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What type of food items are best to use in the Spiralizer?

Use firm fruits & vegetables without stones, seeds or hollow centres. Avoid soft, juicy or overripe foods as they will fall apart when spiralized.Some food items such as Celeriac, Swede, Turnip,Butternut Squash,andDaikon Radish/Mooli with a thickhardskin willneed to be peeled and cut to fit the feed tube before spiralizing.The below table shows what food items can be used in the Kenwood Spiralizer.Food ItemsPreparationCommentsApples/Pears• Use small apples/pears (diameter to fit the feed tube)• Cut to make flat edge to attach the pusher• No need to core or remove the seeds as the core will be retained on the end of the pusher• Spiralized apple will turn brown quickly so use immediately or add the lemon juice• Use in salads and dessert recipesBeetroot• Remove the leaves• There is no need to peel fresh beetroot, simply wash the skin before spiralizing• Cooked beetroot is too soft and won't spiralize well• Can be eaten raw in saladsBroccoli• Trim the stems• When cooking broccoli save the stems to spiralizeCucumber• Cut to fit the feed tube• Lightly steam, blanched, boil or stir fryCarrots• Choose large straight carrot and trim ends flat• Lightly steam, blanched, boil or stir fryCeleriac• Peel and cut to fit the feed tube• Lightly steam, blanched, boil or stir fryCourgettes• Choose large straight courgettes and cut off the top and bottom ends• Lightly steam, blanched, boil or stir fryParsnip• Choose large straight parsnips and cut off the top and bottom ends• Lightly steam, blanched, boil or stir frySwede/Turnip• Peel and cut to fit the feed tube• Lightly steam, blanched, boil or stir fryButternut Squash• Use the non-bulbous end without the hollow centre and seeds• Peel and cut to fit the feed tube• Lightly steam, blanched, boil or stir fryDaikon Radish/Mooli• Peel and trim to fit the feed tube• This is a good alternative to riceJerusalem Artichokes• Wash and trim to fit the feed tube• Place in water with a small amount of lemon juice straight after processing to prevent discolourationPotato/Sweet Potato• Wash the skins• Cut to fit the feed tube• Place in water straight after processing to stop the strands discolouring.