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Microplane - Classic Series Zester

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The Microplane® Classic Series Zester is the perfect tool for zesting oranges, lemons, limes and other citrus.Originally a woodworking tool, this razor-sharp rasp amazed everyone in the kitchen...

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The Microplane® Classic Series Zester is the perfect tool for zesting oranges, lemons, limes and other citrus.

Originally a woodworking tool, this razor-sharp rasp amazed everyone in the kitchen with its effortless citrus zesting and lacy wisps of parmesan and other hard cheeses.

Reusable protective cover included
Dimensions: 12" x 1 1/3" x 1/3"
Weight: 3 oz.
Materials: Surgical grade stainless steel blade
Made in the USA

By now, cooking aficionados worldwide are familiar with the story: A Canadian housewife commandeers one of her husband’s favorite woodworking tools and discovers it effortlessly produces the lightest, most wonderful orange zest she could have ever imagined. It’s 1994, her Armenian Orange Cake is a huge success, and her husband’s Microplane Rasp has morphed into a must-have kitchen grater. It seemed as if a star was born overnight, but it didn’t happen quite that fast; in fact, it took over 30 years.

With just a few modifications and a slight change in the Microplane marketing plan, an entire new product line of graters for home cooks and professional chefs was introduced. The response was extraordinary. Since that time, Microplane graters have distinguished themselves from other graters by using the signature Microplane® chemical process to create ultra sharp cutting edges. Unlike stamped graters, they effortlessly cut through hard and soft foods without tearing or shredding.

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