This particular food bowl is handmade from chestnut wood and boasts a velvety matte finish that offers a very pleasant, warm feel to the touch.
The traditional japanese food bowl made of wood is suitable not only for rice but also for soups, desserts and many other dishes and offers some advantages. Apart from the fact that with chopsticks, food can be eaten more easily out of a bowl than from a plate, wood offers a significant weight advantage and better safety compared to glass and ceramics (i.e. does not shatter when dropped, leaving no sharp fragments) as well as better insulation: Hot foods stays hot longer, cold foods stay cold longer.
This bowl is made of natural wood and treated with nut oil and makes An essential accessory for asian cuisine. Contrary to bowls made from plastics, this one does not release any chemicals or softening agents like BPA into the food.
Diameter: 96 mm, Height: 69 mm.
Not microwave-and dishwasher-safe.