The knife and fork to eat western food in parallel on the plate edge, is put or while each one
Dinner for eight, if temporarily taking a break in the middle of the meal and can be a knife and fork points intraday, cutting head and fork pointed relatively "one" glyph, or a "eight" glyph, knives and forks on himself, says still continue to eat. So is a conversation, you can take a knife and fork, need not put down, but if need to be make gestures, you should put down his knife and fork, never hand holding a knife and fork waving shake in the air. No matter any time, it should be noted that may not be one end of the knife and fork on the plate, on the other side on the table.
A knife and fork in addition to cut food into the mouth, there is another very important function. Fork and knife card way conveys "meal" or "end dining" message. And the waiter is that this way is used to judge the guests dining situations, and whether the packing table for the following services and so on, so I hope product leap to remember is the way of tableware pieces. Paying special attention to is the blade side must face yourself. Dining card means has two kinds: the end of the meal, after the fork of the following can be upward, lateral together with fork and knife blade of parallel on the plate. The next card mode is divided into English and French, either way can be, but the most commonly used is French. Will handle into the meal (as far as possible, so that you can avoid falling by touch, the waiter also relatively easy to pick up. To attend the wedding dinner, no matter how to set the tableware into the position of "eating", as long as the end of the main guests dining, pack up all the food immediately. So dinner, be sure to keep in mind is to mainly as a center for the guests. At the party, every eat a dish with a knife and fork, in front of the knife and fork, from the outside in turn inward access, because a knife and fork placed the order is the order of each dish on the table.
A knife and fork out, presentation is over. Midway need to be talking or rest, should be a knife and fork is eight flat on both sides of the plate. On the other hand, the fork and knife handle towards himself tied in a charger, say this dish is the use of good, the waiter will be removed the plates. Before the dishes and dessert, if can be directly use a fork to eat food, there is no need to deliberately use the knife. Within the family dinner or with friends easily between meals, soft food such as egg salad or boarding also can only use a fork dine. But in a formal banquet use knives and forks, can give a person the sense of more elegant and agile.
In addition, in places such as Europe, often can see someone right hand fork, left hand holding a bread for dinner. No matter how eat agile grace, this meal is only in the family or popular shop, is absolutely won't work in the restaurants. Unused knives, and so on the table, the waiter will automatically take it.