[Sca-cooks] Fwd: OOP - Weird little question for our UK-Heritage members
Shoshanna at caergalen.org
Wed Feb 11 13:18:15 PST 2009
well, I agree - could go either way. My mother uses one of those things to
grate her garlic and mince her herbs. I find it particularly annoying to
use especially since the one she insists she likes does not have a shield to
help hold the items down.
Is this what you're talking about?
On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 9:25 AM, Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius <
adamantius1 at verizon.net> wrote:
> Hullo, the list!
> Sorry to bring this up from what Americans would call Left Field, but I
> happened to notice a little exchange in an episode of an apparently
> Welsh-produced BBC TV series called "Being Human".
> It included some discussion of using a Mouli hand grater -- the kind with a
> little rotating drum that you turn with a crank handle to grate things like
> stale bread, cheese, nuts, etc.
> The claim, bearing in mind the questionable source, was that this device is
> used for shredding parsley for parsley sauce, presumably the bechamel-based
> formerly white, now green or green-speckled, stuff one eats with things like
> boiled mutton, chicken, cod, etc.
> Is this just an example of a screenwriter who can't cook, or is this a
> genuine practice? It seems to me it could go either way.
> "Most men worry about their own bellies, and other people's souls, when we
> all ought to worry about our own souls, and other people's bellies."
> -- Rabbi Israel Salanter
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