Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 17 December 2014

The ten best slicers and dicers

Bodum 
Take the boredom and frustration out of chopping fresh herbs with this compact, easy-to-use kitchen gadget. This herb chopper has seven double-edged, stainless-steel rotary blades and you are guaranteed to have everything chopped to an even consistency.
Price: £22
Bodum.co.uk
Bodum
Take the boredom and frustration out of chopping fresh herbs with this compact, easy-to-use kitchen gadget. This herb chopper has seven double-edged, stainless-steel rotary blades and you are guaranteed to have everything chopped to an even consistency.
Price: £22
Bodum.co.uk
Judge
The 'Multichopper' is a simple and versatile kitchen tool, a multi-purpose dicer that comes with three different cutters. It's an easy way to make chips, either skinny french fries or the fatter version, and will also neatly core an apple.
Price: £10.96
VeryNice2.com
Rosle
A simple, sleek design, the handheld 'Gourmet Slicer' is a neat way to slice carrots, mushrooms, chocolate, cheese and truffles. Its sharp and adjustable blade has a handguard for safety. Great for fine chopping.
Price: £52
Salamandercookshop.com
Alessi
Bring a touch of Italian elegance to your culinary life with this 'Super Pepper' vegetable chopper, which will make lightwork of your peppers, onions and much more. Its quirky design will also cheer up your kitchen - it comes in yellow, green and red.
Price: £30
Alessi.co.uk
Casawares
Prefer your garlic chopped rather than crushed? Simply place the peeled clove in the 'Garlic Zoom', close the door and roll away. Four stainless steel blades get to work, keeping your fingers garlic-free.
Price: £7.99
Casawares.co.uk
Magimix
'Le Micro Mini Chopper' is perfect for finely chopping all manner of foods, including meat, cheese, nuts and herbs, and is useful for making baby foods, too. It comes with Sabatier stainless steel blades and a pulse button for precision control.
Price: £44.03
Pots-and-pans.co.uk
Lakeland
Everyone knows you can't beat home-made chips, and this time- and energy-saving potato chipper will chop you up the perfect portion. It comes with two interchangable blades, can make French fries or chunky chips, and has plenty of retro charm.
Price: £12.99
Lakeland.co.uk
Kitchen Craft
The 'Andy Wedger' takes away all the hassle in chopping any fruit or vegetable. A clever design with a lift-out dish and non-slip handles means the job is done in seconds.
Price: £13.31
Kitchenware.co.uk
Chef'n
If you want neat, uniform slices every time, the 'Sleek- Slice' mandoline allows you to cut in a variety of ways, with four thickness settings. It's designed with ridges to hold onto the edge of a bowl, so you can slice straight into a salad bowl or other container.
Price: £16.50
Johnlewis.com
Joseph Joseph
This beautifully designed herb chopper can also be used for cutting garlic, nuts, vegetables and even chocolate. Wonderfully compact, it is a non-slip chopping board and a double hachoir in one.
Price: £18
Josephjoseph.com

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