Originally Posted by mumu
so,with carrots or really any food you stay in one direction. i was turning the food all different ways now i know ..thanks. quick question .... the way you angle your food could have a play with the length of shreds too?
The shreds will all be the same size if you stay in one direction and on one side of your item.
If you have a square of cheese that is 3" long and 4" wide and you want 3" shreds then hold the cheese against the grater with the 3" side .. slide the cheese down, pick it up and slide it down again on the same side in the same place .. look at your shreds .. they are all the same size. Hope that makes sense.
Be sure to use a hand guard of some sort if you are doing things like carrots that don't have a lot of area to hold.