, which suggests that the size, shape and colour of cutlery changes the way we perceive.


Self-Standing Butter Knife Keeps Condiments Off The Table

There are probably rules and proper etiquette on where to place a condiment-covered knife once you’ve spread jams or butter on your bread. But most of us just place it on the counter or table anyway, leaving an additional mess to be cleaned up. Is there a better way you ask? This self-standing butter knife.


It Scrapes, It Serves, And It Might Be The Most Useful Tool In Your Kitchen

Maximise your kitchen’s storage space with this clever spatula and serving tongs multipurpose tool known as the Chef2. Made from food-grade plastic it can withstand temperatures up to 220C, and it can stir, flip, scrape, lift, turn and serve a meal.