The Chinese began using chopsticks
years ago. The Chinese name for
, kuai-zi, means ‘quick little fellows’
. By 500 AD people were using chopsticks in Vietnam, Korea
In Japan chopsticks were originally considered
precious and were
only for religious ceremonies.
Chopsticks can be made from a variety
materials; bamboo, wood, gold, silver, ivory, pewter and plastic.
the most popular material because it is cheap, easy
cut, doesn’t get hot and has no taste or