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How To Grate Parmesan Cheese

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Freshly Grated ParmesanFreshly grated parmesan cheese can definitely add a touch of magic to your pastas, pizzas and sauces. Though you get  grated Parmesan cheese in the market, it is always a better idea to grate it fresh at home just before using it. Read these simple how to grate Parmesan Cheese steps learn to do it properly


How To Grate Parmesan Cheese With A Grater:


1 On the work surface, place a steady work board.


2 Place a box grater upright on the board. You can also use a microplane for the purpose, whichever one you have in your kitchen.


3 Hold the grater firmly with one hand and the block of cheese with the other hand and rub it against the small holes of the grater.


4 Collect the shredded cheese in a bowl and repeat with the remaining cheese. Tap the grater a bit to remove any stuck cheese on the underside of the grater.


 Grating Parmesan Cheese With A Food Processor:


1 Fit the food processor jar, with a regular metal blade.


2 Cut the cheese block into about 1 ½ inch squares.


3 Put the cheese pieces in the food processor bowl and process. Keep checking timely for the coarseness. Usually it takes about 1-2 minutes depending upon the hardness of the cheese.


Nothing beats the freshly grated Parmesan cheese in the food. Try these simple How to grate Parmesan cheese tips in your very own kitchen and savor the flavor of freshly grated Parmesan with friends and family.


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