Types of wooden cutting boards
Iron wood, also known as clam wood, is also called “iron wood” because of its characteristics of sinking into the bottom of the water. This material has high hardness, durability and strong toughness. felling, so the price is generally more expensive, in addition, its hard texture is easy to damage the blade.
The camphor wood is hard and not easy to grow insects, but the smell is strong, and it volatilizes and dissipates in 2-3 days, which has no effect on health. It is worth mentioning that the material itself is a kind of medicinal material, which has the effect of dispelling wind and dampness and dredging the meridians, so it is beneficial as a cutting board.
Oak is not easy to deform and burst, has high density and does not absorb water, reduces bacterial growth, is easy to clean, and is healthy and hygienic, but the price is not close to the people, and it is more suitable for families with better economic conditions.
Beech wood is of good quality and compact, and is a medium-to-high-grade household material. This cutting board is solid and unfilled, made of thick material, spliced by machine presses, unpainted and wax-free, and can be used on both sides.
Every time we use it on the cutting board, use a kitchen knife to scrape off the residual juice on the board, and then sprinkle a layer of salt on the cutting board, so that it can have a sterilizing effect, and it is best to put it on the cutting board every week. Sprinkle with salt once. If we are using a wooden cutting board, this will also ensure that the cutting board does not dry and crack, thereby preventing food residues in the cracks and causing bacteria to grow. In fact, the easiest way is to use sunlight for disinfection. The ultraviolet rays in the sun have the effect of killing bacteria. When the cutting board is not in use, it can be exposed to the sun, which can not only kill bacteria, but also keep the cutting board dry. , reduce the reproduction of bacteria.