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 comments for “Culinary Conundrum 2

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

    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

    Agreed, garlic peeler.

  3. October 14, 2010 at 21:32

    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. October 14, 2010 at 22:42

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

  5. October 14, 2010 at 23:25

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

  6. October 14, 2010 at 23:47

    Strewth! And women why men laugh at them?

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