Wood is naturally porous so an untreated surface can absorb moisture and odor from food. This moisture buildup inside the board can cause warping and cracking as the wood unevenly expands. Also, moisture promotes bacterial and mold growth on the surface of the board or even inside and may result to rot formation. Proper surface treatment is necessary to prevent all these from happening. INITIAL TREATMENT Wash with cold water Before use, wash kneading board quickly under cold running water to remove dirt and dusts. Wipe dry thoroughly with cloth or paper towels and air dry. Do not soak or...
Jan 08, 2016