We've all got a pretty good idea of how to set
every day cutlery at a table. My friend Steve McRae
threw a few fastballs my way, with his treasure trove
of silver cutlery and service pieces that are unique
and each a work of art in its own right. This stuff
would really amaze your guests!
Fish forks have an unusual design, with their two prongs
and sterling hollow handle. Equally interesting and
innovative is the fish knife with its unique, wide and
flat blade. It's designed to allow you to gently remove
the flesh from the fish and leave the bones behind.
A nice addition to your service could be out-of-the-ordinary
bouillon spoons, which are sized to a typical bouillon
cup. Another interesting spoon is one that’s pierced,
enabling guests to drain sauces from various foods,
like berries or gravy-laden meats, before plating them.
Other servers include a macaroni and pasta server.
Its exquisite detail makes it interesting enough to
just admire. There's an asparagus server, with its super
wide shape, which enables you to pick up the lengthy
A meat-serving fork, wide and sturdy, allows you to
pick up meats with ease. Then there’s the seafood
oyster fork, perfect for plucking the cherished oyster
from its shell.
Cutlery pieces like this show that you're a real gourmand
and that your guests are about to tuck in to a fine
meal. Doesn't matter if you don't have them though,
because it's always the company that counts most.