In this week’s shopping shortlist we’ve rounded up the top crop of rustic wooden boards to help you dice and serve-up in true prairie style!
Introduce a touch of nature indoors with beautiful platters featuring natural finishes and raw edges. The unique Leather Strap Bread Boards from Rowen & Wren (above top) are handcrafted from alder wood – brimming with character, and just like us they only get better looking with age! Delight dinner guests with a heaving cheeseboard centrepiece, and when not in use hang on your kitchen wall to create a striking feature – practical and oh so charming! Small: £38, L30 x W18cm approx; Large: £48, L48 x W20cm approx.
Chopping boards can be elegant too don’t you know! Sophie Conran’s delightful Dot and Dash collection, designed in collaboration with T&G Woodware (above right), showcases organic beech engraved with a delicate pattern. The perfect shape for both serving and chopping, these durable lovelies also look picture pretty stacked on the country parlour counter. Medium Long Handled Board: £25, L46 x W16 x H2cm; Large Long Handled Board: £35, L60 x W20 x H2cm.
If it’s a modern twist on a traditional design that you’re craving then look no further than Dassie’s Marble Two Tone Pizza Paddle Board, £18.50 (above left). This comfort food companion is made by artisans using wood harvested from ancient mango trees. It’s super smooth surface is perfect for pizza making and serving – bon apetit! Dimensions: 38 x 32 x 2.35cm.
Versatile and unique in every way, you simply can’t beat the honest and hardworking nature of a lovely rustic board. Prep, serve and save precious time on the washing up with the help of these wooden wonders – here at Country Days, it’s an enduring romance!