Does the job for me.
Much quicker than using a knife to make chips. You have to be careful to get the blades in facing the right way round - cutting edge to the potato though. When we used it for the first time we didn't realise that the blades have a cutting edge and a blunt edge and managed to get it in the wrong way around. This broke the cutters and we had to get a new set. In putting them in the second time I realised that only one face is the cutting face. Since then we have been happily slicing potatoes into chips with minimal effort. Haven't tried sweet potato yet though.
LOVE... THIS... PRODUCT!
I love this product more than I ever thought I would. I bought it online from Peter's of Kensington and it comes with two drop in blades to make chunky or thinner chips. I've found if you use smaller potatoes you'll fly through your prep time and have them basted and in the oven before its even warmed up. Simply cut, throw in a bowl with some olive oil and a little garlic salt. Mix then scatter on a tray and you'll have nom nom chippies in no time. I've done kumera too (sweet potato) but you need to cut it up smaller as the vegie is more dense ...than a regular spud and it might not go through if its big pieces. This is a very cost effective and preservative free way to make chips that taste great. And for clean up this unit has two of my favourite words stamped on it - DISHWASHER SAFE. TIP: If you haven't peeled your potatoes, do yourself a favour and immerse the blade (metal cutting square) in a bowl of water to soak immediately after use. This will soften and 90% of the time remove all the skin from the surrounding edges of the blade.
Best little Chipper around
We own and operate a University Cafeteria, we chip approx 50kg of Potatoes daily, we had many brands of chipper commercial and domestic, and for us the Savannah wins hands down.
Alan Harvey University Technology Petronas Malaysia
reliable, inexpensive, energy efficient
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