Tefal Fresh Express Plus Chopper, Silver
no good on onion or cheese. nice for carrots and cucumber
Bought this item to replace my kitchen machine which i only used for grating. Looks nice in kitchen but due to the time it takes to clean this item I prefer to stick to my good old fashioned metal grater. good for large quanities. No good on onions - they just clog up and refuse to grate. Needs time to get use to. Quite noisy and requires a third hand to hold the bowl! one hand to push the veg down, one to push the button and a third to catch the flyaway peices of veg in the bowl! Thismachine is so loud, it wakes the baby up so I have only used it 3 times.
03 January 2013
Easy to use and to clean. Made excellent coleslaw. Be careful to use the correct cutter as one cutter does not do everything. Would definately recommend this item.
31 December 2012
Useful kitchen aid
We wanted a grater,chopper,slicer which was simple to use and easy to wash.
We looked at many online reviews before we made this purchase.
It has proved to be all and more than we thought and we are not disappointed in any way.
We can recommend the Tefal Express Plus Chopper for its ease of use and quality of actions.
29 December 2012
Tried the hand choppers and they were not built for what I wanted. As a disabled person, this product is in no way user freindly, it jams with things like leeks, celery is more of a mush than a recognisable vegetable. Spent more time un-jamming and cleaning it than it took to slice veg on its own.
Seriously think of alternatives rather than this product. I am returning it to JL as a useless chopper. BE WARNED
28 December 2012
An excellent item, just what I needed. A very time saving gadget indeed. A must have for the busy working woman's kitchen. Very pleased with my purchase.
27 December 2012
Great Kitchen Gadget
This is a fantastic kitchen gadget. It grates, shreds and slices just as described in the product info. Quick to disassemble and clean and compact on the work top. I bought this after weighing up whether a processor would be better, and am so glad I decided to go this route, the only thing this does not do compared to a processor is make dough, but I rarely make breads and pastries anyway, so this was the perefect choice. The only very slight downside is that the slicing is very thin, but I haven't checked whether another cone can be bought with a thicker slicing action. Even so, would still recommend.
11 December 2012
A Great Grater...
I have been looking for a really good grater for ages... and this is it. Easy to use. Easy to clean. Easy to store on work surface because it looks so good. The only difficult bit was removing the plastic cord that secured the cones for transport!
03 December 2012
A great product
Before I bought this I read some very mixed reviews ranging from brilliant to useless. I decided to take a chance and am so glad I did. At first I was a bit disappointed that when you are slicing, you can only get very thin slices of things like onions and peppers, but now I've got more used to that in my recipes it's not a problem.
+ super quick - some reviewers moaned that it doesn't really save time because you have to peel veg etc and chop them into smaller pieces before processing them, but it's still a lot quicker than doing it all by hand
+ especially impressed with it when grating carrots
+ have found I can use it for things not in the official instructions - eg: slices mushrooms and grates apple - it's just a case of experimenting
+ very easy to clean
- loses a lot of liquid from things like peppers and onions
- wiser not to press the inner plunger down as far as it will go as sometimes food gets stuck and forms a suction seal meaning it's very difficult to lift it up again. (A few reviews I read mentioned this).But this is just irritating rather than a huge problem
Overall, I am finding the Fresh Express a really useful tool and wouldn't be without it
11 November 2012