You know how important a cutting board is in the kitchen while you make your daily grind. So, it’s wise to invest in a really good quality and durable board for cutting. You’ll find these in different materials, shapes, and sizes. Make sure that you select the right one for yourself and the kitchen. You can opt for a marble cutting board instead of a plastic or wooden one to get yourself something different from the usual. Or a sturdy PP board with a padded bottom could be your go-to option. Whatever you pick, be assured that Homesmiths’ collection has got the best choice for you!
Best cutting boards you can find at Homesmiths:
At Homesmiths, we’ve got a range of chopping boards, right from the highest quality wooden boards to sleek and elegant-looking marble boards that can elevate your kitchen space. Here are some of the top selling cutting and chopping range at Homesmiths:
-Wood cutting boards:
Boards made from wood are best suited for vegetables, fruits, loaves of bread, and cheeses. It can be used for meat or fish as well, but it must be avoided because it’s hard to disinfect wooden cutting surfaces.
-Marble cutting boards:
Marble cutting boards are a neat choice for the kitchen. They look beautiful and add aesthetic to your kitchen setting. Marble boards are also hygienic options for use in cutting meat. They don’t trap smell or fluids from food items as they have a nonporous surface.
-Plastic cutting boards:
One of the most popular and cost-effective options in chopping boards are those made of plastic. They come in an array of colors, shapes and sizes, and are non-porous so they don’t trap food particles and harbour bacteria. The only downside is that plastic boards may wear down quickly.
Marble cutting boards are a neat choice for the kitchen. They look beautiful and add aesthetic to your kitchen setting. Marble boards are also hygienic options for use in chopping meat. They don’t trap smell or fluids from food items as they have a nonporous surface.
What is the best material for a chopping board?
Your choice depends on your specific use. The three most popular options are wood, marble and plastic. Wooden boards are the best, however may not hold well for raw meats as there’s a risk of harboring bacteria. Marble boards look the best, but they’re not suited for acidic foods. Plastic boards work well for all food items but can easily bear scratches and wear down.
How to choose the best wooden chopping boards for cooking?
When choosing a wooden board, it‘s better to go along with ones that are made from hardwoods like maple, cherry, teak, or walnut. Bamboo and softwoods don’t serve well for chopping. Wood, particularly softwoods have tiny grooves and crevices that can trap food items and hold odor or flavor. Food items like seafood and raw meat are best avoided for slicing on wooden cutting boards.
Are marble cutting boards good?
They look sleek, elegant, are non-porous and it’s very easy to clean them. The disadvantage of using this kind of board is that the marble surface can be slippery for cutting. The surface can get scratched easily. Cutting acidic foods such as lemons or tomatoes can also cause corrosion to the surface even if it has a sealed coating.
What are the benefits of plastic cutting boards?
While plastic boards may not be highly durable or look good, they are non-porous, which means they’re safe to use with raw meat. Bacteria does not seep through these boards, and it’s easy to clean up after your done.
How do you clean a cutting board naturally?
Use dish soap and warm water to lather both sides of the board and then rinse away the soap. You can use some cleaning agents like a solution of white vinegar and hydrogen peroxide, baking soda, or lemon and salt to completely disinfect a plastic or wooden board.
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