Cutting board is one of the essential products in our daily life, and it is also a commonly used kitchen utensil. There are four different types of chopping board on the market: wooden chopping board, bamboo chopping board, tempered glass chopping board and plastic chopping board, chopping board of different materials and different sizes Each has its own characteristics. Let's talk about their characteristics.
1, wooden chopping board
Natural materials are relatively healthy, high in density, strong in toughness, and very firm to use, and are suitable for cooking or cutting hard foods. A wide variety of species: beech, oak, iron wood, cypress, poplar, ginkgo, etc. However, long-term use of wooden cutting boards is easy to crack, wood slag may be generated, and regular maintenance is required. Some wooden cutting boards (such as ebony) contain poisonous substances and have an odor. Using it to cut vegetables can contaminate dishes and cause vomiting, abdominal pain, and dizziness. The surface is prone to knife marks. If cleaning is not thorough, it can easily filth, breed bacteria, and contaminate food.
2, plastic chopping board
The plastic cutting board is mostly made of polypropylene, polyethylene, etc. Although it is light in weight and easy to carry, it is easily deformed and is not resistant to high temperatures. It is not suitable for cutting some foods with big grease, otherwise it is not easy to clean. Some plastic cutting boards with rough texture can easily cut off the froth. When the food enters the body, it will cause damage to the liver and kidneys. Some deep colored plastic cutting boards will be made of waste plastics, with more harmful substances. Some cutting boards It contains plasticizers such as lead and cadmium, which may cause cancer even after long-term use. Therefore, the plastic cutting board is best to choose a plastic cutting board with translucent color, good quality, uniform color, no impurities and pungent odor.
3, bamboo cutting board
Qualified bamboo cutting boards should be made of natural plants. The materials are firm and not easily cracked or dregs off. The dirt is not easy to get stuck in the cracks. It is slightly lighter than wood, and it is not easily falsified. The quality is relatively stable, and it is relatively clean and clean. Convenience. Because the bamboo cutting board is easy to dry, it is not easy to mold and has a bad smell. It is a good choice. In the ointment is that bamboo cutting board is not enough because of the thickness, mostly made of splicing, can not withstand the hit, so it is best used to cut vegetables or fruits, while the meat is not very suitable.
4, glass chopping board
Advantages of glass chopping board are easy to clean, can be washed directly after use, and it will not produce mold; anti-skid design on the cutting board is not easy to move on the operating table; chopping board does not seep or suck oil, cut fruit or make cakes are quite it is good. The shortcomings are also obvious: when the vegetables are chopped, the sound is not very pleasant, and even some harsh, but it is good to get used to it; when you first started using it, you would not dare to start, always feeling that the chopping board would be chopped.