[Sca-cooks] OOP - Weird little question for our UK-Heritage members
selene at earthlink.net
Wed Feb 11 13:26:29 PST 2009
Apparently yes. It is known to some people as an Herb Grater. The
annoying part is having to pick all the parsley leaves off first because
the fibrous stems jam the works.
Selene, known to family members as "Soogle" these days
Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius 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
> -- Rabbi Israel Salanter
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