Not all graters are created equal. And the Microplane is no exception when it comes to speedy prep, super-fine detail work, and flavourful impact in the kitchen.
Its proudest moments are when the box grater falls short of producing finely grated zest, soft ginger pulp, and airy tufts of Parmesan.
Deserving of gadget-recognition — because it’s just as cool and prolific as the all-so-trendy spiralizer — its credibility rests with the fact that it has never failed at the hands of tough ginger and sturdy chocolate blocks.
And that’s exactly where the Microplane can give a hand. Tougher to handle…
Fool me once, shame on you — but fool me twice, shame on me?
It’s a punchline many Toronto restaurant business owners will find themselves reluctantly muttering this Easter weekend, learning at the last minute of new lockdown measures that will see patio tables and chairs collapsed in the same abrupt manner and time required of their very set-up—signalling the end of a mere two weeks of outdoor dining offered.
Yet as Ontario Premier Doug Ford pulls the “emergency brake” on the current modified lockdown, taking effect as of 12:01 a.m. …