Extra coarse graters yield wide and thick shreds of grated foods. When you want to maintain the taste and texture of an ingredient, an extra coarse blade is your go-to kitchen tool. The difference between and a classic zester/grater from Microplane and a Classic Shorty is a 1.5" shorter blade. Each rasp style grater comes with a reusable cover, etched grating surface, and an easy to hold handle.
Extra coarse graters yield large, flavorful shreds of grated foods. Similar to a julienne knife cut, but a thicker and wider curl of food. When you’re looking to maintain the taste and texture of an ingredient, an extra coarse blade is your go-to kitchen tool.
Use an Extra Coarse Grater for recipes that call for uniformly cut ingredients that retain their flavor:
Cold butter (for baking)