Rich in color
Easy to clean
Olive wood has a characteristic and pleasant scent, which many people describe as slightly sweet or spicy with a hint of olive oil scent. The naturally high oil content in the wood prevents odors from settling in the wood.
The grain of olive wood can vary greatly and is often naturally beautiful. It is shaped by the growth of the olive trees and the natural conditions in which they have grown. As a result, the grain can be irregular and singular. Each individual piece is therefore unique.
Olive wood is considered an environmentally friendly material because it is a renewable resource and the production of olive wood products has a lower environmental impact compared to other types of wood. Olive wood products are also biodegradable and can be easily disposed of at the end of their life.
To prolong the life of olive wood, it is important to care for it regularly. First, olive wood should be washed by hand and dried thoroughly. Avoid soaking olive wood in water for long periods of time, as this can damage the wood. To protect olive wood from drying out and cracking, it is recommended to treat it regularly with oil. Use olive oil, sunflower oil or mineral oil. Apply the oil thinly over the entire surface of the wood and remove excess oil with a cloth.
Yes, you can safely store food in olive wood bowls, even overnight. Olive wood is dense and has natural antibacterial properties that limit liquid penetration. The bowls usually do not absorb moisture or become soft. They also do not retain the flavor of food. However, it is important to clean the bowls thoroughly after use and let them dry completely to ensure proper hygiene.
No, olive wood bowls should not be put in the dishwasher. The heat, water and harsh detergents in the dishwasher can damage the wood. It is recommended that the bowls be cleaned by hand to ensure their durability and natural beauty.