Till date I have been telling you about different technologies, the developments happening around the world, what you could expect in the future and much more. We talked about Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Crypto currency, Artificial Intelligence and more such technologies. I also wrote about most buzzing words of industry at present like Big Data, Robo-Advisors, Future harnessing Wind energy, 3D-Printing and the like.
All in all we always talked about Technologies and innovations in them. My today’s blog will also tell you about the innovations but, not of technology instead of mechanical techniques in Kitchen. Confused!! Let me say it more clearly. My today’s blog is more dedicated to people who our Foodie and for whom Cooking is passion, just like me.
Whenever an existing process goes for innovation, the basic aim is to make that process more easy and less time consuming than the previous one. In this blog, I am going to list some of innovations happening to make the most tedious job of Chopping and Slicing easier, making it more fun for you than boring and giving a whole new look to your Kitchen.
1. Spiral Slicer or Cutter
We all know how eating fruits and vegetables is so necessary. Yes! I do agree they are quite boring. But people have found out a way to make them interesting by inventing this unique tool Spiral Slicer or Spiral Cutter. The tool cuts the fruit and vegetable in spiral slices and in noodle like shape. Spiral slicer also has a setting to cut the fruit and make it look like a flower. This innovative tool will help you beautify your salads on dinner parties and you can innovate your pasta which will not have pasta in it but just vegetables. This innovative slicing style will make your kids eat more vegetables
2. Pineapple Slicer
Pineapple, a fruit with lots of benefits for health and a very good source of antioxidant. But most of us eat it less, for the sole reason that peeling and cutting it is very hard. But this tool makes the task less tedious. The slicer has a blade and a long metallic cylinder. The metallic cylinder takes away the no eatable middle part of the pineapple while the cuts slices in the flesh of the pineapple. The outer peel can be removed completely by inverting it and get the slices.
3. Corn Stripper
Corn kernels are the most frustrating thing to separate from the corn itself. Some people have put in their creative ideas to give a handy tool to strip fresh corn kernels rather than eating from the cob. The 2 such tools available in market are Corn Kerneler and Corn Stripper.
Corn Kerneler is used by placing the Kerneler at the narrow end of the cob and push straight down. Stainless steel blades quickly and easily remove the kernels, which then collect neatly in the basin of the kerneler.
Corn Stripper consists of hollow plastic cylinder which has a blade. Place the corn inside and simply push on the blade to strip the corn kernels.
4. Fruit and Vegetable Slicer
- Tomato Slicer
Thanks to the Joie Tomato Slicer and knife. Simply fit the slicer over the tomato, place on a sturdy flat surface, and make smooth guided cuts with the matching knife. It also works great with onions.
- Melon Slicer
Core and slice fruits and vegetables quickly with the Perfect Slicer fruit and vegetable cutter. Perfect for watermelon, mangoes, honeydew melon. It has 2 varieties depending on the number of slices and radius. Easy grip handle for secure and safe cutting.
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5. Herb Cutter
Herb cutting has always been a time consuming task, but they add a very good aroma and flavor to our food. This tool cuts fresh herbs like mint, rosemary, basil and many more easily and effortlessly. And always the creative minds has made this task easy through designing their creative tools. Say good-bye to tedious mincing and chopping with the below 3 fun kitchen gadgets:
- Zyliss (Fast Herb Cutter) – It has 5 stainless steel rotating cutting wheels, for which you can change the angle of rotation as per your comfort. The ergonomic handle is designed for ether palm or grip use.
- Herb Scissors – Multipurpose Kitchen Shear with 5 blades and cover with cleaning comb. It snips herbs in perfectly sized pieces and garnish your dishes like Chef from Fine restaurants.
- Microplane Herb Mill – Microplane blades which tackle the tasks of cutting fresh herbs without bruising or blemishing. A simple twist of the wrist is all it takes to activate the super sharp cutting edges, which act as hundreds of tiny scissors. Removable handle to easily load a generous supply of fresh herbs.
6. Garlic Press
This is an ultimate kitchen tool. Very handy and compact. And you can get the garlic paste within seconds without making your hands smell like garlic. This tool could also be used for pressing cloves. Garlic press handy can be used to press garlic easily without applying strength because of the piston based design in the pressing compartment. It is easy to clean through integrated cleaning tool. Easy to disassemble and assemble for thorough cleaning.
7. Banana Slicer
Banana slices give an added flavor to milk with cornflakes or oats. But slicing banana is a messy task and we do end either squeezing the fruit or unequal banana slices. Hutzler 571 banana slicer has given a handy tool for slicing the banana.
8. Spiral Potato Cutter
Ultimate tool for serving your kids with hot and fresh potato spirals. You read that right. This kitchen will prove to be very advantageous for making potato spirals at home and that too in very short time. The set includes 4 stainless steel spits for frying and baking potato spirals. The spiral potato cutter and the solid handle are made of resistant plastic. Serve your family with potato spirals anytime requiring much lesser time as compared to going to the shop to buy it.
9. Bicycle Pizza Cutter
Reading it seems interesting. The Fixie Pizza cutter though works as any other pizza cutter but the design of it gives a new look to your kitchen. Not just that cutting the slices of pizza with this is comparatively much easy without messing with the top layering of pizza.
10. Kitchen Tool Finger Guard
We always tend to get a cut on our fingers while chopping and slicing the vegetables. Solution is no far away from us i.e. Finger Guard Tool. Avoid wounds by using wearing it while working in the kitchen.
As I mentioned in the starting Innovation has touched the Kitchen gadgets also. I hope that I have covered almost all innovative chopping tools in this blog. The next blog would list the kitchen tools which have made peeling of the fruits and vegetables easy.