Mandolins are very useful tools when cutting fruits and vegetables. Cut your vegetables fast an safe, on an adjustable thickness. Just like using a food processor, you cut a constant thickness of slices. However, cleaning a mandolin goes much faster than cleaning a kitchen machine.
The Oxo V Blade mandoline is very quickly ready for use. With the command dial, you can set the cutting thickness. Of course, two loose blades are included in delivery, one for cutting and another for cutting vegetables 'en julienne'. These are secured at the bottom of the mandolin. The turn button unlocks the lid behind which you can place the correct knife. This way, you have everything at your fingertips. You use the finger protector to move the fruit or vegetable over de cutting surface. Actually, nothing can go wrong. The pins in the guardian keep the vegetable firmly in place, while you use the button to push the vegetables down.
The V-Blade mandoline is supported by a non-slip leg that can be unfolded for use. The handle is also equipped with soft plastic. The grip is excellent and even when the V-Blade is wet, it will not easily slip away.