Often at home I have given up, or not even bothered with the kebab-skewer-sticks. This evening I decided to take another crack at the tools of Japanese dining. I'm not too bad until I get down to those sticky rice grains that aren't as sticky as they should be and they don't stick to my chopsticks so well...
At first I thought maybe I just need some training wheels... Well the chopstick equivalent of such: the Training Chopstick Set, why of course!
So are they really that hard to master? I mean are you going to starve if you can't eat like the locals? Liang Yu described the gadgets thus
Despite their inability as a weapon for direct attack, chopsticks in fact imply a covert and internal force.
Some research has concluded that more than 30 joints and 50 muscles as well as related nerves are involved in the use of chopsticks - a phenomena that exercises the nervous system and increases mental acumen.Does that mean we can reverse the effects of excess boozing by using chopsticks?