The chopping board, which is our cutting board, is believed to be familiar to anyone who cooks. However, cover like Xiaobian want to ask, what is the material of your chopping board? Xiaobian's Ma Ma has been using wood cutting boards, and friends are home plastic cutting boards. In fact, what material is good for the chopping block?
The cutting boards on the market generally have the following types according to the material: wood cutting boards, bamboo cutting boards, plastic cutting boards and glass cutting boards. Here we take a look at the pros and cons of various material chopping boards!
Wooden cutting board
As a natural material, wood planks are relatively healthy, high in density, strong in toughness, and very firm to use, and are suitable for cooking or cutting hard foods. There are various types of wood, but some woods are not suitable for cutting boards (such as wubaimu), or contain toxic or odor. Cutting vegetables can cause food contamination and even poisoning. In addition, the long-term use of wood cutting boards easy to crack, wood slag may be generated, and the surface is prone to knife marks, cleaning is not complete, it is easy to filth, bacteria, food contamination.
2. Bamboo cutting board
The bamboo chopping board is firm and hardly cracked or dregs off. The dirt is not easily jammed in the crevices. It is slightly lighter than wood, and it is not easy to falsify. The quality is relatively stable and it is also more convenient to clean. The bamboo board is easy to air dry and is not easy to mold. Produces odors. However, due to the lack of thickness of bamboo cutting boards, they are mostly spliced. When they are used, they cannot withstand heavy blows. Therefore, they are best used for cutting vegetables or fruits.
3. Plastic chopping board
Plastic cutting boards are mostly made of polypropylene, polyethylene, etc. They are lightweight, easy to carry, and they are convenient for girls to use. But plastic is not suitable for cutting some greasy foods, otherwise it is not good to clean. At the same time, the quality of plastic chopping boards is uneven, and some textures are very rough and it is very easy to cut out the froth. When food enters the human body, it will cause damage to the human body. Some deep-cut plastic chopping boards are made of waste plastics, and harmful substances are more Many plasticizers, such as lead and cadmium, pose a risk of 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.
4. Glass chopping board
The glass chopping board is easier to clean than other chopping boards. It can be cleaned directly with water, and it will not produce mold. This is its biggest advantage. At the same time, the chopping board will not seep or suck oil, cut fruit or make oil cake is very good. However, when the vegetables are cut, the sound of the knife colliding with the glass surface is really harsh, and the blades are also greatly damaged.
After understanding the advantages and disadvantages of the above-mentioned materials, I believe that everyone has a bottom for what kind of cutting board they want to choose? Each material has its own advantages and disadvantages. The cover icon Xiaobian recommends that you can choose according to your own kitchen environment needs!