Thursday, May 08, 2008

Eating with my hands

As far as I know there are only three styles of eating: hands, chopsticks, knives and forks (spoons are universal).

And if you had to categorize what to eat with what, it would be

Hands: most indian food, fast food

Chopsticks: Oriental, South East, Asian, Japanese

knives and forks: most of the western world

So I find it pretty funny when people try to eat Indian breads which are flat and non porous with knives and forks. The forks don't pierce very well, the knives don't cut very well because the structure of the bread is different. It's all great to appear well educated in table manners, but I'll stick to my hands. Certain things are made to be eaten in a certain way.


  1. finally a person who doesnt want to show off
    keep it up dude

  2. good table manners are neccessary
    but your obsservation is absolutely spot-on n correct

  3. Yo man! Way to go.

    Unless you are eating
    1. Idli+Sambar
    2. Dahi Vada
    I guess. You will need one or two spoons for that.

  4. yes u need spoons for that, but for dosa? no way!