Why Is Cutlery Smaller For Eating Fish?
4 April 2019, 10:12 | Updated: 4 April 2019, 11:54
Why do we use smaller cutlery to eat fish?
Name: Dan, Golders Green
Answer: How come cutlery is smaller when you get to the fish course?
Name: Luke, Edinburgh
Qualifications: Worked in the hospitality industry
Answer: In the 1600s, it used to be an official way for serving staff to make sure they didn’t get cutlery mixed up for different courses. It’s also why you have a pointed edge for a fish knife, so people could identify what they needed to eat with.