The Cooking Spoons stir and mix sauces, stews, soups and gravy. The pointed edge reaches the tight corners of your pots and pans. They are safe on non-stick surfaces, stainless steel and Teflon. They are very resistant to heat due to its oily characteristics. Olive wood is a hard wood making it very dense and durable for everyday use. Olive wood is nonporous so no germs or odors are retained. All products are made from a single piece of wood—they are seamless and no two pieces are alike.