Please check out the images, videos and guides below before using your Brieftons 5-Blade Spiralizer. They will help you use the product correctly. Don’t worry, it’s not as complicated as it looks, as you will soon find out!
Your 5-Blade Spiralizer comes with the following components.
See the demo video showing the components here:
How to Assemble
Before the spiralizer can be used, please take a minute to set it up by following these simple steps…
See the demo video showing how to assemble the product here:
How to Change Blades
IMPORTANT: When your spiralizer is brandnew, it may be a little harder to remove the blades. If you have any difficulty removing the blade from either the standing blade rack or the blade storage compartment, please try the following steps.
How to remove the blade from the standing blade rack
How to remove the blade from the storage compartment
See the demo video showing how to change/remove the blades here:
How to Use the Spiralizer
See the demo video showing how to use the spiralizer here:
Possible Vegetable Patterns
Apart from vegetable noodles, the spiralizer can also create veggie shreds, chips, slices, circular and curvy shreds. Please refer to the below diagram for some examples.
See the video demo showing the possible types of cuts you can achieve with the spiralizer here:
Due to the large number of vegetables that the spiralizer can be used for, it’s not possible to have a definite list of vegetables that should be spiralized for each blade. However the general rules of thumb are:
- Softer vegetables can use any blade
- For harder vegetables such as sweet potato or butternut squash, we recommend the use of a bigger blade e.g. 3mm or 6mm blades. This is because a smaller blade will have more blade teeth which may cause more resistance when used with a harder vegetable
- Vegetables with layers or a hollow inside e.g. onions, cabbages, bell peppers should use the Flat blade
How to Clean
- Wash the spiralizer under running tap water. Use a mild detergent if necessary. Use a brush to clean between the blade teeth if necessary.
- Hand washing is recommended to prolong the life of the product.
- If washed in a dishwasher, use cold water only, as hot water can warp the suction cups and prevent them from working correctly.
- Sometimes carrots may leave stains on the spiralizer’s plastic. If that happens, try one of the 2 methods below:
- The easier method: Use baking soda to clean the stain.
- The most effective method: Mix a paste of baking soda and dish soap, scrub it on the stain, let it sit for 20 minutes, scrub it again, and rinse it thoroughly. Repeat as necessary until the stain is removed.
For best results when using the Brieftons 5-Blade Spiral Slicer, please:
- Choose thick, firm and straight vegetables.
- Place the spiral slicer on an even, flat surface, and make sure to push down on the 4 corners until the suction cups are all secured against the surface.
- Place the vegetable straight in the middle of the vegetable holder, making sure it does not lean heavily toward any particular side.
- Twist the vegetable with a consistent forward motion.
- For vegetables with a skin, peeling the skin off will make it easier to spiralize them.
- For harder vegetables, pre-boiling them first will make it easier to spiralize them.
Full Demo Video
Please find below the full demo video showing the Brieftons 5-Blade Spiral Slicer in action, and demonstrating its correct use.
These videos show how some Brieftons customers use their 5-blade spiralizers. They contain many good tips from a customer’s perspective.
The following spare parts are available for the Brieftons 5-Blade Spiralizer. Visit the links to order them from Amazon.com:
- Pack of 4 suction cups
- Pack of 2 premium blades (2mm Angel-Hair blade, Curly-Fry blade)
- Pack of 3 standard blades (3mm blade, 6mm blade and flat slicing blade)
- Pack of a vegetable holder and a turning handle
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