<b>1. Oxo Julienne £7.99, dunelm-mill.com</b>
Here's a little slicer that allows you to cut picture-perfect julienne strips of just about any vegetables you like. It's also easy to clean and durable.
<b>2. Tefal Fresh Express £49.99, tefalfreshexpress.co.uk</b>
Just push the cheese/vegetable/ fruit down the tube on the top and the spinning mechanised blades will do the rest.
<b>3. Koziol Herby Brothers Herb chopper £19, koziol-shop.co.uk</b>
There is no quicker or easier way to chop up herbs. Just put the green stuff on the board and seesaw the blade over it.
<b>4. Potato Chipper £15, culinacookshop.co.uk</b>
Few things taste as good as your own homemade chips. This gadget has blades for both chunky chips and French fries. Pull the handle, and hey presto
<b>5. Rosle Gourmet £62, selfridges.com</b>
A beautiful and handy gadget that allows you to slice everything from big peppers to tinsy chunks of truffles with ease and to any thickness you like.
<b>6. Kitchen Craft Plastic Egg £2.50, cooklands.com</b>
The moment you've used it, you will never want to chop a boiled egg with a knife again. Why would you, when this gives such beautiful, well-balanced chunks.
<b>7. Stainless Steel onion and vegetable chopper £14.99, partridgeshadleigh.co.uk</b>
Just press the plunger a couple of times and the rotating blades make short work of all within.
<b>8. Magimix Le Micro Mini £60, houseoffraser.co.uk</b>
This bad boy will make short work of just about anything you throw into its jaws, making slicing up herbs, spices, nuts, fruit and vegetables a breeze.
<b>9. Easy Twist Garlic slicer £7.99, kitchenarts.co.uk</b>
Twenty stainless steel blades cut garlic into small cuboids. Because it cuts rather than crushes, the oil and juice stay inside the garlic.
<b>10. Oxo Good Grips apple slicer £6.99, lakeland.co.uk</b>
There is an undeniable pleasure in putting an apple through one of these. Maybe a knife would do. But where's the fun in that?