Household kitchenware is the tools, containers, cookware, and appliance that people use to prepare or store food. Along with civilization evolvement, diversified kitchenware has met people’s tremendous cooking requirements.
Kitchenware consist of a wide range of tools. According to manners it deals with, it may be classified into three categories:
- Food Preparing Utensil. Cutting knife, Peelers,
- Food Processing Cookware. Ovens, Cast Iron Pan&pot and Cast iron wok
- Material and Food Container. Dish, bowl, and Spice glass jar
certainly we may classify kitchen tools by other means. For instance, per material used, we may define kitchen utensils as hardware, plastic, rubber, or ceramic.
Food safety is the most quality concern of cookware. As a result, this imposes a strict quality requirement of material selection and process control.
The designer always considers using the most popular and healthy safe material: ceramic, iron, or stainless steel. On the other hand, aluminum material is abandoned because of potential harmful aluminum iron dissipation to food. This applies to Teflon coated utensil t00 because of the high risk of cancer cause.
Also, diversified kitchenware has played important role in people’s kitchen life, gives people more abundant choices. Nowadays the cast iron cookware is enjoying a resurgence of popularity in the first beginning of the 21st century because of its natural, healthy, and nostalgic characteristics.
In conclusion, kitchenware involves any kind of materials and manufacturing process. People have to make choice against specific needs and safety issues.