Culinary Conundrum 2

Rossa‘s second might have you stumped:

Answer to the last conundrum was a citrus zester. Madpiper is right, the channel along the side is to create a fluted edge to the slices of fruit.

So here’s the next one.

What is this?

And what would you use it for?


All Rossa’s posts at this site can be found here.

6 Responses to “Culinary Conundrum 2”

  1. Pavlov's Cat October 14, 2010 at 20:38 Permalink

    I believe that’s a garlic peeler. You put the cloves inside and roll it around and it takes the ‘paper’ off the out side.

    I had one from Lakeland but could never get it to work

  2. MadPiper October 14, 2010 at 20:55 Permalink

    Agreed, garlic peeler.

  3. William Gruff October 14, 2010 at 21:32 Permalink

    It is a garlic peeler.

    I simply press the cloves with the palm of my hand pressing down smartly on the flat of my large Japanese kitchen knife, then I use my heavyweight garlic press.

    There is nothing to beat the smell of garlic and onions liquefying in hot extra virgin olive oil.

  4. James Higham October 14, 2010 at 22:42 Permalink

    Well, b***** me, the things I’m learning!

  5. CherryPie October 14, 2010 at 23:25 Permalink

    Is it a pan handle cover so hands don’t get burnt from the metal?

  6. William Gruff October 14, 2010 at 23:47 Permalink

    Strewth! And women why men laugh at them?

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