Top 5 Benefits of Using Ceramic Tableware
Every household has a dining table that has seen your longest days, happy days, and the days you would gossip with your family. But what makes it a dining table? It is the tableware that makes the dining table useful. Otherwise, it is just a table and chair. Your tableware can vary from occasion to occasion. It doesn’t have to be constant throughout the year.
In this article, we will explore the top 5 benefits of using ceramic tableware and why it should be considered for your dining needs.
The tableware is used in cooking, serving, and decorating the table. It differs according to the culture, cuisine, occasion, setting, and guests.
The four types of tableware that are used in daily life are:
This consists of all the crockery that one requires while dining like plates and bowls. You can check out our collection of dinner sets that are made of ceramic.
This usually consists of the utensils that are used in serving, such as teapots, serving trays, serving spoons, salad bowls, and casseroles that help in setting up a table. You can check out the collection of ceramic serving spoon sets.
Another name for it is cutlery. It consists of knives and spoons that are usually made of steel. You can check out the collection of cutlery set for dining table.
Drinkware:As the name suggests, it consists of all the utensils that are used in drinks such as glasses, mugs, and cups. These are also used alternatively according to the occasion. You check out the collection of coffee cup set.
What is Ceramic Tableware?
Tableware is usually made of silver, steel, wood, glass, plastic, etc. However, ceramic tableware has been used for past centuries. Ceramic is a non-metallic, solid material that tiles, glass, and brick plates are made up of. One of the reasons to use ceramic as a tableware material is because it is non-porous and safe to use. Above all, it is oven and dishwasher- safe.
Ceramics are made after heating up the clay at high temperatures. They hard and non-sticky. It can be used to do both dry and wet cooking.
What are the advantages of Ceramic tableware?
1. Safe in High Temperatures
Ceramic crockery is heat safe. It can be used to cook on a stove and oven. Mostly, the porcelain present in the ceramic utensils prevents them from breaking or melting in the heat. However, you must check the terms and conditions of the product you’re buying to make sure. So, you do not have to think twice before heating your food in the serving bowls that you bought recently. It makes everything easy, especially when you have guests over.
If you want to find one for yourself, you can head over to the Nalini Pink ceramic serving bowls inspired by the beauty and perseverance of lotus. Each piece goes through handwork, painting, and baking.
Even though ceramic looks fragile, it is the most solid material of all. The porcelain present is heated at such high temperatures that result in high durability. In addition to having durable cutlery, it is important to have a holder too. To keep your table organized, one must consider buying a cutlery holder that would make everyone on the table help themselves.
3. Stable Thermodynamics
Ceramic utensils have stable thermodynamics which prevents them from transferring heat. As a result, ceramic containers can hold heat for a longer duration as compared to other materials, like plastic or glass. Thus, you can have your tea in ceramic teacups without thinking if it gets cold.
You can check the Kalamkari Black & White ceramic teacups inspired by Persian motifs and Indian mythology. These can be of supreme value in winter to keep your tea warm for a longer time.
4. No Chemicals
Ceramic utensils often do not contain vinyl or any other chemicals which are harmful to our bodies. These chemicals are usually present in storage containers and other household products. In addition, ceramic doesn’t absorb chemicals as plastics do. This is because ceramic products are non-porous whereas plastic can mix chemicals with food which can be harmful to our bodies.
Earlier, ceramic utensils used to be considered of supreme value and only the rich class owned it. However, it has grown to be of varied designs, shapes, and colours at an affordable price. One can select a variety of utensils that fits your table requirements.
FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions
Q 1: Can we eat hot food in Ceramic Plates?
Yes, You can eat hot food in ceramic plates. Because Ceramic plates are designed to serve hot food. They can handle heat without breaking and cracking.
Q 2: Is ceramic is good for everyday use?
Yes, Ceramic dinnerware is best choice for everyday use. It is durable, versatile and food-safe.
Q 3: Are Ceramic plates are expensive?
The cost of ceramic plates are depends on quality and design. Ceramic dinnerware is much affordable in comparison to bone-china and porcelain.
Q 4: Are ceramic plates safer than plastic?
Yes, Ceramic plates are made natural material (clay). They are food-safe. But Plastic plates are contains chemicals such as BPA (bisphenol A) and phthalates. That chemicals are not food-safe. That's why ceramic plates are safer than plastic one.
Q 5: Does ceramic dinnerware break easily?
It's important to note that the likelihood of ceramic dinnerware breaking easily depends on various factors, including the specific type of ceramic, its thickness, and the care taken when using and storing it.
The use of ceramic tableware has been prevalent for ages. Its organic nature, culture, and advantages have paved a long way for it. Ceramics can be used in everyday life without worrying much about chemicals, affordability, durability, and high temperatures. Therefore, you must consider looking for ceramic crockery the next time you go out to shop for tableware.