Step 1 : Start by holding your dominant hand loosely.
Step 2 : Place one chopsticks in the valley between your thumb and index finger with the bottom section of the chopstick resting on your ring finger.
Step 3 : Next, hold the second chopstick the way you hold a pencil— lightly pinching it with your thumb, index and middle finger.
Step 4 : When using the chopstick, the upper chopstick is the one you move while the bottom chopstick generally stays still.
Step 5 : Remember to keep your hand relaxed and keep practicing with different foods.
Ways to Use Your Chopsticks
Chopsticks are a truly adaptable tool. With practice, they can be used in a myriad of ways when eating and cooking.
1. Stirring soups, stews and stir-fries.
2. Scrambling eggs or stirring a French omelette.
3. Picking up foods, great for eating sticky snacks like popcorn.
4. Delicate plating, arrange every element for a picture-perfect plate.
5. Plucking small items out of tins, pots or jars.