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What is Spoon in Tagalog? Origin, Types, and Designs

What is Spoon in Tagalog? Origin, Types, and Designs

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The spoon in Tagalog is called “kutsara,” which came from the Spanish word “cuchara.” Aside from being the partner of the fork in eating, the spoon is used for mixing, measuring, and preparing food. Large spoons are called tablespoons, which are also used for serving. Small spoons are called teaspoons (kutsarita), which are usually used for mixing coffee or tea. No one knows exactly about the origin of spoons, although there were various versions. The earliest spoons were said to be made of bones and appeared in China during the Shang Dynasty (1600-1046 BC). Early bronze spoons in China were known to have a sharp point but were also used in food preparation. On the other hand, archaeologists found the first spoons used by ancient Egyptians, dating back to 1,000 BC. These primitiv...