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Peeling

Use a peeler to remove the skin from vegetables and fruits such as apples. (Thin peeling)

Use a sharp knife to remove the skin from citrus fruits (eg orange) and squashes. (Thick peeling)

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Chopping

Cut into even-sized pieces.

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Slicing

Keep the knife blade facing the board. Use smooth strokes to cut the food into even slices.

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Grating

Use a grater.

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Dicing.

Use a sharp knife to cut food into small cubes.

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Shredding

Use a sharp knife of food processor go cut food into very fine strips.

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Whisking/whipping.

Use a whisk

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Folding in

Use a whisk of large metal spoon to mix two ingredients together. Cut into the mixture and gently turn it over and over until it is mixed evenly.

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Blending

Mixing smoothly. This usually means mixing a powder with cold liquid, eg cornflour with a liquid such as water or milk.

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Coring:

Use a corer.