A Historical View on Cutlery

uncommon cutleryDid you know that forks were not used much until the 16th century? And that most food was eaten with fingers or a spoon until the 1500s? Spoons and knives have been around for a long time, forks not so much. Cutlery is a recent part of our civilization in the grand perspective.

Read this great article written by Robert Britnell for the Orillia Packet about how cutlery wasn’t all that common.

Cutlery wasn’t always so common @ Orillia Packet

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