Issue Date: Apr 30, 2014
Traditionally, the wooden spoon is given as a prize to the loser of a competition. It does not look like sophisticated “technology”. It does not switch on and off or make funny noises. It has no patent or guarantee. There is nothing futuristic or shiny or clever about it. But the humble eating tool has science on its side. Wood is non-abrasive and, therefore, gentle on pans—you can scrape away without fear of scarring the metal surface.