Plastic, Wooden or Rubber Spatula

Spatula is one of the important kitchen utensils that many people or housewives have on their kitchen. Based on its materials and functions, spatula can be divided into four types:

  1. Stainless Steel Spatula
  2. Plastic Spatula
  3. Wooden Spatula
  4. Rubber Spatula

Based on the function, spatula is really essential for stir the food, take the food and many other functions. Below, we will describe about the functions and differences about three kinds of spatula; the plastic, wooden and rubber. Check our explanation below to help you buy the best one.

  1. Plastic Spatula

Commonly, plastic spatula has the same function like the other types of spatula. However, because it was made from light and weak material (plastic) usually this spatula is only used on fryer and takes out the food with light weight as well. The plastic spatula is usually used together with Teflon pan. It is because the plastic spatula will not make any scratches at the Teflon surface. Or in the other words we can say that it is safe enough for Teflon. One thing that you need to note is that this spatula can be easily broken or burnt, especially when you placed it at the tip of hot pan or too close with fire.

  1. Wooden Spatula

Wooden spatula is a kind of spatula that has strong durability. This spatula can be used on the iron or even Teflon pan. This spatula is hard to break. The thing that is always happened is that a lot of people not keep it properly. This triggers some fungi that are grew up on this wooden spatula. The best thing that you can do to keep this wooden spatula is by hanging them on an open area and don’t keep it inside a kitchen cabinet or the other closed place.

  1. Rubber Spatula

This rubber spatula is really interesting. Why? It is because this spatula usually comes with many unique shapes with interesting colors as well. That is why; this spatula is loved by most young cooks and also young housewives. This spatula is made from rubber, which is a light material. It makes this spatula is the right tool that can be used to stir the cake’s dough and smooth ingredients. Actually, this spatula has a long durability. Unfortunately, many people use this spatula in frying process that can break this spatula. We have to know that the rubber spatula does not have a great durability with heat like the other spatula. That is why; you have to be careful in using this spatula. Keep it away from fire or pan with too hot temperature.

Those are a review that we can share about the plastic, wooden and rubber spatula. They maybe have the same function, but they have the different treatments to keep them in the right condition. Now, which one is suited you the most?