A question I’m often asked by customers is ‘Can you get wooden bowls and spoons properly clean?’ I always refer to the following research, (which was posted by woodworking.co.uk), which demonstrates that wood is naturally anti-bacterial. I conclude by pointing out that wooden ware does not like being washed in a dishwasher! Warm water with a little detergent if needed is enough.
Wood is wonderful stuff; the link below will take you to the research article.
Lunch on one of my courses.