Category: Kitchen Tool

Modern Asparagus peeler by WMF Tischfein

Modern Asparagus peeler by brand WMF Tischfein. Peeler Design.

Asparagus peeler WMF Tischfein

Modern Asparagus peeler by WMF Tischfein.

Commercially available asparagus peeler brand of WMF Tischfein, Germany. As a right-handed you hold the asparagus in the left hand with the thumb and forefinger while the stem end of the asparagus resting on the forearm. It is peeled from the top down, starting at the lower end of the asparagus head where it merges into the stem. Here, the entire asparagus is slowly rotated. For left-handers this asparagus peeler is also suitable, since the blade is rotatable. The plastic handle and blade is suitable for dishwashers.

Antique Potato Grater from Germany around 1920.

Antique potato grater. Collectible Kitchen Grater or Strainer.  hand crank.

Potato grater

Antique Potato Grater or Strainer from Germany around 1920.

These graters, were used and are still in use to rub potatoes to mash. This then potato pancakes or the famous potato dumplings were made​​.
In this model, the material stands strong in the foreground and looks very decorative. The grater is made of brass which was very unusual, because this metal is relatively soft. The handle is made of stamped aluminum, wherein the rounding is soldered on top of the rectangular frame.