The Manoy Plate is an oval-shaped plate, high at one side and lower at the other. The angled slope and high side make it easier to slide a spoon in at one end and lift out food at the other. The plate also has a wide lip, making it easy to hold from any point along the rim, good for those who may need to eat one-handed. Made from a durable and lightweight melamine. For added stability try using the dish in combination with the Dycem Mealtime Placemat.