Always with some prejudice, distrust and apprehension belonged to folding plates and bowls. However, Sea To Summit’s X-Bowl folding bowl of elastic, heat-resistant food-grade silicone does not cause any distrust. I can’t say anything bad about her. Yes, of course there are drawbacks, but against the general background they are not particularly annoying.
Sea To Summit X-Bowl Foldable Resilient Heat Resistant Food-Grade Silicone Bowl Overview.
Key Features of Sea To Summit X-Bowl Foldable Bowl.
Volume 650 ml.
Weight 80 g.
Dimensions 15×5.5 cm
Wall material heat resistant food grade silicone
Food Bottom Material Nylon 66
Does not contain Bisphenol-A (BPA-free)
When folded, the X-Bowl bowl is quite compact 15×1.4 cm, so it does not take up much space in a backpack or bag. The stiffness and stability of the entire structure when unfolded provides a solid and stiff bottom from the food Nylon 66. According to the manufacturer, the hard bottom of the X-Bowl folding bowl can be used as a cutting board, but several experiments have shown that this should only be done in case of extreme necessary, since there is a very high probability of touching and cutting soft silicone walls.
The X-Bowl is designed for use with both cold and hot dishes. Not afraid of boiling water, filled to the top keeps its shape well, does not absorb food odors. Washing a bowl after eating is not a problem, but if the water is cold, it is advisable to add at least a drop of some detergent or ash from the fire, otherwise the walls of silicone are poorly washed. Washing with some abrasives, such as a pinch of fine sand, the X-Bowl bowl is contraindicated, unpleasant scuffs remain on the walls.
Thanks to its compact size, the X-Bowl folding bowl is perfect for off-road tourists, people whose activities are associated with frequent business trips, and picking up emergency car kits and kits. Inside the walls of the X-Bowl bowl there is a millimeter scale, which makes it possible to use it as a measuring utensil while cooking on a hiking trip or simply going out into the nature.
The designations at the bottom of the X-Bowl indicate that it is operational in the temperature range from minus 40 to plus 180 degrees Celsius. And the wineglass-fork icon indicates that the X-Bowl is suitable for contact with food.