Questions and answers

Which Borner mandoline is best?

Which Borner mandoline is best?

Best Overall: Swissmar Borner V-1001 V-Slicer Plus Mandoline 5-Piece Set.

What is the difference between a mandolin and AV slicer?

As its name implies, a mandolin v slicer has a v shaped blade. When considering a mandoline v slicer or a straight blade, a v blade can help to mitigate this a bit by increasing the overall cutting surface, but it is still extremely sharp and you need to exercise particular caution in order to avoid injury.

What can I use instead of a mandoline?

vegetable peeler
Mandoline. A mandoline will give you precision when slicing fruits and vegetables—but it’s expensive and can be dangerous if you don’t know how to handle it properly. Instead, use a vegetable peeler.

Do I really need a mandoline?

You don’t need a mandoline (but they’re damned handy). A mandoline is part of every working chef’s toolbox. If you have even modest knife skills and don’t do a lot of entertaining, you can do anything and everything you ever need to do in a kitchen with just a chef’s knife and paring knife.

What mandoline slicer do chefs use?

The no-frills Benriner stainless steel mandoline ($35), is a known chef favorite, which we were excited to put to the test. It’s uncomplicated and super sharp out of the box, with a straight blade that executes perfect, even slices every time, at every width.

Is the Borner mandoline dishwasher safe?

The unique blade configuration reduces the effort required to cut, and the top quality steel ensures a razor sharp edge that stays that way, even with repeated use. It’s dishwasher safe when dirty, and storage is safe and simple thanks to the included box that holds everything together.

Can you slice onions with a mandolin?

For regular onion rings, a good knife is fine, but for strings they need to be sliced thinner than you can accomplish on your own. I use my mandolin slicer, it can slice an onion into perfectly even 1/8″ thin slices in just a minute.

Can you dice onions with a mandolin?

Cutting onions into rings can be a bit tricky, since the whole onion’s round shape will give it a tendency to roll. A mandoline can be helpful, but not everyone has a mandoline. While you can use a fork to steady your onion, there’s a pretty strange tool that can make the whole process much easier: a hair pick.

When you dont have a mandoline?

A mandoline will give you precision when slicing fruits and vegetables—but it’s expensive and can be dangerous if you don’t know how to handle it properly. Instead, use a vegetable peeler.

What makes swissmar Borner V-slicer plus mandoline so good?

The V-Slicer Plus Mandoline is made of durable ABS plastic with German surgical grade stainless steel blades. 7mm and 3.5mm blades will julienne or shred cuts; slicing insert will cut thick or thin slices. The ambidextrous Food Safety Holder has a serrated edge to safely push food off slicer, requires very little pressure.

Which is the best mandoline Slicer on the market?

A kitchen gadget definitely worthy of having. Another efficient slicing appliance on the market today is the OXO 1155700, a Good Grips v-blade mandoline slicer. This v slicer features four slice thickness settings that can be adjusted with ease.

Is the pl8 by progressive mandoline slicer adjustable?

The PL8 by Progressive mandoline slicer has adjustable height options. Those home cooks who would rather have a simple tool that is consistent and reliable should stick to a simple, easy-to-use slicer.

Is there a free Borner Slicer on Amazon?

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