Chopping Boards

Chop, cut and flavour your dishes with ease. With our chopping boards, it's easy to prepare meals without turning the kitchen into a battlefield! We have a large selection of chopping boards in different colours and sizes. You can find everything from thick, solid wood butcher blocks to flexible plastic ones that you can bend. Some of our cutting and chopping boards can also be used as aesthetic serving elements for foods such as cheese or fruit. Start looking at our chopping board models in different materials and designs here!

Advantages of using a chopping board

Chopping boards are designed to provide the cutting and chopping area you need in the kitchen. Whether you are preparing your vegetables, fruits or meat products for cooking, you can start browsing this category for functional, easy-to-clean and beautifully designed chopping board models. The primary purpose of chopping boards is to protect your countertop from scratches, stains and dirt while preparing food in the kitchen. Chopping boards suitable for the dishes you make in your kitchen can help you use your worktop for longer and less detailed cleaning.

When preparing food, chopping boards are also a much more hygienic solution than cutting and chopping on your worktop. Worktops are affected by grease, dirt and stains in the kitchen, but they are not detailed cleaned daily. In addition, processing different types of food on the same surface increases the risk of some bacteria transferring to other foods and thus the risk of disease. For this reason, it is recommended to use different chopping boards for meat and vegetable products. If you are using a single chopping board, you can also use two sides of the chopping board for different food groups.

Chopping boards can also be used as trays and serving elements. In particular, wooden chopping boards can be used to make beautiful presentations on your dining tables and centre tables; they can even be used as the backdrop of a table centre decoration. For this reason, chopping boards are designed with many styles and aesthetics in mind. Thus, as well as being practical and functional, they are also visually very successful products.

Is using a chopping board healthy?

Chopping boards, with their ease of cleaning and the different advantages of different materials, prevent the spread of bacteria and promote food safety. Therefore, using chopping boards also prevents food contamination, which ensures that every meal you eat is as clean and healthy as possible. Another advantage of using a chopping board is that when you are doing one of the most dangerous jobs in the kitchen, i.e. cutting and chopping, it provides you with a non-slip and rough area, preventing you from slipping and injuring your hand. Therefore, accidents such as cuts, scratches and injuries are less common when using a chopping board. For this reason, chopping boards are a healthier alternative to cutting your vegetables on the counter or by hand.

Things to consider when choosing a chopping board

When choosing a chopping board for the kitchen, you can consider many factors. These elements such as material, cleanliness, style, ease of use; It can be elements that will make your work easier in the kitchen and appeal to the eye. You can sort these elements according to your ease of use and choose the appropriate cutting and chopping board for your countertop and use. To find the best chopping board for your kitchen and your use, you can first start to examine the materials and properties of the chopping board you will choose.

Chopping boards can also support other products on your kitchen counter. Whether these products are kitchen organisation products such as spice racks and dish racks, or vases, decorative bowls and plates that you use to decorate and personalise your countertop, chopping boards can be combined with different glassware and home decor products to add to the look of your kitchen countertop. Even if you want to create a unique combination in your kitchen that is all your own, you can use different plates, glasses and jugs with chopping boards and use different materials together.

What should the chopping board material be?

Plastic and silicone chopping board models are products that are frequently used in modern kitchens and can be easily cleaned and used repeatedly. Plastic chopping board models can have different size, design, aesthetic and practical features like other plastic products. Therefore, whether you have a classic or modern kitchen, whether you have a large family or just cook for yourself; you can find suitable plastic chopping board models for your kitchen here.

Plastic chopping boards come in different shapes and colours. So if you want to display your chopping board on your worktop, you can also choose it in bold colours and patterns. Some silicone chopping boards are designed to be foldable and malleable, making them easy to store and clean. However, this does not make them very useful when cutting foods such as meat and chicken. In these cases, you can use thick plastic chopping boards and have chopping boards with multiple types and functions in the kitchen.

Plastic chopping boards are very practical to use; however, the concern about microplastics today sometimes causes plastics and silicones not to be preferred in a product that receives constant knife impact. In this scenario, we may want to return to our roots in the kitchen. 

If you are looking for a healthy alternative that you can use in the kitchen for years, you can choose a wooden chopping board. Wooden chopping boards are seen as the healthiest type of chopping board by the public and butchers. The layer of oil and varnish on wooden chopping boards ensures that your chopping board is as long-lasting and healthy as possible, while at the same time giving your chopping board a good-looking finish.

Wooden chopping boards can be made from many types of wood, including oak, acacia and walnut, but the most common type of wooden chopping board used in today's kitchens is bamboo chopping boards. Combining the longevity of wood and some of the practical features of plastic in a budget-friendly way, bamboo chopping board models can be used for chopping vegetables and fruits or for presenting a carefully prepared cheese plate for a cosy breakfast.

Wooden chopping boards can also be a very decorative piece in service and presentation. For example, imagine a nice dinner where you host your loved ones: Diamond-clean dinnerware, candlesticks that give a soft light to the environment and glasses and goblets that shine like crystal; the way to make this environment more intimate can be table textiles made of natural materials such as linen and large and small wooden chopping boards in different patterns that you will use for presentation. On wooden chopping boards, you can beautifully display and present many dishes from cheese varieties to charcuterie, fruits, breakfast vegetables and even some appetisers to your guests.

After determining the material you want on your chopping board, you can browse different sizes, colours and shapes of chopping and chopping boards. Chopping boards can be used for presentation not only in the kitchen but also in many other areas of the home, making them very versatile and useful.

How to clean a chopping board?

When cleaning your chopping board, you should of course clean and care for it according to the material of your chopping board. Chopping boards can be used for a very long time and even passed down from generation to generation if they are cared for according to their material and use. For this reason, be sure to clean your cutting and chopping board according to its material after each use and maintain your chopping board at regular intervals.

Plastic chopping boards and silicone chopping boards are often produced in such a way that they can be washed in the dishwasher. You can therefore easily use plastic chopping boards in dishwashers. If your plastic chopping board is not very dirty, for example if you are going to cut your oranges after cutting your apples; you can use your chopping board again by wiping it with a damp cloth and then drying it.

Wooden chopping boards are generally much longer lasting than plastic and glass chopping board models. The biggest reason for this is that wooden chopping boards are generally not cleaned with strong chemicals, they are only cleaned by hand with water and non-abrasive soaps, and some wooden chopping boards are periodically polished or maintained. After using the wooden chopping board, you can rub and rinse it with a soapy cloth, and when it is dry, you can easily reuse it.

Chopping board models

If you have decided on the material you want in your chopping board, you can start to examine the chopping board models, you can choose the ones that are suitable for your worktop and food preparation style from our various kitchen chopping board models.
The next factor to consider after the material in your kitchen chopping board selection may be the design of the chopping board. Chopping board models with different designs and sizes can be selected according to your kitchen space, other glassware and aesthetic preferences.

For example, you can evaluate suitable chopping board models according to their size. Large chopping board models allow you to use different areas of the same product together in your large meal preparation. For example, you can use one side of the large chopping board for vegetables such as tomatoes and the other side for chopping meat and chicken. That way, when you're done and it's time to do the washing up, you only have to wash one piece. Of course, when choosing a large chopping board, you also need to consider the counter space. Some chopping boards have an extra tab for stable use on worktops without edges. This prevents your chopping board from slipping and falling or sliding on the worktop while cutting your vegetables.

Small chopping board models are more ideal for kitchens with small counter space and for people who cook less. Mini chopping board models, on which you can easily cut and chop your food products in the kitchen, can be quickly thrown into the dishwasher and you can use them as new in your next meal preparation. If you are a person who cooks different meals every day, but cooks in small portions, you can add several small chopping boards to your rotation, use the other one without waiting for one to be washed and wash them all at the same time.

Chopping boards can also be chosen according to their shape. Especially if you will be using your chopping board for decoration and presentation, you can also consider the shape and appearance of the chopping board. For example, you can use rectangular chopping boards for serving cheese and fruit on your dining table. Or you can use aesthetic chopping boards such as round chopping boards for dessert and coffee presentations. You can also examine round and rectangular chopping boards according to your storage space in the kitchen. If you want to place your chopping boards horizontally in the cabinets with your plates, round chopping boards are more ideal for you. If you want to store the chopping board vertically with the trays, you can easily use rectangular chopping boards in your kitchen.

Chopping boards can also be designed with feet to keep them elevated. Standing chopping board models can help you easily push the chopped vegetables into the storage container below. Standing chopping boards can also provide you with the appropriate working height when working in the kitchen, which is healthier for your posture and ergonomics.

Thick and wooden meat chopping boards are designed to withstand the force of steak knives and cleaver blows, usually when separating large pieces of meat in butchers. However, a thick chopping board can also be used in home kitchens as a more impact-resistant alternative and as a sound-insulating solution. Because who wants to put up with the sound of their upstairs neighbour cutting potatoes all day long?

When choosing chopping boards, you can choose them not only for storage in kitchen cabinets, but also for colouring your worktop and kitchen. Different chopping board colours can match different food preparation and cooking products in the kitchen, or you can choose bold colours to stand out on the countertop. Colourful chopping boards can provide the pop of colour and pattern you need on your worktop. In wooden chopping board models, you can combine different shades and types of wood textures and get a rustic and friendly look in your kitchen. At the same time, wooden chopping board models in different tones can provide you with a more natural and aesthetic presentation on large dining tables.

How to use a chopping board?

The main purpose of a chopping board is, of course, to create the right space in the kitchen for preparing your meals. You should therefore choose a kitchen chopping board with different practical and functional considerations in mind. Most of the chopping board models are designed to be used on both sides. In this way, you can use both surfaces at different times to slow down the aging of a single surface, or you can use the surfaces for different types of food. When chopping raw meat, for example, it is safer not to let this tissue come into contact with other foods, so you can use one side of the chopping board for meats and the other side for vegetables and fruit. However, the only function of chopping boards is not to be used in the food preparation step in the kitchen. You can use your chopping boards all over the house, not only practically but also decoratively. The most common display use of chopping boards is to present cheese, fruit and charcuterie products on the dining table. This presentation gives your dining table a sophisticated look and at the same time encourages your guests to easily pick up the dishes they want from the centre of the table, thus avoiding a serious and cold atmosphere at a nice dinner.

Small chopping boards can also be used as trays for presentations in the living room, such as coffee presentations, and can be an interesting way to add interest. You can present your cup of Turkish coffee or filter coffee, and the sweet desserts and Turkish delights you put next to it, on a small and aesthetic chopping board.

Chopping boards can also be used on centre tables in the living room to bring a cosy atmosphere to your home. For example, you can decorate the large chopping board on your centre table with glass candles, dried plants and decorative objects; you can create a unique decorative combination for your living room. You can also use the same technique as a centrepiece in the centre of dining tables.

Even on vanity tables in the bathroom and bedroom, a chopping board can change the whole mood of your space. You can display bathroom organisers, perfumes and cosmetics using the chopping board as a tray, creating a more rustic feel in the room.

How to store chopping boards?

There are many ways to store your chopping boards. Chopping boards are usually stored vertically in kitchen cabinets, but you can also store them horizontally if you have space. In some households, chopping boards are also stored vertically together with trays.

One thing to note about storing chopping boards is how to store them after washing them. After drying plastic and silicone chopping boards on the dish rack or with a kitchen towel, you can easily place them wherever you want in the kitchen. However, wooden chopping boards do not dry as quickly as plastic and silicone chopping boards due to their ability to absorb water. After washing your wooden chopping board, you can dry its surface with a dry kitchen towel, leave it outside for a while to dry completely and then place it in your kitchen cupboard.

How to complement chopping boards?

Depending on the food preparation and presentation functions of the chopping boards, you can complement them with different glassware products. Of course, knives are the primary products that you can complement the chopping board according to the food preparation and cutting functions. Knives are also divided into many different functions and sharpness. However, no matter which knife you choose, knives, like chopping boards, need appropriate cleaning and maintenance routines. Therefore, when choosing your knives, it can make your job easier if you take a look at the features and material of the knife you choose, including the material of the knife handle.

Different types of knives can be used in the kitchen to handle different food products. For example, if you want to choose a knife for cutting and chopping meat, you need to choose high sharpness and strong blades. Meat knives and cleavers are usually designed according to these characteristics, so that they are very sharp and can be used with strong blows. Bread knives, on the other hand, are designed to cut bread in such a way that they are sharp but do not distort the shape of the bread. Therefore, by buying a separate bread knife for the bread chopping board, you can guarantee the best slice for breakfast every time.

The biggest task of chopping boards in the kitchen is, of course, to provide a suitable surface for chopping, cutting and peeling the vegetables we use in our meals. When this is the case, practical vegetable knives in your kitchen drawer become a necessity. Vegetable knives are smaller than meat and bread knives and are safer and more practical in terms of their sharpness. This means that when preparing a salad in a large bowl, you can easily chop as many vegetables and fruits as possible without tiring your hands. If you cannot peel your fruit and vegetables with vegetable knives, you can also take a look at our ergonomic and aesthetic fruit and vegetable peelers.

As important as the type and material of the knives are, it is also important how they feel when you hold them in your hand. A knife should never be too light or too heavy. For people who cook for a long time and like to spend their days in the kitchen, chef's knife models are designed and manufactured with many different criteria in mind. Thanks to these knives, you can get the maximum performance from your knives and protect your hand muscles from excessive fatigue.

All our knives, whether they are chef knives or not, are produced with ergonomic handles. These handles are designed in such a way that as many people as possible can use them comfortably, so whether you are a good chef or a beginner at chopping fruit, you can use our knives comfortably.

You can also combine your chopping boards with different mortar and pestles. You can complement your chopped vegetables and meat with spices mixed in a mortar and pestle to create beautiful dishes. If you use wooden chopping boards in your kitchen, you can also choose your mortar from natural materials such as marble and stone. In this way, you will not only use long-lasting durable products in your kitchen, but also choose all your food preparation products in natural and rustic textures and add a different atmosphere to your kitchen.

Of course, the food will need places to go after passing through the chopping board. If you want to cook your food immediately, you can easily cook it with functional cookware products. Whether you are cooking or not, you can use food containers of different sizes and materials to store fresh vegetables and fruits, leftover food and meals for the next day.

Can I put a chopping board in the dishwasher?

Not all chopping boards are suitable for cleaning in the dishwasher. Dishwashers are very practical and water-saving tools, but they can be too powerful and abrasive for food preparation tools made of some delicate materials. For this reason, you can check the product information on each product to find out if your chopping board is suitable for use in the dishwasher. Most of our plastic chopping boards are suitable for washing in the dishwasher.

However, wooden chopping boards are not suitable for washing in the dishwasher. This is because the detergents and chemicals used in the dishwasher are quite heavy, and the oil and varnish of the wood can be eroded by these chemicals. Woods are also materials that can easily absorb water due to their structure. For this reason, wooden food preparation products that remain in the dishwasher and are constantly exposed to water have the risk of deformation.

New chopping boards for more than simply chopping

These chopping boards make great serving trays for food, you can put cheese, cold cuts, chopped fruit, anything on them. Fit one over your kitchen sink for extra work surface, the board will stay in place thanks to the rubber feet. Or you could just chop food on them.

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A well-maintained wooden chopping board can last for years. Regular oiling can prevent warps and cracks.

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