Preparation


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    Grating

    The process of chopping food into fine pieces. The Kitchen utensil used for grating is called as Grater or shredder. Several types of graters boast different sizes of grating slots, and can therefore aid in the preparation of a variety of foods. They are commonly used to grate cheese and lemon or orange peel (to create zest), and can also be used to grate other soft foods. They are commonly used in the preparation of toasted cheese, Welsh rarebit, and macaroni and cheese. In Slavic cuisine, graters are commonly used to grate potatoes. In tropical nations, graters are also used to grate coconut meat.