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Precision Cuts Part 2




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Type of fruit or vegetable: Root vegetables – Carrots, Turnips, Swedes. Size: 8x8mm cube. Used for: Used raw or in cooked foods and fruit salads.



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Types of fruit or vegetable: All types of vegetables & fruits can be used. Size: Shapes of 15mm and 3mm thick. Used for: Raw or in cooked foods and fruit salads.



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Types of fruit or vegetable: Leaf vegetables – Lettuce, spinach, Kale. Size: 3mm thick. Used for: Base of a salad or garnish.


Practice some of these precision cuts and let us know by commenting how you have manage. Was it difficult or have you managed to perfect your cuts? Continue practicing to hone your skill.

There are many more cuts. A great website for more information is Crush Mag to learn more about vegetable cuts.

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