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Mandoline that cuts on the round


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Help. I am looking for a special type of mandoline – not the usual ones that slice veg in small discrete slices or the Japanese ones which create long spirals – but one which creates very long slices by turning a cylindrically shaped vegetable on its axis and shaving off long thin pieces to create sheets.

I can’t find using google as I don’t know its name.

Any ideas?

Thanks in advance

Tony

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That is fascinating to watch.

The procedure is similar to the much rougher technique I use on a center cut pork loin so I have a long flat slab of meat to stuff and roll. (also top round of beef)

However I cut away from me rather than toward my hand - my knife skills have a long way to go before I can do even a small chunk of vegetable that thin.

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^ That's your ticket right there.

Hah right when I read the first post I was going to bring up the serious knife skills of Japanese chefs. Just watch a iron Chef battle with Michiba or Morimoto and 8/10 they will sheet a vegetable like that.

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du buyer mandolines have an attachment that allow you to slice vertically creating longer thin sheets rather than round ones

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And the shun mandoline lets you slice either way, long or round.

Edited by Marlene (log)

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Practice. Do it over. Get it right.

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