How to use chopsticks?

Four-step guide how to use chopsticks?

  1. Hold two chopsticks like two pencils, about two-thirds of the way up from the tapered eating end, with the fingers and thumb of one hand.
  2. Using the upper (movable) chopstick, hold it just like you would a pen to write with (although most of it is sticking out), and rest the lower (stationary) chopstick on your ring finger.
  3. To pick up food, the upper chopstick should be held still while the lower chopstick is held with your thumb and middle finger.
  4. To divide a piece of food into two pieces, apply controlled pressure while moving the chopsticks apart from each other.

Be patient practice makes perfect.

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