When it comes to cooking and preparing food, you may need to know a lot about the materials to use. Aside from that, professional chefs and cooks may also tell you that you may also be required to know the sizes of cooking utensils to use, and that includes learning the appropriate size of a grater.
Sounds a bit elementary? Not really, especially if you are really that serious in cooking and preparing scrumptious dishes that will be the envy of others.
So what’s the deal on the size of a grater? What are the measurements that are available?
The grater measurement may include certain dimensions measuring the weight, material, and even packaging power. This may be measured in inches or centimeters – depending on the specifications of the manufacturer.
A typical measurement for this would be around 25.5 centimeters by 8.6 centimeters for the height and diameter of the grater. That is, roughly, equivalent to about 10.04 inches by 3.39 inches.
Others may prefer a measurement of around 5 by 2.5 inches as long as its cutting edges are perfectly sharp. You may also find other peelers that have around 5.2 centimeters by 2.4 centimeters for its length and width.
A good peeler or grater may be made of copper material or stainless steel, and can be used not only for grating cheese but can also be used for other foods such as potatoes and coconut meat.
If you look around, you may even find antique products for this. A typical size would have dimensions of around four (4) inches for its length, around three (3) inches for the width, and around two and a half (2 ½) for the height. There is also another product that has a length of eleven and a half (11 ½) with a width of around five (5) inches.
Also known as shredders in some areas in the eastern part of the United States, these can also be supplied with one to three drums. Overall dimensions may be around 4 for its length, 4 for its width, and 9 for its height.
Actual sizes for this type of food utensil may be a matter of one’s preference. So, you may have to check for what particular product size would be more appropriate for your handling. Would a smaller product be all right for you? Or, would you actually prefer something larger? Whatever the size of a grater would be suitable to you, you may have to check if what you choose can really perform the work and not merely be a design for your kitchen.