Use the knife blade to chop raw and cooked meat, cooked eggs, vegetables, nuts, pâtés and dips and to also make crumbs from bread and biscuits. Always hold the knife blade by the finger grip at the top, away from the cutting edge, both when handling and cleaning. Take care not to over process when using the knife blade. Don’t use the knife blade to mix heavy loads such as bread dough otherwise you may damage the mixer. Use the dough kneaders in the mixing bowl to make bread and the beater in the bowl to make cakes and pastry. Don’t use the knife blade to chop ice cubes or other hard foods, such as spices, they may damage the attachment.