Chopsticks can certainly be difficult for many and their mastery takes a good few bowls of rice.
There's been a number of solutions to this and none of them as embarrassing as having to order a knife and fork when you eat sushi.
However embarrassing they may be there's no denying the usefulness of forks and that's why one company have finally combined the two.
Called the Chork the nifty little product offers easy to use chopsticks and a fork on the end - it's a simple and effective solution to struggling with chopsticks and offers both options for thos tricky noodles or mixed soups.
Chef Pierre Troisgros has died at the age of 92. The legendary chef was one of the pioneers of nouvelle cuisine, and at his Maison Troisgros restaurant in Roanne, France, he was able to change French gastronomy.