Category Archives: bowls

Matrioshka-like nesting bowls (matrioshka-like nesting bowels sold separately)

These colorful matrioshka-like nesting bowls capture my home maker fancy. At $59, they seem overpriced — surely IKEA must sell something like this at half the price— but the chromatic nesting and stacking of four measuring cups, two bowls, a … Continue reading

Things On My Desk: A Verterra leaf bowl that I put through the dishwasher

I’ve been using the bowls I ordered from Verterra — the dishes made from pressed leaves – for a couple of weeks now. They’re sold as disposable, but can be hand-washed and reused without much issue. They’ll warp a little … Continue reading

Log Bowls by Doha Chebib

Hardly a gadget at all, we diverge from our usually strident and disciplined coverage of things with electricity in them — or, you know, pants — to present these gorgeous wooden bowls with lacquered interiors. In my fairy world this … Continue reading

Verterra dishes and bowls made from pressed leaves

Verterra makes a whole line of dishes from fallen leaves and water, completely reusable — until they aren’t, after which they can be composted in as little as three months. They’re microwave-, refrigerator-, and oven-safe, but likely not dishwasher-safe since … Continue reading

Edible Bowls and Chopsticks from Hardtack

Designer Nobuhiko Arikawa has created a line of edible tableware for the Orto Cafe in Japan, baked from traditional sailor’s hardtack—a simple dough of flour, water, and salt. The bowls and chopsticks are shelf-stable for several months as long as … Continue reading