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Different types of spoons and their uses

Spoons are not all the same. This is a quick guide for you to learn how to identify them and use them properly.

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Different types of spoons and their uses

Spoons are not all the same. This is a quick guide for you to learn how to identify them and use them properly.

Discover all types of spoons

Spoons are one of the most basic and versatile utensils and they are used for a variety of tasks, from eating and serving food to measuring and mixing ingredients, also to cut and hold a portion of a creamy course. They are typically made of stainless steel, with a long handle and a small, deep bowl. Spoons come in a variety of sizes and shapes, and each type is designed for a specific purpose. Here's a selection of most used spoons!

YOUR COFFEE BREAK

Espresso coffee spoon

The espresso spoon is a small spoon shape, about 11 cm, suitable for use in coffee cups and shot glasses. It is ideal for stirring Italian-style espresso coffee, prepared with a Moka, Neapolitan machine or bar coffee machine. It is also suitable for soft-boiled eggs.
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ENJOY TEATIME

Tea spoon

The teaspoon is a small spoon used to put and mix sugar or honey into tea, hermbal tea or coffee. It can also be used to eat a dessert or yogurt. It's also used as measuring spoon, a tool for measuring volume (1 teaspoon is about 5 ml).
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PERFECT DINNER

Table spoon

The table spoon, dining spoon, or dinner spoon is the essential spoon for any tableware. The large bowl is designed to fit perfectly in the mouth, and the spoon should be used for the main course and should be placed next to the knife.
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FOR REAL GOURMAND

Bouillon spoon

The bouillon spoon, often known as the gourmet spoon, is a real passe-partout at the table. It has a slightly rounded shape, a shorter handle, and a smaller cup than the table spoon. This type of spoon is used in formal and informal dining, when broth is served as a first course. It can be used for creams, soups, or fish soups.
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ENJOY MOMENTS

Dinner spoons

The right spoon will enhance all your meals.

MULTIPLE USE

Coffee spoons

Perfect for espresso and also eggs!

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