Food Chopper

If you are wondering what Food Choppers are – they are not blenders or the fancy food processors, with multiple speed options. Food Choppers are the most basic kitchen accessory that any chef or food enthusiast can think of, and can get things done without the slightest of fuss. Although the kitchen accessory is a hyped up niche, with various companies coming up with viral marketing strategies almost on a daily basis, Food Choppers provide a true answer to the most straightforward kitchen accessory – which are easy to clean, simple to operate and doesn’t take up gigantic amounts of space in the usually limited kitchen top or cabinets. So next time when you come up with a campaign which reads: “Will it Blend?”- ask yourself this question, “Do I Really need to blend This?”

Food Choppers help prepare foods with the least amount of fuss, and can get things done quickly and efficiently. It is the answer to all the negatives this terribly overhyped niche possesses, in terms of price, size, efficiency and operation. It can be used to prepare almost all the daily food circles, and would suit the requirements of almost 95% of the normal food processing that the average people would seek. The Food choppers can be used for chopping garlic, onions, herbs, nuts or even a chunky salsa – and it does all that without have to be a fancy food processor or a blender.

The operations of a food chopper are extremely basic: the foods to be chopped needs to be placed into a chamber and lid being closed shut. There are usually one or two switches, for a 2-speed option, one which is used to chop the relatively softer items while the other one spins slightly faster to chop harder items such as nuts. Pressing the buttons would chop the foods until completely processed, usually with high levels of efficiency.

The next step is cleaning, which is a huge plus point in itself. All that is required are the following steps:

  • Remove the lid, after the chopping process has been finished
  • Detach the removable blades
  • Extract the chopped food that has just been processed
  • Put some lukewarm water into the compartment
  • Put some dishwashing liquid
  • Close back the lid, and the tighten the notch
  • Turn on the switch, run the machine for about a minute
  • Detach the components, rinse and dry
  • The top portion is usually the hardest to clean, since it contains the motor, and if the cleaning process is delayed, the food will stick and solidify

There are usually two types of food choppers, manual and electronic versions. The manual choppers are usually hand operated, where you normally have to rotate a handle so that the blades rotate inside a chamber chopping the foods. Although not as convenient as the electronic versions, the manual hand food choppers can be extremely cheap – and the whole unit can be drained in the water for cleaning, since there are no possibilities of damaging any electronic parts. The manual food choppers can also be detached and placed inside a small drawer or cabinet. The manual hand choppers are generally more popular because of the price and availability; however the electronic versions are slowly catching up.

Food choppers provide the ultimate ease and convenience for chefs and food enthusiast who likes to prepare smaller dishes with the least of fuss. The price makes the Food Choppers affordable to be owned by anyone and the ease of cleaning and operation makes it a perfect tool for people seeking less complexity while preparing their foods. Capable of attaining almost equal results of the high ticket blenders and food processors, Food choppers are perfect companion for the preparation of foods in smaller quantity.

This Food Chopper Review is Written/Updated on Sep 1st, 2010 and filed under Kitchen Appliances. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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