To grate hard cheeses, such as
Parmesan and Romano:
Never attempt to process cheese that
cannot be pierced with the tip of a
sharp knife. You can use the
multipurpose blade to grate hard
cheeses. Cut cheese in 1-inch (2.5
cm) pieces. Place in work bowl.
Process using short pulses until
coarsely chopped. Process
continuously until finely grated.
Pieces of cheese can also added
through the feed tube while the
processor is running.
USING THE REVERSIBLE
To cut julienne or matchstick
strips of vegetables and fruits:
Use the slicing side of the
disc. Cut food to fit feed
tube horizontally. Position
food horizontally in feed
tube. Process using even
pressure to make plank-
like slices. Restack slices
and position vertically or
horizontally in feed tube.
Process using even pressure.
Food Processing Tips
To slice or shred fruits or
vegetables that are long and
relatively small in diameter, such
as celery, carrots, and bananas:
Cut food to fit feed tube vertically or
horizontally, and pack feed tube
securely to keep food positioned
properly. Process using even pressure.
To slice or shred round fruits
and vegetables, such as onions,
apples, and green peppers:
Peel, core, and remove seeds. Cut in
halves or quarters to fit feed tube.
Position in feed tube. Sometimes it's
easier to remove the work bowl
cover and insert large food items into
the feed tube from the bottom
rather than the top. Process using
To slice or shred small fruits and
vegetables, such as strawberries,
mushrooms, and radishes:
Position food vertically or horizontally
in layers within the feed tube. Fill
feed tube in order to keep food
positioned properly. Process using
To shred spinach and
Use the slicing side of the disc. Stack
leaves. Roll up and stand up in feed
tube. Process using even pressure.