Chopsticks were first invented in China over 9,000 years ago during the Neolithic age. From China, the usage of chopsticks then spread across the world and is currently used globally. Using chopsticks regularly will work your joints and muscles.
Additionally, it will give you better hand-eye coordination. Traditionally, chopsticks were constructed from wood, but due to concerns of wooden products, we've listed more options for you below.
Best chopsticks for Pho – they come with a case
Price from RM28.80
This chopstick set uses the Korean 304 Stainless Steel that gives it the anti-slip function. It's suitable to eat thin and slippery noodles such as Vietnamese Pho. The set also comes with a fork and spoon inside a sturdy carry case. Additionally, each set is engraved with the 12 Chinese Zodiac animals which you can choose from depending on your preference.
Bamboo is environment-friendly and is long-lasting if taken care of properly. This set of four from Ikea comes from farmed bamboo sources. Besides, decorative patterns are carved into them for aesthetics.
If you grew up in Malaysia, chances are you’ve come across these types of chopsticks at most roadside stalls and cafes. These black melamine chopsticks are good if you’re a beginner. Besides, they are affordable and comes in a set of ten.
Best chopsticks for kids
Price from RM19.90
This set of cutlery is designed for kids and Doraemon lovers. It comes with a stainless steel fork, spoon and chopsticks in an easy carry case. You can bring it to your picnics, or even for lunch at work every day.
Best chopsticks for sushi
Price from RM9.98
Eating sushi with chopsticks is easy if you have the right pair. They are generally shorter and sharper with pointed ends for better grip. Made with food grade alloy - anti-slip material so you won't make a mess.
Best chopsticks for toddlers
Price from RM5.90
If you intend to train your toddler to use chopsticks, then this one from Little B House is ideal. They are made from food-grade ABS and link at the top with a round ring. So your toddler won’t let a side slip as they learn to control the chopsticks. The ends are also rounded and flattened so your kid won’t accidentally poke their teeth or lips.
These authentic stainless-steel chopsticks are 36cm in length - more than enough distance between your hands and the hot content of your cooking. They are durable and capable of lifting heavy loads as well.
Best chopsticks for ramen
Price from RM36.80
These Japanese-style alloy chopsticks for ramen come with a comfortable anti-slip grip for more accurate control. They're also anti-bacterial and easy to clean. Besides, gold leaf motif at the handle adds a touch of class and authenticity to the chopsticks.
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